A homeless, mentally unwell man started walking from Blenheim to Kaikoura. "It won't take long".
7:11 AM A neighbour tried to convince a woman to give up her dead husband's body.
7:15 AM After the rudest awakening, terror turned to relief. We couldn't envisage what was to come.
6:56 AM GRAPHIC CONTENT: The father of drowned boys weeps as the world takes notice.
Spring is delayed, with snow, gales, bone-chilling temps and rain this weekend.
7:25 AM Donor pleads to keep his identity secret from his two dozen-plus offspring.