The hot, dry weather is set to continue for Auckland and Northland as a large high moves across the country and settles in for the long weekend.
Music, socialising and a wisecracking MC - not what the average job interview is made of.
She was destined for the meat works, but instead this fertile cow has just delivered her 23rd live calf.
The council has told one couple that correspondence is closed concerning a landslide affecting their property.
Art, paint, a new roof, revamped gardens and lots of elbow grease are some of the changes the community is making to Kawakawa Pool in an effort to save it from the scrap heap.
Are our classrooms becoming overcrowded?