Mutual respect and the phrase "yes dear" are crucial ingredients in a love story spanning more than 60 years.
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?