Police are investigating two Christchurch dairy robberies, one of which was at gunpoint.
Heavy downpours and gale force winds are due to hammer the North Island overnight Monday, MetService says.
A man was found driving at 191kmh on the Waikato expressway while almost four times the legal alcohol limit.
She thought her 6-month-old cat, Buddy, was dead. When she heard him meowing, she started crying.