Helicopters will be used to help restore power to 500 storm-hit households in the West Coast.
OPINION: What is the use of cycling alongside a road?
Gun-wielding police roamed the streets of Windsor after two rottweilers reportedly attacked an elderly woman.
A large blast was heard before a fire ball exploded and thick black smoke filled the air.
The mother duck was late to deliver her clutch at the Easter Sunday Aparima River Duck Race.
There was no shortage of carnage at the Riverside Speedway on Friday and Saturday and Southland Stock Car Drivers' Association president Graeme McKernan was thankful the damage was limited to just the cars.
Consumer and business confidence is so high they suggest the economy could grow as much as 6 per cent
The aim was to raise $20,000 but when the final figure came through as $46,000 Ride to Recovery organiser Johnny Perkins was lost for words.
Editorial: Invercargill is now dotted with what Shadbolt ripely calls the "rotting corpses" of former schools.
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The Invisible Woman should not be allowed to slip away unseen.
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Nathan Martin has a big decision to make.
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There's a lot more to Stephen Hawking than a big brain and a debilitating illness
Even the weather app has had enough