Just six years shy of being the world's oldest man with Down Syndrome, May got into the celebratory spirit with family and friends in Taranaki.
While their baton was in safe hands, the New Zealand under-20 women's 4x100m relay team have seen a national record slip through their fingers.
A stoush between a Taranaki landowner and DOC has resulted in the Whitecliffs Walkway being closed to the public.
Len Lye Centre director Simon Rees hoping visitor numbers top 150,000 on its first birthday.
The new face of the Labour Party leadership is small, furry and named Stuart.
Veterans and new recruits march together to mark Soldiers Day in Waitara.
Former police New Plymouth area commander Anne Knox would recommend a career in the service to women.
The 15 empty shops along New Plymouth's Devon St should worry anyone - the CBD is actually growing.
Don't worry Hurricanes fans - you've got this title won.
This week, Stuff relaunches the Faces of Innocents project and introduces a new concept - the Child Victim Toll.
James 'Batman' Langton has been given an unexpected shot in Australia.
New Plymouth Troopers, a leisure marching team for older ladies, is seeking new members.
Chiefs "stoked" to still be in the race as they eye a cracking semifinal against the Hurricanes.
New game craze is getting people off the couch and on to the streets.
There was New York Minute and distance between her rivals.
Resounding victory over the Stormers sets the Chiefs up for a semifinal against the Hurricanes in Wellington.
Opunake Cup winner set to step up into Group I company.
Allan Sharrock will spell exciting filly following Pukekura win.
It might be a touch warmer, but it'll still be windy, snowy and more than a bit wet.
Torch visit marks 75 years of women in New Zealand Police.
"I don't care if you're a millionaire or don't even have a dollar, the idea behind these gardens are they're for everyone."
Man with 22 prison terms to his name stole a van then drove it for up to 300 kilometres while drunk.
"Being able to bring farmers' concerns to the table and understand how council decisions affect them is extremely important."
A community award is being bestowed on Hawera's own fairy godmother.
Road works have started on entrance to multi-million dollar power station.
Robert Tennent was a visionary when it came to New Zealand's tourism industry.
The man hid a cellphone in the lining of a jacket which hung in the victim's bedroom for months.
Co-ordinator aware of how much work is still to be done around family violence.
Once a forgotten world, Whangamomona is on the rise as an off-beat tourist destination.