Here are the top five stories you clicked on last week, there is everything from crashes to fires.
The 25-year-old New Plymouth man killed in a car crash near Stratford was Shawn Daniel Brand.
An 83 year old man dies after a two-car crash on State Highway 3 near Ngaere.
Mt Tongariro erupts with a 2km-high ash plume seen in the sky.
A stock pile of costumes is all that's left in the New Plymouth Girls' High School performing arts centre after it was gutted in a fire last night.
Police hunt for an Okato man after a search at his house uncovered a suspected p-lab.
- Taranaki Daily News
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