A Kiwi firm, foreign investor and local iwi are behind the proposal.
Police have arrested a teenager who allegedly stole a police car in Murupara in October.
An air and ground search located the car abandoned on the road.
More than a dozen homes were destroyed when the river burst through the stopbank.
Wood Fest is a yearly highlight for the town, which some say often gets a bad rap.
A fire at a Bay of Plenty sawmill has been contained to the boiler room.
It would cost a fourth-term National Government up to $100 million.
The sting also saw thousands of dollars' worth of hives recovered.
Staff were threatened with a hammer and assaulted, and cash was stolen.
The woman says the incident shows "racism is alive and well".
A spate of incidents has led to the introduction of a Kiwi bond.