MetService has issued a severe weather warning in many regions for Sunday.
Police have named a woman, who died in a two-car crash in the Hauraki District on Friday night, as Kelsey Runga from Rotorua.
They were spotted driving dangerously in Rotorua.
Reddit users came up with some interesting options for their favourite place.
The famously sulphuric city was the only NZ location to make its '52 Places to Go' list for 2018.
Trish Butterworth was killed when a tree fell on her car in high winds.
The collapse is believed to have been caused by strong winds in the city.
The car is still in the water but two people got out safely.
A second person has serious injuries after the Rotorua crash on Sunday.
Sometimes mud can be the bane of your life - but at Mudtopia, it was the guest of honour.
He fled from his carers five days ago and needs daily medication.
Police are appealing for sightings of a missing autistic man in Rotorua.
Police say members of the community are giving them information on his location.
The new subject will help high school students prepare for entry to police college.
He's been found not guilty of his wife's murder on account of insanity.
Bloomers was named after the puff of white plumage around his legs.