A spokesperson says pilots did keep passengers updated, all the while landing the plane safely.
But the airline says pilots followed standard operating procedures.
The aircraft had been circling the airport for around an hour.
During a routine exercise, a Tauranga team stumbled upon the disoriented group.
Hundreds took part in the march timed to coincide with a Supreme Court hearing.
The majority of residents voted against the idea in a recent referendum.
Ben O'Dea says it's "heartwarming".
The Independent Police Conduct Authority said the lack of WOF was an "oversight".
It's believed to be that of an international student who went missing on Sunday.
Charmaine Marinkovich wants to remind females going through hard times "they're not alone".
"We've got two young kids - we want to start our lives," one distraught homeowner said.
It's the first of four planned tsunami evacuation areas in the Tauranga area.
Disturbing video has been published online showing the confrontation.
The KiwiRail train had just arrived from Auckland when it was found.
The 79-year-old suffers from dementia and wandered away from her home.
The 74-metre boat, worth up to NZ$54 million, has spared no expense.
Police have launched a taskforce in Tauranga to combat the country's meth problem.