It's been 152 years since the last one and Kiwis are getting ready for the once-in-a-lifetime event.
Meng Foon is hopeful he'll have replacement work for the 100 JNL employees who may be made redundant.
Talakai Aholelei received five and a half months' home detention and is disqualified from driving for two years.
The woman was trying to get to Napier, but her hosts found she was wanted by the law.
The vomiting and diarrhoea bug has seen 15 concert-goers admitted to hospital.
Police are urging the big crowd of revellers at Gisborne's already sold out Rhythm and Vines festival to use common sense and party safely.
Paul and Jon Wakelin got caught in a rip off Gisborne's Makarori Beach.
If you're in this spot, you better be on your best behaviour.
"When we found out, this was done on purpose we were very shocked."
Drivers returning home from the long weekend should take care.
Rocket Lab has pioneered a Kiwi space programme from Mahia Peninsula, near Gisborne.
The bus was carrying Tongan students when it crashed, killing three.
Gisborne police said he should have reported it, not brought it in.
Police found around 25 separate buildings, fences and a vehicle that were sprayed.
The Green Party says it would spend $10 million reopening the Napier-Gisborne rail line.
Heavy rain is predicted to batter parts of Gisborne and the Hawke's Bay before easing on Sunday afternoon.
Napier and Gisborne rose above 20degC on Monday.
He grew up on the wrong side of the tracks, and now Josh Wharehinga is a city Councillor.