The local fire brigade had its busiest day in twenty years.
Roofs, fences, trees and caravans were all blown over by Friday's gusts.
Emergency services are responding to a number of callouts of roofs lifting off houses.
Complaints were laid after an investigation into two off-duty officers took much longer than usual.
Bennett was left repeating the phrase "no way, sunshine".
Five people are injured, including a child, after a bus crashed into a ditch on the access road to The Remarkables ski field.
The driver started the chase but didn't go too fast or too furious.
The man who found it asked for one small thing in return, a kiss.
"I had rugby strapping tape covering my bits, which in hindsight was a really bad choice."
The young first-five scored 14-points as the hosts hung on to a 19-17 win over Otago.
Two campervans and another dozen vehicles were stuck on Cardrona Valley Rd overnight.
"These are sentient beings that are suffering."
Firefighters are dampening down hotspots at the home in Herbert, on State Highway 1.
A 21-year-old man has been arrested after flipping his car onto its roof on a South Island highway.
Seven deer and two pigs were found dead on a Waianakarua beach.
Seven deer and two pigs were found at Waianakarua.