Police have located a vehicle a man who assaulted a woman on Friday night took from her property.
A man assaulted a woman in her own home and then stole her car.
The Gisborne District Council says there's no quick or easy solution to the clean-up.
The forestry industry says not much can be done to protect harvests.
Albany on the North Shore received a record 36.6mm rainfall in one hour.
Metservice is telling people to remain alert over the coming days.
The NZTA is warning motorists to stay up to date with road conditions.
"We need some leadership, we need some people to look at this as a wider issue."
A malfunctioning lock delayed an Air New Zealand flight by 30 minutes.
"Did you have no thought about us down here?! Did you not ask anyone?!"
A flooded roadside drain was perfect for a spot of watersports.
The East Coast already took a pummeling from torrential rain last week.
Hawke's Bay residents told to prepare for flooding and power outages.
Streets are flooded and rivers are packed with fallen logs.
More heavy rain is inbound and could cause further devastation.