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The Mayor of Gisborne thanked locals for their efforts.

Gisborne residents asked to keep the taps off a bit longer

It's D-Day for Gisborne residents to conserve as much water as they can.


Gisborne water leak fix coming on Friday - Mayor

All outdoor water use is banned.

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Winegrowers making do during Gisborne outdoor water ban

A major leak to a main supply pipe has led to widespread water restrictions.

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Urgent water restrictions in Gisborne

There won't be enough water to meet demand.

Tuesday's AM Show weather report.

Powerful 4-metre swells to hit East Coast

Even experienced surfers are being urged to stay out of the water.

House prices around the country are on the way up.

Average house prices reach all-time national high

Eight regions soared to their highest average asking prices ever.

Watch NIWA's Chris Brandolino and Ben Noll explain what we can expect for the summer months.

Scorching hot 30degC+ temperatures to hit parts of NZ

Most regions will have daily highs of at least 27degC.

Shocking footage emerged showing a bull dislocating its leg during an event at a Gisborne rodeo.

Latest rodeo protest follows death cover-up claims

It's alleged a horse was killed at an event last year, but rodeo officials kept it quiet.

Mike Puru talks with geologist Marth Savage.

Hikurangi quake could be more destructive than Japan's with 30m waves - scientist

And the longer we wait the stronger it'll be, a geologist has warned.

Kaiti Beach.

'Missing' Kaiti Beach swimmer wasn't missing after all

He saw the search helicopter, but didn't realise it was looking for him.

Kaiti Beach.

Kaiti Beach swimmer goes missing

He was last seen at 9:45pm when he entered the water.

"You don't know what you're taking."

Warning about drug safety after pesticide-laced pills seized

"You don't know what you're taking."

Watch: The Government is considering making drug testing at festivals legal.

Rhythm and Vines organisers stop bad drugs entering festival

So-called MDMA actually contained pesticides, antibiotics and paint.


Morning-after pill in hot demand at Rhythm and Vines

Gisborne pharmacies are struggling to meet the raging need.

A huge crowd in front of a stage.

Gisborne bursting at the seams for Rhythm and Vines

The local mayor says accommodation is full, but the city is ready.

A concert stage with thousands of people in front.

RnV launches text helpline

It's hoped the line will make the Gisborne-based festival safer.

The Government's foreign buyer ban appears to have hit the Otago Lakes/Queenstown property market the hardest.

New Zealand median house price soared in 2018

It wasn't Auckland that saw the greatest jump.


Police investigation into inappropriate teacher-student relationship 'flawed' - IPCA

The Independent Police Conduct Authority found police didn't properly assess evidence.

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Spike Lee responds to Gisborne Herald death gaffe

The acclaimed US filmmaker got a laugh out of the NZ newspaper's error.

Watch: Another El Niño is likely to hit New Zealand this summer, says NIWA.

Warm weather to bring thunderstorms, hail to NZ

A second deluge is expected for the South Island as warm weather continues in the north.