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Here's Saturday's WeatherWatch update.

Severe weather, snow to hit on Mother's Day

Maybe don't plan a brunch outdoors.

Watch: Gisborne District Council in talks over what will replace Gisborne's Captain Cook statue.

Controversial Capt Cook statue moving off mountain

Ongoing protests and vandalism have forced the explorer's move.


House value growth slows across New Zealand

The regions remain affordable and in demand.

The slow-slip was first registered earlier this month.

Large seismic rupture spreading, triggering more earthquakes

It may have led to this week's Dannevirke shake.

Meka Whaitiri denies physically assaulting a staff member.

'I didn't touch her': Whaitiri opens up on bullying accusations

The embattled Labour MP said she wants to be a minister again.

Charlie has been swinging for more than 32 hours.

He's done it! Hawke's Bay teen breaks record for longest time on swing

"I feel like I've got knots in my legs and I probably look like a ghost."

Charlie O'Brien.

Hawke's Bay teen attempts to break world record on swing

Forty hours is a long time on a swing, but Charlie is up for it.

Watch: Clarke Gayford talks fishing on The Project.

Clarke Gayford skins fish using teeth

Apparently it's how it's done in Gisborne.


Large seismic event off New Zealand triggers swarm of quakes

A similar event happened before the 2011 Japanese earthquake.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 19:  Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford speak to the media January 19, 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand. Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford are expecting their first child in June 2018. Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters will take on Prime Ministerial duties for six weeks after the baby is born.  (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

'So surreal': Clarke Gayford on the way life has changed since Ardern became PM

"There's a voice in my head saying 'You're a long way from Gisborne now, bro'."


Massive quake, tsunami in New Zealand inevitable in our lifetime - experts

"The reality is it isn't a matter of if, but when."

Lady Davina Windsor walks arm in arm with her newly wed husband, Gary Lewis, outside the chapel at Kensington Palace, London. The 26-year- old, who is 20th in line to the throne, wed 33-year-old Maori renovator, a former sheep shearer from Gisbourne, New Zealand.   (Photo by Chris Young - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)

Kiwi royal Gary Lewis splits from wife Lady Davina Windsor

Lewis was the first person of Māori descent to marry into the royal family.

Graffiti left outside a Gisborne Catholic Church.

Gisborne Catholic church vandalised with race-based graffiti

Staff at St Mary's Star of the Sea are not pleased.

WATCH: Rural Exchange recently spoke to Nikki Johnson from NZ Kiwifruit Growers about a new worker recruitment campaign.

Gold and green rush underway

What's expected to be a bumper kiwifruit season has kicked off.

Watch:  Gisborne farmers are getting off the land and into the waves.

Watch: Gisborne farmers hit the surf

Group of Gisborne farmers manage stress and work-life balance in a novel approach.

horse racing

Wairoa's last day of racing?

Thousands are expected at the Te Kupenga Racecourse for possibly the last time.

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.