Albany on the North Shore received a record 36.6mm rainfall in one hour.
Holly Lauren's one of a kind designs come from the linen cupboard.
His flatwarming went horribly wrong after an intruder sunk an axe into his chest.
Growers have said it will be bad for business.
Hawke's Bay residents told to prepare for flooding and power outages.
The one-month-old is in a serious but stable condition.
Mihingarangi Forbes reports on the frictions exposed in the debate over the Te Mata Peak track.
"To the crazy lowlife who done this... may all your dreams be filled with the voices of my tipuna."
A new support group Kura Precious Ones has been set up to help parents struggling with the stress.
The former All Black visited a Hawke's Bay school to deliver milk.
A company faces a fine of up to $600,000 for discharging waste into Ahuriri Estuary.
Police say at one point the vehicles went on to the footpath, endangering pedestrians.
"He was dying in front of us… I asked, 'Has anybody got a sharp knife?'"