It's believed he was fly-fishing on the Waipawa River on Monday.
Those in Hawke's Bay, Hastings and Napier might not be receiving a TV signal.
It's coming but there is no way to predict when.
The 71-year-old's lucky escape prompted him to buy a Lotto ticket.
Everywhere, except Hawke's Bay, will enjoy higher temperatures.
Hauraki Hira is considered dangerous and shouldn't be approached.
They've sold it each year for a decade - but now the DHB has stepped in.
The region was hit by severe gales and heavy rain last week.
The man's friends sounded the alarm at 10:20am.
There's a storm on the way - and Hawke's Bay will get the worst of it.
What should have been a night of celebration was torn apart by violence.
Gunshots were also fired, but no one was injured as a result of them, police say.
The highly anticipated event is back after cancelling this year's concert.
Hawke's Bay have kicked off their provincial rugby season with a comfortable win.