"Big winds make big waves, simple as that."
More than 200 workers from Vanuatu have been stuck in central Otago.
COVID-19 hit hardest as the harvest was in full-swing, forcing a rapid shift in how it was managed.
It's believed to be a world first.
Six firefighting helicopters are gearing up to tackle a large and challenging fire near Picton.
The local council wants to protect wildlife and the environment.
It comes just two days after Christchurch was hit by a tornado.
Near record-breaking temperatures could exceed 30C.
The South Island appears to be where you'll be needing the most sunscreen.
The woman admitted to multiple charges of sexual connection.
She will be sentenced in December.
Emergency services were called at around 10:30pm on Saturday.
Police believe they were deliberately mislead.
Nekko Haworth's body was recovered by the Police Dive Squad.
The boy's body was recovered by a police dive squad.
It is hoped Kiwis will start to see waste as a commodity.
The 37-year-old faces two charges relating to incidents involving students at Marlborough Boys' College.
Officers involved in the Marlborough incident are receiving support.
The problem had them stumped, but you won't be-leaf how they've fixed it.
He says the actions of the school have failed his son and other children.
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