Wairongoa Renata's death could have been avoided had appropriate warnings been in place, a coroner has ruled.
Up to four packs, around 15 feral dogs, had recently been sighted by hunters and landowners.
Some are so desperate for sleep they've spent thousands soundproofing their homes.
Seven people have died on North Island roads this weekend.
Bay of Plenty, Tasman/Nelson, Auckland and Wellington were driving economic growth before COVID-19 hit.
"I really can't see how coming home and having to put up a tent is OK anymore."
A Whangārei producer is expanding its operation in the hopes of tapping into growing demand for year-round supply of fresh fruit.
The DHB is warning people to avoid swimming and seek medical advice if they feel unwell.
Dogs are being labelled the number one problem for Northland brown kiwi.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic forcing the country to shut its borders, one region actually saw an uptick in tourism last year.
"Something needs to be done to stop this ever happening again."
Scientists say they've come across evidence within ancient kauri that could rewrite human history.
The hunt is on for a freshwater pest described as a "living vacuum cleaner".
There's collective selective amnesia over the challenge the PM laid down 3 years ago
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Andrew Little made the announcement at Waitangi.
The collision happened on State Highway 1 in Moerewa on Monday night.
The South Island will have more consistent weather after its record-breaking high temperatures.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is warning motorists to expect delays.
Their checkpoint near Kawakawa was shut down on Thursday.
The fire has burned 170 hectares.