Lake Tekapo is also fast approaching its maximum level.
Images show regions bearing the brunt with washouts and buildings underwater.
"He communicated with everybody in the community on a daily basis."
"Hopefully some resilience and new relationships built."
Those who published the cartoon are an embarrassment to journalism, writes Tuki Laumea
The paper will not publish his cartoons until the review is over.
Sandbags are on standby for waterfront businesses in Wanaka.
He said it was a "slap in the face" to grieving families.
It unfolded just two days after a tornado struck Christchurch.
It comes just two days after Christchurch was hit by a tornado.
It's not a very traditional way to promote a new album.
"I've received death threats… that I should be skinned like a pig."
It tells his story of weaving filmmaking and ocean exploration together.
"I like that we can teach our children how to hunt their own food."
"There is no logic to the claim."
Police have lifted cordons after 'a threat' at an Otago high school on the first day of NCEA exams.
The prints were discovered by a tractor driver in May.
The blaze is now under control.
Some locals felt the brunt of just one degree.
"Once we pass that law, there is no going back."
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