Here's where the coldest temperatures were.
Hamish Walker said up to 11,000 people arriving from overseas could be destined for quarantine in the south.
Kids are better behaved in class once their school starts providing free lunches, the Education Minister says.
The icicles only form a handful of times a year.
"They were allowing students to operate machinery that was not up to industry standards."
Around 1000 workers became stuck in New Zealand as borders closed and flights were grounded amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mental health and women's health would no longer be compulsory subjects in the final year of the university's medical degree.
There are calls for the Government to put more pressure on Vanuatu to repatriate its citizens.
The mercury is forecast to dip to as low as -5C overnight on Saturday.
Canterbury and North Otago now have less than 10 percent of the number of sea-run salmon seen in the 1990s.
Time to bring out the electric blanket.
Most of us have tried it "with relative impunity, escaping serious health and or social consequences".
More than 200 workers from Vanuatu have been stuck in central Otago.
Star was stabbed 41 times.
The Dunedin City Council has ordered they be renamed following two complaints.
The drought is expected to continue in Northland for longer yet.
It's the council's attempt to entice visitors to the city post-COVID-19 lockdown.
It was also ordered to pay the worker more than $45,000.
The 'Bomb Bio' system extracts and purifies DNA using tiny magnetic beads.
Some regions recorded morning temperatures below zero.
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