Images of devastation show the extent of the damage in storm-blasted regions.
Queenstown hasn't forgotten the horrors of 2016.
Sandbags are on standby for waterfront businesses in Wanaka.
The pair died on The Remarkables Mountain Range on Wednesday.
Two climbers fell to their deaths from The Remarkables on Wednesday.
The pair fell from the side of a cliff face.
Police arrived at the scene at 2:10pm.
The race was so close there's no other way to elect a winner.
It's time to get outside and make the most of the long weekend.
Temperatures dropped to 3C overnight, and will barely get any warmer during the day.
Fire crews had to pull the driver from their vehicle, who later died.
Construction will get underway next year.
The fire engulfed 200 hectares of land.
Looks like spring may be on hold.
The school has confirmed a year 12 pupil has been diagnosed with the disease.
There are tons of mountains, but not all are made equal.
The Southern Scooter Challenge is the most gruelling of its kind.
People who have been at the Remarkables ski field in the past two weeks are at risk.
There are concerns others could have been infected.
He wanted to "see how much it would hurt".