The revelation has angered National's Clutha-Southland MP.
It's a proud family moment for the daughter of the tireless cancer care campaigner.
Documents obtained by Newshub show Southland birthing centre closure appears predetermined.
An officer was injured after the suspect tried to flee from police in a vehicle.
National says it proves the old system needs to come back.
Hamish Walker wants tougher penalties for bringing in things like pork.
The scorching sun had temperatures soaring past 30 degrees.
He will appear in court later on Thursday.
Almost 1000 people have attended a service to pay tribute to the cancer campaigner.
"It makes me immensely terrified of getting unwell again."
"To people up and down the country, Blair was an extraordinary man."
A warm weekend will quickly be replaced by a cold blast.
Auckland faces a wet future, while Southland becomes the new Auckland.
They were all treated for hypothermia.
It's the work of cancer campaigners Blair and Melissa Vining.
"This is below the standard expected."
"We need to see good management practices."
The Health Minister has agreed to step in.
"The bullying needs to stop."
"You paint farmers in a very bad light."