"I'm cynical when it comes to COVID and the government and what info they pass out."
"We're appealing to all motorists to do their bit to ensure everyone gets home safely."
There's often a spike in cases over Labour Weekend, according to one doctor.
Up to 250 millimetres of rain is expected in some areas.
Here is the latest.
The 17yo needed 40 stitches on his face after the sudden attack.
"If you think you're immune to making a mistake, you aren't a member of the human race."
Keith Wiffin wants an independent body established to deal with abuse claims.
Wellington is celebrating the festival from 3pm on Sunday at the city's waterfront.
The Teaching Council has been informed of the allegations by the school board.
"It's just time for people to think about any water based activity at this time of year."
The first crash occurred on Friday evening.
Maynard James Keenan says he saw a Kiwi doctor who told him he didn't have it. He did.
There are calls for weekly testing of high-risk port workers, with those in the know saying gaps remain.
An independent review was ordered after the livestock carrier disappeared in September.
One of the largest events on the Hawke's Bay calendar has had to make big changes in order to survive COVID-19.
Here's how it went from a ship engineer in New Plymouth to Auckland's North Shore.
Two New Zealanders were onboard the ship when it went missing.
The labour shortage could mean fewer strawberries on supermarket shelves this year.
The long-running rural fundraiser has faced a number of challenges in recent years.