Civil Defence is urging people to keep an eye on the conditions.
Experts may have to use explosives to remove it.
Every bit of litter found has been a small victory.
"I just stood up on the back porch saying a few nice words."
Waves of up to 8m are expected as winds whip up the water.
Rubbish from the landfill has been strewn across 2100 hectares of Westland.
Torrential rain and heavy snow are some of the treats in store.
Sorry parents, the kids might be inside for the rest of the holidays.
The 30-year-old man is accused of killing the infant.
"The banks started telling farmers how to vote."
What it's like taking a mountain bike ride of the West Coast's newest tourism asset.
Torrential rain will pelt "the whole of the West Coast" says Metservice.
Christchurch man Daniel McLellan-Skeggs went missing last month.
Mike Steenhauer became trapped in the cave after chasing his dog Digby.