National is hoping a mining stoush on the West Coast could turn the seat blue.
The prototype measures currents to predict which way the person has drifted.
"There's only so many insults you can have in a week hurled at you."
The 10 houses come on 7.3 hectares of land.
"Some people obviously need a little bit of an education if they've been living in a vacuum."
The severe cyclone is moving into the Tasman Sea area.
A formal identification process is now underway.
"I am here today to appeal to the Government to listen to us."
Emily Branje's body was found on the West Coast on Saturday.
They were discovered on Piha and Muriwai.
Spring will start to "show its unsettled side" early this week.
Tony Kokshoorn says the Waitaha River project would have been great.
The warm weather is caused by a sub-tropical low, meaning we could also be in for rain and strong winds next week.
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."
The South Island is bracing for severe weather.
Waves of up to 8m are expected as winds whip up the water.
On Monday, 66 children were off sick.