The tourism industry there has been crushed by the Whakaari/White Island disaster and COVID-19 pandemic.
A man is facing court after another was shot in the leg near a small Bay of Plenty town on Friday.
GeoNet reported they occurred around 2:20am over an hour and 40 minutes.
The victim was found dead at an address on McLauren Falls Rd on January 25.
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They said they were just trying to incorporate more te reo Māori into their communications.
A shark expert is calling on beachgoers to be more cautious following a suspected shark attack at Waihī beach.
Kaelah Marlow was 19 when she died.
Emergency services were called to the scene at the popular Bay of Plenty holiday location just after 5pm on Thursday.