An oil slick 5.1km long and 1km wide is now being contained.
"Anyone was fine, I just wanted to kill a lot of people."
The official death toll from the landslides that hit early on Saturday is four.
It also forced its way onto a military base.
"The threat of nuclear contamination continues to be of significant concern to the health and security of our Blue Pacific continent."
New Zealand health officials are reviewing the risk for Kiwis going to the Olympics.
Local leaders say while the benefits may not be obvious now, they expect it to attract more tourists post-COVID.
The 25-year-old woman is accused of murdering her real estate mogul husband just months into their marriage.
The country has struggled with the build-up of water since an earthquake and tsunami knocked out electricity and cooling in 2011.