Police have cordoned off an area between the port of Napier
Brass Band Hall and Napier YMCA after receiving multiple
calls about a mobility scooter and later a body in the drain,
about 10am today.
There has been significant damage in Greymouth since winds of
140kmh tore through the district and more bad weather is on
Predicted heavy rain is hitting the South today after winds
and heavy downpours caused property damage and travel chaos
in many areas of the country yesterday and overnight.
Two people have died in separate crashes on Canterbury roads
in the past 24 hours, taking the Easter Weekend road toll to
A French tourist swept away after slipping into a raging
Woolshed Creek late on Wednesday was washed over a terrifying
two waterfalls before clambering out.
A Hawkes Bay volleyball coach has been sentenced to home
detention after she admitted engaging in a "damaging
psychological relationship" with a young female student.
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