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Ōpōtiki to officially gain macrons: 'It's business as usual' says mayor
District name now aligns with name of the town.
E. Coli in the water: Three possible causes for Kawerau scare
Backflow preventers to be installed at every residential property.
Katee Shanks: I'll never look at Whakaari the same way again
It's during the downtime when thoughts of December 9 come to the fore.
'Together we will get through this' - Whakatāne one month after eruption
The eruption left the community reeling and for many the grief remains.
River tragedy: Emotional scenes as man dies while swimming
CPR was carried out for at least 45 minutes.
Kawerau residents urged to keep boiling water despite second clear test
Investigation of cause of bacteria in water continues.
Katee Shanks: Raising a grandchild was not my life plan
But it is my life.
Grandparents pay high price as meth rips apart families
Methamphetamine is being blamed for the skyrocketing numbers.
Bodies have been pinpointed on and around White Island
Six of the eight bodies to be retrieved from Whakaari can be seen from the air.
Teen tour guide has burns to 80pc of his body, long road to recovery
Jake Milbank turned 19 on Monday - the day he suffered serious burns in the eruption.
'Incredibly traumatic': Nana's belongings vanish from car after she dies in fatal smash
Vehicle wreckage and roadside searched but to no avail.
US rugby club's moving gift to Kiwi teammate with cancer
Boydy Wikeepa has received messages from all around the world.
Firefighters rescue sheltering dog from Torere blaze
A dog in a kennel was found surrounded by a burning building, fences and grass.
Bridges: Legitimate income or no dole for patched gangsters
If you can't say where the money came from, don't expect a Government benefit.
Father and son lose fight to keep names secret after fatal stabbing
More charges laid after Edgecumbe murder earlier this month.
Who dunny it? Shameless thief swipes portaloo - and it was full
A trailer would have been needed for the toilet heist.
'A terrible experience': Dairy manager robbed three times in a month
Dairy manager Charanpreet Singh had a knife held to his throat during one burglary.
School told to take potential measles contact seriously
Te Puke's Te Ranga School have been told to take a measles case at church seriously.
Catch a lift? Hitchhiking seal climbs aboard fishing boat
Whakatāne anglers share boat with a seal.
Minister of Health in Whakatāne to announce new parental service
New mental health service for Eastern Bay women announced in Whakatāne.
Accidental Whakatāne candidate: 'It is absolutely imperative people don't vote for me'
Whakatāne District Council candidate Kay Boreham hopes people won't vote for her.