Roughly a month's worth of rain fell this week, yet the dams barely budged.
It's time to hit the beach.
'This morning I was feeling very thankful and lucky to be alive.'
'It's just something I could never imagine happening when I was young.'
'Really they are quite typical to the rest of the country, which is the problem.'
More than the equivalent time of a flight to Los Angeles when their vessel finally docked.
The net was attached by a milk bottle float and tied to a mangrove tree on the shoreline
Police release the first set of statistics after the region was sent into a snap lockdown.
Epidemiologist Michael Baker said the rules are too 'ambiguous' around wearing masks.
The gathering comes as the city locks down to stamp out new highly-contagious strain.
The secret is well and truly out for one of Aotearoa's most eclectic summer festivals.
He faces 33 charges relating to 8 boys including multiple counts of sexual abuse.
Opetaia faces multiple charges of sexual violation and indecent assault.
It wants the Crown to stop using land within their rohe as compensation for others.