Northland man escapes fire in house bus with only a blanket draped over him.
Auckland could get falls of 25mm of rain an hour today.
"I just look at the process and it was ridiculous.There was no need to close the theatre."
Consumer NZ says five month wait for a sofa 'not reasonable'.
Texts show how Rose helped Williams spend time alone with the young victims.
Laken Rose is defending 61 child sex act charges.
Cambridge equestrian Laken Rose is defending 61 charges relating to child sex acts
Andrew Williams has pleaded guilty to 56 charges of sex offences against children.
"If I had been going 80km/h it probably would have killed me."
Desperate mum says it's too risky leaving without MIQ spot first - but she can't get one.
Children classed as low risk for teeth decay could wait two to three years for a checkup.
Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash near Karapiro.
National says the public should decided whether the parliamentary term gets extended.