Auckland is now in alert level 3, while the rest of New Zealand is in alert level 2.
High school student among the three killed in Hawke's Bay crash.
Schools are closed and power out.
The driver of a van involved in a deadly crash on SH5 is still fighting for his life.
Father of five Tino Tagiilima died when the van he was in crashed with a truck on SH5.
The seasonal worker killed in the SH5 crash yesterday was a father of five children.
There are four people still in hospital with Covid-19.
Genevieve Westcott has been remembered as a trailblazer in journalism in New Zealand.
Two people have died in Canterbury, one in Wairarapa and one in Hawke's Bay.
Daniel Williams dressed up as the fire-struck SkyCity convention centre for Halloween.
Strong winds and rain are on today's forecast.
Mongrel Mob members have paid tribute to fallen mate Koke Dogg while collecting his body.
Some parts of the country set to reach in excess of 30C and to continue until Thursday.
The Duchess of Sussex wore a Karen Walker Banks trench coat when she touched down today.
Twenty-eight millimetres of rain fell in Napier in an hour early on Tuesday night.