The cause of a fire that has burnt 56ha of scrub and native bush is under investigation.
BNZ says most customers banking online but Grey Power worries elderly will be left behind.
A second flood has hit Northland. This time it's government cash that's pouring in.
$14.2m to strengthen Northland roads, $12.5m for "shovel-ready" flood prevention projects.
Whangārei, Paihia residents urge to skip shower, bath, dishes and even flushing tonight
Ōkaihau brigade is also getting funding to the tune of $700,000 for a station extension.
Four people owe their lives to rescuers' skill, bravery.