Hospitality and tourism businesses will be hardest hit by the change to alert level 2.
Mongrel Mob Kawerau members and their associate have been jailed on drug dealing charges.
A Black Power gang member from Whakatane is defending an attempted murder charge.
Thousands of people packed into the Wharepai Domain for the One Love Festival.
An overnight burglary at the Rotorua Community Menz's Shed has devastated members.
The impact of Maketū toddler Nevaeh Ager's murder was revealed at attacker's sentencing.
The Maketū father who murdered his 2-daughter has been sentenced.
Part of State Highway 35 in the Eastern Bay of Plenty is closed due to a large scrub fire.
A Rotorua mother talks about her heartbreak in the first year of her son's life.
Police have released the name of the woman who died after the attack yesterday.