"We've already purchased several hundred thousand dollars' worth of stock."
More than 20 Wiltshire ewes and lambs stolen from a farm on State Highway 5.
Firefighters were called to back to the scene after a series of "flare-ups".
Emergency services were first called to the District Landfill at 9.21am on Saturday.
Contaminated water pumped out but what council staff found was "distressing".
It's the first time the competition has been won by a kingfish catch.
A horse was killed in rural Hawke's Bay.
Firefighters remained at the scene of the large scrub fire near Te Haroto on Friday.
Three helicopters, nine fire trucks and three tankers contained the fire at 4pm.
Five fire trucks were dispatched to the fire on Crownthorpe Settlement Rd.
"When they let them run they all go at a great rate of knots."
The Tukipo and Pōrangahau catchment groups received over $4m towards waterways protection.
Over 150 undersized pāua seized by MPI officers and police in Mahia.