Orange warnings for heavy rain are in place for parts of the Bay of Plenty, Westland and Fiordland.
The rare species of sea slug has previously only been found in two places in the country.
A judgement released today by Chief Judge Christina Inglis has found that the three plaintiffs were considered employees from the age of six.
One person died and three others were injured in the crash on SH7/Arnold Valley on Saturday.
Three others were seriously injured in the crash on SH7/Arnold Valley.
Jenny Suo on emerging from a four-day solo tramp for a Sunday story to find New Zealand in lockdown.
The video captures the owners of the quilt shop surveying the inside of the building as the water surges around them.
MetService meteorologists have said the humidity is being caused by a tropical air mass over New Zealand.
DOC says it remained a mystery why so many of the dolphins had been found dead.
Police have yet to identify the woman found dead on Tuesday near Charleston.
The woman's body was found by a member of the public near Charleston on Tuesday afternoon.
Six people have been injured and three helicopters had attended the two-car crash earlier on Friday.
An investigation was launched in July 2020 after claims of sexual abuse against women and children at the West Coast commune.
The 41-year-old man missing from his Hokitika home has been located.
A Hokitika café owner has harnessed the iconic flavours of the West Coast for a new line of chocolates
Eight sets of remains have now been identified during drilling as part of a police investigation.
The Employment Court is considering whether those living at the West Coast commune of Gloriavale are workers or volunteers.
For two years residents of the West Coast town have been warned they should boil or filter their water.
The Employment Court is currently considering whether those living at Gloriavale are employees or volunteers.
The court is hearing from former members as it considers whether those living at Gloriavale are employees or volunteers.