Gusts reached more than 100km/h with power out in a number of suburbs.
The management of NZ's border is back in the spotlight.
The plot also involved setting up an alternative police force and the manufacture of 470 fake police badges.
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya says she fears for her safety and accused her team’s officials of trying to force her to fly home.
Milk and Money is a six-part documentary series by Re: investigating New Zealand’s dairy industry.
The controversial practice falls outside the scope of Waka Kotahi's application for a Wildlife Act permit.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made the announcement today.
Ngāti Tūwharetoa has the power to charge commercial operators under its Treaty deal.
He's admitted his remarks were "insensitive", though he insisted he wasn't trying to offend anyone.