The search for the 75-year-old former international rugby league player is continuing. The dementia patient was last seen walking north at Hatfield Beach, North Auckland, on Wednesday, wearing a red and black cardigan and blue jeans. Someone may have given Mike a lift north - sometimes he thinks he is a fugitive who has escaped prison.
Te Roroa is thinking about restricting access to iconic kauri Tāne Mahuta to paid tours only in an effort to stop kauri dieback spreading. The iwi has just won a biodiversity award for the way it has responded to the threat of the disease. What do you think? Would you pay to see Tāne Mahuta?
Coastguard is offering discounts on new lifejackets in exchange for old and ill-fitting lifejackets, with the Old4New van coming to Kerikeri Packhouse Markets on December 14. Will you trade in your lifejacket this summer? Why or why not?