Ruapekapeka Pā is arguably the best preserved battlefield of the NZ Wars and a prime example of Māori ingenuity for modern warfare. Over the weekend, 175 years since the Battle of Ruapekapeka was marked with a series of events. Did you attend? What was it like? Did you learn anything new?
Friday's tsunami warning after an earthquake in the Kermadec Islands had everyone heading for higher ground. While everyone in Whangārei seemed to hear the warnings, there were traffic jams at One Tree Point and out of the CBD. Do you think the evacuation process went well? What do you think could be improved?