Protests in the Tararua town of Dannevirke are few and far between, but today 100 locals took to the main street in what they called a "rally of resistance".
An escaped prisoner has now spent two nights on the run after breaking out of a prison van in the lower North Island.
A man has escaped from a prison van in Dannevirke while he was being transferred.
A 52-year-old woman died after being struck by a train in Dannevirke last night.
A 5.2 earthquake has struck near Dannevirke, in the North Island.
There is a lot of talk in Dannevirke at the moment.
A quake measuring 5.1 has struck east of Dannevirke this afternoon.
The long weekend road toll is off to a bad start with one person dead after a two vehicle crash near Dannevirke tonight.
A crash at a Dannevirke intersection has left at least one person dead this evening.
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