{"latest":[{"article":[{"Car rolled on Welcome Bay Rd":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206367-car-rolled-on-welcome-bay-rd.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA vehicle has rolled in Welcome Bay this afternoon.\n\nA car rounding a corner on Welcome Bay Rd, near the Rocky Cutting Rd intersection, on Monday afternoon has crashed, rolling onto its side. One lane is now blocked by the overturned car. \n\nIt is understood..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Welcome-Bay-Rd-Crash--(4).jpg"]},{"article":[{"Welcome Bay Road to be reduced to one lane":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206363-welcome-bay-road-to-be-reduced-to-one-lane.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nWelcome Bay Road will be reduced to one lane on Monday April 29 when work starts on the first section of the Waiari trunkmain pipeline. \n\nIn a statement from the Western Bay District Council, it says residents in the Te Puke, Papamoa and Welcome Bay..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190422-water-supply-scheme-CH.JPG"]},{"article":[{"New clinic brings better support ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206351-new-clinic-brings-better-support.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nHelping elderly patients who take multiple medications stay safe and well is the aim of a new outpatients clinic at Tauranga Hospital.\n\nFor 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in lockdown after gun shots were heard in the Otumoetai area, Principal of Otumoetai College Russell Gordon speaks to The Weekend Sun about his..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190422-school-lockdowns-CH.JPG"]},{"article":[{"Final days to have your say on annual plan":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206339-final-days-to-have-your-say-on-annual-plan.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nToday and tomorrow is the last chance to have your say on the Tauranga City Council's draft Annual Plan for 2019\/2020.\n\nMayor Greg Brownless says the key issue relates to the increase of council debt in relation to income in future years as we tackle..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190422-TCC-annual-plan-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Heavy rain watch for Bay of Plenty":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206335-heavy-rain-watch-bay-of-plenty.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nAn active front lying over central North Island areas should continue moving slowly eastwards during today before moving away to the east on Tuesday morning. \n\nThe front should continue to deliver rain to parts of central and northern New Zealand, with..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190422-heavy-rain-watch-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Easter road toll at one ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206331-easter-road-toll-at-one.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe Easter road toll is currently at one after one person died in a crash in Huntly on Sunday night. \n\nA police spokesperson says emergency services were called to the scene of the single-vehicle crash on Hakarimata Road, near Huntly at around 8.35pm.\n\n“It..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190422-easter-road-toll-CH..jpg"]},{"article":[{"Delays expected for Tauranga motorists":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206327-delays-expected-tauranga-motorists.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nMotorists are being warned to expect delays all around Tauranga today, as many people will be heading home after a long weekend away. \n\nThe NZTA has issued traffic notices for motorists traveling Waihi to Paeroa, Katikati to Tauranga, and along the..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190422-traffic-delays-Tauranga-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"What\u2019s On: Heavy rain and the blues":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206323-whats-on-heavy-rain-and-blues.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nGood Morning SunLive readers, I hope you are enjoying your Easter break and making the most of your time off before it is back to work tomorrow. \n\nThe weather for today isn't looking to good, so if you are out and about or making the road trip home,..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190422-whats-on-CH.JPG"]},{"article":[{"Jubilant Jones claims canoe slalom double":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206319-jubilant-jones-claims-canoe-slalom-double.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nShe may have narrowly lost the side bet but Luuka Jones was otherwise completely dominant at the New Zealand canoe slalom championships in Kawerau over the weekend.\n\nThe three-time Olympian claimed both the K1 (kayak) and C1 (canoe) titles on the Tarawera..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190422-canoe-slalom-double-CH01.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Bluefin tuna recreational catch limit imposed":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206315-bluefin-tuna-recreational-catch-limit-imposed.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nFor the first time, catch limits are being introduced for recreational fishers targeting southern bluefin tuna.\n\nThe recreational catch for the tuna has typically been low, but Fisheries New Zealand said it had increased substantially in the last five..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190422-bluefin-tuna.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Tomorrow\u2018s Schools Review process needs 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daughter Lexie Schollum (5) holding the moon in her hand.\n\n\n\nWe..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_StephanieAnneMartelli.jpg"]},{"article":[{"\u201cCouncil should leave well alone\u201d ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206283-council-should-leave-well-alone.html"}],"snippet":["\n\n“It is not a damned horse paddock. It should not be up for sale to private enterprise.”\n\nThat's the no-nonsense view of retired accountant, Alan Northcote - self-appointed guardian of Waitaha Reserve in Welcome Bay, which is being eyed up..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190419-Alan-Northcote-HW.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Bringing in the good wood":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206279-bringing-good-wood.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nWho ‘wood' have thought? Around a decade ago, members of the Tauranga City Sunrise Lions Club were brainstorming fundraising ideas, and thought selling firewood might be a good gig.\n\nArmed with an axe and a farmer's shed, they started chopping,..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190419-Firewood-JP.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Basketball tournament outgrown Tauranga capacity":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206275-basketball-tournament-outgrown-tauranga-capacity.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe demand for more players to compete in NZ's largest basketball tournament over the Easter weekend has strained Tauranga's available capacity and resources.\n\nBasketball Pacific's premier event, the Mel Young Easter Classic, has filled the available..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Mel-Young-Easter-Basketball-1917-Daniel-Hines-095a.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Rain to come in Eastern Bay":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206271-rain-to-come-eastern-bay.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nHeavy rain is forecast for the ranges of eastern Bay of Plenty and Gisborne, Taranaki and western Nelson.\n\nAn active front lying over central New Zealand should continue moving slowly eastwards across the North Island during Sunday and Monday before..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_2PM-190331-bop-rain-warning-KW.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Two year old died at Lake Sullivan":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206267-two-year-old-died-at-lake-sullivan.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nPolice report that a two-year-old boy has died in a potential drowning in Whakatane.\n\nEmergency services were alerted to the incident near Sullivan Lake at around 8.45am this morning.\n\nNo further information is available at this time.\n\nEnquiries are..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Lake_Sullivan.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Police busy on Friday evening":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206263-police-busy-on-friday-evening.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nWhile holidaymakers are out and about enjoying the tail end of summer over the Easter break, Police are kept busy. \n\nResponding to calls of help to find lost children, or being at the scenes of accidents that happen at all times of the day and night,..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Mount-Crash-1917-Daniel-Hines-040.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Vintage jazz parade kicks off downtown carnival":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206259-vintage-jazz-parade-kicks-off-downtown-carnival.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe Downtown Tauranga Carnival launched on Easter Saturday with thousands of jazz lovers crowding into the Strand to enjoy an afternoon of sun and music.\n\nThe fun began with the Vintage Parade in true New Orleans style down Willow Street on Saturday..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_jazz-parade-003.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Two medals won in 49er at Genoa World Cup":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206255-two-medals-won-49er-at-genoa-world-cup.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nNew Zealand sailors collected two medals last night (NZ time) and have a chance of winning another tonight as the Hempel World Cup Series regatta in Genoa comes to a close.\n\nIsaac McHardie and William McKenzie won silver in the 49er, finishing just..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Genoa-49er.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Bunny runner escapes to church":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206251-bunny-runner-escapes-to-church.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nSnowbelle the runaway bunny has found her forever home - just in time for Easter.\n\nAfter multiple escapes and a marathon 129 days in the care of Tauranga SPCA, the mischievous, white rabbit has been adopted and is now living the high life on a lifestyle..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190421-Bunny-JP.jpg"]},{"article":[{"What\u2018s on - churches, sunshine and more jazz":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206247-whats-on-churches-sunshine-and-more-jazz.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nKia ora and welcome to Easter Sunday! \n\nWe have a fine start to the day, but expecting a few showers from the afternoon, turning to rain overnight. It's a one-clothing layer day with a light northerly, an expected high of 20 degrees, and an overnight..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Kerri-Anna-Fraser-004sl.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Easter Sunday picnic at Mt Drury Park":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206243-easter-sunday-picnic-at-mt-drury-park.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe Easter story will be presented at an Easter Sunday picnic this morning at Mt Drury Park at Mount Maunganui.\n\n\n \n\n\n\nThis year a group of churches along the coast from Papamoa to Mt Maunganui are working together to present the Easter story at..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Mt-Drury.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Experiencing Easter with Gaz and Shaz":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206239-experiencing-easter-gaz-and-shaz.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nIf you like a bit of Australia flavouring your Easter, then the place to experience Easter is at Bethlehem Baptist.\n\nGaz (Garry) and Shaz (Sharon) find themselves offering one of history's first recorded AirBnB's to a woman who is ‘preggers',..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Experience-Easter-2019-1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Running is bringing a community together":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206235-running-is-bringing-community-together.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nEvery Saturday morning at 8am runners, joggers, walkers, families, friends, kids and their dogs get together in Tauranga for a simple yet special event that provides a sense of community, health and well-being.\n\nIt's called Tauranga Parkrun and on April..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Tauranga-Parkrun-1916-Daniel-Hines-022arrow.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Wahine on the Water":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206231-wahine-on-water.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nSurf lifeguards from around the Bay of Plenty and Coromandel areas made waves at one of the first Wahine on Water Events, held at Whangamata Beach over the weekend of April 13.\n\n\n\nAs part of a BP Leaders for Life Project, young volunteers Phoebe Havill,..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_SLSNZ_2018_CodyKeepa_01519-sl.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Primary students get their hands on climate change":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206227-primary-students-get-their-hands-on-climate-change.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nTauranga primary school teachers gathered at the regional House of Science headquarters to discuss and learn about the climate change kit.\n\nThe new kit will be put into schools around the region next term, and it is a timely release with the recent..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190421-Tauranga-House-of-Science-Climate-Change-KW.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Easter moon delights locals":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206223-easter-moon-delights-locals.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nWhen the full moon appeared at dusk on Friday evening, many stopped to drink in the stunning sight.\n\nKerri-Anne Fraser and her daughter Lexie Schollum, age five, were out on the Papamoa beach and couldn't resist having some trick photography fun.\n\n"The..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Kerri-Anna-Fraser-001a.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Crash at Tauriko":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206219-crash-at-tauriko.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nMotorist are reporting an accident has happened at Tauriko about 3.30pm this afternoon.\n\nIt's reported that a car and motorcycle have crashed on SH29 near Tauriko, and that Police and ambulance are attending the scene.\n\nIt is unknown if there are..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190312-police-chase-KW-1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Helicopters and fire trucks fight Reporoa blaze":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206215-helicopters-and-fire-trucks-fight-reporoa-blaze.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nMultiple fire appliances and helicopters are fighting a bush fire in Reporoa this afternoon.\n\nIt's understood that nearly five square km of bush has been burning near Settlers Rd in Reporoa, stretching along about two kms. \n\nThe NZ Fire and Emergency..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_reporoa-fire1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Easter basketball classic big for the Bay":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206211-easter-basketball-classic-big-bay.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nTauranga is hosting its largest basketball event ever over the Easter weekend.  \n\nMore than 7,000 people are in town for the weekend, with 135 teams playing in the Mel Young Easter Classic. \n\nThe tournament, held across six venues, started on April..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Mel-Young-Easter-Basketball-Classic.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Motorcycle accident on Cameron 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Place\u2019 buzz":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206203-free-wifi-adds-to-our-place-buzz.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nOur Place Tauranga, the temporary yet dynamic city space for local businesses is buzzing with locals and out of towners alike.\n\nTauranga based Trustpower is supporting the new addition to the city by supplying free public wifi to Our Place customers.\n\nTrustpower..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190421-Our-Place-Tauranga.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Fiery motorcycle accident on Te Puke Highway":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206195-fiery-motorcycle-accident-on-te-puke-highway.html"}],"snippet":["\n\n1.30pm update: The Te Puke Highway has now been reopened following a fiery crash involving two motorcyclists. \n\nPolice have confirmed that there are two injured people - one is in critical condition, and one has moderate injuries.\n\nEarlier:\n\n11.40am..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Te-Puke-Highway-motorcycle-accident-1917-003.jpg"]},{"article":[{"When \u2018the horrible monster\u2019 called on Kaye ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206191-when-horrible-monster-called-on-kaye.html"}],"snippet":["\n\n“Yeah, yeah, we know that.” \n\nBev Dickson has just been reminded of some desperately dark times in her daughter's 30-year struggle with ME, myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome. \n\nWretched times that took daughter Kaye,..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190422-Kaye-Dickson-HW-1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Twilight train rides at Memorial Park":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206187-twilight-train-rides-at-memorial-park.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe Tauranga Model and Marine Engineering Club, also known as Memorial Park Railway celebrates its 40th anniversary with some extra special events this year. \n\nOn Saturday, May 4, the club will be hosting a night run around the tracks at Memorial Park...."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Tauranga-miniature-railway--(34).jpg"]},{"article":[{"Kiwi 49er crews chase medals at Genoa World Cup":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206183-kiwi-49er-crews-chase-medals-at-genoa-world-cup.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nPeter Burling and Blair Tuke will be in familiar territory tonight (NZ time) when they race for a gold medal at the World Cup Series regatta in Genoa.\n\nThe Olympic and four-time 49er world champions are second heading into the top 10 medal race, six..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_YachtingNZupdate1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Cricket, rugby, football \u2026 and dancing":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206179-cricket-rugby-football-and-dancing.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nNational New Zealand and Australian dancing champion Austin Taylor needs help to compete in Florida and London this year.\n\nRepresenting New Zealand at Australia's Follow Your Dream competition, held in the first week of January in Melbourne, the 13-year-old..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_FYD2018_055639.jpg"]},{"article":[{"What\u2018s on - vintage parade, jazz and markets":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206175-whats-on-vintage-parade-jazz-and-markets.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nKia ora and welcome to Saturday!\n\nThe weather forecast for today is for a fine day with light winds. It's a two-clothing layer day with an expected high of 20 degrees, and an overnight low of 11 degrees.  \n\nOn Easter Sunday, we're expecting a few..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_IMG_7838.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Board members welcomed to community trusts ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206171-board-members-welcomed-to-community-trusts.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nMary-Anne Mcleod, Doctor Bruce Bryant and Colin Groves are the new directors appointed by Tauranga City Council to the Bay Venues Limited board today, along with James McCarthy, Grant Neagle and Sylvia Willison who were appointed as new trustees to..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190417-new-board-members-KW.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Dreaming of the Commonwealth":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206167-dreaming-of-commonwealth.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nTauranga Boys' College student Anthony Ouellet has been playing bowls since he was a kid. \n\nHe started playing indoor bowls around the age of 7, all thanks to his grandparents who took him along to a club night. \n\n“I then heard of another..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190420-Anthony-Ouellet-bowls-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Building peace down Te Puna Road ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206163-building-peace-down-te-puna-road.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nHorses will be honoured and welcomed on Te Puna's Anzac Day Hikoi. \n\nAnd deservedly, because horses paid dreadfully in WW1 - 10,000 were taken overseas to serve in German Samoa, Gallipoli, the Middle East and the Western Front. Just four came home.\n\nPigeons..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190420-Hikoi-HW.jpg"]},{"article":[{"The chocolatey hunt is on":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206159-the-chocolatey-hunt-is-on.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe annual Easter egg hunt is on again this Sunday, April 21 at the Katikati Bird Gardens, so grab the kids and bunny hop them out to pick up some tasty chocolate treats.\n\nThree hundred coloured balls will be hidden around the four hectare gardens,..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190420-Katikati-Bird-Gardens-CSs-MUST.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Western BOP development project team announced":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206155-western-bop-development-project-team-announced.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nSmartGrowth and the New Zealand Transport Agency along with its partners have announced the appointment of the project team that will lead the Urban Form and Transport Initiative (UFTI). \n\nAn announcement made during the SmartGrowth Leadership Group..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_4PM-190419-wbop-project-team-KW.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Sunshine to showers this Easter":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/206151-sunshine-to-showers-this-easter.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nTauranga residents should aim to make the most of the fine weather today and tomorrow before it takes a turn on Easter Sunday.\n\nAn active front is forecast to lie over central New Zealand on Sunday morning is set to move across the North Island during..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190419-weather-KW.jpg"]}]}