Margaret Evelyn has been remembered as an inspiration by her local gym.
Niwa forecasts colder than average temperatures this week, especially Thursday to Saturday morning.
Building teams are out doing inspections in Levin on Saturday after Friday's tornado damaged a number of homes.
More than 1.5 metres of snow has fallen at Aoraki Mt Cook since Tuesday.
Drone pics from the Horowhenua District Council show the trail of destruction left by Friday's weather event.
She was trapped for around 45 minutes at Victoria Square Gardens as wild weather hit the region.
The spout was spotted Hokitika Beach around 2.30pm on Friday.
Bianca Baker was among many residents woken by a major weather event on Friday morning.
Unsettled weather is predicted to remain over the country this weekend.
Orange warnings for heavy rain are in place for parts of the Bay of Plenty, Westland and Fiordland.
Dry southwest winds created perfect conditions for capturing a view of the maunga from space.
The mercury dropped as low as -4.3C overnight in the Central North Island and it was a frosty start for many others.
Taumarunui was a bone chilling -2C this morning.
The Bureau of Meteorology says six-hour rainfall totals of up to 100mm are likely, and up to 150mm could hit some parts of the Central West.
The shortages are sparking scrutiny of India's long reliance on coal, which produces 70% of the country's electricity.
NIWA has released its climate summary for last month and summer's long tail meant a dry April for large parts of the country.
The video captures the owners of the quilt shop surveying the inside of the building as the water surges around them.
At least 12,000 Aurora customers lost power.
Waka Kotahi said the wild weather is likely to impact holiday traffic in Northland.
MetService says Friday and Saturday especially are shaping up to deliver good weather for most of the country.