Stories making headlines around the regions today include a nasty cat fight that has gone public in Northland and a swindled elderly couple forced to sell their house.
The Masterton home of an elderly couple who fell for an overseas scam is on the market.
A train struck a car as it tried to reverse off a railway crossing near Waipukurau.
However, celebrants in the Wairarapa tend to disagree.
Clumsy bedroom moves have clocked up more than $430,000 in injury costs in Christchurch during the past three years.
A Hamilton mum would like to see Richie McCaw become the face of a support dog charity.
Climate change is the focus of this sculpture
In Hawke's Bay, the Guthrie-Smith Arboretum now has over 20,000 trees
A rural postman who caused a crash in Eketahuna has been convicted of careless driving.
In Dunedin police are seeking witnesses to a fatal crash.
Four stitches in his foot couldn't stop Mitchell Anderson from trying his best.
And finally dropping caged oysters into the Otago Harbour is a very bad idea, says Yachting New Zealand.
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