Stories making headlines around the regions today include Lilly the car-surfing cat finally arriving home and the poison carrots which are about to be dropped in Cape Kidnappers.
Whangarei's famous car-surfing cat Lilly is home safe and sound after being missing for a month.
Fluffy bunnies beware! 38 tonnes of poison carrots will be dropped inside the Cape Kidnappers Reserve this week.
A Waverley man who hit a Jack Russell terrier with a fence batten in self-defence has had animal mistreatment charges dropped.
A duck with an arrow through its breast was a shock visitor to the Northern Advocate in Whangarei yesterday.
Since moving to Rotorua last month, one man has had lady luck on his side and has found around $80, including $60 in $20 notes.
Pearl Sanger has one simple question for the thieves who ransacked and burned her home: "Why?"
Mount Maunganui surf lifesaver Allan Mundy has saved countless lives in his career. Now he is doing all he can to save his son's.
A Dunedin couple are offering a $1000 reward for the ''irreplaceable'' items stolen from their Northeast Valley villa.
"Audacious" burglars are causing problems for Rissington farmers.
A Tauranga lawyer has left the country rather than front up to court to face drink-driving charges.
Mitai Rolleston will be remembered for many things, including his million-dollar smile.
And finally, a self-confessed former "dick" at school has found a purpose for his young life.
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