Stories making headlines around the regions include residents fuming over a muddy road and a misleading pocket thief.
Bay of Plenty neighbours are at war.
A thief without morals misleads a fundraising cyclist.
A protective cow dislocates a man's shoulder.
A gay man in Tauranga is being unfairly discriminated against.
Single pensioners struggle on New Zealand Superannuation rates.
Congratulations! The Rotorua Daily Post wins PANPA awards.
And, a Rotorua designer prepares to rock at Fashion Week.
Finally, a Far North community backs a hard-working migrant.
Stories making headlines around the regions include:
Whangarei Police are looking for a knife wielding man.
The 'Seeders' celebrate 'The Lighthouse' first Birthday.
A Gisborne musician goes to New York.
A Wairarapa working dog is still looking for its owner.
A new play begins in Hamilton tonight.
Comedian Mike King makes people laugh in Hastings.