Gus the police dog recovering in Northland and street trash sculptures in Auckland are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.
Gus the police dog is well on the way to recovery in Northland, much to the delight of his best mate.
Teams will take to the streets of Otara on Sunday in a battle of creativity to turn rubbish into street art.
A Hawke's Bay woman has called police 39 times in three months for what only appears to be 'fictitious' reasons.
A camel wearing a hat, a cute bunny rabbit and a misplaced head are election sign stunts livening up Tauranga local body elections.
The Rotorua security guard killed in a car crash yesterday has left behind a "gaping hole" in the lives of his family.
And finally thieves have dumbfounded a Masterton family (pictured below) who woke on the weekend to find their front gates had been stolen.