NZ@Noon: Gus on the road to recovery

Police dog Gus is looking forward to getting back on the beat.  Photo / Michael Cunningham
Police dog Gus is looking forward to getting back on the beat. Photo / Michael Cunningham

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.

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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.

Tauranga City Council candidate Rick Curach sparked up his signs with animals.  Photo / Joel Ford
Tauranga City Council candidate Rick Curach sparked up his signs with animals. Photo / Joel Ford

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.

Nicola Carson had her front gate stolen on Saturday night. She wants it back.
Nicola Carson had her front gate stolen on Saturday night. She wants it back.

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