NZ at Noon: Fiery debates and indecent assault

Tauranga MP Simon Bridges and John Campbell engaged into a fiery debate on Campbell Live that deteriorated quickly.
Tauranga MP Simon Bridges and John Campbell engaged into a fiery debate on Campbell Live that deteriorated quickly.

A war of the words in a fiery television debate, and a motelier convicted of indecent assault are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

Broadcaster John Campbell and Tauranga MP Simon Bridges let rip in a fiery television exchange last night.

Check out the interview here.

Wild weather in Featherston has caused the windows of a car to "just explode".

Jill Willmott's car windows were blown out by wind in Featherston.
Jill Willmott's car windows were blown out by wind in Featherston.

Thousands of dollars fluttered from the rear of a car as it cruised through a small Northland town yesterday.

Suffering 'excruciating pain' for charity was worth it for these two Napier women.

Monique Low supports Milly Ross as tattooist John Roberts, from Monster Truck Tattoo, inks her head to raise money for the Child Cancer Foundation and Cranford Hospice in Hastings.  Photo / Paul Taylor
Monique Low supports Milly Ross as tattooist John Roberts, from Monster Truck Tattoo, inks her head to raise money for the Child Cancer Foundation and Cranford Hospice in Hastings. Photo / Paul Taylor

A Rotorua motelier has admitted indecently assaulting a female guest in her room, but said 'she wanted it'.

And finally Raetihi's contaminated water supply has triggered a nationwide review of fuel storage.

The diesel spill at Raetihi has spurned a complete review of fuel storage in National parks.
The diesel spill at Raetihi has spurned a complete review of fuel storage in National parks.

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