The 'Lundy Three Hundy' in Wanganui and a 'Speedo Cop' in Napier are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.
A Wanganui man who has come under fire for organising the 'Lundy Three Hundy' insists the race is 'all in fun'.
A Napier police constable has the honour of being 'Speedo Cop for the day' after stripping to his undies to check a submerged stolen car.
Staff at a Rotorua timber mill have been told to start looking for new jobs.
A Tauranga teenager hopes he can create a world record with a mass dive bombing event.
Firefighters and helicopters battled a scrub fire near the Putangirua Pinnacles.
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And finally, do you know this man? Apparently he has stolen a 'substantial amount of money' from an elderly Northland woman.