An opportunistic theft in Northland and the 'surprising' guilt of a Wanganui man are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.
A tour company lost one of its buses on 90 Mile Beach on Tuesday afternoon - but at least one local person saw a silver lining.
A neighbour of the Wanganui man who has admitted murdering his 2-month-old daughter has said he 'seemed like a nice person'.
A brave young Tauranga woman who was not expected to make it to her fifth birthday has died aged 21.
Three Rotorua motels have been scammed out of $4400 by a 'habitual con artist'.
A 'serial nut thief' in Hawke's Bay has been sentenced to supervision.
A Masterton woman has been convicted of being an accessory to an alleged murder.