Stories making the headlines around the region today include a blitz on local businesses and an expensive new addition to Rotorua's visitor centre and i-site.
Licensed premises in Northland are caught in the act.
A new $85,000 custom-made addition to Rotorua's visitor centre and i-site is ready for you to spend a penny.
A wild 'Ginja Ninja' is running amok in Wanganui.
An ashamed mother in Wairarapa breaks the silence about her struggle to survive.
Is it as a snake or an elephant trunk? The Tauranga Arts Festival kicked off with a bang.
For those foodies and gardeners, check out a yummy occasion in Hawke's Bay.