NZ at Noon: Caught in the act

Whangarei/Kaipara area commander Inspector Tracey Phillips said all together 35 premises were checked. Photo / Michael Cunningham
Whangarei/Kaipara area commander Inspector Tracey Phillips said all together 35 premises were checked. Photo / Michael Cunningham

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.

Neil Gallagher says the 'Ginja Ninja' is a wild menace. Photo / Stuart Monroe
Neil Gallagher says the 'Ginja Ninja' is a wild menace. Photo / Stuart Monroe

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.

Australia Acrobatic Troup Casus performing at the Opening of the Tauranga Arts Festival.
Australia Acrobatic Troup Casus performing at the Opening of the Tauranga Arts Festival.

For those foodies and gardeners, check out a yummy occasion in Hawke's Bay.

- NZ Herald

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