NZ@Noon: Boy's Lego gold

Thorsteinn Bjornsson got lucky with a Lego man worth $1500.
Thorsteinn Bjornsson got lucky with a Lego man worth $1500.

A Twelve-year-old Wanganui boy 'struck gold' after picking up a box of Lego from his local Farmers store.

The Clive Hotel manager was back behind the bar yesterday with "a bit of a headache" after finding himself tangled up in an attempted theft.

Clive Hotel general manager Craig Welsh, who assisted staff at the business next door when they were being robbed on Monday evening.  Photo / Duncan Brown
Clive Hotel general manager Craig Welsh, who assisted staff at the business next door when they were being robbed on Monday evening. Photo / Duncan Brown

The final report will be released tomorrow into the hot-air balloon crash near Carterton that killed 11 people.

Former Rotorua entertainer Turanga Merito will open for superstar Beyonce in Sydney.

Former Rotorua man Turanga Merito will open with Stan Walker at three Beyonce concerts. Photo / Supplied
Former Rotorua man Turanga Merito will open with Stan Walker at three Beyonce concerts. Photo / Supplied

There was a mad dash on groceries around the Bay yesterday.

Rikki-Lee Armitage, 32 and Sarah Cramp, 20 of Tauranga were among the 300 Little Shop lovers that swarmed the Brookfield New World store yesterday. Photo / George Novak
Rikki-Lee Armitage, 32 and Sarah Cramp, 20 of Tauranga were among the 300 Little Shop lovers that swarmed the Brookfield New World store yesterday. Photo / George Novak

Three fires have been deliberately lit in the Far North over the last 24 hours. Check out some photos.

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