A frantic pup that smashed his way through two wooden doors in Masterton and the online torment of two Rotorua teachers are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.
An anxious pup smashed his way through two wooden doors in Masterton while trying to escape the boom of fireworks.
An ex-student has been jailed for tormenting two Rotorua teachers using Facebook.
A Hastings man has received a letter warning him he is facing charges for not completing the 2013 Census.
A young mother threw a can of beer at a police officer because police had used "excessive force" against her friend.
Two children playing with a lighter are believed to have sparked the fire that destroyed the Mokau marae wharenui.
And finally, lawn mower racing is not for everyone, as a 58-year-old woman found out after a rough crash.