NZ@Noon: Anxious pups and teacher torment

Bruno tore a hole in the door with his teeth trying to get to safety, leaving him bleeding from the mouth.
Bruno tore a hole in the door with his teeth trying to get to safety, leaving him bleeding from the mouth.

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.

Bruno the dog smashed through two doors on his owners' property, trying to escape the sound of fireworks.
Bruno the dog smashed through two doors on his owners' property, trying to escape the sound 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.

Thomas Martin was shocked to receive a court summons after not filling in his Census.
Thomas Martin was shocked to receive a court summons after not filling in his 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.

The damage to Mokau marae wharenui is extensive and believed to have started in a pile of mattresses.
The damage to Mokau marae wharenui is extensive and believed to have started in a pile of mattresses.

And finally, lawn mower racing is not for everyone, as a 58-year-old woman found out after a rough crash.

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