NZ@Noon: Teacher takes tumble from plane

Stephen Hall is congratulated by his students after his jump.
Stephen Hall is congratulated by his students after his jump.

A teacher getting thrown from a plane at the request of his students in Omokoroa and a confirmed drive-by shooting in Masterton are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

An Omokoroa teacher takes it as a compliment that his students chose him to be thrown out of a plane.

Teacher Stephen Hall of Omokoroa Point School was chosen to jump out of a plane in front of his students.  Photo / Joel Ford
Teacher Stephen Hall of Omokoroa Point School was chosen to jump out of a plane in front of his students. Photo / Joel Ford

Police have confirmed there was a drive-by shooting in Masterton.

Two Onerahi neighbours are waging a war over a rock wall.

This rockery prevents traffic driving all the way through an unformed road.
This rockery prevents traffic driving all the way through an unformed road.

The historic Waverley Town Hall is up for sale for the bargain price of $50k.

The Waverley Town Hall on Bear St in Waverley which has a Historic Places Trust rating.
The Waverley Town Hall on Bear St in Waverley which has a Historic Places Trust rating.

A "son of Rotorua" has become New Zealand's newest District Court judge. Check out the video below.


And finally there has apparently been an anchovy invasion in Hawke's Bay.

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