NZ@Noon: Right time, wrong protest location

About 120 former Tachikawa workers and their families protested against a company they thought was holding up the redundancy process. Photo / Stephen Parker
About 120 former Tachikawa workers and their families protested against a company they thought was holding up the redundancy process. Photo / Stephen Parker

Rotorua forestry workers protesting at the wrong place and a disgruntled owner whose heavy machinery got stuck in the sand are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

120 concerned forestry workers protesting against a logging firm in Rotorua found themselves in the wrong place.

An unhappy Whangarei contractor is "seriously" out of pocket after one of his machines got stuck in the sand.

Another digger and two tractors were needed to free this digger from the sandy mudflats at Parua Bay yesterday.
Another digger and two tractors were needed to free this digger from the sandy mudflats at Parua Bay yesterday.


No parking: How did this happen?

The small car mounted a footpath and crashed into a small wall, becoming wedged between a gate and the wall.
The small car mounted a footpath and crashed into a small wall, becoming wedged between a gate and the wall.

A group of passionate people from the Hawke's Bay were rewarded last night for making a difference in their community.

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw holds a thread imprinted with All Blacks names using Fibre Imprinting Nanotechnology.
All Blacks captain Richie McCaw holds a thread imprinted with All Blacks names using Fibre Imprinting Nanotechnology.

A fascinating new nanotech revolution leaves a Hamilton business owner in awe.

And finally, a 65-year-old Masterton man seems to have trouble learning from his mistakes... even after the 20th time.

- NZ Herald

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