NZ@Noon: Hangover cures and expensive burgers

By Doug Laing doug.laing@hbtoday.co.nz -
REAL MONEY: Senior Constable John Gillon escorts a woman to get real money to pay for a McDonald's Restaurant order for which a fake $50 note was used. PHOTO/GLENN TAYLOR HBT134412-02
REAL MONEY: Senior Constable John Gillon escorts a woman to get real money to pay for a McDonald's Restaurant order for which a fake $50 note was used. PHOTO/GLENN TAYLOR HBT134412-02

Stories making headlines around the regions on the first day of 2014 include dolphins, hangover cures and a trip to McDonalds proves costly for one young woman.

A Taradale policeman escorted a woman to an ATM to get real money to pay for takeaways soon after a $50 note she used at a McDonald's restaurant was found to be fake.

A group of whanau staying on land in the Bay of Islands has been treated to a spectacular aerobatic display by a pod of dolphins.

As if damage from the October flood was not enough to contend with, the Aramoho Wanganui Rowing Club now has to replace a gas water heating unit stolen off the roof of its Somme Pde clubrooms.

An off-duty lifeguard had been awarded a regional surf lifesaving award after a dramatic incident at Riversdale.

Chevy Mikaere has been taking the dance world by storm and is hoping for an even bigger year this year.

Finally if you over-indulged on New Year's Eve this could be the cure.

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