Stories making the news around the regions today include a bounty for stale biscuits and a man and his fridge end their epic journey round New Zealand.
Rob Cope decided to embark on a 'hazourdous journey through manhood' across New Zealand with only a fridge for company.
A Rotorua resident has sold 'the worst Christmas present ever' on Trade Me - a packet of old sampler biscuits, more than six months past their expiry date.
A Northland student company can count the nation's Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister among its customers.
It has been a hectic few days for Whanganui police - and dog handler Jason Page and his dog Farris have been in the thick of it.
Masterton police shot dead a pair of marauding dogs after several sheep were savaged in a paddock on the outskirts of the town.
Finally Corey Anderson is still coming to terms with the international media attention following his remarkable world-record innings on Wednesday against the West Indies.
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