NZ@Noon: One man and his fridge

FRIDGE STOP: Rob Cope and the Simpson fridge with which he hitch-hiked around New Zealand asking Kiwi blokes to talk more about the personal issues of manhood. PHOTO/DOUG LAING HBT134576-03
FRIDGE STOP: Rob Cope and the Simpson fridge with which he hitch-hiked around New Zealand asking Kiwi blokes to talk more about the personal issues of manhood. PHOTO/DOUG LAING HBT134576-03

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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