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NZ@Noon: Strangers help mum find son after Facebook plea

Ten-year-old Bailey Langley, from Hastings, pictured at home in Akina with his mother Renee O'Keefe, after a search party of strangers banded together to find him. Photo/Glenn Taylor
Ten-year-old Bailey Langley, from Hastings, pictured at home in Akina with his mother Renee O'Keefe, after a search party of strangers banded together to find him. Photo/Glenn Taylor

Some stories happening across the regions today include: A Hawke's bay mother turns to strangers on Facebook to help find her missing son, a passing fireman spots a Moerewa business about to go up in flames and a missing 94-year-old Masterton woman is found.

A Hawke's Bay mother's desperate Facebook post asking for help to find a missing child resulted in the boy's safe return.

A missing 94-year-old Masterton woman has been found.

It was a stroke of luck when a fire safety officer drove past a Moerewa business that was about to go up in flames.

A Papamoa man was burnt in a petrol explosion.

Meanwhile a Rotorua mans' leg was trapped by a fallen tree for hours.

And finally, a Wanganui flower grower has picked up the title of overall champion.

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