NZ@Noon: Missing dog wanders 400km from home

Duke's first order of business on his return was to get down to some serious face-licking with Sophie Lacy. Photo/Bevan Conley
Duke's first order of business on his return was to get down to some serious face-licking with Sophie Lacy. Photo/Bevan Conley

Stories happening across the regions today include a dog who went missing from Wanganui is found 400km away and a man trying to impress some female tourists on Ninety Mile Beach ending up in hospital.

Duke the dog went missing from Wanganui has been found a week later in Auckland.

A man's attempt to impress three German tourists on Ninety Mile beach ended in an unexpected helicopter flight.

A Hastings pig hunter has been prosecuted for using an illegal device.

A man has been jailed for selling drugs to undercover officers just metres from the Rotorua police station.

A high speed chase ended in Wairarapa when the driver did a U-turn in front of police.

And finally, the owner of a memory card found at Mount Maunganui is yet to be located despite an image going viral online.

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