Stories making headlines across the regions today include a Dargaville man who missed the point of home-detention and an elderly man who has to face his historical demons.
A Dargaville man got himself a jail sentence for attending the Ngapuhi Festival in Kaikohe.
A 76-year-old wheelchair-bound man has admitted historical sexual offences involving a girl and a dog.
A keen Tauranga golfer received an early Valentines present in the form of New Zealand's teenage golf sensation Lydia Ko.
Napier might not be the first place you think of as a surfing destination but it could soon be the place to be for all local surfers and international tourists.
A Rotorua mother is trying to raise awareness of her daughter's rare disorder which affects only 8 other children in New Zealand.
And finally, 2014 promises to be an exciting year for technology trends. Here is a preview for all technology enthusiasts.