NZ@Noon: Girl's hard-earned new bike stolen

Sixteen-year-old Sharna Conner's dirt bike was taken from her London St house in Aramoho
Sixteen-year-old Sharna Conner's dirt bike was taken from her London St house in Aramoho

Some stories making headlines around our regions today include a girl left devastated after her hard-earned dirt bike is stolen and an ill-treated puppy has turned into a happy dog thanks to his new Tauranga family.

A 16-year-old Aramoho girl worked hard to save money for a motorbike only to have it stolen.

Terri Mann with her and her partner's adopted 9-month-old pitbull terrier cross renamed Delvinious or Del for short. Photo/George Novak
Terri Mann with her and her partner's adopted 9-month-old pitbull terrier cross renamed Delvinious or Del for short. Photo/George Novak

An ill-treated pup is now a happy dog with a Tauranga family.

Kawakawa firefighters turned animal rescuers when they were called on to rescue a cow.

A truck driver attempting to perform a four-point turn brought down powerlines in Bay View, ending up trapped inside the cab.

Meanwhile, in Rotorua a man got a powerful shock from overhead power lines.

And finally, Wairarapa's noisiest streets have been revealed and noise control officers' notes show it isn't just young people making a racket.

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