NZ@Noon: Spree of tree attacks

Masterton Mayor Lyn Patterson is fuming after vandals snapped in half young trees in the town square. Photo/Nathan Crombie
Masterton Mayor Lyn Patterson is fuming after vandals snapped in half young trees in the town square. Photo/Nathan Crombie

Some stories making headlines across our regions include: vandals on a rampage damage saplings in Masterton, and three-generations win Fashions in the Field at the Tauranga Races.

There has been a weekend spree of attacks on young trees in Masterton.

A witness has described the "surreal" moments before a Hastings aircraft slammed into a riverbed.

Police in Whangarei want information after people saw a young woman being forced to walk down a road by a man holding her arm in a wrist lock and pointing a pistol at her back.

An 11-year-old Rotorua girl was flown to hospital after she was impaled on a stake.


It was a big win for this three-generation family in the Shiseido Fashions in the Field competition: (from left) Valwyn Harman, Anna Campbell and Eleanor Campbell. Photo/Andrew Warner
It was a big win for this three-generation family in the Shiseido Fashions in the Field competition: (from left) Valwyn Harman, Anna Campbell and Eleanor Campbell. Photo/Andrew Warner

Three generations of one family won Shiseido Fashions in the Field at Tauranga Racecourse.

And finally, a 490kg pumpkin was a winner in Wanganui.

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