Stories making headlines around the regions today include that of a Kaitaia fisherman who earned himself $30,000 by landing a whopper snapper. In Maketu, a man escaped a burning building and in Eastern Bay, children have been found living in drug dens.
A Far Northern man pocketed $30,000 after catching a whopping snapper.
Apple shipments have missed the boat and fruit diverted to other ports as Napier Port struggles with a spike in fruit shipped by containers.
In Eastern Bay children have been found living in drug dens.
A stolen car was found ablaze in the middle of a Carterton street.
And finally, two artists in Wanganui make stunning art from some interesting materials.