Some stories making headlines across our regions today are: Fire fighters in Rotorua took part in an elaborate excercise and why have the speed limits in the Hawke's Bay risen in a bid to make roads safer?
A Hawke's Bay local is confused as to why the speed limit has been raised in a new "safer speed area".
A Northland user is delighted as a judge rules his Segway isn't a vehicle.
Greg and Ali of Gladstone face two years of work to restore a tram that's the last of its kind.
And finally, the first weekend of Artists Open Studios in Wanganui was a roaring success, according to one of the event's organisers.