NZ@Noon: Ring found in surf after six years

The engagement ring. Photo/Supplied
The engagement ring. Photo/Supplied

Some stories making headlines across the regions today include the discovery of a long-lost engagement ring in the surf on a Northland beach, and an 11-year-old entrepreneur in the Wairarapa saves for his own home.

A precious engagement ring has been found by an honest metal detector enthusiast six years after it was lost in the surf on a Northland beach.

Thorin Williams, 11, with some of the chocolate treats he sells every week as he saves for his future security.
Thorin Williams, 11, with some of the chocolate treats he sells every week as he saves for his future security.

When it comes to making money to buy a house 11-year-old Thorin Williams is one chocolate-flavoured little entrepreneur.

Burglars ram police cars during a chase involving firearms in Whakatane.

Police officers suffered serious bite wounds during a violent arrest in the Hawke's Bay.

Current Tauranga temperatures are at the extreme end of the scale for April, says Metservice.

Finally, a petition to keep funding for the Virginia Lake aviary has gathered about 600 signatures thanks to a 9-year-old boy who convinced his schoolmates to take action.

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