NZ@Noon: Schoolboy angler lands record trout

Campbell Ware with his 5.2kg rainbow trout, caught in Lake Okareka over the weekend. Photo/Supplied
Campbell Ware with his 5.2kg rainbow trout, caught in Lake Okareka over the weekend. Photo/Supplied

Some stories making headlines across the regions today include: A teen new to fishing has caught a record-sized trout in Rotorua's Lake Okareka, a massive tree crashes into an elderly lady's home in Kaitaia pinning her to her chair, and Napier has become home to an international motorcycle gang.

A rookie angler has hooked one of the largest trout ever recorded in Rotorua's Lake Okareka.

An elderly woman had to be rescued from her Kaitaia home after a massive macrocarpa tree crashed into it and pinned her to her chair.

Napier has become a home to the oldest outlaw motorcycle club in the world.

A former Hawera High School student has become a contestant on the hit TV show Project Runway, and Tim Gunn even complimented him on his designs.

Bay of Plenty woman Francine Thomas made a floral masterpiece that had people at the World Flower Show in Dublin thinking they were in New Zealand.

And, a sideline brawl involving parents at a Martinborough under-11 rugby game has sparked emergency meetings and a Wairarapa-Bush Rugby Union investigation.

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