Some stories making headlines across the regions today include: Fifteen kids' rugby jerseys were stolen from a car parked in Whangarei, Welcome Bay boy Plucky woke from an induced coma and was found helping another boy hit by a car out of an induced sleep, and did Rotorua have best try celebration ever?
A team of rugby players aged between 4 and 7 are now without jerseys after cruel thieves stole them from a car parked in Whangarei.
The day after Welcome Bay boy Rawiri Te Whata woke from a coma in Auckland's Starship Hospital he was helping another boy hit by a car out of an induced sleep.
And, a 15-year-old youth will face charges after fleeing police on a trail bike in Hastings yesterday.
Autumn-Rain Stephens try celebration will go down as one of the most daring celebrations performed at a Rotorua rugby match.
Three-and-a-half-year-old Lily Hooper from Greytown has become one of the first children in New Zealand to receive a second cochlear implant.
Rotorua residents are being told not to worry about geothermal activity after a concerned member of the public contacted the Rotorua Daily Post after what she thought was a big explosion.
Finally, Wanganui glass students are getting out their hot glass ahead of the Blowing In The Dark event this weekend.