NZ@Noon: Grateful drivers want to honour mystery saviour

Terry Hooper is thanking the quick-thinking motorist who waved down traffic after a sudden slip took away a large chunk of the road on SH1 at the Brynderwyn Hills. Photo/John Stone
Terry Hooper is thanking the quick-thinking motorist who waved down traffic after a sudden slip took away a large chunk of the road on SH1 at the Brynderwyn Hills. Photo/John Stone

Some stories that are making headlines across the regions today include: Who is the mystery Northland driver being called a hero? Archers have targeted animals in Masterton's deer park, and a record for dipping toast into boiled eggs has been broken in the Bay of Plenty.

A man has been hailed a hero for saving the lives of motorists by warning them of the large slip that opened up suddenly on the Brynderwyns on Sunday - the only problem is the people he saved don't know who he is.


A hunting arrowhead, loosely described as a 'broad head', with four razor sharp blades, would be very effective against the Fallow deer at Queen Elizabeth Deer Park in Masterton.

An archer who shot two fallow deer at Masterton's deer park would have had no difficulty killing animals used to being hand-fed by children and visitors.

For Taradale Primary School pupil Sophie Richardson, getting back to school after the holidays reached new heights - very high heights.

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic has unofficially broken a world record by dipping toast into boiled eggs.

A group of Rotorua volunteers is rebuilding unwanted bicycles to give to less fortunate children in the community.

And finally, a wheelchair-bound cerebral palsy sufferer who tackled a nurse and chased another patient around the room in his chair was sentenced in Whanganui District Court.

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