Stories making headlines around the regions today include a video showing suspected shellfish thieves and a pair of Hawke's Bay sisters heating up the kitchen.
Video footage could reveal who is responsible for the disappearance of millions of toheroa.
Seven men are facing charges relating to alleged illegal fishing of paua in Wairarapa.
Hawke's Bay sisters Megan Dobson and Kelly du Toit bring a unique flair and flavour to the New Zealand version of popular cooking show My Kitchen Rules.
Twenty-three same-sex couples have said "I do" in Tauranga since the bill allowing gay marriage became law a year ago.
Castlecliff Beach is littered with dangerous rubbish, says Wanganui man Potonga Neilson.
And finally, Senior Sergeant Denton Grimes likens the Rotorua Armed Offenders Squad (AOS) to the All Blacks. Some might say the only resemblance is the colour of the kit, but it goes far deeper than that.