NZ@Noon: Ant invaders & BB gun bandits

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Police respond to calls of two boys pointing pistols.
Police respond to calls of two boys pointing pistols.

Two young boys playing with BB guns get a visit from armed police and the Argentine Ant makes its way to Whanganui are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

Two young boys get a shocking visit from armed police after they were spotted pointing BB guns around in sight of the public.

One of the world's 100 worst animal invaders has arrived in Whanganui - the Argentine ant.

A fisherman hoping to hook a big snapper on the Whangarei Harbour got more than he bargained for when he hooked a .22 rifle.

Rotorua's much maligned Christmas tree will receive a $20k 'dress-up' for future festive seasons after being described as "just shocking".

Papamoa-based artist and producer Tiki Tanne has today released his new song capturing the essence of the Bay of Plenty.

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