NZ@Noon: Fishermen cling on for their lives

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A fisherman tries to stay alive after his boat was tipped by a rogue wave.
A fisherman tries to stay alive after his boat was tipped by a rogue wave.

Two fishermen spent four hours clinging to the upturned hull of their boat after being hit by a rogue wave and a Hawke's Bay couple are fed up with "hoons" are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

Two Katikati fishermen spent four hours clinging to the upturned hull of their aluminium boat in the Tauranga Harbour after a rogue wave tipped them over.

A Hawke's Bay couple are fed up with "hoons" creating a burn-out pad outside their gate and damaging their property.

Five beautifully created art panels and a mural now have pride of place outside the refurbished Tikitapu (Blue Lake) toilets.

Business is looking up in Northland with an increasing population who are spending more money on goods and services. Figures show there were 36.58 million transactions made across the Auckland and Northland regions last month, a 6.6 per cent increase from January 2015.

The family of young Whanganui woman killed in a car crash early on Saturday was yesterday struggling to come to terms with her tragic death.

A newly opened Masterton tattoo studio has a couple at the helm who are leading a return to ritual ink and the sanctity of body art and modification.

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