A Whanganui woman receives a returned letter 15 months after being sent, and a 60-year-old man is airlifted to hospital after being attacked by a swarm of wasps. These are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

A 69-year-old Whanganui woman was "gobsmacked" when she received a returned letter marked December 18, 2014, more than 15 months late. Click here to find out what was in the letter?

A 60-year-old man was airlifted to hospital after being attacked by a swarm of wasps when he accidentally chain-sawed through a wasp nest.

Bay of Plenty tutors stepped up to get splashed with colour bombs by students on campus to promote the upcoming Colour Dash, a three or six kilometre run to raise money for young people.

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A New Zealand buyer has snapped up 10 farms for $40 million. The farms have a total of 3900 cows producing 15 million litres of milk a season, making it Northland's biggest dairy operation.

Residents slam the Greater Wellington Regional Council for dried up bores, wells, and natural streams in Homebush are the aftermath of ongoing riverbed degradation.