NZ@Noon: Self-censoring & a shed surprise

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offensive slogans have been covered up on Wicked Campers vehicles in Rotorua.
offensive slogans have been covered up on Wicked Campers vehicles in Rotorua.

Wicked Campers customers start self-censoring their vehicles in Rotorua, and a Northland woman makes a startling discovery while cleaning out her shed. These are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

Wicked Campers customers in Rotorua have been self-censoring their vehicles because they think they are offensive and do not want to be associated with them.

Pre-World War I bullets and detonators are the last things you would expect to find when cleaning out your shed, but for one Northland woman that is exactly what she discovered.

With the Big Easy ride only four days away, organisers tested out a section of the 43km route with a cycle along the Ahuriri waterfront yesterday with positive reviews.


Statistics revealed show that the number of alcohol-related crashes on state highways are nearly double in the Western Bay of Plenty than the yearly average.

A Whanganui protester was injured outside the Quality Inn Collegiate in Liverpool yesterday when her foot was allegedly run over by MP Chester Borrows' car.

A hoard of firearms, including a high-powered rifle and a sawn-off shotgun, were seized during a police raid on a Featherston home yesterday.

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