Human bones are found at Cobblestones Museum in Greytown, and Rotorua Lakes Council will foot the bill for two vehicles damaged by a raised manhole. These are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

A human skeleton has been discovered at Cobblestones Museum in Greytown. Museum volunteers uncovered a largely intact skeleton in storage at the old hospital late last week, with a doctor this week confirming the bones are human.

Rotorua Lakes Council has agreed to pay for repairs to two vehicles damaged after driving over a raised manhole cover on Lake Rd.

Tauranga Energy Consumers Trust (TECT) is making a funding grant of $1 million for the construction of an iconic walkway and cycleway bridge across the Wairoa River.

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Eight people who thought they could pollute Northland bush and scarper have had a $200 wake-up call as the costs of removing a huge illegal dumpsite soar.

The final instalment of pou at Otatara Pa yesterday was a celebration of Napier's heritage and pathways for the future. An official ceremony celebrated the completion of the Otatara Pa story as depicted by the Turauwha Pou and accompanying story boards.

A unique collection of motoring history will drive into Whanganui next weekend for the national rally of the Jowett Car Club of New Zealand.