Vandals in a car have torn up sections of Kauae Cemetery, and police are investigating the arson of a vehicle on someone's property. These are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

Vandals in a car have torn up a section of Kauae Cemetery leaving locals outraged.

Tauranga police are investigating a car doused in petrol and set alight on someone's property overnight.

A small community of 252 people are rocked by news of a murder on Saturday morning.

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A Northland kiwifruit grower who lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in income after his fruit was sabotaged is offering a $50,000 reward for evidence that leads to a conviction.