NZ@Noon: Family stung by beehive thefts

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Thieves have stolen $50,000 worth of beehives from Mossop's Honey in the past six months.
Thieves have stolen $50,000 worth of beehives from Mossop's Honey in the past six months.

A family business has been robbed of $50,000 worth of beehives and honey within a year, and a kiwifruit grower is still waiting for information on the culprit who sabotaged his fruit. These are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

Thieves have stolen $50,000 worth of beehives and honey from a Tauranga family business over the past 10 months.

A Northland kiwifruit grower is still waiting for information almost a month after posting a $50,000 reward for evidence that could lead to a conviction for the sabotage of his prized fruit.

The zoning of a popular Rotorua primary school has been the cause of tension and anxiety among out-of-zone parents who fear their other children will not be accepted.

Possibly the biggest event ever held at Pettigrew-Green Arena has started with the welcoming of about 1600 competitors in the National Secondary Schools Kapa Haka Festival.

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