The Hawke's Bay region receives its seventh shake in as many days, and a Tauranga man is behind bars after arming himself with a hockey stick and threatening to kill another man. These are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

In seismological terms, a moderate scale earthquake which rattled Waipukurau and was felt across a wide area of Hawke's Bay on Tuesday night was business as usual after the region experienced its seventh shake in seven days.

A Tauranga man accused of arming himself with a hockey stick and threatening to kill another man on Tuesday is behind bars.

Reporoa College's Year 7 and 8 students are the envy of the rest of the school after the unveiling of their funky new 'home base'.

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A Northlander arrested during a major drug bust told a jury he had no knowledge methamphetamine was being manufactured at a rural property despite driving to and from the house with the supervisor of the illegal operation.