Dannevirke police are becoming frustrated over the smashing of road signs, and a Lotto player from Whangarei wins $1 million. These are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

The mindless destruction of road signs in Dannevirke is frustrating police after two large signs were left smashed and twisted.

A Lotto player from Whangarei has won $1 million from a ticket bought online.

In what could be mistaken for the lead-in to a sci-fi movie, Rotorua's Whakarewarewa Village is set to host another important scientific workshop - this time looking into the analysis of ion beams.

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The new Western Bay of Plenty District Council's Dog Control Policy and Bylaw for 2016 will come into effect tomorrow.

Some Whanganui sports clubs are set to save money and help the planet after a visit from Project Litefoot representatives this week.