Some stories making headlines across our regions today include: After a week of knitting beanies and baking, old folk at a Northland home shave their heads for a good cause, while a little boy in Rotorua hopes his picture of a trout raises a large amount for the Child Cancer Foundation.

Old folk at the Falls Lifestyle Village have shaved their heads for a cancer cause.

Rotorua's Dillon Tillemans is hoping his drawing of a trout will reel in the big bucks for the Child Cancer Foundation.

A sister's mole check in the Bay of Plenty ended up to be a lifesaver.
Screams lead cops to a cannabis operation in Hawke's Bay.

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A Wanganui electrician has had his electrician's registration suspended and was fined more than $13,000 after being found guilty of carrying out dangerous work.

And finally, a Wairarapa Man has blamed wife for gambling losses.