Stories making headlines around the regions today include wedding woes for two brides and a group of students with a stomach-churning experience.

With less than a month to go a Whangarei bride-to-be is looking for her wedding dress after a courier company lost it.

Wanganui thieves tried to sell stolen wedding rings back to the store their victims had bought them from originally.

Meanwhile, twenty-three students from local colleges in the Bay of Plenty got an experience of the gross kind. Check out the pictures here. (Warning: Graphic content)


WingNut films, the makers of Lord of the Rings, will supply 30 people from the Wairarapa with uniforms to mark a special anniversary.

A car crash in Northland caused more electricity disruption than the wild weather this week.

Farewell wasn't goodbye for British band Simply Red as Hawke's Bay will welcome them back next year.

And finally, key tourism leaders from Rotorua are on a mission to charm travel agents on a roadshow in Australia.