Storeis making headlines around the regions today include a Wanganui family showing their passion for the All Blacks in a novel way and an usual parking facility.

A Wanganui family's passion for the All Blacks has received a global audience with some of their farm animals playing leading roles in a YouTube clip. Check out their video here:

At least one Northlander got his hands on the gold Webb Ellis Cup after the victorious win by the All Blacks over arch Australian rivals at the Rugby World Cup.

The Western Bay of Plenty's largest shopping centre has introduced a parking facility - for dogs.


Four Rotorua students have showcased their keen business skills, winning the top prize at the regional Young Enterprise Scheme awards with their product, Chinese Educards - a set of illustrated flashcards that translate Maori and English words into Chinese.

Wairarapa readers have been keen to get their hands on controversial youth novel Into the River since an interim ban on the book was lifted.

Residents in four Napier suburbs have reported 'icky, smelly water' which came in shades of "sand", "black" and "grit".

Finally, a Kaitaia cafe owner Jenny Petera says the people who burgled her business on Sunday night will need more than a sticking plaster if she catches them before police do.