A Queen St store owner is left several hundred dollars out of pocket after Trolley-riding drunks smashed into his shop window and Rotorua police are seeking a woman who was caught on camera stealing a tip jar are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

Trolley-riding drunks have smashed a Queen St shop window, leaving the owner several hundred dollars out of pocket.

Watch: Rotorua police are asking for a woman who allegedly stole a tip jar from an Eat Streat restaurant to hand herself in and "get it over with". Afterall, she was caught on camera.

A Tauranga widower faces a heart-wrenching decision to shift to Hamilton rather than be separated from his beloved pooch Abby because he can't find a rental that will accept a dog.


Napier's homeless have migrated from the city's locked bus shelter to its newest tourist attraction - just in time for Art Deco celebrations.

Heavy rainfall triggered flash flooding and a series of minor accidents across the Mid North yesterday morning.

Giggles erupted among the stalks as children and adults darted through Whenuakura School's new Maize Maze near Patea.