A lawyer is hit by a sandwich while in court, and a $30,000 generator that was stolen has been recovered thanks to a tip-off. These are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

The judge's list in Whanganui was briefly adjourned today after a lawyer was pelted with an egg and cheese sandwich in the courtroom.

Catering legend Frank Gerbes is back in business after a tip-off led to the recovery of his $30,000 stolen generator.

An empty cash till believed to have been used in a traumatic robbery of a Tauranga dairy has been found on a local rugby field.


Regulars are doing their bit for Rotorua District Library's upcoming move by helping clear books from selves.

A Northland business student who studied music and worked as a chef before deciding to do accounting has been awarded a prestigious Maori accounting scholarship.