Corrections have been ordered to pay a former worker $7000 over handling of a sexual harassment case, and heavy snow leaves trucks stranded on State Highway 5. These are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

A former Whangarei Department of Corrections worker has been awarded $7000 after the department failed to properly investigate her sexual harassment claims.

Heavy snow in the Hawke's Bay has seen trucks stranded on State Highway 5 and many residents unable to travel home.

Vinyl collectors went mad searching through boxes of records for hidden gems at the Mount Record Fair over the weekend.


Quick thinking by people staying at a Lake Rotoiti marae have prevented a disaster with the Fire Service saying it is a timely reminder for other marae to check their fire safety procedures.

Whanganui tertiary provider Training For You has recently celebrated the success of 12 graduates from their 13-week healthcare programme.