Daylight robbery with a twist in Masterton and a little boy in the Bay of Plenty who needs a game-changing operation are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.
A Masterton man attempted to carry a stolen 42-inch TV under his arm while cycling through town at midday.
A little boy with an infectious smile in the Bay of Plenty need help for a game-changing operation which would allow him to walk with his friends and family.
A cancer-stricken Havelock North family has suffered blow after blow - and now they need help for their youngest child.
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Switch it off - a fire caused by an old electric blanket has robbed a family of almost everything they owned.
Not so a-moo-sing: An 85-year-old farmer has been trampled by one of his own cows in Whangarei.
And finally, donations have given wings to this particular project in Wanganui.