Tourists the target of a sickening theft in Rotorua and a travelling seal in Hawke's Bay - these are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.
Australian Tourists were on the "best holiday" in Rotorua when thieves smashed their car window to steal a nappy bag and some jewellery - and they want their valuables back.
An errant seal has been lolling about in the Tukituki River since Friday.
Three Western Bay of Plenty businesses have fallen victim to "whaling".
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A tagger in Masterton has learned the hard way that vandalism doesn't pay.
A man who was spotted driving dangerously in Wanganui led police on a slow speed chase because "he didn't think the police would see him."
And finally, people out causing trouble in Whangarei city are being watched and can expect to be caught.