Stories making headlines around the regions today include a man who had his home stolen and an artist's lofty farewell.
Thieves in Whangarei have stolen this man's caravan - his home and all his belongings.
A Tauranga artist begins his farewell by creating an artwork on a 27m high wall.
Entries into this World Series event in Rotorua sold out in less than three minutes.
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'Sumwone Speshal' is facing charges after mailing his customers empty track and trace bags.
After drinking beers with friends this Carterton joy rider nearly lost his foot.
Meanwhile, non-profit Christian organisation Habitat for Humanity helped this Hawke's Bay family into their first home.
And finally, this Tiraumea farmer has had a lucky escape after his truck's brakes failed on a steep hill.