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Tuesday, September 02, 2014

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‘Tupperwaka’ proposal for The Strand

Discussions to place the 75-metre waka famously dubbed the ‘Tupperwaka' during the 2011 Rugby World Cup on Tauranga's Waterfront are underway. A... read more

Future uncertain for Vega Auriga

The container ship Vega Auriga is expected to sail from Tauranga this afternoon, however it will leave empty of cargo. It's also unclear where the ship... read more

Police swarm Welcome Bay

A heavy police presence is in Welcome Bay as officers search for a man with a warrant for his arrest. Tauranga Police Senior Sergeant Shannon Clifford... read more

Smear test prompt for women

Bay of Plenty women are being urged to make sure they are up-to-date with their regular smear tests as part of Cervical Screening Awareness Month. Bay... read more

Fiery warning for 'idiotic' trend

Fears children may turn to the latest “idiotic” trend of setting fire to themselves is prompting one Tauranga school principal to take proactive... read more

NEWS

Screaming for chippies

Have you got a good attitude? Are you willing to listen and learn? Then you could have a job tomorrow…a... read more

Festival touted biggest yet

The culmination of months of work to deliver the most comprehensive festival programme in the NZ Garden & Art Festival's... read more

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Phone lines down in Te Puke

A truck reversing on Tui Street in Te Puke has collected phone lines this morning causing them to come down outside... read more

Fine predictions for Bay

The wet weather predicted for the Bay of Plenty this week is no longer, with the MetService now forecasting fine... read more

Young crash victim from Tauranga

The 24-year-old woman killed after being struck by a vehicle in Wellington at the weekend has been named by police... read more

12-hour relay for brave fighter

As Tauranga woman Kimberley Ward battles breast cancer, her personal trainers are fighting a different battle –... read more

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The art of politics

A mystery artist's alterations to Tauranga election signs are setting new standards in the art of election sign... read more

Missing man suffered heart attack

Kawhia man Trevor Smith had already suffered a heart attack and collapsed down a bank at the Waikato River by the... read more

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Petrel deaths prompt plea

The death of more than a dozen diving petrels discovered at Leisure Island is prompting a plea for cat owners to... read more

Blind cricket bowls to the top

Steph Jobson can't legally drive and when she walks around she trips over things. She is blind…she has just... read more

ELECTIONS 2014 (Click here to view more)

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Labour’s mining policy welcomed

A local environmental group has been buoyed by Labour's election promise to protect conservation land, beaches... read more

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The art of politics

A mystery artist's alterations to Tauranga election signs are setting new standards in the art of election sign... read more

VIDEOS (Click here to view more)

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Dotcom exclusive interview

Just minutes before his big political rally in Greerton, SunLive reporter Hunter Wells caught up with Kim Dotcom... read more

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Public picks: Key or Cunliffe

It was a battle of the political heavyweights in the TVNZ arena overnight in the first round of the head-to-head... read more

BLOGS & OPINIONS

1816: The year without a summer

Weather Eye with John Maunder As discussed in a previous Weathereye, 1816 was ‘The year without a summer', caused by dust from Mount Tambora...read more

Garden & Art Festival – that’s an understatement!

Insider's Guide to the Festival with Liz French The launch of the NZ Garden & Art Festival programme this week finally reveals what I've been noticing...read more

Celebrating Bay of Plenty Sporting Excellence

Simon Neate Marketing Administrator Sport Bay of Plenty  Nominations are now open for the 2014 Bay of Plenty Sports Awards. The awards...read more

For fans of the growing yoghurt culture

Dazz Switalla Flavour Secrets No.1 The Strand Chef  www.no1thestrand.co.nz I can still remember my very first taste of yoghurt in about...read more

Head-dress redress: A ban on all skirts

Brian Rogers Rogers Rabbits  www.sunlive.co.nz Hands up all those who thought the native Indian head dress at NZ fashion week was culturally...read more

Pesky weeds and their impacts

Jane Nees BOP Regional Councillor www.janenees.co.nz If you have a garden you'll be very familiar with weeds and the way they can take over...read more

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Baby fur seal at Moturiki. By Rob Vile.
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