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Simon BridgesNational MP simonbridges.co.nz Happy New Year! I hope you all had the opportunity to spend some quality time with family and friends during the holidays and enjoy the fantastic weather we've been having. We spent our Christmas...

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  Catherine StewartTauranga City Councillor Having just completed a cruise around New Zealand, I can confirm that Tauranga is a favourite port of call with many cruise ship passengers. The Bay of Plenty has a lot to offer and receives favourable...

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Matt CowleyTauranga City Councillor In continuing the theme of letting you hear from other elected members, here's a piece from Tauranga's Deputy Mayor Kelvin Clout. Thanks Matt, in serving as Deputy Mayor of Tauranga City I'm...

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Jane NeesBOP Regional Councillorwww.janenees.co.nz The year ahead is very full for the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. We have a lot of change afoot – including the Resource Management Act and Local Government reforms and Treaty settlements. We...

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Matt CowleyTauranga City Councillor This week I've asked Otumoetai/Pyes Pa Ward councillor Bev Edlin to provide her thoughts on the year ahead. Thanks Matt, 2015 is already presenting some interesting challenges for TCC councillors. As we...

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Matt CowleyTauranga City Councillor There are many issues on Tauranga City Council's ‘to do' list for 2015. They include major decisions I'm eager to resolve. The biggest item on our agenda this year is council's Long...

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Matt CowleyTauranga City Councillor Thousands of people enjoyed the atmosphere throughout the Mount during New Year's period, even though I heard some locals bond over how much they hate this time of year. It sparked a few topics for locals...

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Matt CowleyTauranga City Councillor On any given week, people approach Tauranga City Council with new ways we can do things better. I'd hate to live in a city that relied solely on elected members for ideas to progress the city. I want to...

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Scott SimpsonCoromandel MP Nobody deserves to be a victim of crime. Not here in the Bay, not anywhere in the Coromandel electorate and not anywhere in New Zealand. Since 2008 the Government has been working hard to put victims at the heart of our...

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Catherine StewartTauranga City Councillor Last week I attended the opening of ‘Historic Tauranga from Above 1946-2006' at Creative Tauranga. Alf Rendell has captured Tauranga's history with his amazing photography for more than...

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