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Saturday, February 28, 2015

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RESULTS

Frenchman killed in crash named

UPDATED 4.38PM: Police have named Nathan Luc Alain Boucher from Reze in France as the man killed in the truck crash on State Highway 2 last night. Nathan,... read more

Tauranga crime featured on TV

Tauranga Police investigating the alleged aggravated robbery and assault of a taxi driver in Merivale are turning to the public for help. The crime featured... read more

VIDEO: Paddlers learn from the best

A world class paddleboarder has helped ease Subaru enthusiasts into the transition of swapping the comforts of their car's interior for a wetsuit and board... read more

KRA offer Tauranga flights

Tauranga Airport has a new player on the domestic flight circuit, with Kiwi Regional Airlines unveiling plans for regular, six-day-a-week flights between... read more

Drone unsettles Bay's backyard dwellers

It spooked Arlene Whittington's chooks and sent her scuttling for cover. “The chickens went berserk,” says Arlene. “They saw it, heard... read more

VIDEO: Tornados rumble through the Bay

The wet weather which lashed the Bay of Plenty last night brought more than rain, thunder and lightning to the region, with a number of mini tornados spotted... read more

NEWS

Authorities make World Cup plea

Please leave your fruit and vegetables at home – that's the message from New Zealand's commercial fruit and... read more

Darling Devon: the battery baby

The mother of the baby who swallowed a button battery – Amanda Hacche – speaks to SunLive reporter... read more

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Rain brings down apartment ceilings

An overnight downpour caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to a pair of 12th Avenue apartments after blocked... read more

Flying start to Oceans

Lucy Makaea made the perfect start to Oceans 15 yesterday, but the Orewa surf lifesaver hopes to build on her golden... read more

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Rates surplus on track

Tauranga City Council's $1 million rates surplus is on track - but will not be going back to ratepayers. The money... read more

Wanted: Caine Lyall Ries

A Waitemata man with connections to Tauranga and Auckland is wanted by police. Caine Lyall Ries has six warrants... read more

Ford heaven at the Mount

Engines are being tuned and one final layer of polish applied as car enthusiasts get set to drive into the annual... read more

Jessie's stash of a lifetime

‘The steam iron only burps rusty on light silk fabrics.' It's the Murphy's law of sewing and it's pinned... read more

Seven arrested in drug operation

Seven people have been arrested following a drugs operation in Taupo and Tokoroa. Operation Duet began two months... read more

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Fatal crash under investigation

The serious crash unit is looking into the circumstances which saw a car swerve into the path of an oncoming truck... read more

Vigilance urged following thefts

An increase in thefts from vehicles has prompted police to issue a warning to Tauranga car owners. Senior Sergeant... read more

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Season's 100th Kiwi arrives

The 100th kiwi chick of the season has hatched at Rainbow Springs' Kiwi Encounter. The new arrival, from the Coromandel... read more

VIDEOS (Click here to view more)

VIDEO: Paddlers learn from the best

A world class paddleboarder has helped ease Subaru enthusiasts into the transition of swapping the comforts of... read more

Darling Devon: the battery baby

The mother of the baby who swallowed a button battery – Amanda Hacche – speaks to SunLive reporter... read more

BLOGS & OPINIONS

Focusing on outcomes and impacts on Kiwis

Simon Bridges National MP  simonbridges.co.nz One of National's four key priorities has been to deliver better public services. This is just...read more

Wrapping it up

Dazz Switalla Flavour Secrets No.1 The Strand Chef  www.no1thestrand.co.nz There have been many festivals and events during summer and...read more

Weird stuff we’ve seen lately

Brian Rogers Rogers Rabbits  www.sunlive.co.nz What is wrong with you people? Have you all gone completely stark raving bonkers?  Just...read more

Ratepayers remain disgruntled

Andrew von Dadelszen Regional Watchdog This is my first editorial since mid-2013, and I feel compelled to resume writing because our local government...read more

Living with the risk of flooding

Matt Cowley Tauranga City Councillor Few people know Tauranga's streets, canals, and reserves are designed to flood during heavy rainfall events....read more

Tropical house and reviewing committees

  Catherine Stewart Tauranga City Councillor There has been a huge amount of feedback regarding the proposed closing of the Tropical Plant House...read more

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