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Thursday, October 02, 2014

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OPINION POLL

With Clayton Mitchell giving up his position as Tauranga City Councillor, who should pay for a by-election to find his replacement?

The money should come from the Council budget
Clayton should pay to find his replacement
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RESULTS

Tributes pour in for Jack

Tributes are flowing in for Jack Dixon, the five-year-old boy swept out to sea while playing with family members in Mount Maunganui yesterday. Jack was... read more

Zespri hits back

Zespri chairman Peter McBride is speaking out against The Kiwifruit Claim – a move to seek compensation from the government for losses caused by... read more

Name of sea victim released

Police have named five-year-old Jack Dixon as the boy swept out to sea by a large wave at Mount Maunganui yesterday. Jack turned five in September and... read more

Searching in trying conditions

Lifeguards, Police and Land Search and Rescue teams are continuing shoreline and water searches around the Mount for a missing five-year-old boy, and are... read more

Watch issued for strong winds

A severe weather watch for strong winds has been issued for the Bay of Plenty as a front moves across the country later this afternoon. The front will... read more

NEWS

Retirement home hearing

An application to build a four storey retirement home on vacant land on the intersection of Norris Street and 1oth... read more

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Change in playcentre struggle

Members of a local playcentre looking to relocate have welcomed Tauranga City Council's decision to lease a potential... read more

Search for missing boy continues

The search for a missing five-year-old boy swept out to sea yesterday morning will continue today as the Police... read more

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Fatal crash victim named

The man killed in a crash on State Highway 25, near Whakatete Bay, has been named as Barry James Corbin. Barry,... read more

Sailors get back in the groove

The holiday is over for Tauranga sailor Peter Burling as he and Blair Tuke get back to work with Emirates Team... read more

Man’s body found in bush

Police investigating the disappearance of a man have found a body in the bush area off 309 Road, between Whitianga... read more

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Child sea search at first light

UPDATED 8pm: The search for a missing 5-year-old boy swept into the sea at Mount Maunganui will  resume at... read more

Promise following LVR cap

First-time buyers in Tauranga are beginning to find their feet after crippling LVR caps hampered the city's property... read more

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Bellevue robber - CCTV footage

Police investigating the armed robbery of the Bellevue Superette are asking the community for help in identifying... read more

‘Eggceptional’ egg exposed

When Arlene Barbeau cracked open one of her home-grown eggs this week, she never expected to find a second egg... read more

ELECTIONS 2014 (Click here to view more)

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Horan’s political future on hold

Politics in the Horan household are closed for the time being as NZ Independent Coalition leader Brendan Horan... read more

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Mitchell's by-election to cost $70K

Mount Maunganui and Papamoa residents face a six month wait until they will be able to vote to replace outgoing... read more

VIDEOS (Click here to view more)

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Zespri hits back

Zespri chairman Peter McBride is speaking out against The Kiwifruit Claim – a move to seek compensation from... read more

Searching in trying conditions

Lifeguards, Police and Land Search and Rescue teams are continuing shoreline and water searches around the Mount... read more

BLOGS & OPINIONS

Through the Looking Glass

Insider's Guide to the Festival with Liz French www.nzgardenandartfest.co.nz This year's Garden and Art Festival may be the last for one gardener,...read more

Discover, explore and connect

Nicki Scott Virtually on Track Project Leader Sport Bay of Plenty Discover, explore and connect with the new and exciting Virtually on Track...read more

Take two for Rabbits/Bulldogs final

Sideline Sid Sports correspondant & historian  www.sunlive.co.nz It was a very different world, when the South Sydney Rabbits met the Canterbury-Banksdown...read more

Delivering Quality Sporting Experiences

Julie Adamson Sport Bay of Plenty Secondary school coordinator  Peter Miskimmin, chief executive officer of Sport New Zealand recently...read more

To fix or not to fix?

Peter Griffin Planwise Financial Services That is the question. Most Kiwis have been enjoying low home loan interest rates for a while. So how should...read more

Home produce keeping it real

Dazz Switalla Flavour Secrets No.1 The Strand Chef  www.no1thestrand.co.nz Last week I mentioned healthy eating and unhealthy choices,...read more

BAY TODAY


Double headed daffodil. By Loreta Brown.
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