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A long-standing fast-food outlet in the heart of Tauranga's CBD will close its doors next week due to “changing shopper behaviour”. For nearly two decades, Burger King's Elizabeth Street branch, next to Event Cinemas, has been...

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Fancy yourself as a keen swordsman or just fascinated with oriental weaponry? Then the chance to learn the “way of the warrior” is just for you. Tomorrow marks the first Edge Weapons class, where participants 16 years and older can take part...

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The Elms Foundation trustees are seeking $200,000 in financial support from council for the ongoing maintenance and upkeep of the historic Elms mission house and grounds. The Elms has been supported by the Tauranga Charitable Trust since they bought the...

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Tauranga Home Show organisers are keeping a close eye out for thieves who have recently taken a shine to promotional signs in the lead up to the annual event. In the last fortnight, Home Show director Graeme Martin and his staff have been “annoyingly”...

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The mould that's driven council staff out of the city administration block could be used to re-evaluate all city council options for service delivery. That is just one of the suggestions being put to councilors today as part of the Long Term Plan...

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Around 30 children are putting their ball skills to the test at Tauranga Domain as part of Tauranga Sports' Little Raptor Rugby. Little Raptors Rugby founder Ati Aaifou-Olive formulated the concept after discovering a gap in Saturday sport here...

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Bayfair turns 30 next month – and the shopping centre is looking for Bay of Plenty locals who share their birthday to help them celebrate. The centre officially opened its doors in 1985, and to mark the occasion they are looking for people of all...

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The Bay of Plenty Community Trails Trust are pushing Tauranga City Council to rethink its position on denying funding for its section of the Tauranga Moana cycle trail. The group will hold a bike rally from 9am this Sunday in support of the Tauranga to...

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Construction on the new $10million commercial development complex on the corner of 12th Avenue and Cameron Road is nearing completion. It is scheduled to open in August, with Westpac Bank taking the head lease within the ground floor. Construction is...

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A group of Nepalese students took to the streets of Tauranga today in an effort to raise money for victims of the devastating earthquake that ripped through their home country on Saturday. The 7.8 magnitude quake killed more than 3,600 people and injured...

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