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Wednesday, March 04, 2015

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An urgent overhaul of the law governing pay increases for MPs is the right move according to Tauranga MP Clayton Mitchell. Yesterday the Government bowed to public pressure and will peg back pay rises for MPs by tying their salaries to those of the wider...

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Tauranga city centre's blue bollards are gradually being retired from their long stint protecting pedestrians from unwary drivers. Between 60-to-70 bollards, which have been in situ for two decades, were taken off the job of protecting pedestrians...

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A major research project into how best to support Bay of Plenty children in the first 1000 days of their lives, and how to engage youth in the region, has identified significant opportunities for BayTrust to invest strategically for the region's...

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Staff's safety unease outside the Welcome Bay Plunket centre is being dimmed with extra lights and security, thanks to a financial helping hand from a Tauranga business. Becky Mellor, Wendy Cramp, Heather Salmons, Paula Williamson and Cath Waller...

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Tauranga motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to navigate their way around an obstacle course next month in a bid to raise funds for people living with brain injuries. Hosted by BayRide Motorcycles and Western Bay Driving, the Gymkhana Motorcycle Fun Fiesta...

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‘The steam iron only burps rusty on light silk fabrics.' It's the Murphy's law of sewing and it's pinned to a curtain in Jessie Wells' sewing room. The sign also reads: ‘The magnitude of the muck-up is in direct...

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Staff at Shanton in Fraser Cove are among 70 people working for the fashion outlet to lose their jobs after the company opted for voluntary administration. The loss of 17 stores comes as the company looks to restructure following the announcement this...

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Final construction of the new State Highway 2 Domain Road roundabout is expected to cause some delays for people travelling to Papamoa tonight. The NZ Transport Agency says there will be a diversion in place from 7pm. Delays are expected on SH2 as contractors...

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After receiving a number of complaints from residents about late night use of a skateboard half pipe in Mount Maunganui, the council has decided to put some restrictions in place. A council sign specifying the hours of operation from 7am to 10pm has been...

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Following a highly successful first six months, being viewed by more than 5000 people at six locations, Tauranga's World War I mobile exhibition is now undergoing a major revamp to mark this year's 100th anniversary of the 1915 Gallipoli landings...

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