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Bay of Plenty has the lowest unemployment rate in the North Island, according to the latest figures released by Statistics New Zealand today. The figures showed nationally unemployment rates increased to 5.7 per cent in the March 2016 quarter (from a...

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More than 150 years has passed since 60 men lost their lives at the Battle of Gate Pa, but they were remembered in a heart-felt tribute last night. More than 130 people attended the commemorations at the St George's Anglican Church yesterday. Reverend...

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Gamblers in the Tauranga, Western Bay of Plenty, Whakatane and Rotorua districts fed some $15.7 million into pub and club gaming machines from January to March of this year. According to the latest figures from the Department of Internal Affairs, Bay...

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Specsavers in Devonport Road took part in this year's annual “Pay it Forward Day” by giving four people of Tauranga the chance to receive a free pair of glasses. Today is Pay it Forward Day and is all about good deeds and karma. One...

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Mount Maunganui man Ian Laurie only recently started playing chess competitively in a club again. He didn't like his chances playing in the NZ Seniors Chess Championships, held last weekend in Mount Maunganui. Nonetheless he surprised himself. He...

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The Te Puke ‘It's Not OK' campaign is dedicated to lifting the lid on domestic abuse and getting help for those affected by it. The campaign, which started in 2007, provides the public with information regarding what is considered abuse,...

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Tauranga City United AFC's premier team has bagged its third loss and the second one in a weekend. After losing in the last five minutes to Three Kings United in Auckland on Saturday the determined Tauranga side faced Hamilton team Melville United...

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Additional safety features are being added to the Elder's gym in Kulim Park after a resident raised safety concerns with Tauranga City Council. The gym was opened on April 19 and is now closed to allow for the additional work to be completed. Children...

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On April 29, 1864, Maori warriors – outnumbered 10 to one – inflicted a stunning defeat on numerous British Colonial forces in what's now known as the Battle of Gate Pa – which is recognised as significant in founding Tauranga...

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A new online system will streamline property transactions and make it easier to link property information held across central and local government, says Land Information Minister Louise Upston. “Every day, kiwis buy and sell homes, subdivide land...

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Autumn beauty. By Tracy Hardy. Send us your photos and stories from around the Bay of Plenty. Email: photos@thesun.co.nz