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A new CCTV camera installed on the corner of McLean Street and The Strand sparked quite a bit of debate online. Some people believe the camera is an invasion of privacy and others feel it's a good thing to have to help prevent criminal activity. A...

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Being one of only a few venues in the country with a Wurlitzer is boosting Baycourt as a hub for silent film events with Baycourt Community and Arts Centre and the Night Owl Cinema leading the charge. Baycourt is set to host the International Youth Silent...

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The Kopurererua Stream is polluted after a sewer overflowed this morning, says Tauranga City Council communications advisor Marcel Currin. A blockage of fat in the wastewater system caused a sewer overflow in the early hours of Friday morning.   The...

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Sun Media is now a ‘city partner', a member of Project Tauranga, that's making their particular expertise and skills available for city projects that benefit the people in the community. Joining Project Tauranga means Sun Media is among...

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Do you have a favourite Te Puke business and reckon they deserve some kudos for the great service or product they provide? Well here's your chance. The Te Puke Economic Development Group is calling for nominations for the 2016 Te Puke Business...

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There's a new pair of eyes in the sky that will be watching over the cul-de-sac end of The Strand in Tauranga. Tauranga City Council has installed a new CCTV camera on the corner of The Strand and McLean Street in an effort to curb the rising number...

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Waipuna Hospice's latest fundraising efforts sure did turn a few heads in and around Tauranga today. The hospice celebrated the shortest day of the year with its special fundraiser Shorts 4 Waipuna which aimed to highlight that life is short –...

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Rule changes recommended by the Tauranga City Council will allow more mobile traders to operate in some parks, while introducing a blanket ban in others. The latest changes to the council Mobile Shops Policy, which is now out for public consultation,...

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From Sulphur Point to the city centre, House of Science has moved into the heart of Tauranga and doubled the size of its organisation in the process. After calling The University of Waikato's Coastal Marine Field Station home for the last three...

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If you make the rules, then perhaps you should play by them. “It's simple,” says Tauranga man Patrick Thomas. “One rule for everyone. That's fair.” TCC work cars spotted parked on The Strand extension behind Westpac...

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