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Potential future Tall Blacks and Tall Ferns are lighting up the ASB Arena courts as part of the 2014 U23 National Championships this week. From Wednesday to Saturday 13 men's and seven women's teams are battling it out for the national title.Tauranga...

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NZ First leader Winston Peters is laying claims of agreements made behind closed doors that will see the Government cement tolls on Route K prior to the election. As part of a fleeting visit to Tauranga today Winston outlined to about 100 people at Mount...

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Storytelling comes easy for 75-year-old sailing legend Jimmy Gilpin and it is no surprise given he's lived a life to the fullest. Now people have the chance to peer into Jimmy's world with the launch of his autobiography at the Tauranga Yacht...

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The development of Greerton's new library is a step closer with Tauranga City councillors selecting a sub-committee to oversee the design and planning processes. Councillors John Robson, Gail McIntosh, Bev Edlin and Bill Grainger were chosen for...

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Tickets are selling out fast for a black-tie dinner at Trinity Wharf Hotel this Friday raising money for four charities. A Soiree Four Charity is the combined effort of four women, Jessica Gordon, Denise Arnold, Lavina Good and Annah Stretton, to raise...

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Rugby representatives, including players and coaches, banded together this week to build six bikes for six Merivale School students. Bay of Plenty Steamers captain Culum Retallick joined Tauranga Intermediate and rugby representative Lucas Cashmore, Steamers...

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A chance of thunderstorms is being predicting for the Bay of Plenty today as temperatures cool leading to increasing instability. The Metservice reports daytime heating is becoming strong enough to trigger afternoon convection along lines of wind convergence. Lightning...

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The Historic Places Trust is being called into examine the discovery of a human skull found on a building site at the Papamoa Top 10 Holiday Park today. Heritage New Zealand lower northern regional archaeologist Rachel Darmody was called to the site about...

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More than $13,000 in luxury accommodation, ski passes, art, beachfront mini-breaks and leisure activities will go under the hammer to raise money for Waipuna Hospice tomorrow.Lyon O'Neale Arnold associate Kelly Cotter with ‘The Pots of Mijas'...

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The father of an intellectually handicapped Tauranga man, who was talked into buying a $5000 vacuum cleaner by two salesmen, is relieved the money never changed hands. Peter Adams was called by his 38-year-old son Edwin's Tauranga bank this month...

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Camellia flower. By Rebecca Parkes, 8, from Matua School.
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