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A splash of colour has been added to Willow Street after seven artists painted seven rubbish bins. The project was led by Creative Tauranga's Gallery Curator Millie Newitt, in conjunction with Tauranga City Council and Downtown Tauranga. Tayla Joy...

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Approval to spend millions of dollars of ratepayers' funds is being sought from Tauranga City councillors tomorrow in a meeting to decide the futures of several city projects. Councillors are being asked to approve $915,000 for lighting for the...

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Offenders serving community work sentences in Tauranga have started the preparation work for a new community garden at Waimapu Marae as part of the new Maara Kai Programme. Tauranga Community Corrections is working with Ngati Ranginui Iwi and Waimapu...

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No thank you! We're the conservative Christian bastion of Tauranga. Nude yoga may be okay in ‘anything goes' Auckland enclaves like Westmere, but here in the Bay of Plenty it seems we prefer to keep our T-shirts on and our shorts up...

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Tauranga's Max Mason is throwing his hat in the ring as competition heats up for the job of Tauranga's new mayor. Max joins Kelvin Clout, John Robson, Graeme Purches and Murray Guy as contenders for role that Stuart Crosby will be vacating...

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Dorothy Wilson is living proof that cancer, especially breast cancer, is no respecter of age. The Otumoetai nonagenarian has had breast cancer four times, including a mastectomy age 94. Dorothy Wilson – cancer survivor and adventurer. Photo Dan...

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A seven week long programme of events is lined up for the Tauranga Moana Matariki Festival 2016 celebrating this year's theme ‘Our Place, Our Stories'. The festival runs from June 6 until July 22. The Matariki carvings on The Strand....

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New Zealand first MP Clayton Mitchell is meetin with Te Puke kiwifruit orchardists to see if accommodation for kiwifruit workers can be used for some of Tauranga's homeless. Yesterday's meeting follows one earlier this week with Tauranga mayor...

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The Greerton band rotunda, a victim of the new Greerton Library construction, is to be re-sited across the road to the grounds of Greerton Village School. City councillors this week agreed to pay for the relocation costs of $31,500. The rotunda would...

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Mount Hot Pools is set to get a $500,000 makeover beginning this month. The facelift will be done in stages over the winter months, so the pools will be able to remain open during the process. The facelift is in line with user feedback and should be...

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