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Skills were tested, items were scanned, and cheeriness was scrutinised at the Checker of the Year competition on Wednesday night. In total more than 120 checkout operators from Bay of Plenty New World and PAK'nSAVE stores tested their skills against...

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James Rolleston is today in a stable condition in the Waikato Hospital intensive care unit after being trasnfered from Tauranga Hospital yesterday afternoon, says a statement from Bay of Plenty DHB communications manager Diana Marriott today. Actor James...

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Five squadron RNZAF are doing community work airforce-style at Classic Flyers today where instead of servicing and making sure the air force's Orion aircraft are ready to fly, they are helping restore an old war bird. Sanding the Grumman back for...

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The official opening of the Grenada Street link this morning now offers a long awaited third option for Papamoa and Mount Maunganui commuters. Mayor Stuart Crosby officiated with councillors and neighbours appearing for the occasion and the walk-through...

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Bethlehem baker Pat Lam is going to be working 18 hour days for the next month or so following his sixth supreme pie award win at the Bakels Supreme Pie Awards last night, with his bacon and egg pie. Pat Lam has won the supreme pie award for the sixth...

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Hearings on the submissions to the Draft Waste Management and Minimisation Plan will be held Thursday, July 28, at the Tauranga City Council Chambers on Willow Street. Council received 323 submissions on the draft plan which sets out a way forward for...

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Emergency services in Tauranga received a dawn call out today when a car knocked over a light pole on the Cameron Road Third Avenue intersection. Police, fire and ambulance attended the 7am crash which left the vehicle involved on the central median barrier...

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You have to be 18 years old to beat the censorship block on YouTube. But Te Puke's Wendy Dukes claims she and her family got Kanye West and 11 others bollocky, unblurred and uncensored at a family restaurant in Papamoa recently. ‘Gross'....

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The old bartop's been pulled from the Brewer's Bar in Mount Maunganui this week as the remodeling of the business enters its final phase. The bar will re-open as The Rising Tide – Brewhouse and Eatery on July 30, it's an expansion...

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Get the family together and head into the CBD for a parade that celebrates the relationship between Tauranga and the Royal New Zealand Navy next weekend. More than 100 of the HMNZS Te Mana's crew and the RNZN Band will march from the waterfront...

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