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Two of the biggest national festivals hosted by a local company are returning to Tauranga this January and February. Tickets are already selling fast for Bay Dreams in January and February's One Love Festival, both presented by Tauranga's...

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The myth that all children hate eating their greens has been completely dispelled by the students of Room 2 at Pillans Point School. In celebration of World Vegetarian Day, the Tauranga school has been unveiled as the People's Choice winner of...

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They have been sent packing but the stall holders want their Cargo Shed back. At least until the end of the cruise liner season in April. “It's not what the Tauranga City Council did, it's how it went about it,” says Brenda Butler,...

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Sixty-nine kilometres of waterway margins have been protected from stock access, surpassing the Bay of Plenty Regional Council's target of 50km. It's one of several waterway protection targets in the Te Awanui Tauranga Harbour catchments that...

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The latest Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment today show that tourism spend for Bay of Plenty is estimated to be $1.6 billion for the year to August 2016, up seven per cent compared with...

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There will be resurfacing on many sections of roads across the city over the next four months, with the bulk of the work in October, November and December. Properties that are directly affected will be notified by a mail box notice. Several Tauranga roads...

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The New Zealand transport agency is launching an initiative to reduce urban traffic volumes by encouraging summer cycling. The focus of the Aotearoa Bike Challenge is on enlisting businesses and organizations taking part and encouraging the participation...

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A new Pak'nSave at the recently-opened Tauranga Crossing retail development is expected to bring more than 130 jobs and low supermarket prices to the booming Bay of Plenty. The eagerly anticipated supermarket at 2 Taurikura Drive, Tauriko, at Tauranga...

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A mild winter and a forecast long hot summer will create perfect conditions for a massive flea outbreak this year, warns Bayer NZ vet Dr Kirstie Inglis. "Pet owners need to start thinking about a flea control strategy now before numbers become out of...

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It's the biggest show in town with an audience twenty five times the population in New Zealand …and a thousand times the population of Tauranga. It was the most hotly anticipated showdown in modern political history …not just in the...

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