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A Tauranga mother is hesitant of letting her children loose on the city's waterfront playground after both her sons suffered cuts from shattered beer bottles lodged inside the playground's slide. Lisa Bell was on her way home to Grace Road...

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A new kindergarten is to be built in Papamoa East on land recently purchased by the Tauranga Region Kindergartens. The land is at the corner of Golden Sands Drive and Wairakei Avenue, opposite Golden Sands School. Artist's impression of the new...

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Secondary school students from around the Bay of Plenty are gearing up to launch environmental projects in their schools and communities. More than 60 students in Years 11 to 13 from schools around the region began planning projects as part of this year's...

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A Papamoa mother's campaign to curb Bay Hopper bus speeds is accelerating with the backing of Tauranga City Councillor Steve Morris. Sam Norton launched a Facebook page aimed at reducing bus speeds around the Dickson Road area after she noticed...

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Katikati Heritage Museum is holding a public meeting today to explain to Western Bay ratepayers its financial position – either it receives council funding or it closes. Katikati Heritage Museum manager Paula Gaelic and volunteers want Western Bay...

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The University of Waikato recorded a $9.4 million surplus in 2013 and has retained its status as a low-risk institution, the Tauranga business community was told at stakeholder breakfast. Vice-Chancellor Professor Roy Crawford spoke to around 50 business...

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A Papamoa mother is mounting a campaign to get Bay Hopper buses to reduce their speeds around the suburb's streets and nearby school. Each morning Sam Norton walks her children Lucas and Phoebe along Dickson Road to Papamoa Primary School. Papamoa...

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A renewable energy project aimed at increasing and sustaining student interest in science and mathematics is being launched at Mount Maunganui College. A recent $5000 donation from Orica allowed the college to purchase specialist equipment from Australia,...

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An international academic group will hold its first public meeting for Tauranga's newest private school, as extensive excavation works make swift progress. Academic Colleges Group will speak directly to interested parents tomorrow (April 9) about...

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The Equinox team from Tauranga Boys' College has won the 2014 Trustpower mashup competition with their project about saving power. Team members William Clelland, Duncan de Wet and Dominic Pattiere created a Power Save interface where homeowners...

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