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The killers of toddler Moko Rangitoheriri have each been sentenced to 17 years' imprisonment at the Rotorua High Court today. Justice Sarah Katz handed down the highest sentence imposed in New Zealand for the manslaughter of a child. It will see...

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With winter weather settling in, Bay of Plenty motorists are reminded to adjust their driving to keep themselves and other road users safe. “Simple guidelines for winter travelling include ensuring your vehicle is safe, always driving to the road...

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Three people, including a seven-year-old boy, remain in Tauranga Hospital following a multi-vehicle crash at Matapihi on Saturday morning. The crash, which blocked State Highway 29A to traffic for several hours, happened near the end of the uphill passing...

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Tauranga Police report lanes blocked when a truck and trailer jackknifed on State Highway are now clear. The truck and trailer unit got into trouble near the summit on the Waikato side of the Kaimai Range earlier today, leaving the trailer unit across...

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David Haewera and Tania Shailer have been sentenced to 17 years prison for the death of three-year-old Moko Rangioheiri. A reporter in High Court in Rotorua says the sentence is a highest someone has been sentenced to on a charge of manslaughter. Tana...

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Mayoral candidate Max Mason's challenge over Tauranga City Council's handling of the civic options proposal is being knocked back by the councillors civic heart steering committee's Gail McIntosh and Bev Edlin. Max, whose mayoral candidacy...

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It'll be raincoat, gumboots and umbrella weather in the Bay of Plenty with rain and strong winds expected to lash the region this week. Overnight 11.2mm of rain fell in the Kaimai Ranges, while 3.6mm fell in Tauranga, 3.4mm in Rotorua and 0.2mm...

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Police have arrested a 44-year-old man after a patrol car was stolen in Whangamata at the weekend. An officer was left a little red faced after their vehicle was taken during a traffic stop on Saturday night. A police vehicle was stolen and later recovered...

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Being one of only a few venues in the country with a Wurlitzer is boosting Baycourt as a hub for silent film events with Baycourt Community and Arts Centre and the Night Owl Cinema leading the charge. Baycourt is set to host the International Youth Silent...

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Have you checked your Lotto ticket yet? If not, you might be $29,961 richer without even knowing it. A Lotto player who purchased their ticket at Pack N Save in Tauranga is one of 13 players from around the country to have one Lotto's second division...

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