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A relatively cool and dry October is on the cards for many, including the Bay of Plenty. The MetService says after a rough and tumble September for the North Island, it may come as a relief to many to see a drier October signalled in the outlook. A dry...

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UPDATED 8pm: The search for a missing 5-year-old boy swept into the sea at Mount Maunganui will  resume at first light. Police tonight say enquiries into today's incident confirm there were eight extended family members together at the Mount;...

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First-time buyers in Tauranga are beginning to find their feet after crippling LVR caps hampered the city's property market, according to a local realtor. It's one year today since the Reserve Bank of New Zealand imposed loan-to-value ratio...

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Police are asking for help in locating a boat stolen in the Bay of Plenty earlier last month. The boat, which is an unknown make or model, was taken on September 6. This boat was stolen in the Bay of Plenty at the beginning of September. Police say it...

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When Arlene Barbeau cracked open one of her home-grown eggs this week, she never expected to find a second egg inside. The owner of Parklands Produce in Te Puna says she was rustling up a meal on Monday and cracked opened a largish egg from one of her...

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Tauranga City Council is holding a press conference this morning where staff are expected to reveal the cause behind the death of Mount Maunganui's iconic Norfolk Pines. It is understood the council's own spraying programme is responsible. Council...

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The New Zealand High Court has dismissed a claim by a Chinese importing company that Zespri should pay an $8 million fine imposed on it by the Chinese Court. The claim was made against Zespri by Shanghai Neuhof which was fined in China for underpayment...

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At 30 years old Bay of Plenty's Matt Clutterbuck could be forgiven for giving up on any aspirations of fulfilling a Kiwi boy's dream – representing New Zealand on the world stage. But in a move shocking Clutterbuck a fortnight ago, All...

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A Tauranga man who set himself alight on Cameron Road has died in Middlemore Hospital. The 55-year-old man suffered serious burns after he doused himself in petrol, which he bought from the Z service station on Cameron Road, and set himself on fire on...

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Tauranga City Council has approved Zespri NZ's application to build temporary office accommodation on parkland in Miro Street, Mount Maunganui. The decision was made in council yesterday, after councillors discussed the 52 public submissions received...

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