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GNS Science has been awarded funding for a four-year research programme to improve the chances of finding oil and gas accumulations in New Zealand's sedimentary basins. The programme will develop new workstation-ready data products for the exploration...

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Nowadays we can read via eBooks, tablets and iPads, but there's nothing Annamaria Grafas loves more than to curl up with a good old fashioned book. “A lot of my friends are the same. We love the convenience of the devices, but when we're...

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They say the best things in life are free – even laundry. Once or twice a month, Onyx Laundry Ltd owner Francois Stols lets families in need do their laundry for free at his Mount Maunganui laundromat. “We don't do it all the time, only...

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A religious group in New Zealand is preparing for an apocalyptic event they believe will coincide with this month's blood moon.  A handful of Messianic believers are waiting to see if the fourth blood moon since April last year will be significant...

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Amigene Metcalfe will be leaning on the vast depths of her netballing experience over the next week. This isn't a comeback story, however, instead the former Silver Fern and Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic stalwart will be coaching a St Peter's...

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A man assaulted and left in a ditch in Whitianga is improving “but still has a long road to full recovery”. Alistair McEwen was taken to Auckland Hospital in critical condition on Friday around 2am after he was beaten and left for dead on...

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While rain is forecast for many regions of the country this weekend, the MetService is predicting relatively fine weather for the Bay of Plenty. According to the current forecast, today will be fine with westerly winds developing. A strong southerly change...

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Aorangi School is beaming with pride after becoming the first school in the Bay of Plenty to achieve a gold accreditation. The Rotorua school won the accreditation from Toi Te Ora – Public Health Service as part of Health Promoting Schools initiative. Aorangi...

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People planning on travelling in and around the Bay of Plenty are being warned to expect delays as the NZCT AIMS games kicks off, and work on a $5 million road safety package continues. The NZ Transport Agency's Bay of Plenty journey manager, Nigel...

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While the local club rugby scene has wound down, the battle isn't over for local Maori rugby players. With over 26 years of history, the Tauranga Moana Taonga Games provide an opportunity for players to return to their respected marae and hapu to...

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Somewhere over the rainbow. By Graham Woodhead. Send us your photos and stories from around the Bay of Plenty. Email: photos@thesun.co.nz