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Twelve teams will be tested physically and mentally when the Bay of Plenty IRB Long Haul race from Ohope Beach to Mount Maunganui returns this weekend. Held over five stages of racing, the event tests surf lifeguards' ability to respond to a callout...

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The Government will create a new national Computer Emergency Response Team as part of $22.2 million investment into the country's cyber security infrastructure. The CERT will receive cyber incident reports, track cyber security incidents or attacks,...

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Former Maketu man and convicted killer Dean Wickliffe has been denied parole. The 67-year-old, who has been released and recalled to prison five times between 1987 and 2011, is serving a life sentence originally imposed on May 3, 1972 for manslaughter...

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If you've got something to say but not too sure how to say it then Tauranga's newest creative festival could be exactly you're looking for. The inaugural Tauranga Zinefest, presented in collaboration with The Incubator and the Tauranga...

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April was extremely sunny, very warm and rather dry for many regions of the country. The culprit was once again high pressure, which has ruled the roost over New Zealand since the start of 2016. The country is experiencing a relatively warm Autumn. Nelson...

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Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a 51-year-old patched Mongrel Mob member. Sean Barclay is wanted in relation to family violence offending and drug related charges. Sean Barclay is wanted by police. Police say he is described...

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Bay of Plenty petrol junkies will get the chance to see some of the top off-road moto riders in action when the Dirt Guide Cross-country series roars into action next month. Tokoroa will come alive to the roar of off-road motorcycles for the start of...

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A man jumping into a Bay of Plenty lake sparked a search and rescue mission for both police and the coastguard. Concerns for the man's welfare were raised when he was seen jumping into Lake Rotorua from the wharf at the end of Lake Road around 11pm. Police...

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Bay of Plenty man Ian Walter White has been named as the person whose body was discovered in a Rotorua home on Sunday. A post-mortem is expected to be carried out on the 58-year-old's body today. Police are treating the death of a Bay of Plenty...

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A long awaited road link offering alternative commuting routes for both Papamoa and Mount Maunganui, is expected to be in use by August. Construction began on the Grenada Street link last week, joining the Mount Maunganui end with the Papamoa end and...

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Autumn beauty. By Tracy Hardy. Send us your photos and stories from around the Bay of Plenty. Email: photos@thesun.co.nz