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News reporter Hilary Barry's recent encounter with a little blue penguin found exhausted and a little battered by the big surf has got The Weekend Sun thinking. Where can our readers go to look after the rescue penguins found in trouble on Bay of...

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New Zealand farmers stand to benefit from significant savings on their farm nutrient inputs with Ballance Agri-Nutrients' latest round of price reductions. Photo: file. The price review sees urea drop $50 to $525, DAP reduce $25 per tonne, sulphate...

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They eyeballed each other from 10 paces. They sensed a connection but were unsure. After all it's been five years; a whole five years. “She's eyeing him differently,” says one observer. The video above show the exact moment that...

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A man with strong connections to Tauranga has died following a double fatal crash which killed him and a teenage boy, and seriously injured his wife, on Friday night. The damage to one of the cars following the double fatal crash on Friday night. Inset:...

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When Neville Corson learned to play the drums in Boy Scouts, World War II had just finished. Seven decades later, his 15-year-old grandson was asked to start learning the musical instrument over dinner. Ronan Solomon, 15, and Joshua Bennett, 15. Photo:...

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Good morning Sunners, We hope most of you are enjoying the extra lie-in this morning, particularly the thousands of party-goers who attended the One Love Festival this long weekend. Fine weather is forecast for Tauranga today. Photo: file. Whether you're...

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Three up-and-coming Kiwi acts are planning on lighting up audiences in Mount Maunganui next week. Strangely Arousing, Albi and The Wolves and soloist Zarek Silberschmidt, with support from local lads Joe's Van will perform at Totara St on Thursday,...

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The advice from Tauranga travel agency owner David Cull is straightforward: “Seek the advice of your travel doctor.” Travel safely and with knowledge – you don't have to travel in fear and you don't have to avoid travel. Harvey...

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The crowds are starting to build as day two of the One Love Festival gets underway this afternoon. Festival goers are enjoying some of the great Kiwi bands taking to the stage at the Tauranga Domain. Crowd begins to build as concert goers set themselves...

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Academics are looking to redefine the terminology used for drowning or non-drowning incidents. Drown: To die or cause to die by suffocating in water or other liquid. That's the dictionary definition and one that everybody understands. For centuries...

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Birds basking in the summer sun. By Diane Patterson.
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