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It's just an idea at the moment. But Tauranga's adrenaline seekers could ride shotgun in a genuine Eastern Bloc trainee fighter that may've seen battle action. Tauranga's Mr Mossman can jet from Tauranga to Whitianga in 10 minutes...

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Summer and Play in the Bay's Bike Month is the perfect time for everyone to discover or re-discover the joy of cycling. Sport BOP recreation advisor Jen Riley is encouraging people to give cycling a go in February. Photo: Supplied. So Sport Bay...

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A man has been flown to hospital after he was stung by insects near Rotorua. The Rotorua-based BayTrust Rescue Helicopter was called to Lake Rotoehu, 30km North East of Rotorua, on Saturday afternoon. The Rotorua-based BayTrust Rescue Helicopter at the...

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Good morning Sunners, Welcome to the first day of February 2015! It's come around fast, but here at SunLive we're starting the new month with a bang! Participants dress-up for the Frocks on Bikes event. Frocks on Bikes There's plenty...

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Classic Ringer, Ding Dong and Crane Suzy. These are exotic names for a simple but effective cycle device that could help ease simmering tension on shared walkways around Tauranga. They're all bicycle bells – and Kathy Fathers of Otumoetai...

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ESR has taken delivery of a new crime fighting tool which will help investigators record, analyse and present key information hidden amongst the confusing and chaotic picture they are often confronted with at crime scenes. The new Focus3D X130 expands...

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Police are investigating the discovery of human remains on a Coromandel beach. The bones were exposed in an area that is subjected to ongoing erosion and were located by a visitor to the peninsula, says police. Police are investigating human remains found...

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The New Zealand Defence Force welcomes the findings of a Transport Accident Investigation Commission Report into the landing of a Royal New Zealand Air Force Boeing 757 in difficult weather conditions in Antarctica in October 2013. Recommendations including...

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A “slice” of Katikati from forest to sea will come under intense scrutiny in March when scientists and amateurs attempt to identify every living organism in the environment within 24 hours. With a working title of K2B2 (Katikati – two...

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Motorists are being warned to drive carefully on the roads following a crash on the Kaimai Range this afternoon.The crash is reported to have happened on the Matamata side of the Kaimai Range. There are no reports of injuries. Only one vehicle is believed...

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