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Nearly 7000 deep sea oil protesters are set to send Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges a stern message for all to see after crowdfunding a billboard to be put up in Mount Maunganui. Next week, the large billboard will be seen on Maunganui Road,...

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The Waitangi Tribunal has slammed the government over repeated and ongoing breaches of the Treaty of Waitangi over Lake Waikaremoana in the southern Bay of Plenty. In the latest of a five-part finding on the treaty claims over the lake, the tribunal finds...

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He's had his face on the side of a Wellington building, a hoax website set up, now Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges is set to receive a postcard signed by 7000 deep sea oil protesters. ActionStation, a community action website, is in...

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Tauranga City Council has been accused of applying “band aids” to what some staff fear are serious ongoing contamination and health issues at the civic administration building in Willow Street. They have also accused the council of “inaction...

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Tauranga MP Simon Bridges is back in the firing line of environmental activists who claim the awarding of 15 new oil permits is pushing the Maui's dolphin to the brink of extinction and harming ecologically protected areas. The Energy and Resources...

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When former Tauranga city council CEO Stephen Town expounds on life in the Auckland Super City on Friday, Tauranga mayor Stuart Crosby won't be there. He's been invited to the chamber of commerce event, but Stuart says he's too busy. Tauranga...

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New Plymouth's Maori seats argument is being supported by Bay of Plenty Regional Councillor Doug Owens, who claims opposition to them is ‘political prejudice'. In a letter to New Plymouth Mayor Andrew Judd, Doug states the assertion...

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A series of long term plan meetings originally scheduled for this week have been cancelled because the council is not ready to make the required decisions. “We just simply weren't ready to get into decision making mode,” says Mayor Stuart...

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The decision over whether Otumoetai will be spelt as Otūmoetai following the addition of macrons is awaiting ministerial approval from Land Information NZ minister Louise Upston. Whether she will follow the Linz recommendation is unknown, and Linz media...

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Former Bay of Plenty Labour candidate Clare Wilson is setting her sights on channelling her passion for the community through the upcoming by-election for the Mount and Papamoa Ward. Clare today announced she is throwing her hat in the ring to contest...

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