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Tauranga City councillors have backed down on the high pressure tyres decision deciding instead to take a lower pressure approach. Instead of ticketing and fining cars with dangerous tyres, the city parking wardens will instead place warning notices on...

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Te Puke's newest MP is vowing to work hard and earn the support of the township following the latest electorate boundary changes throughout the Bay of Plenty. Last week's electoral boundary shakeup by the 2014 Representation Commission sees...

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A Bay of Plenty iwi fears they will become “ghosts in their own region” if the Tuhoe Treaty Settlement is passed into law. Te Upokorehe held a rally in Ohope yesterday protesting their inclusion in the settlement. A protest by Te Upokorehe...

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Western Bay of Plenty roading authorities are apologetically replacing sign on a State Highway 29 across the Kaimai Range after a complaint from a Maori kaumatua over the use of the letter ‘s'. Matamata kaumatua Will Murray is extremely happy...

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Te Puke residents will now turn to MP Todd McClay after the township was officially transferred to the Rotorua electorate today. The 2014 Representation Commission announced today that Te Puke and the surrounding western area will be transferred from...

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Tauranga's Independent MP Brendan Horan remains in Tauranga Hospital today where he is being treated for blood poisoning. The Mount Maunganui resident was admitted to hospital on Friday due to an infection in his leg that led to blood poisoning. Brendan...

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Tauranga's Independent MP Brendan Horan got the chance to talk waterpolo with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the official unveiling of the Queen Elizabeth II's portrait in Wellington overnight. He told SunLive about the experience this...

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A specialist three-person panel will sit down in Tauranga this week to tackle key local government reform issues facing the Bay of Plenty. On Wednesday, Bob Owens Retirement Village will host the panel discussion on the proposed amendments to the Local...

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Katikati has a problem with people addicted to drugs – and if legal highs can't be banned Western Bay District Council needs to make it tougher to sell them. That was the message from Te Puke and Katikati residents who pleaded with Western...

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Claims Steve Morris is holding ratepayers to ransom by campaigning for a new job while working as a Tauranga City councillor are being flatly denied by him. Talking to SunLive, Steve says any campaigning or lobbying involved in the pursuit of a Bay of...

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