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With the second round of public consultation beginning, Kiwis are being encouraged to give their feedback on the first draft of the disability strategy. Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner says since the current Disability Strategy was released in...

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The Labour Party has dispatched one of its powerbrokers to Tauranga to test public feeling on what it considers to be two of the big political issues affecting the region. They are cuts to health services due to what the party calls “chronic underfunding...

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Organisers of one of the biggest squash events to hit New Zealand's shores have received a significant boost, a year out from the world junior championships in Tauranga. The Government has announced it will invest $110,000 through the Major Events...

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The 2016 local body elections will pose more of challenge than other year's because of social media, believes Electionz.com chief electoral officer Warwick Lampp. Warwick's the man in charge of the Tauranga City and Rotorua District council...

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Bay of Plenty MP Todd Muller's latest Facebook update coms from the US Republican Party Convention on Cleveland Ohio, which he and fellow National MP Jamie Lee-Ross are attending. The New Zealand MPs are in the US as part of a New Zealand delegation...

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New Zealand First leader Winston Peters celebrated the parties 23rd anniversary in Tauranga, by do what he does best – firing a salvo at the Government. In front of a partisan crowd at the Omanu Bowls Club today, Winston covered a range of topics...

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Re-elected TECT chairman Bill Holland says he's happy Amanda Sutcliffe and Natalie Bridges have being elected onto the board. Bill will return as chairman for a second term with a majority 10, 837 votes, while Amanda won 5952 votes and Natalie...

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Serious questions about whether the large-scale sale of state houses in Tauranga is justified appears to have been overshadowed by the craze of Pokemon Go. More than 200 Pokemon Go walkers were on the hike around the city, like a herd of sheep they slowly...

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An action group against the Government's proposal to sell off state houses in Tauranga is planning a public protest for Saturday. Tauranga Social Housing Action Network spokesperson Vanessa Kururangi says there is some serious questions arising...

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The Government's recently trumpeted changes to child welfare policy are missing the point, says Labour's Associate Justice Spokesperson Poto Williams. While she applauds the Government taking action for young victims of family violence, Poto...

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