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A passion for fitness and lack of affordable workout supplements in New Zealand saw three Te Puke men set up their own company in the fast-growing industry - to much success. Adonis Industries, the brainchild of Stuart Pearson, Nick Walsh and Mitchell...

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A major new inland port has been granted resource consent as Port of Tauranga's southern expansion continues to gather momentum. That's the message from the port's CEO Mark Cairns, who told the company's recent annual meeting that...

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Green kiwifruit growers are anticipating a record high return of $51,047 per hectare thanks to good quality fruit and decreased competition in the markets. Zespri has announced forecast per tray returns of $5.71 for green fruit, up 37 cents, meaning orchard...

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The Port of Tauranga today hit back at claims that recently obtained Worksafe statistics show the port is the most accident prone in the country. Accident details at New Zealand ports as released to the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union show the Port...

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The future of New Zealand's kiwifruit industry comes under intense scrutiny in Tauranga next week when Zespri hosts the 2014 Momentum conference. With a working theme of “The Shape of our Future”,the fourth Momentum conference focuses...

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Bethlehem's off-licence landscape is to remain unchanged after a proposed new bottle store had its liquor license application rejected. Nine Orchids Ltd applied for the licence to open a ‘Super Liquor Bethlehem' in the former Video Ezy...

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The Port of Tauranga putting a $50 million capital dredging programme to deepen the harbour channels out ton tender. The Port company's board approved the expenditure at the AGM last week in an effort to accommodate the next generation of container...

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Claims a new bill will see the end of smoko breaks are being refuted by the Government. Labour MP Andrew Little claims the Employment Relations Amendment Bill is “mean-spirited and unfair”. Prime Minister John Key during a visit to the Bay....

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Plans for Katikati College to develope a horticulture-based primary industries academy are beginning to take seed in what community stakeholders view as a vital stepping stone into the industry. SunLive can reveal the school is currently investigating...

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Prospects of future international flights jetting into Tauranga have been met with a firm no, with airport officials citing financial and environmental implications following Rotorua's sudden decision to stop flights abroad. From April 25, 2015...

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