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Former Zespri chairman and professional company director John Loughlin and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) executive Mark Giles have been appointed to the EastPack Board. The new independent directors replace retiring independent directors...

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A total of 55 finalists have been named in the 2014 Western Bay of Plenty Young Innovator Awards. Finalists were selected from more than 100 entries, with the majority of applicants coming from secondary school students. Established in 2010 by economic...

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Former Prime Minister and University of Waikato Chancellor Jim Bolger has been confirmed as the guest speaker for TECT's AGM this week. TECT Trustees are inviting consumers to hear about the activities of TECT in the last 12 months at the AGM on...

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A shared services association which has saved Bay of Plenty ratepayers hundreds of thousands of dollars through bulk-buying has peaked, says Tauranga Mayor Stuart Crosby. Photo: file. Stuart says council-controlled organisation Bay of Plenty Local Authority...

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BayTrust manager Bruce Cronin will retire after 18 years of service, following a decision not to continue in his revamped role. The announcement was made this week as a part of the Trust's major overhaul. Bruce Cronin is retiring as BayTrust manager. BayTrust...

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A detective sergeant, a lawyer and the sole candidate seeking re-election have topped the 2014 TECT election, as the Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust board's three final trustees. Peter Blackwell and Paul Tustin will join Ron Scott, who is re-elected...

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A Whakatane woman is to be awarded $13,968 in compensation after she was unjustifiably sacked by her former employer due to confusion over a verbal contract about maternity leave. Bobbianne Hughes had been employed as a full-time Eastern Bay of Plenty...

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A new video promoting Te Puke's town centre is the latest tool the town is using to show it is ready for the Tauranga Eastern Link to open next year. Created by Te Puke Economic Development Group, the video – which is on YouTube as part of...

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Both the kiwifruit industry and the unemployed in the Bay of Plenty look set to benefit from a new government initiative. New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated is welcoming the Government's plans to get more Kiwis into seasonal work, and its...

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Visions of developing a state of the art Merivale Community Centre are one step closer with vital funding for a feasibility study secured. The Merivale Community Inc. hopes to one day amalgamate the two properties at 417 Fraser Street and 10 Kesteven...

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