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A warm and witty one-woman show which shares motherly wisdom in all its hilarious glory is coming to Tauranga next month. Arts On Tour and Baycourt Community and Arts Centre presents Kiwi writer and comedian Michele A'Court's highly anticipated...

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A Tauranga man is taking a shot at what he describes as “the curmudgeonly critics” of Labour's recently announced policy of three free years of tertiary education. Peter Malcolm, closing the gap. Photo:Chris Callinan Peter Malcolm of...

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A 60 year old woman was trapped under a van for several hours after it rolled over down a bank in Hawkes Bay. Firefighters working on freeing the injured woman. Picture: Lowe Corporation rescue helicopter The van left the road and rolled down a 20m bank...

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A decision made in January by the Whakatane District Council to stop adding fluoride to the Whakatane and Ohope water supplies has now been revoked. The district council adopted a notice of motion to revoke the decision during a special meeting of the...

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We've all heard the phrase ‘better safe than sorry', but sometimes even playing it safe can leave one feeling sorry and very, very sore. Just ask Tauranga locals Dee Tubbs and Kathy Sellars, who both suffered horrible sunburn despite...

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Bay of Plenty District Health Board's CEO is disappointed with the Whakatane District Council's recent decision to discontinue water fluoridation. “Improving oral health is an important priority for the BOPDHB and we strongly support...

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Cyclists across the city found their morning commute interrupted today with offers of drinks fruit and food as part of the government's Go by Bike day. Making urban cycling a safer and more attractive transport choice is a core priority, says Transport...

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The recent spell of hot, humid weather has challenged many young infants and their parents. "At this time of year there are many babies who will suffer from heat exhaustion," says Bay of Plenty District Health Board midwife and senior lactation consultant...

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The advice from Tauranga travel agency owner David Cull is straightforward: “Seek the advice of your travel doctor.” Travel safely and with knowledge – you don't have to travel in fear and you don't have to avoid travel. Harvey...

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A Katikati man suffered minor burns to his leg after a 200 litre plastic drum of nitric acid was spilt overnight. Fire service assistant area commander Kevin Cowper says the man returned to the scene after receiving medical treatment at a nearby clinic. Firefighters...

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