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Bay of Plenty women are being urged to make sure they are up-to-date with their regular smear tests as part of Cervical Screening Awareness Month. Bay of Plenty and Lakes Cervical Screening Programme regional coordinator Anneliese Luthard says a cervical...

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As Tauranga woman Kimberley Ward battles breast cancer, her personal trainers are fighting a different battle – to raise funds for her in a 12-hour relay. Beyond Personal Trainers Dave Jaggs and Sophie Irving are challenging residents to run a relay...

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Runners and walkers are clocking up the kilometres, and more importantly dollars, on the treadmill today as part of a 12 hour treadmill challenge for Heart Kids NZ. From 7am to 7pm today, Jetts 24 Hour Fitness branches in Tauranga and Bethlehem are taking...

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Volunteers who know the damaging effects of cancer all too well are among those supporting Daffodil Day today. It's the Cancer Society's 24th annual Daffodil Day appeal, and dozens of volunteers are taking to the city's streets donned...

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A home-delivery service providing Bay of Plenty residents with quality, free-range ingredients and nutritional recipes prepared former MasterChef winner Nadia Lim is hitting the region. Originally launched in Auckland in March 2013, My Food Bag is coming...

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Dairy farmers are being asked to help find a cure for breast cancer by donating milk solids to fund research. The Dairy Women's Network of New Zealand and Breast Cancer Cure is encouraging farmers to authorise Fonterra to pay the value of a minimum...

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Mounting road safety concerns at one Merivale crossing are prompting the community to step up and help formulate a more visible and safer short-term solution. According to residents, the high railing on the Fraser St pedestrian crossing outside the Merivale...

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Tauranga's streets will turn yellow this Friday to celebrate the Cancer Society's 24th annual Daffodil Day appeal. The Waikato/Bay of Plenty Cancer Society is asking the community to dig deep and support the society's largest annual...

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Tauranga and Mount Maunganui will have additional St John staff thanks to extra funding from the Ministry of Health, ACC and fundraising and commercial activities. Tauranga will get two extra staff, while four new positions are being created at Mount...

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The number of people who took their own lives in the Bay of Plenty has dropped to 27 suicides reported in the 2013/2014 year. This is compared to the 31 people who committed suicide in the 2012/2013 year. The number of people taking their own lives in...

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