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Contractors are about to start a complex operation on State Highway 25, just south of Coromandel town, which will allow heavy vehicles to use an area affected by a slip below the road. The slip below the road, which occurred on August 10, has restricted...

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About 5000 heads will peer under 100-plus bonnets put up under the cherry blossoms in Greerton next month, when Tauranga Street Machines & Customs 39th Anniversary Bash parks up on Chadwick Rd. And just like the trees, the club's hotrods, streetrods...

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Seventy-four of the best national and international drivers are expected for the fifth and final round of the New Zealand Rally Championship on the Coromandel today. Rally Headquarters for the Mahindra GoldRush Rally Coromandel will be based at Mercury...

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‘Opportunity' isn't picky – it knocks for both the honest and dishonest alike. With a spike in stolen vehicles, and particularly trailers, in the Western Bay recently, police are appealing to the public to help them prevent crime...

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Death-defying stunts, jaw-dropping world first attempts and an airborne whisky barrel are what Nitro Circus fans can expect at Tauranga's ASB Baypark Stadium in February. The international action sports show Nitro Circus features more...

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Improving safety on State Highway 1B will begin today with a $1.5 million project aimed at reducing the risk of crashes between Taupiri and Gordonton. The NZ Transport Agency's acting Waikato/Bay of Plenty highways manager, Niclas Johansson says...

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Extra care and time will need to be taken when travelling in the Bay of Plenty and Waikato as a number of slips and damages to roads are being fixed. A major slip has closed one lane on State Highway 1 at the Waimana Gorge and speed restrictions are in...

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A woman and her neighbours watched a driver burn up after hitting a power pole outside her farmhouse in rural Hamilton on Saturday morning. The crash downed power lines, the woman said, and the car was on fire when she, her husband and two neighbours...

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One person has died in a serious crash near Templeview, Hamilton this morning. The incident happened on Kakaramea Road (State Highway 39) just south of Koromatua Road near Templeview at 3am. As a result of the crash a person has died at the scene. Police...

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A report has come in of a two car crash on State Highway 29 near Tauriko this evening. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says the crash occured just north of the intersection with Cambridge Road at about 5pm. File Photo. At this stage it is unknown...

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Steven the peach-faced lovebird trying to share Mintee the cat’s dinner. By Karen Peters.
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