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A stellar line-up of about 300 pristine polished and buffered Ford engines, from customised vehicles to vintage cars, are on display at Blake Park for the 16th annual All Ford Day today. Caren Glazerin her MK II Zephyr Saloon 1962. Ford cars from throughout...

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A trio of Bay of Plenty MPs have agreed to sit down and discuss the issue on speed limits on State Highway 2 around Te Puke as a strong public submission period draws to a close. Public consultation on the variety of speed limit changes and new names...

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A world class paddleboarder has helped ease Subaru enthusiasts into the transition of swapping the comforts of their car's interior for a wetsuit and board on Pilot Bay this afternoon. Annabel Anderson, current double world stand up paddleboarding...

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Engines are being tuned and one final layer of polish applied as car enthusiasts get set to drive into the annual All Ford Day. Ahead of Sunday's 16th annual event at Blake Park, Mount Maunganui, organisers are preparing for another stellar line-up...

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UPDATE 9.25pm: The deceased driver of a car had taken evasive action, swerving around debris falling from a truck on the Flying Mile, according to police. A car swerved onto the wrong side of the road to avoid an object that had fallen from a truck in...

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A female cyclist who was knocked off her bike by a car on Eleventh Ave has been taken to hospital with moderate injuries. Senior Sergeant Glenn Saunders says the cyclist had been turning through stationary traffic and was hit by the vehicle near the...

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The unusual sound of rain on windscreens across the Bay of Plenty has sparked a reminder from police about sensible wet weather driving. Overnight Tauranga received just 0.4ml of rain and a slight reprieve from the summer heat, but more importantly it...

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A new festival will be held at Taupo's Ricoh Motorsport Park for the very first time next month. The Motorhead Festival on Sunday, March 8, is being organised and run by Tauranga-based Drift Motorsport New Zealand - the company behind D-Comp and...

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“It was a no-brainer,” says Tauranga aluminium fabricator Glenn Wilson about the decision to join the annual Variety Bash charity rally next month. “We had so much fun. It was great to see all the kids' smiles and to really make...

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A leading advocacy group has revealed that over 90 per cent of New Zealanders are in favour of smoke-free cars. Figures released by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) suggest that concerns voiced by the public further emphasise the importance of a continued...

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