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Nationwide efforts to clamp down dodgy car dealers' online presence are paying dividends with four dealers caught in the Bay of Plenty in the last five years. Figures released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment show between two...

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Traffic changes on State Highway 2 between Mangatawa and Domain Rd will take place overnight this coming Monday, April 28, says the NZ Transport Agency. Traffic will be switched across to the new eastbound lanes between Mangatawa and Domain Rd as part...

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Tauranga City councillors have backed down on the high pressure tyres decision deciding instead to take a lower pressure approach. Instead of ticketing and fining cars with dangerous tyres, the city parking wardens will instead place warning notices on...

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UPDATE 10AM: Traffic is now flowing in both directions on State Highway 2 in the Karangahake Gorge, 18km east of Paeroa, following a truck and trailer unit flipping on the road earlier this morning. With emergency services attending the crash, police...

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Parton and Bell Road residents are accusing the Western Bay of Plenty District Council of ripping them off over roading rates. Parton Road resident Bill Jackson says the Tauranga Eastern Link project has taken over the maintenance of Parton and Bell Roads...

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Tauranga City Council's recently rescinded decision to give more powers to parking wardens is back on the agenda today with councillors having another look at the tyre safety issue. The city's parking wardens were to begin checking vehicles...

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One person is in serious condition after a two car crash on State Highway 26, between Paeroa and Thames. Emergency services were called to the crash, near Komata Reefs Road, about 10.45am, to find the crash blocking the highway. Emergency services are...

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The 2014 VINZ International Rally of Whangarei was a bittersweet event for Bay of Plenty competitors with highs and lows for all throughout last weekend.  Rotorua driver Sloan Cox took out his maiden leg win, with a 5.9 second lead over Richard Mason...

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Michael Young's 2014 Asia Pacific Rally Championship campaign is off to a great start scoring a podium place on top of gaining valuable drivers' championship points at the International Rally of Whangarei. As the only registered New Zealander...

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Motorists travelling along State Highway 29 via the Kaimai Range are being advised the road is reduced to two lanes at the base on the Hamilton side. New Zealand Transport Agency says during the Easter and Anzac holiday period there is a speed restriction...

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