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A $591 million transport package aimed at roading and infrastructure for the Bay of Plenty has been unveiled by the NZ Transport Agency. The package is designed to grow industry and jobs, improve safety, and support economic development and population...

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More than 350 Bay of Plenty households with children aged five or under now have improved driveway safety as Housing New Zealand looks to put the brakes on being over-represented in driveway runover incidents. The safety improvements to 356 households...

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The Automobile Association is expecting an influx of Bay of Plenty motorists rushing to relicense their vehicles come Wednesday. Depending on the type of vehicle, ACC levies on car registrations will drop by an average of 41 per cent, along with levies...

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From spruced up trolleys that have sat in grandad's shed for a few years, to mobility scooters transformed into hot rods – Kiwi ingenuity is at its best this morning as children race home-made trolleys around The Lakes Boulevard. Hannah Ross-Evans,...

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It's a worry for Jim Smylie. “Yup, it is,” rues the very Rumpole-ish “gun for hire” – the Devonport Rd barrister. And it's a worry for a lot of his vintage car club mates. What will happen to the car? Who will...

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Gull is dropping its pump price for petrol by 10 cents a litre today. “Our ‘winter warmer' is our way of thanking motorists for their loyalty and ensuring they have more money in their pockets,” says General Manager of Gull New...

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Mount Maunganui rally driver David Holder will swap the steering wheel for racing notes at Fuchs Rally Gisborne this weekend. Holder will jump into the co-driver's seat alongside good mate Jono Shapley for round four of the Brian Green Property...

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Stop/go signs and speed restrictions will be in place from tonight as contractors undertake pavement resurfacing work on State Highway 2, near the Kaituna River Bridge. From 7pm to 6am for the next few days, SH2 to the Paengaroa SH33 junction will have...

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The NZ Transport Agency is encouraging people to open a toll account to make travelling on the soon to be opened Tauranga Eastern Link Toll Road, and Route K as convenient as possible. New electronic toll gantries will go live on both Tauranga roads in...

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If you've got the moxy and are fanatical about cars then the producers of Top Gear want to hear from you. The popular television show's new host Chris Evans has announced the start of an audition process where fans from all around the world...

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