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Bay of Plenty customers making the most of cheap fuel are being reminded not to throw common sense out the window after filling up soft drink bottles and risking explosions on the forecourt and at home. Z Energy reports a number of people have been spotted...

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Lead by example is the message police want parents and caregivers to listen to as thousands of children return to school this week. Western Bay of Plenty road policing manager Senior Sergeant Ian Campion says children can be unpredictable when it comes...

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It had Tauranga looking skyward this afternoon – a noisy show of aerobatics by an eastern European training jet. The L39 Albatross. Photos: supplied. It was a locally owned L39 Albatross going spectacularly through its paces. It's believed...

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Hiding cellphones in your lap may not be enough to let you off undetected as police consider a report on the use of electronic cellphone detectors. Electronic cellphone detectors could be used to nab drivers using phones. Photo: file. A NZ Transport Agency...

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There were all the expected thrills and spills at ASB Baypark this weekend as audiences were strapped in for two-days of exhilarating, heart-pounding and action-packed jetsprint racing. SunLive photographer Cameron Avery captured some of Sunday's...

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First, there was no median barrier on Welcome Bay Road, then there was – at a cost of $64,000. Then it was ripped up and needs reworking all over again, for an additional $12,000. That's the story of the traffic median strip outside Welcome...

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How much money has been needlessly pumped into Tauranga CBD parking meters by confused motorists – motorists who are unclear about what they need to pay for parking, where and when? Is it hundreds of dollars? Thousands? Perhaps tens of thousands? ‘Heure...

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Community input is being sought on a variety of speed limit changes and new names proposed for State Highway 2 between Domain Road and Paengaroa. The highway will revert to local road when the Tauranga Eastern Link opens later this year, and is expected...

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Motorists are being advised of delays next week as the Domain Road roundabout prepares to open to traffic in its final form, marking another milestone for the Tauranga Eastern Link project. From Monday February 2, the temporary traffic configuration in...

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Tauranga's Cole Armstrong has taken a dominating hometown victory in round three of the Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship Series, held at the ASB Baypark custom drift-course. A bumper crowd enjoyed two days of sunshine as top tier...

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