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Ready, set, go! Bayride Motorcycles is challenging motorbike riders to take part in their annual treasure hunt around the Bay this Sunday. The event is to raise money for St John's Ambulance services. Bayride Motorcycles owner, Damian Fleming has...

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New Zealand's sole professional drifting couple, Drew Donovan and Jodie Verhulst, are set to compete in Japan later this year as they grow their Kiwi drift team to compete in a multitude of international events. The Kiwi duo, based in Tauranga,...

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A driver who escaped a fiery crash in the "boondocks" of Waihi, in the Waikato, claimed he was following his GPS on the highway to Auckland.  But Waihi police say the Tauranga man was clearly driving too fast for the wet conditions when he hit...

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NZ Transport Agency contractors will begin preliminary work on the roundabout on State Highway 2 in Te Puna tomorrow. In March, the Agency awarded Downer a $5.25 million contract to build a roundabout. Contractors are setting up the site this week and...

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Police have released the name of the two youngsters who died in a serious crash near Tauranga yesterday. The first was 16-year-old Chance Whittaker-Ngaropo and 12-year-old Te Hira Whittaker-Ngaropo both from Auckland. Police have named the two youngsters...

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A second person has died after a serious crash yesterday on State Highway 2, south of Tauranga. Police confirmed the second person died of their injuries last night. But were not releasing the names of the two who died in the crash. Emergency services...

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The MetService has issued a severe weather watch for the Bay of Plenty. A comples trough is moving slowly east over the country this weekend the MetService warning says and it will affect Bay of Plenty, Auckland and Taranaki. MetService. It says two deep...

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The NZ Transport Agency is advising Bay of Plenty and Waikato motorists to start their journey online and plan ahead to avoid delays. Transport Agency contractors are out in force this month, working to make the highways safer and progress major projects...

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Update 2.06pm: A 16-year-old male is in a critical condition in Waikato Hospital after a fatal crash near Tauranga. The teenager was the driver of the car which crashed just before 8am this morning. Two passengers where in the car at the time of the crash...

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Eastbound traffic on the Tauranga Eastern Link is being diverted down Truman land while police clear a boat blocking two lanes near the Sandhust Drive overbridge. The boat came off its trailer shortly before 4.30pm. Diversions are in place at Te Maunga....

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