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Criticisms have arisen from cruise ship tour operators two weeks out from the start of the 2014/2015 cruise ship season over the introduction of operator fees and changes to parking regulations. Tauranga Cruise Tourism Operators Association Incorporated...

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Tauranga City Council will begin replacing piles on the pontoons along the waterfront damaged during bad weather earlier this year. Work on the pontoons starts today with TCC aiming to complete repairs by the end of October, in time for the 2014 Tauranga...

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Tauranga sailor Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have obliterated the field to clinch their second straight 49er world title at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Spain. With the crown already in the bag, the pair continued their dominance on the sixth...

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A pair of Papamoa Surf Life Savers are the toast of the Bay of Plenty sport's community after being recognised at the Surf Life Saving New Zealand 2014 Awards of Excellence. Papamoa coach Kurt Wilson was named DHL coach of the year and Ross Merrett...

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About 36 competitors are taking to the harbour this weekend as they compete in the annual Tauranga Spring Windsurfing Slalom. The event, which is taking part on the water in front of Fergusson Park, has drawn surfers from all over the North Island, with...

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Mount Maunganui's Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have two days remaining but continue to lead in the 49er. Both Andrew Murdoch and Josh Junior are into the top ten in the Finn class, as are multihull duo Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders. Peter Burling...

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A Katikati farmer got a shock this morning when he looked up from his coffee about 7.30am to see a sodden and bedraggled fisherman knocking at his door. The farmer, who didn't want to be named, told SunLive this morning the man was “bloody...

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UPDATED: The 60-year-old Katikati man reported missing when he failed to return from a fishing trip in the Tauranga Harbour has been found alive. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hot line says the man has been found at Sharpe Road. Searchers recovered...

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The influx of New Zealand fur seals to Bay of Plenty beaches continues on, with up to 17 different seals reported at Bay beaches in the last week. Seal sightings have been dubbed ‘the new normal' by the Department of Conservation, which reports...

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Tauranga sailor Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have made a strong start to their 49er title defence at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Spain leading the fleet after day one. On a day where the official report describes it as tough, “with...

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Kowhai trees on Mount Maunganui. Photo by Christine Willoughby.
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