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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

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The Bay of Plenty Regional Council wave buoy is back on station and in the water after a five month absence. The buoy, which is normally sited 13km off Pukehina beach, was removed from the water earlier this year after it developed a fault in the component...

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The search is underway for an approved agency where victims of cyberbullying can turn to for help. The agency will be required to work with victims and the offending party to resolve complaints about cyberbullying in a quick and efficient way. The government...

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Ransom Eli Olds would have been damned proud. He was the founder of the Oldsmobile motor car company, who gave his initials to the 1906 REO Roadster – apparently a very affordable and reliable old banger in its day.   Old dears on a new road....

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A new online map aims to help Kiwis source the best broadband options available to them at their home or business. Launched this week, Communications Minister Amy Adams says access to fast speed internet is a critical enabler for the economy. Photo:...

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New rules surrounding the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – better known as drones – aim to enable innovation and put New Zealand at the forefront of regulating a rapidly evolving industry. Tauranga MP and Transport Minister Simon Bridges...

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Police have been snooping on people's Facebook profiles, and using the evidence to carry out drug raids. The monitoring has been exposed by members of a blackmarket Facebook group, who complained of receiving letters out of the blue from police,...

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A New Zealand first information and communications technology graduate school in Auckland is to have a satellite location in Tauranga. Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce has announced the University of Auckland will lead the...

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The Fire Service believes 8000 recalled washing machines similar to one that caused a fire and left a woman needing hospital treatment are unaccounted for. Fire risk management officer Dan Greene says a woman was recently treated for smoke inhalation...

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While commending a lost woman's use of social media to raise the alarm, police say she could have been found sooner if she had contacted them thanks to new technology. Sergeant Dave Raffan says family members contacted police after receiving a Facebook...

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The next time Selwyn Ridge School pupils open an app on their iPad or computer, they'll understand what goes on behind-the-scenes to control what's happening on screen. They're a long way off creating their own apps just yet, but a group...

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