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To enable council to meet and keep pace with the evolving digital needs of its customers, Tauranga City Council's Elected Members have endorsed the digital platform strategy. The strategy aims to give customers more choices in their transactions...

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A species of recently discovered mite that eats wasps is being checked to ensure it won't also eat bees. The mite, discovered by Landcare Research scientist Dr Bob Brown on wasp nests in 2012, has recently been recognised as a new species and named...

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There's an issue with your internet or mobile service, so being a diligent customer you contact your service provider's call centre. But after 20 minutes, several repeats of the Dave Dobbyn song Loyal and with cobwebs starting to form there...

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It's life in the internet fast lane for the thousands of Bay of Plenty students who have returned to school. Under the Government's Ultra-Fast Broadband and Rural Broadband Initiative programmes a total of 55 schools throughout the region...

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Why a roading contractor was working in an area with heavy machinery when he was run over by a grader remains unresolved. Fulton Hogan employee Walter Daniel Crosa died at the Port of Tauranga on August 15, 2011. Walter Crosa was working at the Port of...

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If you've been using ‘123456' or ‘password' when signing up for websites you may want to consider changing it. Earlier this week American-based software company SplashData released its fifth annual ‘Worst Passwords...

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A revolution is taking place in the Coromandel that will allow people to drive their electric vehicles around the Thames-Kopu area. Just south of Thames off State Highway 25 is The Kopu Café, which has recently installed the first commercial electric...

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Tauranga City Council staff have obtained permission to make a $900,000 computer deal, without going through normal purchasing channels. Council granted the exemption to its normal open procurement rules before Christmas, so staff could take advantage...

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Police are disappointed by racist comments posted on what was purported to be a Mount Maunganui New Year's Eve Facebook event page. Western Bay of Plenty acting area commander Inspector Karl Wright-St Clair says officers are now looking into the...

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Tauranga firm Global Comms Ltd is stepping in to rescue former Intagr8 customers left stranded following the telco company's collapse last week. Auckland based Intagr8 fell in to liquidation on Thursday, owing Vodafone at least $1.7 million according...

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