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The 20-year-old Tauranga man seriously injured following a crash in Whakamarama late Saturday night is recovering in Waikato Hospital. Emergency services, including Omokoroa Fire Brigade, were called to the crash on State Highway 2, near Te Karaka Drive,...

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A three-year-old boy has been taken to Waikato Hospital after being bitten by an unregistered dog in Te Puke this afternoon. Tauranga Hospital communications advisor James Fuller says the toddler was in a stable condition in Tauranga Hospital following...

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Progress in the southern pipeline is stalled at a Matapihi orchard gate while Tauranga City Council catches up on its consultation with the local owners. Work on the more than $100 million project is continuing at the other end of the peninsula while...

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First-term NZ First MP Clayton Mitchell has revealed a fight with a gang member 18 years ago landed him with an assault charge and a suspended sentence. Clayton, 43, was in charge of Tauranga's Straight Shooters Bar in 1997 when a gang member was...

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The body of a kayaker who fell into the ocean and went missing at Waiotahi Beach near Opotiki has been discovered. Reports state the 21-year-old man tipped out of his kayak into rough ocean conditions while setting a longline today, at about 12pm. The...

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For the fourth consecutive year in a row the Honda Torneo has topped the list of the 10 most frequently stolen cars in New Zealand. Based on AA Insurance's claims data, the annual Top 10 list also shows the Subaru Impreza is still a target of thieves...

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The problems of pollution, sedimentation and sea lettuce build up in Tauranga Harbour are going to have at least $6.5 million spent on them this year. But the black swans which are considered on their own to be a significant environmental hazard are ignored...

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Tauranga Police are reaching out to the public to help locate Storme Rangitawa, who has a warrant out for his arrest. The 19-year-old is wanted for breaching court release conditions, with the arrest warrant issued late last week. Storme Rangitawa is...

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Loyal Bay of Plenty Steamers fans will get first crack at booking their seats for the eagerly-anticipated clash with Waikato at the Tauranga Domain. From 9am tomorrow tickets go on sale, over the counter at Baycourt, ahead of the August 30 ITM Cup match...

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Tauranga Community Housing trust manager Chris Johnstone is welcoming the announcement of tax provisions for community housing trusts. “I guess we've all been uncertain for some time now around our activity in terms of delivery of housing...

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