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Fourteen-year-old Georgia Ackroyd's is a ‘beachie' – informal for a young person with a predilection for board shorts, togs and singlet. They don‘t have blood, they have brine. It takes her mother to coax her into a dress....

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Road works planned for the Domain Road roundabout are expected to create minor delays for people travelling on State Highway 2. The NZ Transport Agency says on Monday February 2, the new State Highway 2/Domain Road roundabout will be in operation, as...

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Plywood walls and a temporary corridor. It might not be elegant, but it works. After more than a month out of action, Tauranga City Library's learning centre resumed business today in the wake of a toxic black mould outbreak at Tauranga City Council's...

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Four commissioners who will hear the application from the Rena owners for a resource consent to leave part of the wreck on Astrolabe Reef (Otaiti) have been appointed. The hearing panel will be chaired by retired Environment Court judge Gordon Whiting,...

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The city council is seeking public support in the Long Term Plan public consultation process to spend $9.4 million on events funding over the next ten years. The proposal is to boost funding to $525,000 next year and increase the amount over the coming...

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With high temperatures, sunny skies and plenty of dry weather, January has been a very settled month. However, changes in weather patterns over New Zealand for the weekend and the start of February could bring some much-needed rainfall to the country...

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New Talisman Gold Mines has hit back at detractors saying the company is confident of its application for resource consents. A statement reveals the consents were sought by the company from Hauraki District Council for exploration and bulk sampling operations...

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A number of near misses have the Western Bay Moana Rural Fire Authority asking residents to keep their wits about them when lighting fires. Principal Rural Fire Officer Alan Pearce says they have attended nine fires since January 5 – a low number...

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Katikati Recycling Centre is locking in its extended opening hours on Saturdays following a successful three-month trial and public demand. From February 7, the centre on the corner of Wills and Tetley roads will be open from 9am-4pm – an extension...

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The Sundaise Festival organisers keep rolling out the good news, with 13 more additions to the line-up being announced this month. Overflowing with music, arts, culture, and environmental sustainability, Sundaise is one of the biggest highlights of the...

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