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Tauranga City councillors are putting an end to Mayor Stuart Crosby's plans of hiring an executive officer claiming discussions are premature during annual plan proceedings. In a statement council advise the advertised position for ‘executive...

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Papamoa Tennis Club are reaping the rewards of enticing children away from video games and the television by scooping a trio of titles at the annual Tennis Waikato-Bays awards. In a busy night of accolades, the club won club of the year, coach of year...

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Loud bangs and poofs of smoke and sawdust will reverberate from Tauranga Domain tomorrow in a live firing of salutes to commemorate 150 years since the 1864 Battle of Gate Pa. The public is being encouraged to attend one of three re-enactments during...

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Tauranga sailor Peter Burling, and teammate Blair Tuke, continue leading the way in the 49er class at the Sailing World Cup Hyeres Regatta. But it is not just the world champion pairing showing a rich vein of form with the Kiwi team holding top spot in...

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The Youth Hostel in Elizabeth Street could soon be replaced with Tauranga's first night shelter which will accommodate a growing number of homeless people in the city. The proposed decision to replace the hostel with a night shelter comes after...

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UPDATE 11.50AM:A section of State Highway 5 south of Rotorua remains closed due to a diesel spill following a truck crash. Police and emergency services were called to the crash on SH5 just south of the Waiotapu Loop Road intersection at 4.30am prompting...

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UPDATE 11.15AM: Under clear skies thousands of people, young and old, are gathering to remember those soldiers that lost their lives during the battle of Gallipoli. Today marks 99 years of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps landing at Gallipoli...

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Nationwide efforts to clamp down dodgy car dealers' online presence are paying dividends with four dealers caught in the Bay of Plenty in the last five years. Figures released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment show between two...

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A Tauranga man is recovering from broken ribs and ligament damage in Tauranga Hospital after being hit by a car on Fraser St yesterday. Police and St John Paramedics were called to the scene, in the southbound lane outside Fraser Cove, about 1pm Wednesday...

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The New Zealand version of ‘The Sound of Music' has come to life in Tauranga, thanks to Tauranga singer Jasmine Poole today performing a Kiwi-style version of the most-recognised song of the classic musical. With the classic version not managing...

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