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Bay of Plenty Police are seeking witnesses to yesterday's serious crash between Baypark and Welcome Bay, Tauranga. The crash which claimed the lives of two people and seriously injured another, happened at 4.15pm police said in a media release tonight. Traffic...

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Clean and Jerk isn't a term you'd think would be used a lot in Tauranga but it's definitely getting a lot of use today and tomorrow thanks to the North Island Weightlifting Championships. Eleven Western Bay athletes are competing in...

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His bakery wall in Tauranga is lined with 56 awards for outstanding pies, having consistently beaten out the competition.   It's fair to say, Bethlehem's Patrick Lam, a five-time Bakels Supreme Pie Award winner,...

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Children being hospitalised with hazardous substances injuries is an issue that leaves a bad taste in the mouth of Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith. With the release of a new Environmental Protection Authority report over the week, Nick has opened...

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The open air movie Rio and Bay of Plenty Film's short film Just Three Girls has been postponed until further notice. Organisers of the event have postponed the event until further notice due to the Metservice forecasting rain this afternoon. BOP...

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Tauranga came out in force to support the crew of HMNZS Te Mana at this morning's charter parade.  More than 200 locals turned out to support the sailors who marched from the Tauranga Waterfront, up Wharf St and formed up outside the Council...

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It's semi-finals week in the Baywide Club Rugby competition with some strong match-ups in both premier divisions. Premier One says Mount Maunganui hosting Rotoiti at Blake Park this afternoon and Rangataua having home ground advantage against last...

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If you've got clothes to pass on, or want to add more clothes to your wardrobe, head to the ‘Clothes for Coins' event in Tauranga this weekend. It's for a good cause – to help raise money for the Child Cancer Foundation. Today,...

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Motorists travelling on Desert Road State Highway 1 are being warned to drive cautiously with snow showers expected tonight says the New Zealand Transport Agency. The media release says between 10cm and 15cm of snow may accumulate about the summit from...

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A severe weather watch has been issued for Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty by the MetService this morning. The watch also warns of possible westerly gales about the North Island for today and possibly for the lower South Island late today and early...

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