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Is your small business in need of a steer? Perhaps your business needs a hand up? Well The Chamber of Commerce says there's knowledge and a willingness to help in Tauranga. And that's why it's launching its Small Business Tauranga Group...

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Crucial CCTV footage will be shown to a jury of 12 as the trial for murder accused Raymond Green take place. Green, 34, is accused of killing 33-year-old Ilya Olegorich Kojevnikov on Welcome Bay Road on February 2, 2015. The scene opposite the Welcome...

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A 60-year-old Auckland woman with serious injuries has been flown to Hawke's Bay Hospital after a distress beacon was activated in the southern Urewera National Park at around 11am today.   Hawkes Bay's Lowe Corporation rescue helicopter A...

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They love her like a baby. And she's missing. Her name is Bee. She is a cheeky, affectionate and playful tri-coloured female beagle who celebrated her first birthday this week. Now the call has gone out from 6,500 kilometres away to find her. Melissa...

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Thailand offers strong potential for New Zealand kiwifruit, and the agreement between Zespri and T&G signed last week will help tap into that market. David Courtney, Zespri's General Manager - Government and External Relations, says with increasing...

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A spudded barge with a crane on board is going to become a familiar sight as the port capital dredging programme continues. The spuds are the posts near the corners of the barge which attach the barge to the harbour floor, giving the digger some grip...

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Residential property values in Tauranga City are continuing to accelerate - up 8.6 per cent over the past three months and 21.8 per cent year on year. Values in Tauranga are now 15.7 per cent higher than the previous peak of 2007. House prices have risen...

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Power was cut to around 3700 properties in the Western Bay due to a fault on the electricity network. Powerco network coordination manager Dean Stevenson says customers in Maketu, Pukehina and surrounding areas were affected by the power cut which occurred...

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Bay of Plenty will be the backdrop for a new Maori drama series. This is Piki is an eight-part, 30 minute drama being shot in Rotorua and Auckland by Maori television. It's the brainchild of Rotorua based-Hollywood actor Cliff Curtis. Danielle Selwyn,...

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UPDATE – 11.30am: A truck driver has sustained moderate injuries after his trailer unit rolled on State Highway 33 this morning. Western Bay of Plenty road policing manager Senior Sergeant Ian Campion says the truck and trailer had been travelling...

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Birds basking in the summer sun. By Diane Patterson.
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