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Police investigating the burglary of two campervans in the Bay of Plenty are appealing for information. Tourists had property stolen from their campervans in two separate incidents in Rotorua on Monday. Police are appealing for information about two burglaries...

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The $1.4million rebuild of the Tairua Wharf at Mary's Beach in the Coromandel and a new boat launching pontoon will begin in the first quarter of 2017, says the Thames-Coromandel District Council. The work includes widening and improving the existing...

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The Redwoods Treewalk in Rotorua aims to highlight nature by night, with plans to open a Night Walk by January 2017. The walk will be aided by nightlights hung in nearby trees lighting up the natural settings, says Treewalk founder Alex Schmid. The recently...

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Every day for the past 10 years a Bay of Plenty woman thanks her lucky stars she wasn't one of the hundreds of Kiwi women to suffer complications as a result of a surgical mesh implant. Recently Health Minister Jonathan Coleman announced the Government...

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UPDATED: Minor injuries have been reported in a two car crash which resulted in one vehicle rolled onto its roof. Police were called to the crash on State Highway 29, between The Lakes and Barkes Corner roundabouts, just before 11am. A car rolled onto...

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Creative Tauranga has changed its name to Creative Bay of Plenty, Te Moana a Toi. The name change has come about after the strategic review the organization undertook late 2015 and the new board looking at a revised direction for the organization, says...

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The future of the service station pie is safe, as Kiwis chomp through ever greater quantities of increasingly diverse and gourmet pies. July was Z's Pie Month, which saw just shy of half a million pies consumed across the network and four new flavours...

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“Too old for twitter, too young to die! Actor turned writer.” This is the message posted on Gene Wilder's Twitter account. Sadly, the star known for his roles in Willy Wonka and Young Frankenstein has died at the age of 83. Gene Wilder,...

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Trying to dig a duck pond in a protected coastal marine area saw a duck shooter come close to being prosecuted for his trouble. The keen shooter borrowed a digger to illegally excavate a pond next to his maimai in February. The stuck digger. It has since...

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Tauranga Marine Model and Engineering Club has won the Supreme Award at the 2016 Trustpower Tauranga Community Awards. The Awards were announced and presented at a function at the Mount Maunganui Golf Club on Monday night. Representative of the Tauranga...

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