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A trio of Bay of Plenty MP's have agreed to sit down and discuss the issue on speed limits on State Highway 2 around Te Puke as a strong public submission period draws to a close. Public consultation on the variety of speed limit changes and new...

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Two of surf lifesaving's future stars kept their medal haul humming on the second day of the Oceans 15 New Zealand under-14 championships in Mount Maunganui yesterday. With two golds each on the first day, Orewa's under-14 athlete Lucy Makaea...

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One of the largest farms in the Rotorua district, a 1240 ha sheep and beef property, has won the supreme title in the 2015 Ballance Farm Environment Awards. Highlands Station and its owners John and Catherine Ford took out the title at last night's...

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A tightly congested leader board heading into the final race in the Eves Triathlon series has all the makings for a great battle in the Coronation Classic. This Sunday's event, Round 3 of the annual series, looms as a pivotal event for athletes...

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Apart from school, Maddison Black, Jade Gibson and Francis Lloyd spend nearly all their waking hours training taekwon-do – they just can't get it enough of it. Ask them why and the girls' – all junior 1st Dan black belts –...

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A Tauranga man is using people's pleasure for fishing to help raise money for the Wish4Fish Charity. Wish4Fish is the brainchild of Bryce Dinneen and aims to get people with disabilities, such as spinal injuries, out in the water and fishing. Wish4Fish...

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Boats are being cleared from the marine precinct site in preparation for the construction phase, which could begin in the next month or so. Project director Phil Wardale told councillors this week that two boats have been sold off on Trade Me over recent...

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Tauranga Police investigating the alleged aggravated robbery and assault of a taxi driver in Merivale are turning to the public for help. The crime featured on Police Ten 7 last night in attempts to help identify those responsible for the incident. Police...

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A world class paddleboarder has helped ease Subaru enthusiasts into the transition of swapping the comforts of their car's interior for a wetsuit and board on Pilot Bay this afternoon. Annabel Anderson, current double world stand up paddleboarding...

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A Waitemata man with connections to Tauranga and Auckland is wanted by police. Caine Lyall Ries has six warrants for his arrest for failing to appear in court. Caine Ries is wanted by police. He is described as a male Caucasian, of medium build and about...

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