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It'll be raincoat, gumboots and umbrella weather in the Bay of Plenty with rain and strong winds expected to lash the region this week. Overnight 11.2mm of rain fell in the Kaimai Ranges, while 3.6mm fell in Tauranga, 3.4mm in Rotorua and 0.2mm...

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Police have arrested a 44-year-old man after a patrol car was stolen in Whangamata at the weekend. An officer was left a little red faced after their vehicle was taken during a traffic stop on Saturday night. A police vehicle was stolen and later recovered...

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Being one of only a few venues in the country with a Wurlitzer is boosting Baycourt as a hub for silent film events with Baycourt Community and Arts Centre and the Night Owl Cinema leading the charge. Baycourt is set to host the International Youth Silent...

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Have you checked your Lotto ticket yet? If not, you might be $29,961 richer without even knowing it. A Lotto player who purchased their ticket at Pack N Save in Tauranga is one of 13 players from around the country to have one Lotto's second division...

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Anchor has launched a new consumer campaign in Ethiopia to help local children reach their full potential. Anchor entered the emerging Ethiopian market in August last year with Anchor Fortified Milk Drink, a milk powder developed by Fonterra and the Food...

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The average asking price of a typical Bay of Plenty property has risen $101,250 in the past 12 months to land at $533,600 in May and surpassing Auckland's lift of $95,100, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index. Head of Trade Me Property...

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Tauranga City Council has awarded the tender for preparing the Smiths Farm consents to Aurecon NZ Ltd consultants without calling it publicly. Council retrospectively approved the staff decision last week because there was not enough time to call for...

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The two people who pleaded guilty to a charge of manslaughter following the death of a Taupo toddler will be sentenced today. David Haewera and Tania Shailer are due to appear in Rotorua High Court for sentencing.  Two people will be sentenced today...

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Police continue to investigate the fatal crash which took the lives of four young people near Hamilton Airport on Friday night. Lance Tyrone Robinson, 28, of Waipa, Paul De Silva, 20, of Waipa, Hannah Lei Strickett-Craze, 24, of Waipa, and 19-year-old...

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From today, New Zealanders will be asked to check whether they're enrolled and ready for the local elections in October. “From Monday we'll be sending out enrolment update packs to all New Zealand's 3.1 million enrolled voters,”...

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