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BayTrust manager Bruce Cronin will retire after 18 years of service, following a decision not to continue in his revamped role. The announcement was made this week as a part of the Trust's major overhaul. Bruce Cronin is retiring as BayTrust manager. BayTrust...

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The family of a little girl sexually assaulted by a former neighbour is now planning on moving on with their lives after the offender was sentenced today. Rex Hewlett, 56, was sentenced to six years and six months in jail when he appeared before Judge...

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Motorists travelling between Tauranga and Rotorua using Pyes Pa Rd are being advised to expect delays as a broken down truck is blocking one lane of State Highway 36. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says the truck has broken down about a 1km...

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A bid to make Tauranga a training centre of choice for national and international athletes has been approved by the Tauranga City Council. The council-owned organisation Bay Venues Ltd has been given approval to spend $95,000 exploring transforming the...

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Police have named Peter Curnow of Tauranga as the man who was killed in a three-car crash on State Highway 2 yesterday. The 78-year-old died after police say a white van travelling from Katikati to Tauranga crossed the centreline crashing into two oncoming...

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A detective sergeant, a lawyer and the sole candidate seeking re-election have topped the 2014 TECT election pole, being announced this afternoon as the Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust board's three final trustees. Peter Blackwell and Paul Tustin...

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A $46 million Freedom Village in Papamoa is officially open, with Prime Minister John Key endorsing the affordable lifestyle as a way of the future. In front of about 100 people the Prime Minister opened the 6.5 hectare village consisting of up to 160...

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Traffic is flowing in the Paengaroa area despite reports of white clouds of dust covering State Highway 2 near Te Puke from a vehicle losing a load of magnesium oxide this afternoon. Tauranga Police Senior Sergeant Shannon Clifford says they have had...

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A relieved owner has been happily reunited with his much-loved dog this afternoon after it spent 30 hours trapped down a 14ft hole at Papamoa. Fire crews from Papamoa and Mount Maunganui were called in to rescue the Irish setter this afternoon after it...

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Weeks of mud, sweat and tears will come to an end for two teams tomorrow as they both eagerly try to lift the Bayfair Baywide Premier Club Rugby trophy and break lengthy title droughts in the process. Tomorrow's final between Mount Maunganui Sports...

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