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Technology can be a fast-paced environment, but Tauranga woman Clare Swallow says the digital world is nothing to be afraid of. The 31-year-old's positive approach to the technological age has earned her one of 10 spots in the Westpac Millennial...

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Fugitive whistle-blower Edward Snowden is back in the media claiming Kiwis are subject to mass surveillance through spyware Xkeyscore. He also claims the US National Security Agency has two facilities in New Zealand – which Prime Minister John...

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Welcome Bay will be the next city suburb to be visited by Tauranga City Council's Community Development Committee. The committee will hold an evening meeting at the Welcome Bay Community Centre on Tuesday, September 23, from 6.30pm-8pm. The next...

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An Otumoetai school's push for greater sun-smart awareness could see its students wrapping on a pair of sunglasses come the start of Term 4. Otumoetai Intermediate is this week seeking parent feedback on whether sunglasses should be introduced to...

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A group of Tauranga athletes are preparing to return to Opotiki for another bash at the tough 100 mile Motu 160 mountain bike/road cycle race next month. Vowing to never to return after taking part for the first time in 2013, the group encouraged by Sport...

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Vaccination rates are not high enough yet in the Bay of Plenty to fully protect babies and children from preventable diseases such as measles and whooping cough, according to a doctor described as a national immunisation champion. Dr Pat Tuohy is visiting...

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Police investigating the disappearance of Luana Williams from her Gate Pa home 28 years ago are following new leads. The 25-year-old, known to her family as Laverne, was last seen at her Munro Road home, now the Mega Mitre 10 carpark, on June 5, 1986. Luana...

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The majority of Tauranga City councillors are opposed to a proposal to put the 75-metre Waka Maori on Tauranga's waterfront. In a confidential briefing on Monday, councillors were brought up to speed on the project's feasibility by Mainstreet...

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Tyson Taki, the man accused of the knife point robberies of The Aussie Butcher and Mag's, Cards and Lotto on Cameron Road, is electing trial by jury on two charges of aggravated robbery. Appearing in Tauranga District Court today, the 24-year-old...

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Bell Road in Papamoa is currently blocked and traffic is stalled after powerlines have come down across the road. Northern Fire Communications shift manager Scott Osmond says the pole is lying across the road and firefighters are waiting for the power...

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A Royal Spoonbill on the Wairau Lagoon. Photo by Will Parsons.
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