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Health research has seen a boost in funding in this year's Budget with Finance Minister Bill English setting aside $97 million for the next four years. Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the increase...

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Tauranga airport rescue fire fighters believe stair training at the Tauranga airport control tower will give them an edge when they take on the Auckland Sky Tower Challenge today.Taking another crack at the tower, Cameron Manderson, Tracey Lemon and Josh...

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Morning Sunners, the weather's been a bit unpredictable this week, hasn't it? Fancy doing something this weekend that will ensure you'll keep nice and dry? Lucky for you, Greerton Hall are hosting a disco with a difference. Grab some...

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There were some bizarre stipulations before this story was allowed to proceed. First, the interviewee, the main man, might be lying down while Sun Media fired questions at him. The second was the room might have to be darkened. The “nap room”...

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Cricket fans are marshalling their forces because Monday is D-Day. It's the last chance to show support for lighting up the Bay Oval. Bay of Plenty Cricket Trust general manager Kelvin Jones is calling upon cricket fans to show their support. Tauranga...

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Ready, set, go! Bayride Motorcycles is challenging motorbike riders to take part in their annual treasure hunt around the Bay this Sunday. The event is to raise money for St John's Ambulance services. Bayride Motorcycles owner, Damian Fleming has...

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This year's Budget investment in health, housing and infrastructure is something Bay of Plenty MP Todd Muller believes will further underpin a “booming” Bay of Plenty. Finance Minister Bill English announced his eighth budget yesterday...

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Tauranga City Council is following through on discussions raised in January about rebuilding a Mount Maunganui i-Site adjacent to the north end of the Mount Maunganui wharf. Cruise ship tourism is now worth about $40.5 million to the region and the passenger...

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A severe weather watch is in place for the Bay of Plenty with predictions of more rain this weekend. Today is looking relatively fine, but some afternoon showers could be instore. It's looking like a bit of a wet weekend in the Bay. Image: MetService. The...

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The Bay of Plenty's orchardists are today celebrating yet another success with the avocado industry announcing record-breaking domestic sales of $41 million during the 2015-16 season. Chief Executive of NZ Avocado Jen Scoular announced the end-of-season...

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