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More FM listeners are being given the chance to win an all-expense paid wedding, with a little twist –it will be completely designed by children. Entries for the ‘Kids Choose the Wedding' are now open and More FM is encouraging couples...

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Breastfeeding Tauranga mothers are showing support for each other by joining thousands of others across the country in the 10th annual Big Latch On event today. The mums and babies gathered at Hungahungatoroa Marae at Matapihi to be part of the simultaneous...

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A convicted sex offender sentenced to 12 months' home detention in 2012 for sexual acts against a seven-year-old Whakatane girl has pleaded guilty to 11 more charges. Trevor Richard Hall, 62, appeared in Tauranga District Court this morning where...

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Showers are expected to creep in across the Tauranga today as a persistent northwest flow moves across the country. Most of the country is being warned to expect heavy rain and strong winds but there are no warnings in place to Tauranga or the wider Bay...

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Members of the 200 Club gathered at ASB Arena today for the Legacy Long Lunch – a celebration of support for the Breast Cancer Support Service. The club, which began last year, has more than doubled in size, going from 63 members in 2013 to 153...

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A police dog took down a man attempting to enter a kitchen fridge at the Trinity Wharf hotel earlier today. The man entered the hotel on Dive Crescent through a side door and ran off when he was seen going into one of the fridges by staff. Trinity Wharf...

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A new $270,000 pedestrian bridge at McLaren Falls is officially open to the public following a formal ceremony this morning. The bridge was built with the purpose of making crossing the falls safer, as many people using the existing road bridge were in...

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A “high risk” Greerton roundabout at the centre of five Bay Hopper bus crashes in the last year could be in line for its own set of traffic lights. The Chadwick and Cameron Road roundabout is one of the remaining few intersections without...

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Three Kawerau men have been sentenced to 12 years' jail for the shooting of two men in Kawerau in September last year. Terere Kiwaho MacDonald, 29, Derek Maynard Savage, 52, and Deuce Derrick Savage, 21, will serve a minimum non-parole period of...

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Police investigating a robbery in Rotorua want to check on a woman who gave the alleged offender a ride. Work has been carried out to re-trace the steps of the offender after he robbed the Westend Tavern on Old Taupo Road around 12.30pm yesterday. Police...

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Early morning near Maungatapu. By Dementi Raj.
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