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Bay of Plenty's trout stocks are once again replenished following the annual release of 700 yearling trout at McLaren Falls Park and the Ruahihi Canal. Members of the Tauranga Anglers Club joined Eastern Fish and Game staff in releasing the trout...

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Green kiwifruit growers are anticipating a record high return of $51,047 per hectare thanks to good quality fruit and decreased competition in the markets. Zespri has announced forecast per tray returns of $5.71 for green fruit, up 37 cents, meaning orchard...

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The Port of Tauranga today hit back at claims that recently obtained Worksafe statistics show the port is the most accident prone in the country. Accident details at New Zealand ports as released to the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union show the Port...

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A co-founder of the Tauranga coastguard and sailing stalwart with grandchildren on the international sailing stage, has died in Tauranga. Lloyd Mandeno Saunders was aged 87 years when he died in Tauranga hospital on Sunday. Lloyd donating scrap metal...

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A plush venue, a world class wicket and the surrounding scenic views to back it up. Now all Mount Maunganui's Bay Oval needs are some lights to book its ticket to regular international fixtures. The catch? The lights come with a $2million price...

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Police have arrested a 21-year-old man for the robbery of the ANZ Bank in Greerton this month. Joshua John Morrison has been charged with robbery. Police have arrested Joshua John Morrison for the robbery of the ANZ bank in Greerton. He's appeared...

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Police are encouraging parents and caregivers to ensure their children can celebrate Halloween safely tomorrow night. National Prevention Manager Superintendent Bruce Bird says young children keen to head out trick-or-treating on Friday should be accompanied...

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A cuvier's beaked whale stranded in Maketu may have to be euthanised if it doesn't head back out to sea this afternoon. The four-metre long whale - who has been named Uru by locals - was found stranded on the rocks outside the Maketu surf...

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Four men accused of a brutal home invasion which left one man needing to have an eye surgically removed will head to trial next month. Carl Tremayne, Jay Beguely, Takatu Ahomiro and Tama Waitai appeared briefly in Tauranga District Court today where it...

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UPDATE 11.40am: A curvier's beaked whale stranded on the rocks near Maketu has been refloated, but is struggling to make it back out to sea. The whale was spotted near the surf club, but attempts by the Maketu Ecological Society to free it saw the...

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