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Tauranga Police have arrested a 27-year-old man in relation to an armed robbery at Bethlehem's Liquorland store earlier this month. In a statement released this afternoon, Detective Sergeant Craig Rawlinson confirmed the arrest, which relates to...

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The chief executive of the Bay of Plenty District Health Board will resign from the post at the end of January 2016. Phil Cammish been CEO since January 2006, and was formerly district manager of the Cairns Health District for Queensland Health. Before...

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A major milestone for the new, $55 million Maungatapu underpass will take place tomorrow, with the first sod of grass being turned for the earthworks associated with the project. Transport Minister and Tauranga MP Simon Bridges will be on hand to do the...

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Tauranga may have missed out on hosting Jetstar flights in and out of the city, but Transport Minister Simon Bridges says he isn't giving up hope that they'll reconsider in the future. In an announcement this morning, Jetstar outlined the...

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An elated Emirates Team New Zealand, lead by Tauranga helmsman Peter Burling, performed under pressure to take the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series in Gothenburg overnight. The regatta was there for the taking going into the two double-points...

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Police have confirmed that armed officers arrested a man on the Waihi Road overbridge at about 9.40am this morning. A witness who contacted SunLive's newsroom described a blue HiLux being followed by three police cars before it was stopped when...

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A project management company with offices in Hamilton and Tauranga has been named as the project-manager job for the design and build of the Tauranga tertiary campus development. Greenstone Group will start work at the beginning of September and will...

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Dissatisfaction with its direction and performance are cited as the reasons kiwifruit company DMS has sold its shareholding in rival company Seeka. Seeka's strong focus on other produce internationally, such as bananas, cherries and stone fruit...

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A 4.4 magnitude earthquake has been felt across parts of the lower North Island this morning. The strong quake hit 5km south-east of Eketahuna, between Palmerston North and Masterton. The earthquake hit 5km south-east of Eketahuna. Photo: Google Maps. Dozens...

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There's something fishy going on next month, as Wish4Fish's annual Spring Fishing Competition hits the water. Fishermen and women are encouraged to let the sea air whip their faces on September 4-5 in search of the target species. Wish4Fish...

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