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New Zealand First leader Winston Peters celebrated the parties 23rd anniversary in Tauranga, by do what he does best – firing a salvo at the Government. In front of a partisan crowd at the Omanu Bowls Club today, Winston covered a range of topics...

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The old bartop's been pulled from the Brewer's Bar in Mount Maunganui this week as the remodeling of the business enters its final phase. The bar will re-open as The Rising Tide – Brewhouse and Eatery on July 30, it's an expansion...

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She's petite, sylph-like, a dainty lady. And Frank Parnwell fusses over her. He even spent $11,000 when she needed a new wardrobe. Frank Parnwell and his 1928 Singer Junior. Photo: Bruce Barnard. But it's been a challenging relationship, rocky...

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He thought he was doing the responsible grandfatherly thing – passing on stuff, passing on his wisdom and experience to the grandkids. But the lesson got cut dead in its tracks. And the grandkids went back to Wellington still not seeing what happens...

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Expected high winds in Tauranga has hampered the setting up of tonight's screening of Just Three Girls and Rio at Wharf Street tonight. Downtown Tauranga's Rose Webb told SunLive with the weather looking to pack in organisers thought it best...

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Bay of Plenty's mountain biking community will once again get to host the world's elite international Enduro racers. Whakarewarewa Forest will be the venue for the opening leg of next year's Enduro World Series. Josh Carlson during the...

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A green brown scum sighted along beaches mainly in the Eastern Bay of Plenty is not ‘cow poo' but surf diatoms – a naturally occurring single celled organism. The foam and sludge has been tested following complaints from members of the...

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Betty Stamp gambled and always won. Many other sad souls took the same risk at the same odds – and paid. They died grim deaths. “No, it didn't frighten me,” says Betty Stamp, who would play knucklebones and hopscotch with school...

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The Bay of Plenty Steamers management have today, named their 2016 squad for the upcoming 2016 Mitre 10 Cup season.   Head coach Clayton McMillan believes they have assembled a squad with a good blend of enthusiastic debutants and experience, with...

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An earthquake was detected north of Taupo last night says a report from GeoNet. The quake was located about 5km north of Taupo and struck at 7.01pm. It measured just 2.8 on the Richter scale and was at a depth of on 6km. Image: GeoNet. There have been...

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