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One person is dead after getting into trouble in the Kaituna River. Two other people have been hospitalised following the incident near Okere Falls this afternoon. Police are investigating the deaths of two people in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty areas...

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The Air NZ Beech 1900 made its final arrival and departure flights from Tauranga this afternoon. The airplane arrived at Tauranga Airport from Auckland at 3.15pm today and departed back to Auckland at 3.50pm. Passengers aboard the Air NZ Beech 1900 shook...

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A teenage boy has died following an incident at Raglan's Te Kopua Bridge this afternoon. Firefighters and rescue helicopter crew members shielded the person from view with tarpaulins. Photo: Stuff.co.nz Police and emergency services were called...

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Update: 3.30PM: Witnesses suggest three people have been detained by police amid reports of an armed standoff near a Coromandel marae. A Kennedy Bay resident said there was an armed standoff in the Kennedy Bay area, and the roads had been locked down. Photo:...

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Bay of Plenty Development captain Stephen Crossan smashed a big century on the way to leading his team to victory against Counties Manukau at War Memorial Park in Manurewa on Sunday. Photo: file. Counties batted first and posted a big score when they...

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News reporter Hilary Barry's recent encounter with a little blue penguin found exhausted and a little battered by the big surf has got The Weekend Sun thinking. Where can our readers go to look after the rescue penguins found in trouble on Bay of...

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New Zealand farmers stand to benefit from significant savings on their farm nutrient inputs with Ballance Agri-Nutrients' latest round of price reductions. Photo: file. The price review sees urea drop $50 to $525, DAP reduce $25 per tonne, sulphate...

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They eyeballed each other from 10 paces. They sensed a connection but were unsure. After all it's been five years; a whole five years. “She's eyeing him differently,” says one observer. The video above show the exact moment that...

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A man with strong connections to Tauranga has died following a double fatal crash which killed him and a teenage boy, and seriously injured his wife, on Friday night. The damage to one of the cars following the double fatal crash on Friday night. Inset:...

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When Neville Corson learned to play the drums in Boy Scouts, World War II had just finished. Seven decades later, his 15-year-old grandson was asked to start learning the musical instrument over dinner. Ronan Solomon, 15, and Joshua Bennett, 15. Photo:...

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