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Hundreds of young Bay of Plenty basketballers got the opportunity of a lifetime to get up close to Kiwi professional basketball player Steven Adams today. The NBA star was in Tauranga for the Steven Adams' Training Camps which gives young people,...

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Motor trimming and inventing a device to lift and support an unwell cow would seem to have little in common, but Ted Handley of Matamata is skilled at both. In 1982 Ted won an innovations award at the Mystery Creek Fieldays for the Anlift Cattle Lifter...

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UPDATED 2.55PM: ‘Crazed idiot' is how one witness describes the motorist who led police on a dangerous chase through Tauranga overnight. While another says they inadvertently came face-to-face with the driver of a black hatchback who was...

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This is it, the final opportunity for Tauranga City United. The team takes on the Hamilton Wanderers at Links Ave Reserve this Sunday, and with both teams facing relegation, it's needless to say both teams are desperate for the win to remain in...

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UPDATED 12.15PM: Armed police staff were called to a Hairini address after receiving reports of a domestic incident this morning. In a statement sent to SunLive, a spokesperson says police received reports of two people arguing at a Waimapu Pa Road address...

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If you love your music and art then make sure you shimmy on down to Te Puna Hall for a fabulous event combing the two tonight. Local musician, artist extraordinaire, and all-round lovely chap Grant Bullot presents Songs From the Fire Pit Concerbition...

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The petition had only been up and running for 48 hours, but in that time it received almost 2000 signatures. It's a petition calling for a law change so visitors to the country who stay longer than three months and want to drive a motor vehicle...

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A field of more than 2100 runners and walkers are pounding the pavements as part of today's Hawaiian Airlines Mount Maunganui Half Marathon. The inaugural event sees competitors either run or walk the 21km, 10km and 5km distances around the Mount,...

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Police are appealing to the public for information that will help them track down Andrew Colin George Jacobs who has a warrant to arrest. The 23-year-old is also wanted in relation to multiple fraud matters where he's defrauded people, often through...

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Police have arrested two women in connection to a series of burglaries of motels and holiday baches across the Bay of Plenty. The women were arrested and charged with a total of 10 burglaries of motels and holiday baches in Rotorua, Whakatāne, Ōhope...

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