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Neighbours save artist’s home

The quick actions of a former Super Rugby player's family have helped save an elderly artist's home and extensive collection of paintings from going up... read more

Electrical fire shuts hospital

Grace Hospital was shut down for several hours this morning after an electrical fire affected all incoming power to the hospital. Patients were forced... read more

Candidate on the corner

National's Bay of Plenty candidate Todd Muller is taking his campaign to the corner of more than 50 streets in the electorate to engage voters for this... read more

Public picks: Key or Cunliffe

It was a battle of the political heavyweights in the TVNZ arena overnight in the first round of the head-to-head debates in the lead up to the 20 September... read more

Stranded cutter towed to Tauranga

The pilothouse cutter Checkmate has been re-floated and towed to Tauranga after grounding near Motuhoura (Whale Island) near Whakatane last Friday. Bay... read more

NEWS

Blossoming support for Daffodil Day

Volunteers who know the damaging effects of cancer all too well are among those supporting Daffodil Day today. It's... read more

Basketball hopes on the line

The hopes of more than 30 secondary school basketball teams of progressing to the national stage rest on the courts... read more

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Abused cabbies seek police action

Tauranga taxi drivers are calling for a greater police response to reports of abuse and intoxication encountered... read more

Kitchen fire in Pyes Pa

UPDATED 11:30AM: Firefighters are busy investigating the cause of a kitchen fire in a house on Glenmonarch Place... read more

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Family welcome guilty verdicts

The Te Puna family ‘viciously attacked' at their home two years ago are relieved those responsible have been... read more

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Alleged weedeater thief arrested

A man has been arrested in Gate Pa this morning after allegedly stealing a weedeater from a property on Rimu Street. Police... read more

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Drivers cash in on loophole

More than 200 Bay of Plenty motorists are registering their vehicles as ambulances in an effort to save more than... read more

Bay Oval’s heavyweight clash

Mount Maunganui's Bay Oval cricketing calendar is quickly filling up with the White Ferns set to host England in... read more

Tauranga in the trenches

On the outside they are ordinary shipping containers, but inside they have been transformed into an innovative... read more

Tauranga lawyer struck off

Former Tauranga lawyer Vinay Deobhakta has been struck off the roll of barristers and solicitors for misconduct. The... read more

ELECTIONS 2014 (Click here to view more)

Candidate on the corner

National's Bay of Plenty candidate Todd Muller is taking his campaign to the corner of more than 50 streets in... read more

Public picks: Key or Cunliffe

It was a battle of the political heavyweights in the TVNZ arena overnight in the first round of the head-to-head... read more

VIDEOS (Click here to view more)

Public picks: Key or Cunliffe

It was a battle of the political heavyweights in the TVNZ arena overnight in the first round of the head-to-head... read more

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Abused cabbies seek police action

Tauranga taxi drivers are calling for a greater police response to reports of abuse and intoxication encountered... read more

BLOGS & OPINIONS

Celebrating Bay of Plenty Sporting Excellence

Simon Neate Marketing Administrator Sport Bay of Plenty  Nominations are now open for the 2014 Bay of Plenty Sports Awards. The awards...read more

For fans of the growing yoghurt culture

Dazz Switalla Flavour Secrets No.1 The Strand Chef  www.no1thestrand.co.nz I can still remember my very first taste of yoghurt in about...read more

Head-dress redress: A ban on all skirts

Brian Rogers Rogers Rabbits  www.sunlive.co.nz Hands up all those who thought the native Indian head dress at NZ fashion week was culturally...read more

Pesky weeds and their impacts

Jane Nees BOP Regional Councillor www.janenees.co.nz If you have a garden you'll be very familiar with weeds and the way they can take over...read more

When will Council behave like a business?

Matt Cowley Tauranga City Councillor No council can behave like a profitable business; let me tell you why. Businesses focus on a target market of...read more

Restoration of the Sand Dunes

  Catherine Stewart Tauranga City Councillor During the Annual Plan submission process some concerns were raised by residents at the Mount regarding...read more

BAY TODAY


Jamie Harkins beach art. By Scott White.
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