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Police are investigating a two car crash on State Highway 2, near Papamoa, which caused one lane to be blocked for a short time this afternoon. A red Toyota Rav 4 and a silver Nissan Tida collided at the intersection of SH2 and Bell Road, just before...

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Four people have been found guilty for their involvement in a methamphetamine drug ring linked to the explosion of a former KingKat building in Katikati in 2012. The two week trial came to a close yesterday when Karl Rodney Goldsbury, 39 from Maketu,...

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Fire Safety officers and Tauranga detectives are unable to pinpoint the cause of a blaze that charred the inside of a Mount Maunganui unit this week. Fire broke out in the living room of the brick single storey unit about 3.15pm Monday - just minutes...

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Free parking in the city centre, a centre for sports excellence in Mount Maunganui, and the council stance on the Rena resource consent application are to be debated at today's Tauranga City Council meeting. The free parking debate is being brought...

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UPDATE 11AM: The iconic 120metre tall Radio Rhema mast at Papamoa East is being disassembled by Helicopter Services BOP today. At least two contractors along with the helicopter crew are working to remove the mast from its location at the Golden Sands...

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Chilly conditions that saw the Kaimai Ranges dusted with snow yesterday will continue through the week but clear skies mean no further snowfall is likely. Temperatures dropped to 2 degrees overnight but unlike Monday, clear skies meant no snow hit the...

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Tauranga Police are asking the public for information on Shaye Hoeroa Whakakaua Thompson, who currently has two warrants for his arrest. The 32-year-old is wanted for failing to appear in Tauranga District Court on driving and dishonesty offences. WANTED:...

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Both the kiwifruit industry and the unemployed in the Bay of Plenty look set to benefit from a new government initiative. New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated is welcoming the Government's plans to get more Kiwis into seasonal work, and its...

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Cold icy conditions are causing hazardous driving conditions on roads around the Bay of Plenty. Western Bay of Plenty road policing manager Senior Sergeant Ian Campion says winter is here and early morning ice on roads can be dangerous. It was a chilly...

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Fire Safety is this morning investigating a fire that gutted a cottage at Waikino near Waihi overnight. The cottage on an isolated road at the top end of Waitekauri Road was well involved when Waihi Volunteer fire fighters arrived, says the Northern...

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Jorga and the butterfly. By Nicola Bai.

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