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More beach days - but pack a brolly
Sun lovers will need to fit in their final beach excursions of the summer between regular rain showers.
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More arrests in Ureweras firearms inquiry
Three more men have been arrested for firearms offences in the Bay of Plenty area targeted in last year's anti-terrorism raids.
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Police under fire in body 'hijack' row
Police have been strongly criticised for refusing to intervene in the second body-snatching case this year.
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Delay in hearing for Tauranga man
Yet another delay in the extradition hearing for Bryan Archer.
The 60-year-old Tauranga man is accused of being part of a multi-billion dollar attempt to defraud the Bank of England. Although the British are...
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Fundraising triumph as rescue boat hits the water
It has two state-of-the-art seats that keep the patients still and comfortable, two stretcher beds, and anti- vibration pads on the floor to take the jarring out of the ankles and knees.
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Heavily pregnant woman 'three times over limit'
A heavily pregnant woman has been caught driving while allegedly three times over the legal limit.
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John Armstrong: Stakes high for Peters' election bid
It says a lot about Winston Peters that he is willing to stand again in Tauranga at next year's election after being tossed out of the seat in 2005.
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Key tells Clarkson to make decision on merits, not Winston
National leader John Key has told Tauranga MP Bob Clarkson his decision on whether to stand again should have nothing to do with what NZ First leader Winston Peters does.
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Peters keen to become MP for Tauranga again
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters will stand for his cherished Tauranga electorate in the next election.
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Peters' party group rebels over bill
New Zealand First's Tauranga branch asked the party's seven MPs to vote against the Electoral Finance Bill, a move that would kill the bill.
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Princess to visit Tauranga
The luxury superliner Sun Princess, described as a floating resort of fun, will make its maiden visit to Tauranga on Friday, docking at the Mt Maunganui wharf at 6.30am for nearly 12 hours.
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Tauranga missing Magic matches
Tauranga has been snubbed once again by netball officials who have not allocated any Magic games to the city next year, saying the lack of suitable facilities is to blame.
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Green light for runway that could open tourist gateway
Rotorua Airport's runway looks almost certain to be extended by more than 630m, providing direct competition to Hamilton and Auckland for the lucrative Australian tourist market.
From NZ Herald
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Gigantic sea jewel glides in
A maritime gem dropped anchor in the Port of Tauranga this morning.
The Sapphire Princess is the largest cruise ship to visit Tauranga this summer. The 116,000-tonne megaliner carries 2700 passengers and 1100 crew _ the equivalent of 11 jumbo jets.
And it doesn't stop there.
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Flood zone still a wasteland 20 months on
It's been 20 months since the big floods of May 2005 - but a crater remains carved into the earth close to Hinewa Rd and Lemon Grove Ave.Wet weather has held up work to create a reserve at the site where there was a massive landslide on that fateful May 18 day.
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