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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Hitchhiker hit by van

UPDATED 2.03PM: Te Puke's Jellicoe Street has now fully reopened after a female hitchhiker was left in a serious condition in Tauranga Hospital after being... read more

Laundry workers keep employment

Seven Whakatane Hospital laundry workers who had their jobs threatened last week will keep their employment with the Bay of Plenty District Heath Board. The... read more

Hospice helping Starship

How much is your old mobile phone worth? Possibly a life or two according to the Starship Foundation. The Foundation is urging Kiwis to recycle their unused... read more

Man dies in Pukehina accident

UPDATED 12.15pm: A 75-year-old man is dead following a crash in Pukehina this morning. Early indications are that a vehicle was heading in an easterly... read more



Drunken man’s road nap

Police are warning of the dangers of over-indulging in alcohol after they came across a drunk man who had fallen... read more

Warning lifted for Lake Rotoehu

The health warning issued in February for Lake Rotoehu has been lifted by the Medical Officer of Health. Results... read more

Motorbike theft warning

Members of the public are being urged to keep their eyes peeled for motorbikes being ridden or sold in suspicious... read more

Police appeal after home invasion

Police are appealing for information as they try and identity a group of men who robbed an elderly man in his Tokoroa... read more

MetService: Blue skies ahead

Blue skies are forecast for the North Island during the first half of this week as a ridge of high pressure builds. This... read more

Remembering the forgotten in Te Puke

There will be a rock, a very big rock, there will be a donkey and it will rain blood red poppies. Te Puke RSA president... read more

Thunderstorms to move in

A slow-moving band of thunderstorms is expected to move in across the Bay of Plenty and Coromandel. The MetService... read more

Have a conversation that counts

They might sometimes be difficult conversations but they are conversations that count says future care planning... read more


But My Kids Are Active

Kirsty Carling Early Childhood Team Leader Sport Bay of Plenty  As Early Childhood Team Leader at Sport Bay of Plenty, part of my more

Thank a Sport Maker

Tom Morrison Community Coaching Advisor Sport Bay of Plenty  Attention all winter codes, it's time to start thinking about your more

Kids Leading Kids

Debbie Garea  GO4it Fundamentals Advisor  Sport Bay of Plenty The sounds of laughter and encouragement can be heard reverberating over the more

Rice is a nice autumn snack

Dazz Switalla Flavour Secrets No.1 The Strand Chef There is always some form of rice in the pantry. Recently, more


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