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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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The Ngati Awa Volunteer Army – NAVA – completed its final organised day of the Edgecumbe clean-up with thank you speeches and lunch hosted at the Ruaihona Marae on Friday.  Te Runanga o Ngati Awa created the Ngati Awa Volunteer Army...

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There were plenty of gumboots on display at the Patetonga Hall in the Hauraki Plains on Friday morning. A number of flood-affected farmers met up with support agencies plus Hauraki District councillors and staff to discuss a way forward following the...

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Te Tumu Paeroa, in partnership with Quayside Holdings, today announces a $30 million investment programme to build 10 kiwifruit orchards on Maori land in the Bay of Plenty and Gisborne over the next 18 months.  This will be the single largest kiwifruit...

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Some of the health sector’s lowest paid workers will share in a $2 billion pay equity settlement over five years. More than 55,000 workers in aged and disability residential care, and home and community support services across New Zealand are set...

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Duck shooters in the Eastern Fish and Game region are being promised the best shooting in seven years, based on current duck numbers. Senior Fish and Game officer Matthew McDougall says trapping and population modelling tells them there are lots of ducks...

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The 33 finalists in the 2017 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards won’t be taking a break over Easter – they will be too busy preparing for the final round of judging which gets underway on April 22. The finalists represent 11 regions and will...

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They might be a small Coromandel community, but Colville has achieved a huge goal with the unveiling of its new water supply. The Colville Water Supply Society, working with the Coromandel-Colville Community Board, have successfully provided a new,...

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Concerns of dairy farmers about the way their industry was portrayed in TVNZ’s Sunday programme “The Price of Milk” have been made known to its producers and the TVNZ executive by the show’s sponsor Mazda NZ. Some farmers were...

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Today is the last day for young people living on the east coast of the Coromandel to get their applications in for this year’s Youth in Emergency Services Programme. YES is a hands-on introduction of what it’s like to be involved with the...

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Paeroa-based bio-stimulant company AgriSea NZ Seaweed Ltd has been awarded a $74,000 project grant from Callaghan Innovation for research and development of its bioactive products and the nutritional needs of honey bees. General manager Tane Bradley...

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