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Friday, May 26, 2017

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This year’s budget will include a $178 million tourism infrastructure package that will fund projects like new carparks, toilets and freedom camping facilities. The package will consist of a new $102m Tourism Infrastructure Fund, along with $76m...

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Inland Revenue’s transformation has entered a new phase with the opening of staff consultation on the implementation of a new structure for the department. The new structure sees much of Inland Revenue reorganised into three new groups –...

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Thousands of game bird hunters turned out for the start of a new hunting season which Fish & Game predicts will be one of the best in years.   While many holidaymakers cursed the miserable summer, it ended up encouraging healthy duck breeding,...

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While it’s too sooon to speculate about the potential impat of myrtle rust on the honey industry, Comvita CEO Scott Coulter confirms the Paengaroa-based manuka specialist is gathering information about the situatiuon. Myrtle rust is an airborne...

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Confusion over New Talisman Gold Mines’ activity in the old Karangahake gold mine has been addressed by a press release from the Hauraki District council this week. Talisman’s recent acquisition of a prospecting licence received a hostile...

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If you’ve been affected by the recent flooding on the Coromandel or in the Bay of Plenty, you might be eligible to make a claim for loss or damage to your home through the Earthquake Commission. Anyone who has been affected has up to three months...

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Rheumatism and a desire to put the frighteners up some noisy partygoers played a big part in establishing one of the Bay of Plenty’s largest family honey businesses. Mossop’s Honey celebrates 70 years this autumn. Its roots started on the...

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Hemp seed will soon be legalised as food after the New Zealand and Australian food safety authorities reached an agreement on Friday. During the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation in Adelaide, Kiwi and Aussie ministers approved...

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Thames-Coromandel District Council has extended the nomination period for its Youth in Emergency Services Programme, which now closes May 8. YES is designed to strengthen young people’s connection to their community by encouraging them to engage...

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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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