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Friday, May 26, 2017

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National MP Todd Muller is hailing today’s budget announcement as a major win for the Bay of Plenty region. Todd believes Budget 2017 finely balances both investment for the future and “the needs of today”, while also sharing the benefits...

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The government has announced new tax thresholds that will save $10.77 a week for anyone earning more than $22,000 per annum. From April 1, 2018, the lowest tax bracket will be shifted from $14,000 per annum to $22,000 per annum, with a tax rate of 10.5...

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UPDATED: Finance Minister Steven Joyce says Budget 2017 will deliver for New Zealanders with significant investments in public services and infrastructure, and a Family Incomes Package that will help them get ahead. “Our economy is performing well...

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Rugby fans will be spoilt for choice with rivalry matches, Greerton Marist’s Homes for Hope charity game, and the Baywide Premier Women’s competition taking place across the Bay of Plenty this weekend. A Bay of Plenty Rugby Union spokesperson...

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Five orca are dead following a stranding in the Bay of Plenty. The Department of Conservation says four of the killer whales were already dead when it was notified about the stranding at Cape Runaway on Wednesday afternoon. While local tangata whenua...

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More dairy, wood, and wine exports in April 2017 led to a goods trade surplus of $578 million, says Statistics New Zealand. International trade statistics senior manager Daria Kwon says because of this increase in April, New Zealand experienced the...

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At 2pm today, Finance Minister Steven Joyce will deliver his first Budget since stepping into his new role. Pre-Budget announcements already made include: $178 million package for tourism, infrastructure and the Department of Corrections, $321m social...

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Fonterra Co-operative Group has increased its 2016/17 forecast Farmgate Milk Price by 15 cents to $6.15 per kgMS. Chairman John Wilson says the increase announced on Wednesday reflects the strong fundamentals supporting global dairy markets, with world...

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A $40 million fund aimed at reducing the amount of nitrogen entering Lake Rotorua is now open to all landowners in the Lake Rotorua catchment with nitrogen to sell, no matter how big or small their property is. The Lake Rotorua Incentives Scheme is available...

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A revolution is happening right here in the Bay of Plenty and it needs your help to take its message to the rest of New Zealand. The Arthouse Revolution is a free community-based art project that will showcase the Bay’s top amateur artists in...

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