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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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Hundreds of car owners left with empty tanks after being given low-quality petrol will be in line for compensation. Some batches of 91 and 95 petrol sold by BP, Z Energy and Mobil between late November and mid-December last year had elevated sulphur...

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One of the biggest sporting events on the Surf Life Saving New Zealand calendar is taking place this weekend at Mt Maunganui with hundreds of athletes from around the country set to take part.  This year, 850 athletes will compete in the surf and...

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A severe weather watch has been issued for the Bay of Plenty today. A very humid northerly flow brings periods of rain to much of the North Island today and Tuesday morning, says the MetService. “The heaviest falls are expected to be in the north...

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One of the world’s leading reggae music festivals and the nation’s favourite festival experience, One Love, returns to Tauranga this summer. Festival promoter Pato Alvarez says the event promises some of the biggest names in music including...

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  A Bay of Plenty man will be kicking off the New Year with a bang after snapping up the top prize of $1 million in Lotto’s Christmas Promotion.  The regular Lotto player, who would like to remain anonymous, said that he had recently dreamed...

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Economic confidence in the Bay of Plenty has fallen through the floor, according the Westpac Regional Economic Confidence survey results released today. The survey conducted in December last year, shows only 13 per cent of Bay of Plenty households expected...

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It’s probably best suited to a petrol head, a Ford fanatic or someone with a unique taste in furnishings. It’s the butt of a Mark 3 Zephyr, which has been fashioned into a couch. It’s been sitting in the corner of the smoko room at...

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Police and LandSAR teams are continuing to search for an 84-year-old man who has now been missing for three days. Raymond Stirling, who is frail and suffers from mild dementia, was last seen in the Halcione Close area of Hamilton at about 7.30pm on Monday. Police...

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Mount Maunganui beach goers are being warned to steer clear of a number of puffer fish washed up at popular spots along the shorelines. The fish which have been described as having a spiky exterior, have been spotted in the dozens near Mount Main beach...

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The Vantage Black Sticks Men have secured a thrilling 5-4 victory over Belgium in their opening match at the University of Waikato Four Nations in Tauranga.It was an electric encounter between the hosts and world number three ranked Belgium with the...

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’Summer Pohutukawa Blossom’, part of an iPhoneOgraphy photo-series. Photo: Bill Gibson-Patmore.

Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz