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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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The police-coordinated search for two men missing in Tongariro National Park continues, with a police dog trained in search and rescue techniques rejoining the operation. The search has now entered its ninth day, with volunteers from LandSAR and police...

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Two hunters spent the night in a Bay of Plenty bush after getting lost on Sunday. The BayTrust Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a remote area of the Te Urewera National Park near Galatea, after reports came in that two men were lost and one was injured...

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  A toddler was rushed to hospital after accidentally pulling a pot of boiling oil over himself. The Tauranga-based Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Opotiki about 1pm yesterday after the three-year-old pulled the pot on top of...

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Two people have been charged following an armed robbery of a Bay of Plenty store. At about 8am on Sunday, staff at the store on Pine Drive in Murupara were threatened with a hammer and a sum of cash was stolen. One of the staff members was also assaulted. Fortunately,...

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Whakatohea Pre-Settlement Claims Trust has today signed an Agreement in Principle with the Crown at Parliament, which it says is a positive step towards settling its historical Treaty of Waitangi claims. Chairman Graeme Riesterer says Whakatohea first...

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Eastern and Waikato police are seeking the public’s help to locate Mataatua Uka. There is a warrant for his arrest issued by the Hamilton District court on  July 20 on a burglary charge, says Senior Sergeant Yvonne Parker. The 34-year-old...

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Bay of Plenty farmers are shocked after a being victim to a series of animal attacks in rural Whakatane areas. Christine Tipper says her father, an owner of Awakeri farm, discovered two cows that had been shot, dead on their property within 3-4 meters...

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Police searching for Rollie Heke are now also looking for his ex-partner. Detective Superintendent Chris Page says police believe 43-year-old Irene Scanlon may be assisting him to evade police. He says Scanlon also has a warrant to arrest for...

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An initiative by the Bay of Plenty Rugby is being implemented this weekend to help support Eastern Bay Communities affected by the April Floods. The Mitre 10 Cup kicks off this weekend with the Bay of Plenty Steamers first home game against Hawke’s...

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A woman is shocked after being involved in a verbal conflict with a teller at a Whakatane bank earlier this week. Ripeka Lessels entered the Credit Union Central Kopeopeo branch to withdraw money, writing her withdrawal slip in Maori. A conflict between...

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A great ’reflection’ of the wet day at Harbourside finals on Saturday. Photo: Tierre Thompson.

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