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The Independent Police Conduct Authority has partially cleared a Whakatane officer in relation to a complaint of using excessive force. The IPCA found the officer’s use of force on the complainant was justified while initially detaining him, but...

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Parents with children on the spectrum age can face many challenges. Mary Anne Gill talks to a Tauranga woman about how her 41-year-old son is still transitioning.  People call Julia Genet a “champion for change” and her son Richard the...

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Police investigating the crash in which a man died after his vehicle hit a tree, believe speed may have been a factor. At 7.20am, a Mazda utility vehicle collided with a tree on Mapara Road, Taupo. The driver, who was the only one in the vehicle at the...

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The bunting’s up and the signage is complete, as Te Kuiti prepares to honour two of their favourite sons – All Black legends Sir Colin and Stan Meads. The official unveiling of the Sir Colin Meads statue and the opening of the Gallagher...

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The two cyclones that pounded New Zealand during April and caused residents of Edgecumbe to be evacuated have resulted in insured costs of $84 million. The tail end of Cyclone Debbie, which passed over New Zealand between April 3 and 7, cost insurers...

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Steady as she goes for Emirates Team New Zealand with two more wins over Oracle Team USA putting them 3-0 up in the first to seven series.   Once again the Kiwi boat was faster right around the track and that speed allied to impeccable...

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One person is dead after car hit a tree in Kinloch this morning. Police are investigating a crash which happened at 7.34am on Mapara Road in Kinloch, between King Road and Katelyn Place.  “One person, the driver, was reportedly trapped in...

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Mike Dawson has created a little piece of kayaking history, becoming the first New Zealander to win an ICF World Cup canoe slalom medal over the weekend. The two-time Olympian grabbed gold in the men’s extreme canoe slalom final at the first World...

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A fallen tree is expected to cause some travel delays on State Highway 5 in the Bay of Plenty. The tree came down on the stretch of highway, near Ngongotaha around 7.30pm. This resulted in a car crashing into it, says police. No one was injured in the...

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He’s a four-year-old Singaporean with a sad and rare genetic disorder and he’s inveigled his way into the hearts of the Watsons 8500 kilometres away here in Tauranga. “I saw him and thought poor wee fella,” says Dave Watson of...

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