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Thursday, May 25, 2017

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UPDATED 12.15PM: A young girl who has severe asthma and bronchiectasis has successfully trekked to the summit of Mauao in Mount Maunganui today. Tauranga’s Chloe Crump, 4, took on the challenge of climbing to the top of the maunga in an effort...

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Waikato Regional Council’s road safety mascot Ruben the Bear stars in a new matariki-themed book aimed at making children safer on the region’s roads. Launched in Ngāruawāhia recently, Ruben’s Matariki Adventure incorporates the Māori...

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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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It’ll be a mountain of a challenge, but Tauranga’s Chloe Crump is more than up for it. On Saturday the four-year-old who has severe asthma and bronchiectasis will be climbing to the top of Mauao as part efforts to raise both money and awareness...

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More than 150 people turned out to a public meeting focussing on New Zealand’s first marine spatial plan Sea Change – Tai Timu Tai Pari  held in Whangamata recently. And despite there being a large number of diverse people who attended...

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A delicious festival showcasing the best seafood the Coromandel has to offer is returning to the peninsula this weekend. Mouth-watering mussels, ‘o’ for ‘awesome’ oysters, fantastic fresh fish and more will delight the taste...

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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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This season’s New Zealand Enduro Championships has so far been a battle of attrition, although it is still too early yet to be talking about winners and losers. The fourth round of six in the 2017 series is set for Greta Valley, north of Christchurch,...

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Organisers of the Mercury Music Festival are on the hunt for volunteers who can help out at the event on Queen’s Birthday long weekend. Whitianga will be transformed into a ‘Village Of Music’ with two days of world class music covering...

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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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