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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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Police have released the name of a woman who died following a crash near Whakarewarewa on Thursday. She was 40-year-old Galatea resident Aleshia Lois McGrath. Police extend their sympathies to her family and friends. The crash at the intersection of...

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  A kayaker has escaped without injured after being rescued from the Huka Falls near Taupo. The Taupo-based Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched around midday Monday to rescue the woman who was discovered on a patch of rocks, around 60m above...

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A man who was fishing in the Bay of Plenty is now nursing a broken leg. The 36-year-old man was fishing off some rocks in Waihau Bay, when he slipped a broke his lower leg. The Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched Waihau Bay just after 11am...

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In the hunt for New Zealand’s supreme Bach of the Year, two holiday homes in the wider Bay of Plenty region have been selected as Kiwi favourites, following an extensive public vote off which concluded Sunday night. The competition, run by Bookabach,...

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Bay of Plenty Steamers have made their first final since 2000 after a comprehensive 48-32 victory over Otago in the Mitre 10 Cup Championship semi-final played at Tauranga Domain today. The victory will see them face Wellington at Westpac Stadium next...

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An upcoming event being run by a Tauranga dance instructor is giving locals the chance to dance for a cause. The New Zealand Belly Dance Flash Mob is an event being hosted at the Honeybee House Dance Studio on Sunday, October 22 at 10am. The event is...

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The search is on to track down a bandit of pesky pests terrorising Eastern Bay of Plenty farms. Bay of Plenty Regional Council biosecurity officer, Dale Williams says work is currently underway, to track down 5-6 rooks that have recently been sighted...

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A helicopter crash in Rotorua last year was caused by an event so rare it has no implications for aircraft safety, the Transport Accident Investigation Commission has found. The crash happened soon after the French-made Guimbal Cabri G2 helicopter...

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UPDATED 7.58PM: Labour is pleased to have successfully concluded negotiations with New Zealand First as a critical step to forming a Labour-led progressive Government, says Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern.  “I thank the New Zealand First...

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Family, friends and colleagues of Sergeant Wayne Taylor bid him farewell today in a private service held at Papakura Military Camp in Auckland.  Sergeant Taylor, known as “Tails”, died during a maritime counter-terrorism training...

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The Lovely Mount Maunganui beach. Photo: Denis Player.

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