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Friday, May 26, 2017

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As part of Budget 2017, the government is allocating $4 billion in new capital spending in a bid to build infrastructure “for a growing economy”. Finance Minister Steven Joyce says this $4b investment is the single biggest investment of new...

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Stars from The Flash, Teen Wolf, The 100 and more are expected in Tauranga this weekend for the city’s first ever Armageddon Expo. New Zealand’s biggest geek and entertainment event, Armageddon Expo, is coming to ASB Baypark Arena on May...

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More than 200 Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi graduands will receive their degrees and certificates during a formal graduation ceremony in Whakatāne this Friday. The graduands are from the more than 1300 students from throughout Aotearoa who will...

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Police and fire scene investigators are investigating a suspicious blaze which destroyed a caravan in Rotorua on Thursday. Northern Fire Communications shift manager Megan Ruru says three appliances from the Rotorua Station were dispatch to what was...

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LED light hand fidget spinners are being recalled due to a securing issue with the battery compartment. According to recalls.govt.nz, the toy doesn’t have a secured battery compartment. “If young children gain access to button batteries and...

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Once every year the Tauranga City Basketball Association aims to bring at least one big basketball event to the region. In 2017 that will be the National Basketball League’s Final Four weekend, which consists of the semi-finals and final, and it...

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New Zealand has finally entered the space age with the world-first successful launch of an orbital rocket from a private pad, but it didn’t quite reach orbit. US-New Zealand aerospace company Rocket Lab announced on Thursday afternoon it had successfully...

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The government is allocating $7 billion over four years in Budget 2017 to sustain and expand public services in health, education, law and order and social development. Finance Minister Steven Joyce says the investment reflects the government’s...

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Ever wanted to learn how to take stunning, professional-looking photos of the night sky? A free astrophotography lesson at the Mount this Friday will be a must-attend event for aspiring photographers interested in capturing the heavens. Local photographers...

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National MP Todd Muller is hailing today’s budget announcement as a major win for the Bay of Plenty region. Todd believes Budget 2017 finely balances both investment for the future and “the needs of today”, while also sharing the benefits...

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