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4 hrs ago | Scoop

Easter Delivers Power Outages for Some Rotorua Customers

Some Rotorua customers have started the long weekend without power, with high winds and heavy rains causing damage to the electricity network.

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8 hrs ago | Southland Times

Top five things to do

Chiefs back Tom Marshall with the ball in a match between the Chiefs and the Stormers at Waikato Stadium on March 14. Because it is a long weekend, this week's top five list is more full than usual.

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12 hrs ago | Scoop

3-way partnership adds up for business & accounting students

The agreement was signed earlier this month between the University of Waikato, the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and China's Yantai University.

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16 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Ita's tail wreaks havoc across NZ

THE fire service has responded to hundreds of emergencies as the tail end of Cyclone Ita caused havoc in many parts of New Zealand.

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20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Weather History: April 17: Record temps, storms, sand, snow, wind & flooding

Snow fell across Denver, CO continuously for 57 hours; from early morning on the 17th until midday on the 19th.

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Yesterday | Scoop

Swept Away by the Sea

Blair Milligan, 18, is one of the newest graduates from the Royal New Zealand Navy, celebrating the completion of the naval Basic Common Training Course today in front of his proud family.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: Sewage truck driver banned after crashing into police

The driver of a sewage truck that collided head-on with a police ute has been banned from driving for six months.

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The Otago Daily Times

Community water issues identified

Some of Otago's smaller communities are among those which have had bacterial contamination of their drinking water supplies, a Ministry of Health report shows.

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Scoop

And now for a tropical low

Active and unsettled weather will dominate in the run up to Easter,with a low of tropical origin bringing heavy rain and gales for many on Thursday andFriday.

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Scoop

Gull New Zealand Unaffected by Refining NZ Shutdown

Following calls from commercial fuel buyers Gull New Zealand confirmed that it was totally unaffected by the shutdown at Refining NZ.

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New Zealand property investors remain confident

April 15 2014 - Investors are very confident about the future prospects of commercial property investment in New Zealand, delivering another quarter of enthusiastic responses.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Scoop

Rescue helicopters called to Waioeka gorge crash

Today the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT and Rotorua Bay trust rescue helicopters were called to Opotiki where a car had crashed into the river in the Waioeka gorge.

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The New Zealand Herald

Snoozecube set to spread into China

New Zealand airport micro hotel business Snoozecube is on the verge of expanding into China after its successful launch in Dubai.

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Paul Pottsa Sunday Rotorua concert almost sold-out

Local Paul Potts fans who are yet to purchase tickets to the British performer's Rotorua concert are being urged to do so without delay as a theatre sell-out is expected.

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The Wiggles Return to NZ

The Wiggles are bringing their new Apples and Bananas show to New Zealand. On July 2, the much-loved children's entertainers, Anthony, Emma, Lachy and Simon, kick off their tour in Tauranga.

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New Waipa mountain bike toilet and shower complex opening

Rotorua mayor Steve Chadwick is hosting the official opening of the district's new toilet, shower and changing facilities at Waipa mountain bike carpark tomorrow [16 April].

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Hospitality Net

Marcus Keenan has been appointed General Manager at Heritage Auckland, New Zealand

Heritage Hotel Management 35 Hobson Street, P O Box 3904 Auckland , 1140 New Zealand Phone: +64 9 302 1277 Fax: +64 9 303 0152 Visit Website Marcus has been the acting resident manager at the recently reopened Heritage Christchurch this year.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Angler, 91, too strong for feisty marlin

Wally Carmichael won't be getting any prizes for the size of the marlin he hooked off the Far North's east coast.

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The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: Fluffy saved four days after fire

Some stories that are making headlines across the regions today include: Fluffy the cat was found in a mess four days after a house fire in Hawke's Bay and a 91-year-old Northland man snagged himself a monster marlin.

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Science Tutoring Service now on offer

In a first for the Bay of Plenty region, the House of Science will be offering specific Science tutoring for students from primary school through to level 3 NCEA.

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