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2 hrs ago | Scoop

Moves to remove wrecked cutter from Whale Island

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is working to remove the wrecked pilothouse cutter Checkmate from Motuhoura near Whakatane where it grounded on Friday.

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6 hrs ago | Scoop

Party And Candidate Lists for 2014 Election Released

The Electoral Commission has released the nominations for the 2014 General Election, with 15 registered political parties and 554 candidates contesting the election.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Lack of information on Port of Tauranga death is concerning

The Maritime Union says it is extremely concerned about the lack of public information about a Tauranga port worker who died last week.

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Aix spa therapy revamp captures male attention

The world of water therapy has been taken to higher luxurious levels at Polynesian Spa with new Italian Aix Therapy beds and stone tile floors creating the perfect space for your body's ultimate indulgence.

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The New Zealand Herald

Brian Rudman: Fluoridation debate drowned out by dirty tricks

Talk about bad timing. In a battle for the media -- and prime ministerial -- attention, the thumbs-up for water fluoridation from John Key's chief science adviser was always going to lose out to an expose on the past antics of Mr Key's dirty tricks team.

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Southland Times

It's down to hard work - and Nan

A lesson in some old-school dedication from her Nan gave Gayle Broughton the extra kick her sporting career needed.

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Puppetry, Mask and the Serious Laugh by Jacob Rajan

Actor and play writer Jacob Rajan will present and lead a discussion with the title 'Puppetry, Mask and the Serious Laugh' as part of the 2014 Kiss My Arts series in Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, Tauranga.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Cunliffe quiet on assets

Labour leader David Cunliffe has refused to confirm if his party is planning to buy back state-owned assets sold by National.

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The New Zealand Herald

Andrew Williams set to be dumped after clash with party leaders

New Zealand First MP Andrew Williams has been dumped by the party after antagonising its hierarchy by publicly complaining about his demotion in the party's draft list.

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Kiwiblog

The NZ First list

Andrew Williams has dropped off the list entirely, after he criticised his draft ranking of 13. I must say that I don't see what he had done to deserve his demotion .

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Waikato Times

Tough assignment to take National's heartland seats

The local electorates for the purposes of this article include the following 10: Hamilton East, Hamilton West, Waikato, Taranaki-King Country, Taupo, Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, Rotorua, Tauranga, and Hauraki-Waikato.

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The Otago Daily Times

NZ mining companies adapting to difficult times

Adaption of mine designs during the past year was the theme for the major companies opening the annual Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy New Zealand branch conference in Hamilton yesterday.

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I am thrilled to join Olivia's incredible family and am excited to welcome them to With a career spanning more than five decades, Newton-John has fans throughout the world.

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headland Sculpture on the Gulf 2015 artists announced

A spectacular two-kilometre coastal walkway on the Matiatia headland will feature 31 sculptures from a diverse group of artists, many of whom are new to the exhibition .

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The New Zealand Herald

Iti, Fox, Flavell on Maori Party list

Tame Iti pictured at the edge of the Te Ureweras near Ruatoki in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

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Choice Hotels Now Available In Tauranga

Choice Hotels are pleased to welcome Comfort Inn Academy to the impressive stable of existing Choice hotels in the Bay of Plenty region.

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'A Knight to Remember' Tribute to Sir Howard Morrison

The legacy of the late Sir Howard Morrison will be celebrated next month on the fifth anniversary of his death in a two-hour show - A Knight to Remember - featuring guest artists closely linked to his long career.

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The New Zealand Herald

WWI: Kiwis keen to reach for sky during the war

Twenty years before our air force split from the Defence Force in 1937, air fever swept the country.

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Waikato Times

'Surreal' abseil for broadcaster

As far as getting out of work goes, climbing onto the roof and abseiling down the building is an elaborate method.

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The New Zealand Herald

Rain likely to usher in spring

Recent days have been so clear, Mt Ruapehu has been visible from Hamilton. Here it's seen from Till's Lookout, Dinsdale, Hamilton.

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