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44 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

Green Party: You don't love NZ enough

LOVE NEW ZEALAND: The Green Party will juxtapose this image of the Rena oil spill clean with the slogan "Love New Zealand" in its election campaign.

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1 hr ago | Scoop

Sunset Road takes audiences on a coming-of-age journey

Summer, 1975. Rotorua, New Zealand ... Jimi Hendrix, motorbikes, ika mata and dawn raids... it's the scene of Tawata Productions' new play Sunset Road .

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6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Citroen fans off for l'aventure magnifique

The super-stylish Citroen was decades ahead of its time, with front-wheel-drive, a welded monocoque body, hydraulic brakes and independently sprung suspension .

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10 hrs ago | Scoop

Wood Treatment Specialists Converge on Australia and NZ

Like it or not, thermally and chemically modified wood along with wood plastic composites are now a commercial reality.

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14 hrs ago | Scoop

Seed Fund hits maiden ton

The New Zealand Venture Investment Fund's Seed Fund is now investing $5 million a year into start-ups alongside angel investors, and recently invested into its one hundredth company.

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18 hrs ago | Scoop

Further funding secured for Tauranga CBD campus

The prospect of a new, purpose-built shared tertiary campus has now moved closer with the announcement of up to $15 million funding from the Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust to expand Tertiary Education in Tauranga.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: Grateful drivers want to honour mystery saviour

Terry Hooper is thanking the quick-thinking motorist who waved down traffic after a sudden slip took away a large chunk of the road on SH1 at the Brynderwyn Hills.

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The New Zealand Herald

National standards: Fall in reading achievements in many regions

The number of primary and intermediate school children achieving or bettering the national standard in reading has fallen or flat-lined in half of the country's sixteen regions.

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Acclaimed Israeli pianist to perform in Rotorua

Internationally acclaimed Israeli concert pianist, Rami Bar-Niv, is to perform in concert at Rotorua's Civic Theatre on 19 August.

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The Otago Daily Times

Container ship towed after near miss

A container ship which lost power while navigating Otago Harbour was pulled into deeper water by a tug - having had a near miss with the shipping channel's sandbank.

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Manawatu Evening Standard

Tem returns to childhood holiday spot

So much so that there is half-an-hour of compliments, handshakes and photo opportunities before the question can be asked: "What's a Rotorua boy doing in Takapuna?" His dad Laurie, elder brother of late entertainer Sir Howard Morrison, was playing for his Rotorua rugby club when he hosted a team from Takapuna.

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PQ 4. Regional Economies-Economic and Social Inequality

Volume:700;Page:5. Text is subject to correction.] 4. Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister of Finance : Does he agree that there are growing gaps among the regions of New Zealand, making the economy and society increasingly unbalanced; if not, why not? Hon BILL ENGLISH : No, I do not agree with that.

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NBR Newsroom

MYOB New Zealand business division sales manager Scott Gardiner

The survey of 1000 business owners and operators found 57% of operaters in the Bay reporting growth in the year to February 2014 and 59% expecting growth in the 12 months to February 2015.

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Paengaroa weigh station officially open

A state-of-the-art weigh station in the Bay of Plenty is set to make the state highway network safer for everyone.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: Mums to break breastfeeding record

Danielle Grey and her daughter 11-week-old CharlieMarie will take part in the Big Latch On in Wairarapa.

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Stuff.co.nz

Fine now - showers later

The north can expect spells of sunshine today, with single-digit temperatures making way for mid-teens this afternoon in Russell, Auckland, the Waikato, Rotorua and New Plymouth.

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Want to know whata s under your feet?

Your smartphone can now tell you. Bay of Plenty Regional Council and GNS Science have collaborated to develop an interactive portal which provides instant access to information on Bay of Plenty groundwater systems and geology.

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The New Zealand Herald

Warmer days as chill eases

Jess Fraser, 20, and brother Seth, 13, of Akatarawa, play in the snow on the Rimutaka Hill Road which was closed until early afternoon yesterday.

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BleacherReport

All-Star XV Who Could Be Playing for Nation of Their Birth at World Cup

Since the dawn of professionalism, rugby players have become globetrotting guns for hire, upping sticks to take up contracts in far-flung places.

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Egg-citement in the Bay as world record broken

It was all hands on deck today when 207 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic staff and students joined forces to break a Guinness World Record - for the 'most people dipping egg soldiers simultaneously'.

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