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Tauranga-based Kidicorp has agreed to buy a chain of four Auckland pre-schools, further cementing it's place as the largest provider of early childhood education in New Zealand.
Kiwi musician Chris Sanders will perform in a Tauranga hair salon to raise money for women's cancer support network Look Good, Feel Better.
News of the decision came as Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne announced he was pushing his Psychoactive Substances Bill through Parliament quicker than planned to have legislation regulating synthetic cannabis in place by July.
University of Otago student Mitchell Harkness hopes to use skills developed through the Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award to help those in Third World countries.
Tauranga community housing trust chairwoman Chris Johnstone talks about the budget announcement that state homes may be able to be run by private providers.
It took a Hollywood superstar to shove into the global spotlight something that is a life-threatening reality for many New Zealand women.
Residents walk through debris of homes after the suburb of Moore, Oklahoma was left devastated by a tornado.
Tourism Bay of Plenty general manager Rhys Arrowsmith unveiled plans for promoting the Bay of Plenty at a tourism operator event on Monday night.
Hawaii is becoming the destination of choice for Tauranga holidaymakers. Tauranga travel agents report the most popular destinations for bookings during the winter months are Australia and the Pacific Islands, but Hawaii is making a comeback.
A raft of mistakes at Tauranga Hospital led to the misdiagnosis of a patient who later died, the Health and Disability Commissioner has found.
A Tauranga service station has removed the relaxation drink "Good Night" from sale after a Bay of Plenty Times Weekend investigation revealed it contained a natural sedative.
A spike in elder abuse reports shows the Tauranga City Council has a lot of work ahead before it can claim to be New Zealand's first Age Friendly City.
Tauranga property developer Bob Clarkson is pleased to hear of new legislation allowing a takeover of the resource consent process from local councils.
The first piece of the Western Bay of Plenty Rugby sub union championship silverware will be decided at Blake Park on Saturday, when Mount Maunganui and Greerton Marist meet to decide the local colts title.