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  1. NZX 50 climbs to new recordRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    New Zealand shares rose to a new record close, led by Restaurant Brands New Zealand after the country's biggest fast-food operator boosted its annual earnings guidance. The NZX 50 Index rose 13.126 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5292.825.

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  2. One-of-a-kind handmade quilt fetches $26,000Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Her dream came true last week after her piece of art fetched more than $25,000 at the 20th and final Tauranga Police CIB Charity Auction. Lot three, the one-of-a-kind handmade quilt donated by Mrs Farrow through St John's Ambulance, sparked a bidding war and eventually sold for $26,000.

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  3. Port of Tauranga sees annual earnings growth up to 6.1%Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NBR Newsroom

    The port operator forecasts annual profit of between $78 million and $83 million in the year ending June 30, 2015, compared to earnings of $78.2 million in 2014, chief executive Mark Cairns told shareholders in Tauranga today. The company anticipates spending another $50 million dredging the harbour to complete its programme to allow larger vessels to berth, which it expects will help boost container volumes to 1 million twenty-foot equivalent units by 2017 from last year's 760,000 TEUs.

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  4. Market Close: NZX 50 climbs to new record, Restaurant Brands gains on guidanceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NBR Newsroom

    New Zealand shares rose to a new record close, led by Restaurant Brands New Zealand after the country's biggest fast-food operator boosted its annual earnings guidance. Spark New Zealand pace gains as investors sought defensive stocks with reliable dividends The NZX 50 Index rose 13.126 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5292.825.

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  5. NZ@Noon: Taking up chess a champion moveRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Stories making headlines across the regions today include a schoolboy who has become a hero through chess and a bidding war over a quilt that has become expensive. There are echoes of the film The Dark Horse in the story of a Rotorua teen who has overcome his troubled past and become a school hero through his passion for chess.

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  6. Queenstown Lakes Housing Accord signedRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Scoop

    A Queenstown Lakes Housing Accord has been signed between Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Mayor Vanessa van Uden to provide an additional 1300 homes over the next three years. "The Queenstown Lakes District is one of the five least affordable housing areas in New Zealand, with a median house price of $664,000.

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  7. Coastal Classic: All you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The 2013 edition of the Coastal Classic sailing race between North Head and the Bay of Islands gets under way. Photo / Dean Purcell.

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  8. Communities Turn Out to Support Clean WaterRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Scoop

    NZ Landcare Trust's Communities for Clean Water weekend-of-action proved to be a big hit around the country with hundreds of volunteers turning out to get involved in regional events. People of all ages rolled up their sleeves and helped with native planting, monitoring and testing water, tidying streams, and generally having fun while making a positive contribution to water quality in their local lakes, rivers and streams.

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  9. Magpies will be harderRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Hamer coached Manawatu to win the Ranfurly Shield in 1976 and to win the NPC first division in 1980, the only championship the union has won. He has lived in Tauranga for the past 18 years, but can't bring himself to follow Bay of Plenty because it means nothing to him.

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  10. Take your time this weekend and arrive safelyRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Scoop

    Bay of Plenty, 23 October 2014 - The North Island weather this long weekend is looking relatively promising but that doesn't mean there won't still be risks on our roads. Just yesterday a fatal crash in Tauranga showed how lives can be cut short in a second, and families can be left with the heartbreak of losing a loved one.

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  11. Tauranga hot on our heelsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Although the southern city's population increased by only 2300 between 2006 and 2014, the population of fast-growing Tauranga rose by 14,700. The Bay of Plenty city's population went from 107,000 in 2006 to 121,700 this year and, based on previous growth, Tauranga is set to overtake Dunedin in 2016.

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  12. Award-Winning Poet and Musician Releases Butterflies of the SoulRead the original story

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... turn reach others through their creative efforts. About the Author Hope Paris Mendelssohn was born in Tauranga, New Zealand. The arts were very prevalent in her family and she soon developed many artistic skills. She has performed many recitals of ...

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  13. Williamson ruled out of ODIsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ananova

    New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has been ruled out of the rest of the ODI series against South Africa by a wrist injury. The 24-year-old suffered a ligament tear during a Champions League game in India and played no part in Monday's series-opening six-wicket defeat to the Proteas in Tauranga.

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  14. Award-Winning Poet and Musician Publishes New BookRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... turn reach others through their creative efforts. About the Author Hope Paris Mendelssohn was born in Tauranga, New Zealand. The arts were very prevalent in her family and she soon developed many artistic skills. She has performed many recitals of ...

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  15. Artists, celebrities use creativity to help keep kids safeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Delivered by Child Matters, Buddy Day involves 1500 adults in Auckland, Wellington, Hamilton and Tauranga adopting a life-size cardboard 'Buddy' and taking it into communities and workplaces. The Buddy is used as a tool to generate conversations about the wellbeing of New Zealand children - and that it is up to all adults to keep kids safe.

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  16. Bridge rescue: 'The definition of a hero'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Senior Constable Deane O'Connor, with Prime Minister John Key and the man he saved, Ashley Donkersley, after receiving Police Association Bravery Award. Photo / Mark Mitchell Quick thinking, adrenaline and a childhood spent swimming swollen rivers proved useful for Deane O'Connor when he jumped into icy water to save a man.

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  17. Funny guy Jeremy Corbett supports Buddy Day's messageRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    But he also says this instinctive gut reaction is one of the main reasons he chose to take part in New Zealand's only child abuse awareness event, Buddy Day. The event is being held for the fourth consecutive year on 14 November, and takes place in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga and Wellington.

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  18. Top award for bridge crash heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    HIGHEST HONOUR: Senior Constable Deane O'Connor accepts a New Zealand Police Association Bravery Award from Prime Minister John Key. The policeman who dived into freezing waters to save a man from Tauranga Harbour today received Police Association's highest award.

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  19. Tauranga law firm leads the anti-child abuse chargeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Tauranga law firm Cooney Lees Morgan has again partnered with national child advocacy organisation Child Matters to participate in the fourth annual 'Buddy Day' - New Zealand's only child abuse prevention awareness day. Cooney Lees Morgan partner Matt Tustin said this was the second year the company had got involved in Buddy Day, which sees 1500 adults in Tauranga, Auckland, Wellington and Hamilton adopting a life-size cardboard 'Buddy' and taking it into communities and workplaces.

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  20. Home detention for dodging taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    A Papamoa-based courier driver who blamed a non-existent tax agent for mishandling his tax affairs has been sentenced to 12 months home detention and ordered to repay $180,000. Dave Rawiri Tekani was sentenced in the Tauranga District Court today after pleading guilty to 37 charges of tax evasion.

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