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  1. Don Mochan squash champ diesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Born in 1928, Mochan died peacefully at his daughter's home in Te Awamutu on Sunday, December 7 aged 86. In his heyday he shared the limelight with other champions like Allen Johns, Bryden Clarke, Charlie Waugh, Trevor Johnston and Don Burmeister, all out of Palmerston North Boys' High School. Clarke, who lives in Tauranga aged 82, remembers how one day when Mochan finally beat Johns, Mochan's feet were bleeding out through his sandshoes.

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  2. Development companies fined for sediment dischargesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Scoop

    Two Tauranga development companies have been fined $75,000 in Tauranga District Court for six offences of discharging sediment-contaminated water from the Tauriko Business Estate into Kopurererua Stream. Bay of Plenty Regional Council brought the prosecution against Comanche Holdings Ltd and TBE 2 Ltd, which were developing the 30 hectare business estate near Tauranga.

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  3. Goldstar Heat Pumps Expands in TaurangaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Scoop

    Tauranga is now being offered New Zealand's favourite air as Goldstar Heat Pumps expands to their region. The number one distributor and installer of Fujitsu - New Zealand's favourite air, has committed to help Tauranga residents cope with summer weather.

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  4. Kiwi activists crowdfund billboard for Simon BridgesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Scoop

    Almost seven thousand New Zealanders have taken part in a crowdfunding campaign, and have raised enough money to put a billboard up in Tauranga that is directed at Simon Bridges, the Minister of Energy and Resources. The campaign has been organised by independent advocacy organisation ActionStation in response to the announcement made by the Minister last week of 15 new oil and mining permits in NZ including areas of the Maui's Marine Mammal Sanctuary and Victoria Forest Park.

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  5. Tour news: Brooke Fraser cancels 10 NZ showsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Kiwi songstress Brooke Fraser was scheduled to perform 10 New Zealand shows in March and April, including a headlining slot at Auckland's Vector Arena. But a statement released via Fraser's Facebook page said all shows had been cancelled due to "unavoidable scheduling conflicts".

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  6. Long-awaited report on Rena grounding due todayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    An inquiry into the grounding of the MV Rena will come to a close with the release of the final report by accident investigators today. The Transport Accident Investigation Commission will release their final report this morning at the Tauranga Yacht and Boat Club to 100 groups including local and central government officials, business and community groups and iwi.

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  7. Doors open for disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Southland Times

    HAPPY HOMES: Daniel O'Sullivan guided Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett through his new Johnsonville unit during an official opening yesterday. The changing face of New Zealand's social housing has been on show at an official opening of new Wellington units for people with disabilities.

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  8. NZ@Noon: 'Strange objects' and a traversing tabbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Strange objects in the sky in Rotorua and an adventurous tabby cat in Ekatahuna are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today. An Ekatahuna tabby cat found it's way into quite the tangle after trapping itself in a towering pine tree.

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  9. Classic On Song for World Cup RidersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Maurice Beatson will be on a mission to put a halt to the female domination of the Ultra.Mox FEI World Cup series at the Fiber Fresh Taupo Christmas Classic this weekend. Beatson, a Dannevirke farmer who represented New Zealand at a World Cup final, has two entered into theSaturday afternoon class that has attracted 14 entries - his home-bred grey gelding Schimmel Warrior, who has a couple of World Cup seasons to his credit, and relative newbie Conyers, who just started this season.

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  10. Shifting sands close harbour channels to boatsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Scoop

    Boaties in larger vessels can no longer safely use the Tilby and Wairoa harbour channels in Tauranga due to silting and shifting sand banks. Bay of Plenty Regional Council will be removing the marker poles marking a safe channel for boating near Fergusson Park in Matua and the Wairoa River because the channels have silted up and created sandbanks where the channels used to join the main Western Channel.

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  11. Natural Habitats aids in sustainability at Tauranga HospitalRead the original story

    Tuesday | Scoop

    The Kathleen Kilgour Centre officially opened at the Tauranga Hospital grounds, on the 6th of December. This world class radiation treatment facility is the first private hospital to be built on public land and will treat both public and privately-funded cancer patients in the Bay of Plenty.

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  12. ACG finishes 2014 with fourth educational acquisitionRead the original story

    Monday | Scoop

    ACG has had a phenomenal year of expansion and is ending it on a high by adding two more preschools to their portfolio of 13 schools and tertiary colleges in New Zealand, Indonesia and Vietnam. The leading educational services provider has just purchased the ZigZagZoo preschools in Queenstown, bringing their total of preschools to six.

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  13. What direction should land transport take in Bay of Plenty?Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Scoop

    What direction should land transport take in the Bay of Plenty during the next 30 years? What activities should the region invest in for the next six years to get there? These are the questions that are being asked by the Bay of Plenty Regional Transport Committee as the draft Regional Land Transport Plan opens for consultation. Jane Nees, Chair of the Regional Transport Committee and Bay of Plenty Regional Council Deputy Chair, said the draft Plan brings together the best thinking from each of the region's councils to provide a vision for transport for the next 30 years.

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  14. Port of Napier full year profit rises 14% to record as more cargo crosses wharvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | NBR Newsroom

    Port of Napier posted a 14 percent gain in annual profit to a record after increasing container and bulk cargo volumes, allowing New Zealand's fourth-largest container port to increase dividends to its Hawke's Bay Regional Council owner. Profit rose to $13.4 million in the 12 months ended Sept.

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  15. Trustpower committed to Australian renewables projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | NBR Newsroom

    Tauranga-based electricity company Trustpower says it remains committed to its renewable energy projects in Australia, in spite of the uncertainty created by the review of the Renewable Energy Targets policy by the federal government. ] canned a 34 Megawatt hydro scheme in Northern Queensland last week, citing the uncertainty created by a long-running review of the RET, which Prime Minister Tony Abbott vowed to reform, saying it was raising the cost of electricity by subsidising renewable energy plants, which compete in Australia with its predominantly coal-fired electricity producers.

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  16. Trustpower undeterred by Aust policy shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | NEWS.com.au

    THE deficit forecast for the federal budget has blown out much more than expected. What does this mean for Australia's bottom line? COLES has confessed that it 'crossed the line' and admitted to 'unconscionable behaviour'.

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  17. Record returns for Class 2 kiwifruit into AustraliaRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Scoop

    TAURANGA, 15 December - Seeka Kiwifruit Industries Ltd has delivered record returns to growers from its SeekaFresh programmes, primarily into Australia, the company said today. In its latest grower forecast, Seeka said that Class 2 returns per Class 1 tray averaged $0.24 for Hayward Green and $0.50 for Hayward Green in 2014, well up on last year and significantly ahead of industry average forecasts of $0.14 for conventional and $0.16 for organic green.

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  18. Naked cyclist ticketed for helmet failRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Stuff.co.nz

    A naked cyclist has been ticketed by police - for not wearing his helmet, but not for his lack of clothing. The man was stopped on Timaru's High St at 3.30pm yesterday and Timaru police Senior Sergeant Randel Tikitiki said he wasn't charged with indecent exposure, because that would "depend on what could be seen".

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  19. Elderly man and dog killed in Waikato crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Waikato Times

    An 8-year-old Tokoroa boy remains in a critical condition in Waikato Hospital today after a horror crash that left an elderly Hamilton man dead. Robert Martin Cox, 83, and his dog died in the four-vehicle crash on State Highway 1 near Karapiro, south of Cambridge at 4.30pm yesterday.

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  20. Elderly man, dog killed crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Southland Times

    An eight-year-old Tokoroa boy remains in a critical condition in Waikato Hospital today after a horror crash outside Karapiro, which left an elderly Hamilton man dead. Robert Martin Cox, 83, and his dog died in the four vehicle crash on State Highway 1 south of Cambridge at 4.30pm Sunday.

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