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  1. Trustpower says customer churn lower when telco services added to power and gasRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | NBR Newsroom

    Trustpower, the multi-utility company controlled by Infratil, said customers who buy electricity and telco services have a much lower rate of churn than those that only buy one service. The Tauranga-based company's general manager of commercial operations, Chris O'Hara, told those attending the Downstream energy conference in Auckland, that the overall churn for the electricity industry was 19-20%, nearly 14% for Trustpower's electricity customers, and just 8% for those taking power and telecommunications.

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  2. First fishing fleet renewal in 40 yearsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Scoop

    New Zealand's largest iwi-owned fisheries company has launched a major fleet renewal programme, with state-of-the-art fishing boats to be built in New Zealand. Aotearoa Fisheries Limited today signed a deal with Nelson-based boat builders Aimex to build a technologically advanced inshore fishing trawler that will improve productivity and minimise environmental impact.

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  3. Suppression lapses for iron bar attack accusedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    One of the men charged with an attack that left a man with an iron bar embedded in his head can be named as Shaynen Zonneveld. The victim, Adam Armitage, was allegedly assaulted while sitting in his car parked on Clive Rd, Katikati, in the Bay of Plenty on January 17. Zonneveld appeared at Tauranga District Court today charged with intent to cause grevious bodily harm.

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  4. $3.6 million to extend Home Safety Service nationwideRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Scoop

    Justice Minister Amy Adams has today launched the expansion of the National Home Safety Service to better protect up to 1000 victims of family violence each year. The National Collective of Independent Women's Refuges has been awarded a three-year $3.6 million contract which will begin on 1 July 2015.

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  5. Seven arrests in alleged kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Waikato Times

    An investigation into a suspected kidnapping has resulted in the arrest of seven men and the recovery of thousands of dollars worth of stolen goods. The coordinated operation, across three North Island districts, targeted properties predominantly associated to members of the Headhunters, and sends a clear message that organised criminal activity will not be tolerated.

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  6. Richmond house sales soarRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Southland Times

    It's a house seller's dream, securing a buyer within a week, and that's what's been happening in the Richmond market. Tasman values increased 2.6 per cent in the year to February and are now 5.1 per cent higher than the previous peak of 2007, according to valuation company QV's Residential Price Movement Index QV Nelson registered valuer Richard Kolff said: "While the market is quite steady and values are flat there is still a lot of activity at open homes.

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  7. Aotearoa Fisheries launches $30m fleet renewalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    STATE OF THE ART: The new vessel is the first step in the biggest fleet renewal in New Zealand since the 1970s, Aotearoa Fisheries head Carl Carrington said. Aotearoa Fisheries announced today it had signed a deal with Nelson boat builder Aimex to build a state of the art fishing boat that will improve productivity and reduce environmental impact.

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  8. More accidents follow calls for inquiry into port safetyRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Scoop

    Two serious port accidents have occurred so far this week since the Maritime Union renewed its calls for a national inquiry into New Zealand's port safety. A Port of Lyttelton worker suffered a broken arm on Tuesday morning after a fall aboard a vessel.

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  9. Peter Bromhead: Dambuster's medals could inspire our young KiwisRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Les Munro, top left, flew 57 bombing sorties over Europe during World War II, including the famed RAF Dambuster raid. Recently, I sent Les Munro, a 95-year-old retiree living in Tauranga, a cartoon of a World War II bomber, flying through a barrage of searchlights and exploding shells from anti-aircraft guns.

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  10. Turners Auction accidentally lists bullet-riddled, blood stained ute on websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A New Zealand car auction company has "accidentally" listed a ute with bullet holes and blood stains from a Rotorua shooting on its website. The vehicle was this week put on Turners' website with images showing the bullet holes, blood and forensic scientists' bullet trajectory markers.

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  11. $20m airport upgrade on cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Taranaki Daily News

    New Plymouth's airport needs an almost $20 million upgrade during the next 10 years to cope with surging passenger numbers and the use of bigger planes. Already the airport's terminal is too small and its runway is only just coping with the larger turbo-prop planes that Air New Zealand is increasingly using for its scheduled services throughout the region.

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  12. Climate Summary: A persistently dry summer for allRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Rainfall was below normal for much of New Zealand during summer. Areas that were particularly affected by the dryness include eastern Otago, Canterbury, Marlborough, Wairarapa and parts of the Waikato where well below normal rainfall for the majority of the South Island with the exception of Marlborough and coastal parts of Canterbury and Otago where temperatures were in the near average range .

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  13. Waikato rural police review sparks concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    A review of Waihi Beach police that could see staff relocated to Paeroa is being met with opposition from local residents and district mayor who say it will leave the town isolated. Waihi Beach, 55km north of Tauranga, is one of a number of stations currently being assessed by Waikato Police as part of a Rural Service Delivery Review.

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  14. Rural review sparks concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Southland Times

    A review of Waihi Beach police that could see staff relocated to Paeroa is being met with opposition from local residents and district mayor who say it will leave the town isolated. Waihi Beach, 55km north of Tauranga, is one of a number of stations currently being assessed by Waikato Police as part of a Rural Service Delivery Review.

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  15. Tauranga nurse offers mercy in life-changing opRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Madagascar man Sambany walked for three days to have a life-threatening 7.4kg tumour removed from his cheek aboard a Mercy Ship, assisted by Tauranga nurse Sue Clynes. Sambany, 60, needed the help of his grandson to walk to Africa Mercy, a Mercy Ship on which Otumoetai couple Sue and John Clynes have been working for 19 months.

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  16. NZ@Noon: 'Dumb' fire and a drug-dealing teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    A "dumb fire" in South Hokianga and a drug-dealing high school student in Tauranga are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today. Two elderly "time-wasters" who set a "dumb" rubbish fire in South Hokianga that got out-of-control, have been condemned by firefighters.

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  17. Start Lists - Stunning Quality for Auckland World Tri SeriesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    The Barfoot & Thompson World Triathlon Auckland in late March has attracted star-studded fields, with the best triathletes in the world inking their names on the start list for the March 29 race on the Auckland waterfront. The elite men's race features the top five ranked athletes in the world, with Javier Gomez , Mario Mola , Jonathan Brownlee , Alistair Brownlee , Joao Pereira all on the start list, as are top ten athletes Richard Murray and Aaron Royle .

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  18. Friends mourn crash victim Danny O'DonnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Stuff.co.nz

    Friends struggling to comprehend the death of a North Canterbury teenager killed in a crash on the West Coast say "there was never a dull moment" in his presence. Police said today that Danny O'Donnell, 19, of Waiau, died when the car in which he was a rear-seat passenger crashed through bush and plunged down a steep bank.

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  19. Teachers collaborate to develop Enviroschool programmesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Scoop

    Lead teachers from kindergartens, kura and schools from across the Bay of Plenty brainstormed strategies on how to develop their school environmental education programme through Enviroschools, an initiative led and funded by Bay of Plenty Regional Council. Rotorua Enviroschools Facilitator Janie Stevenson said Enviroschools was a national programme supporting schools with developing sustainable, environmental practices and projects.

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  20. Hot property: Auckland values soar but warnings not to sell off-plan too soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The New Zealand Herald

    The Quotable Value survey highlighted areas in the south of the city were seeing some of the most rapid value rises. Auckland house values are up by 43.8 per cent on the last boom in 2007 - but a valuer is warning that off-the-plan buyers are not always recovering their money if they sell too soon.

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