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  1. North heads south in search of further honoursRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Blenheim raider Paddy North and Rangiora dairy farmer Peter Schouten are favourites for the New Zealand Saloon Grand Prix at Riverside Speedway, Sandy Point, on Friday. North has had a good season winning the South Island saloon title at Woodford Glen in March and finishing second to Steve Cowling, of Tauranga, in the New Zealand champs at Blenheim in January.

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  2. 130 new rheumatic fever drop-in clinics openingRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Scoop

    Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says 75 new free drop-in sore throat clinics are now up and running in Waikato and Northland, and a further 55 clinics will soon be opening. "The Government has invested more than $65 million to prevent rheumatic fever.

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  3. NZ property values rise at fastest pace in 9 months in MarchRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Scoop

    New Zealand residential property values climbed at the fastest pace in nine months in March, led by strong demand in Auckland. National property values rose 7.7 percent over the past year, accelerating from the 6.4 percent increase in February, and at the fastest pace since last June, according to state-owned valuer Quotable Value.

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  4. Property values outside of Auckland flattening out, says QVRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    According to valuation service QV, the national median for a residential property rose 7.7 per cent over the past year, and 2.8 per cent over the past three months, compared with the same period last year. Property prices nationally are now 21 per cent above the previous market peak in 2007, or 3.7 per cent when adjusted for inflation.

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  5. NZ@Noon: 'Heartbreaking' damage and a welcome boostRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Devastating damage in Vanuatu and a welcome boost from Hawke's Bay are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today. The "heartbreaking" effects of Cyclone Pam are still being felt in Vanuatu today - but a Tauranga teen says her Vanuatuan "family" saved her life.

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  6. Dunne Speaks: Regional DevelopmentRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Scoop

    As a country we have never really got the hang of regional development. Labour-led governments have generally been in favour of it, without quite understanding what "it" is, using it instead as an opportunity to pork-barrel popular local projects.

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  7. Exciting Rangatahi About the Potential of ScienceRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Scoop

    MEDIA RELEASE: EMBARGOED UNTIL 9am, Wednesday 1 April 2015 . Two Te Reo Maori land and water based science resources are being launched today at a special event hosted by Maori language secondary school, Te Wharekura o Mauao.

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  8. Hunting for an Easter getaway bargain?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Left it a bet too late to book that Easter getaway? Don't stress, there's still plenty of spot you could look at. Chocolate eggs have been on supermarket shelves for so long now, no doubt many people will be surprised Easter is finally here.

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  9. Crash survivor stableRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    A Hamilton man injured in a head-on crash that killed a Te Puke man is in a stable condition at Tauranga Hospital. The 36-year-old was in a Volvo heading north when his car and a southbound Honda crashed head-on on State Highway 33 at Paengaroa, east of Te Puke, on Monday.

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  10. AMP360 Home Loan Affordability reportRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Housing remains affordable for first home buyers in all parts of the country except Auckland, according to the latest AMP360 Home Loan Affordability Report. The report measures the ability of a working couple aged 25-29 to service a mortgage for a home at the lower quartile selling price in each region of the country.

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  11. Man killed in Bay of Plenty crash namedRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Otago Daily Times

    The driver of the second vehicle, a Hamilton resident, was taken to Tauranga Hospital with serious injuries, and is still being treated. A name, residential address, and telephone number is required from readers who comment on ODT Online.

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  12. Spectacular Field For Rally Championship OpenerRead the original story

    Monday | Paddock Talk

    The 2015 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship is set for a titanic battle with one of the strongest championship line ups in recent years to take the start line at round one in Whangarei from 17-19th April. The entry is headed by five-times national champion Richard Mason, and includes a host of New Zealands top rally drivers with the extra excitement of American rally sensation Ken Block joining the line-up for the opening two rounds.

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  13. Paengaroa fatal crash victim namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Southland Times

    Police have named the Te Puke man who died in a head-on car crash at Paengaroa, south of Tauranga, as Ian Foote. The 47-year-old was travelling south in a Honda when his car and a northbound Volvo collided on State Highway 33, near Partridge Lane about 10am on Monday.

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  14. Bushwhackers inducted into WWE Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Stuff.co.nz

    Legendary New Zealand tag-team The Bushwhackers were right in character for their induction into the WWE Hall of Fame. Butch Miller, with a crutch, and Luke Williams took the stage doing their trademark arm-swinging Bushwhacker walk to a great ovation at the SAP Centre in San Jose on Sunday .

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  15. Noel Harris riding to win at Breeders Stakes DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Stuff.co.nz

    Veteran jockey Noel Harris is retiring and has a ride on Ponderossa Miss in the $200,000 Fiber Fresh NZ Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes. Racing Te Aroha president Dave Higgins said if the 60-year-old, a jockey for 45 years, is successful he will become the oldest jockey in the world to win a Group One race.

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  16. Tony Gibson: Port will choke unless it can growRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The New Zealand Herald

    When I came to Ports of Auckland in 2011, I inherited a plan for a 23ha reclamation and a 250m extension into the harbour. There were howls of rage and calls for us to think again, to come back with something smaller.

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  17. Advanced Security Announces Gallagher as Supplier of YearRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Scoop

    Advanced Security Group is pleased to announce Gallagher Group as its '2014 Supplier of The Year'. The award was presented to Sir William Gallagher following brief speeches from NZ Regional Sales Manager, Justin Miller, and CEO of Advanced Security, Mike Marr.

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  18. University of California's closer ties with WaikatoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Waikato Times

    University of Waikato Vice Chancellor Neil Quigley and Chancellor Jim Bolger with University of California Vice Chancellor Bruce Varner sign a letter of intent. The University of California has 10 campuses and 235,000 students compared to the University of Waikato's 12,200.

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  19. National's Drubbing in Northland Bypoll Bad News For PM John...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | International Business Times

    Winston Peters as Foreign Minister attends a meeting at the 40th Association of Southeast Asian Nations Ministerial meeting in Manila in this August 1, 2007 file photo. Peters has offered to stand aside while authorities look into fraud allegations involving political donations made to his party, media reported on August 29, 2008.

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  20. Natalie Mankelow joins Campbell SquaredRead the original story

    Sunday | Scoop

    She has been appointed to the position of Consultant at the Tauranga-based strategic communications company, run by husband and wife duo Scott and Angela Campbell. Campbell Squared specialises in media engagement, strategic communications support, iwi and Maori engagement, and crisis and issues management.

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