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  1. String of North Island car crashes leave two dead, four injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A pedestrian has died near Tauranga, one man was found dead in his car near Palmerston North and four people were injured in a head-on collision in south Waikato. A New Zealand Transport Agency spokeswoman said there was heavy congestion in the area near Ainsworth Rd as people made their way to work but detours were in place.

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  2. Dirty water in beach outfalls prompts warningRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Scoop

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council is warning people not to swim or play in beach outfalls, stormwater drains or ponds following the region's long period of hot, dry weather. Regional Council Water scientist Paul Scholes said because of the weather, many stormwater drains and ponds had had little or no flow leaving the water at risk of bacterial contamination.

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  3. New Zealand's best set to storm the Snowies for the Oceania Cross Triathlon Championships in NSWRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Jan. 29, 2015 - SYDNEY, Australia -- The popularity of Cross Triathlon is on an upswing with more and more athletes from around the world taking to the lakes and trails for off-road triathlon with Australia's TreX Series leading the way. This year, TreX kicks off 2015 with the inaugural Oceania Cross Triathlon Championships to be held in the iconic Snowy Mountains in New South Wales over the final weekend in February and New Zealand's Braden Currie is targeting the NZ$42,000 prize purse.

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  4. Four commissioners appointed for Rena wreck decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Four commissioners have been appointed to decide whether a resource consent should be granted allowing part of the Rena wreck to remain on Astrolabe Reef. The ship grounded on the reef, off the coast of Tauranga, on October 5 2011.

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  5. Rennie set for NZ tourRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    The 14-year-old forward is one of two Bendigo Junior Braves players chosen to attend the Pacific Rim tournament in New Zealand at Easter as part of Australian Country representative squads. Rennie made the under-16 girls team following her outstanding performance at the Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup in Albury.

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  6. New international students strategy for ManawatuRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Graham is developing the "International Education Strategy for Palmerston North City and the Manawatu Region", which will identify joint initiatives to support the sector's growth and examine ways that the wider regional community can share in the benefits. The position, co-funded by Massey University and Vision Manawatu, will bring together interest groups and work on common goals to support growth in international education.

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  7. Kiwis Excited to Experience a Month Off AlcoholRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Scoop

    Starting this Sunday, New Zealanders from around the country are taking part in FebFast, an annual fundraising campaign that challenges participants to experience the month of February without alcohol. The campaign, which is in its fifth year, provides a valuable opportunity to reflect on the role alcohol plays in our lives.

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  8. String of North Island car crashes leave two dead, four injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A pedestrian has died near Tauranga, one man was found dead in his car near Palmerston North and four people were injured in a head-on collision in south Waikato. A New Zealand Transport Agency spokeswoman said there was heavy congestion in the area near Ainsworth Rd as people made their way to work but detours were in place.

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  9. Man kill on North Island highwayRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    A man is dead and a road was closed for nearly three hours after an incident on a state highway this morning. The pedestrian, described as a middle-aged or elderly man, died shortly after 7am near Te Puna, north of Tauranga.

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  10. Classic Cars' Quarter Century Helping Kiwi KidsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Scoop

    New Plymouth will ring to the sound of sirens and the sight of classic and quirky cars on March 6 at the launch of the 25th Trillian Variety Bash, a rally raising funds for Kiwi kids via Variety - the Children's Charity which will circle the North Island for a good cause. Named after classic Kiwi 'bush bashing' and famed for raising funds and delivering grants through some of New Zealand's quietest backwaters as well as among its busiest streets, The Bash has raised around $7.95 million dollars since its inception.

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  11. Pedestrian killed in Bay of PlentyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Waikato Times

    State Highway 2 at Te Puna was closed this morning after a man died after being hit by a truck. State Highway 2 at Te Puna has reopened following a road accident this morning in which a man died after being hit by a truck.

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  12. Set of six: Mannering leaves Nines to the speedstersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Warriors and Kiwis captain Simon Mannering is confident he will be right to start round one of the NRL despite being ruled out of the NRL Auckland Nines due to a few "little niggles". "Hopefully, yeah," Mannering said.

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  13. McQueen on track to clinch New Zealand Derby startRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    CAN'T BE RULED OUT: McQueen has won two of his three starts and ran a close second on debut at Te Rapa. The Waikato Guineas offers a sneak preview of the staying power of this season's three-year-olds as they aim towards the TV3 New Zealand Derby on February 28. Most in the Group II Darci Brahma Waikato Guineas have Derby aspirations and several need a stakes boost to guarantee a start in the $750,000 blue riband 2400m event at Ellerslie.

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  14. Housing affordability crisis worsens in New ZealandRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    New Zealand's deepening social disaster was highlighted by a report released on January 19 showing that Auckland, the country's biggest city, now ranks among the least affordable in the world for housing. The 2014 Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey compares house prices with incomes in 378 cities, including 86 with more than one million people.

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  15. What to think about before renovatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Stuff.co.nz

    AN UPGRADE: Renovating a home is a great option for those who want to stay put, but need more space for a growing family. Renovating your current home is a good solution for a growing family or changing needs, especially if you love living right where you are.

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  16. Please Reconsider Ruakura Tainui Group HoldingsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Scoop

    In response to the resignation of Tainui Group Holdings Cheif Executive Mike Pohio and the comment from Chairman Henry van der Hayden that "the TGH board was considering other ways of developing the property and with what partners". Bearing in mind the recent bomb scare at Tauranga customs and the derailment of train wagons carrying a corrosive and hazardous substance at the Port of Tauranga in November last year, Fairview Downs Residents and Owners Association would like to again express our concerns over the wisdom of the Ruakura Inland Port location.

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  17. Fine day for most, drizzle for South Island's eastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Stuff.co.nz

    Long fine spells will reach much of the country today, although drizzle and showers will plague eastern areas of the South Island. MetService said Northland, Auckland and Coromandel would have fine spells and a few showers, although "not many, if any in Auckland".

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  18. Limo boat has local coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Waikato Times

    When a Russian vodka billionaire reclines in the limousine boat that takes him to his luxury yacht he rests on the work of a Matamata company. The upholstery work of Serene's limousine boat, which is used to collect passengers from the dock, and of the vessel's dive boat was completed by upholstery firm Matamata Motor Trimmers.

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  19. Suspicious fire at maraeRead the original story

    Tuesday | Scoop

    Tauranga Police are investigating a suspicious fire which occurred in Tareha Lane in Te Maunga last night . The fire was noticed by local residents just after 11pm and a number of fire appliances attended and put out the fire.

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  20. First students get to school on new bus serviceRead the original story

    Tuesday | Scoop

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council helped the first batch of Tauranga's students get to school this morning as the Schoolhopper bus network officially launched. The Tauranga school bus network has transitioned to the Regional Council to fill a gap that would have seen more than 3000 school students without an easy way to get to and from school due to the withdrawal of the service last year by the Ministry of Education.

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