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The chef and the onion

At the heart of Tauranga's emergency housing programme are some superb street food cooking classes. “Stephen...

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Posted on 20 Jun 2017 10:04
By Rosalie Liddle Crawford rosalie@thesun.co.nz

$1.4 billion tunnel opens to public

Prime Minister Bill English and Transport Minister Simon Bridges have cut the ribbon to mark the completion of the $1.4...

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Posted on 18 Jun 2017 11:50

Maori deliver strong message on harbour

Local Maori are calling yesterday's protests on the harbour a success, and believe their voice has now been heard. Tauranga...

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Posted on 18 Jun 2017 09:15
By Ryan Wood ryan@thesun.co.nz

Support growing for Tauranga harbour protest

Hauraki are not Tauranga Moana – this is the message from Ngati Ranginui as further protest action gets underway...

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Posted on 17 Jun 2017 10:43

Life, lungs and family

Twelve-year-old Te Ariki Berryman has good news and sad news. A student at Otumoetai Intermediate, and past delivery...

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Posted on 17 Jun 2017 07:09

Maori Kiwifruit Forum an industry first

The Maori Kiwifruit Growers Forum has been officially launched in Tauranga, representing a first for the kiwifruit industry. The...

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Posted on 15 Jun 2017 09:11

Breeding trials reveal mussel family secrets

Cawthron scientists have revealed preliminary findings from their Greenshell Mussel ocean acidification breeding trials. Dr...

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Posted on 13 Jun 2017 18:30

One hundred years of service

A hundred years to the day of making a difference in the world brought members of the Papamoa Lions Club together for a...

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Posted on 13 Jun 2017 08:04
By Rosalie Liddle Crawford rosalie@thesun.co.nz

Armed police in roadside arrest

A roadside arrest by armed police near Te Puke in the Bay of Plenty on Friday afternoon stopped traffic while the occupants...

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Posted on 10 Jun 2017 18:00

Extra support for Bay of Plenty farmers

The Government has today announced extra grants to help Bay of Plenty farmers and growers impacted by April's storms...

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Posted on 9 Jun 2017 12:18

Waka Ama teams prepare for world champs

Tauranga has been chosen as the training ground for the seven NZ Waka Ama teams competing in the inaugural 2017 IVF Va'a...

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Posted on 8 Jun 2017 07:20
By Rosalie Liddle Crawford rosalie@thesun.co.nz

Robb Hick’s model for Tauranga Museum

The roller door goes up on Rob Hicks' green shed and an unbelievable sight greets us. Among the model planes, boats,...

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Posted on 7 Jun 2017 07:20
By Rosalie Liddle Crawford rosalie@thesun.co.nz

One dead in Tauranga house fire

UPDATED 2PM: A person has died in a house fire in Maungatapu in Tauranga. Fire northern communications shift manager Paul...

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Posted on 6 Jun 2017 13:42

What will this week’s weather bring?

  A front curls its way over the North Island today while the South Island sits under a ridge of high pressure. A...

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Posted on 5 Jun 2017 10:53

Sir Michael meets Edgecumbe residents

Members of the Rangitaiki Community Board (RCB) are happy with the way Saturday's drop-in session with Sir Michael...

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Posted on 4 Jun 2017 09:35
By Rosalie Liddle Crawford rosalie@thesun.co.nz

Rare footage of 1950s Tauranga

A local man has tidied up some rare film footage of 1950s Tauranga, after stumbling across it on the Archives New Zealand...

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Posted on 1 Jun 2017 07:02
By Ryan Wood ryan@thesun.co.nz

Hitting the highway for Edgecumbe

Tauranga Weekend Riders gathered this morning to lead hundreds of motorcyclists on the S.O.S Edgecumbe Charity Ride. Their...

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Posted on 28 May 2017 13:34
By Rosalie Liddle Crawford rosalie@thesun.co.nz

Caravan fire treated as suspicious

Police and fire scene investigators are investigating a suspicious blaze which destroyed a caravan in Rotorua on Thursday. Northern...

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Posted on 26 May 2017 12:39
By David Tauranga david@thesun.co.nz

Internet selling of stock comes of age

Stock farmers are embracing digital buying and selling of their stock as the agricultural world develops the internet as...

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Posted on 26 May 2017 10:13

Edgecumbe review panel revealed

Details of an independent review into Edgecumbe's stopbank failure during ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie last...

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Posted on 23 May 2017 07:01