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Rolled truck causes delays in Coromandel

Police are urging drivers to take caution following an earlier truck crash which has caused delays in the Coromandel. “Drivers...

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Posted on 23 Oct 2017 15:14

First world cup for Bay sailor

After winning his first World Cup regatta yesterday in Gamagori Tauranga sailor Sam Meech says he wants to be in a position...

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Posted on 23 Oct 2017 14:01

Rain and thunder to end long weekend

A burst of heavy rain and thunderstorm warnings in the Bay of Plenty is expected to dampen the remainder of the long weekend. MetService...

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Posted on 23 Oct 2017 12:48

Turkish delight

G'day mate! It's the sort of greeting you would expect to hear in Australia, but if you're a Kiwi travelling...

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Posted on 23 Oct 2017 11:46
By Kerry Mitchell kerry@thesun.co.nz

Man pushed from Mount Mellick balcony

A man is due to be discharged from Tauranga Hospital this morning after being pushed off the balcony of a Mount Maunganui...

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Posted on 23 Oct 2017 10:43

Whats on? ArtWaikino & Fitness classes.

Morning all and welcome to Monday – the last day of what hopefully has been a fantastic long weekend enjoyed by all. It...

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Posted on 23 Oct 2017 10:33

Driver rolls vehicle on SH36

One person is reported have been involved in a crash on State Highway 36 near Rotorua, earlier this morning. A police media...

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Posted on 23 Oct 2017 09:52

Half marathon option for City to Surf

A half marathon course has been added to Tauranga's City to Surf Fun Run/Walk this year. Event director Murray Fleming...

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Posted on 23 Oct 2017 09:30

Police seek Hamilton robbers

Police are seeking more information about a robbery that occurred at a Hamilton superette on Saturday morning. "At about...

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Posted on 23 Oct 2017 08:51

Marine climate worries for scientists

A new study has indicated that warming oceans are picked to have a cascade effect on New Zealand marine life as marine predators...

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Posted on 23 Oct 2017 08:39

ND hits the ground running

The Northern Districts' skipper Daniel Flynn is staring down the barrel of 7,000 first class runs when his team opens...

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Posted on 23 Oct 2017 08:07

Bonfire lighters asked to keep it clean

With the weather finally heating up in Tauranga, many people will be planning a bonfire at the beach. Tauranga City Council...

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Posted on 23 Oct 2017 07:26

Local creative agency wins awards

Mount Maunganui based WOODS Agency won Gold and Bronze at two separate events earlier this month. They were awarded bronze...

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Posted on 23 Oct 2017 06:44

Celebrating Pasifika in the Bay

Young students from around the Bay of Plenty will come together at Tahatai School next Wednesday, in a showcase of all things...

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Posted on 22 Oct 2017 15:50

Rock fall crash blocks SH2 lane

A section of State Highway 2 is partially blocked after a car crashed into rock fall this afternoon. The accident occurred...

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Posted on 22 Oct 2017 15:40

College boys blast their way to success

It's the thrill of clay target shooting. “That instant result,” says Ben Tuck, long serving coach of the...

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Posted on 22 Oct 2017 15:00

Westerlies to dominate this week

The end of the working week brought some much-needed settled weather, which also saw a warm air mass dragged over from Australia...

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Posted on 22 Oct 2017 14:00

An invitation from Alfie

Alfie has signed off on another summer series of Wander Dogs. He wields that sort of power. Alfie's top dog at the...

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Posted on 22 Oct 2017 13:00

Ship stopped from entering NZ waters

A container ship has been prevented from entering New Zealand waters after several moths were found on board. The ANL Warragul...

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Posted on 22 Oct 2017 12:00
By Ryan Wood ryan@thesun.co.nz

Severe weather watch for Bay

Monday is likely to be a wet conclusion to Labour Weekend for those in the Bay of Plenty, with a severe weather watch in...

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Posted on 22 Oct 2017 11:35

Art inspired by local myths and legends

Visitors to The Incubator have been enjoying the first solo exhibition of a local artist this month. Tauranga artist Michelle...

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Posted on 22 Oct 2017 11:00
By Ryan Wood ryan@thesun.co.nz

Eleventh title at Motu Challenge

Elina Ussher's win at the Motu Challenge in Opotiki last Saturday was her eleventh, making her the undisputed queen...

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Posted on 22 Oct 2017 10:00

Meech guaranteed at least silver

Sam Meech is in pole position ahead of today's medal race in the Laser fleet at the World Cup regatta in Gamagori...

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Posted on 22 Oct 2017 09:00

Donations welcome at football tournament

Tauranga City United's annual Labour Weekend football tournament at Links Ave is not only an opportunity to watch...

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Posted on 22 Oct 2017 08:30
By Ryan Wood ryan@thesun.co.nz

Highway blocked after truck rolls

UPDATED 12PM: The road is now clear in both directions. EARLIER: A logging truck has rolled this morning, blocking a section...

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Posted on 22 Oct 2017 07:55

What’s On? Belly Dancing & Book Talk

Morning all, and welcome to Sunday – the penultimate day of your long weekend. Special thanks to the trade unionists...

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Posted on 22 Oct 2017 07:40
By Ryan Wood ryan@thesun.co.nz

Zespri focuses on organic gold

Zespri is encouraging orchardists to grow more organic kiwifruit by releasing 50 hectares a year of new licences for Zespri...

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Posted on 22 Oct 2017 07:00

Two Tauranga Lotto players win $18k

Sixteen Lotto players, including two from Tauranga, will have extra reason to celebrate this long weekend after each winning...

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Posted on 21 Oct 2017 22:06

Steamers grab Championship final berth

Bay of Plenty Steamers have made their first final since 2000 after a comprehensive 48-32 victory over Otago in the Mitre...

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Posted on 21 Oct 2017 18:02

Sowing the seed of good deeds

A school community project started out as a seedling and grew into a forest- and now 300 native trees sit on the school's...

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Posted on 21 Oct 2017 15:55
By Sharnae Hope sharnae@thesun.co.nz

Like father, like son

Speedway can be “a little bit addictive,” says Tauranga driver Dean Waddell. He's supposed to be retired,...

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Posted on 21 Oct 2017 15:00
By Kerry Mitchell kerry@thesun.co.nz

Victim identified in SH41 crash

Police can now confirm the person who was killed in a crash on State Highway 41 near Tokaanu was a 47-year-old woman....

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Posted on 21 Oct 2017 14:02

Generous donation after Matamata robbery

A member of the Waikato community has offered to reimburse the Belgian tourist who was robbed at knife point. The tourist...

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Posted on 21 Oct 2017 13:55

Plenty of cricket in the Bay

Transtasman pride is on the line at the Bay Indoor Centre at Mount Maunganui, with teams representing Australia and New...

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Posted on 21 Oct 2017 13:06

Historic racing cars on show

They lean heavily through the corners, lock brakes, slip and slide, and spend a lot of time going sideways, just as they...

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Posted on 21 Oct 2017 12:30

One person dead following Sh41 crash

One person has died following a crash on State Highway 41 at Tokaanu, Police were called to the scene at 11.22am following...

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Posted on 21 Oct 2017 12:06

Backing the Bay against Otago

After winning a gruelling game against Waikato last week, the Bay of Plenty Steamers team are ready beat Otago once again...

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Posted on 21 Oct 2017 11:00

Murder and mystique op shop style

It's a classic whodunit. An unpopular billionaire is murdered on the Orient Express and everyone on-board the train...

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Posted on 21 Oct 2017 10:05

Early detection helps stop marine pest

A harbour surveillance programme on the Coromandel Peninsula has led to the quick identification of the marine pest fanworm,...

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Posted on 21 Oct 2017 09:40

Fists full of success at disabled Games

It had all the trappings of an Olympic Games – albeit on a much smaller scale. There was an authentic games village...

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Posted on 21 Oct 2017 09:00