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Charities to benefit from $20k donation

Nearly $20,000 has been raised for charities following the Tauranga Te Papa Rotary Club successful Melbourne Cup Charity Carnival event. Cure Kids and Alzheimers New Zealand Tauranga/WBOP will split the amount raised by the fundraiser. About 300 people...

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Posted on 22 Nov 2017 13:07
By Rosalie Liddle Crawford rosalie@thesun.co.nz

Serious truck crash on Bay highway

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious truck crash on State Highway 33, south of Paengaroa. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says a ute and truck have crashed on the highway near the stretch of road known as Three Mile Hill. The caller...

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Posted on 22 Nov 2017 09:15

This day in history and today's weather

Today's weather forecast is for a fine day apart from some evening cloud and light winds. It's a one-clothing layer day today, with a high of 20 and an overnight low of 13 degrees. High tide is at 10.20am and low tide is at 4.30pm. Sea temperature...

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Posted on 22 Nov 2017 08:23
By Rosalie Liddle Crawford rosalie@thesun.co.nz

Locals to protest beggar ban bylaw

A protest against a recent motion to ban begging and rough sleeping in the city CBD is being led by a group of locals outside the Tauranga City Council this afternoon. The protest is in response to the motion by Councillors Terry Molloy and Bill Grainger...

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Posted on 21 Nov 2017 12:34
By Sam Gardner sam@thesun.co.nz

Warm spring day for the Bay

Today's weather forecast is for a fine day with light winds and sea breezes. It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 20 and an overnight low of 12 degrees. High tide is at 9.40am and low tide is at 3.50pm. Sea temperature is 17...

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Posted on 21 Nov 2017 08:10
By Rosalie Liddle Crawford rosalie@thesun.co.nz

Todd Muller checks in from Germany

Bay of Plenty MP Todd Muller says has experienced a ‘huge learning curve' after attending the COP23 conference in Germany last week. In a Facebook video blog, Todd reports back on his involvement at the conference. He is one of more than...

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Posted on 20 Nov 2017 17:00

Retro Fayre proves a great success

The public got all dressed up in their best vintage frocks as part of the retro revolution that's taking a hold of Tauranga. A new Vintage and Retro Fayre, a brand new event to Tauranga, went off without a hitch, with many people saying it could...

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Posted on 18 Nov 2017 14:00
By Sharnae Hope sharnae@thesun.co.nz

Weather in a minute with Rosalie

  Today's weather forecast is for high cloud increasing, and light rain developing in the evening. Also gusty southeasterlies.   It's a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 21 and an overnight low of 13 degrees.   Low...

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Posted on 18 Nov 2017 09:00
By Rosalie Liddle Crawford rosalie@thesun.co.nz

Fine weather returns to the Bay

Today's weather forecast is for a fine day with light winds and sea breezes. It's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 20 and an overnight low of 13 degrees.  Low tide is at 12.50pm and high tide is at 7pm. Sea temperature...

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Posted on 17 Nov 2017 08:34
By Rosalie Liddle Crawford rosalie@thesun.co.nz

Weather with SunLive and Rosalie

Today's weather forecast is partly cloudy, with the odd shower. Light winds and sea breezes. It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 18 and an overnight low of 11 degrees. Low tide is at 12noon and high tide is at 6.10pm. Sea...

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Posted on 16 Nov 2017 08:30
By Rosalie Liddle Crawford rosalie@thesun.co.nz

Weather with SunLive and Rosalie

Today's weather forecast is for a cloudy day with a few showers, but fine spells in the afternoon and sea breezes. It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 18 and an overnight low of 12 degrees. Low tide is at 11am and high tide...

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Posted on 15 Nov 2017 08:19
By Rosalie Liddle Crawford rosalie@thesun.co.nz

Todd ‘ready to get stuck in’

Bay of Plenty MP Todd Muller says he's ‘ready to get stuck in' and hold the new Labour government to account. Last week he made the first of what are expected to be regular Facebook video blogs, updating constituents on what's...

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Posted on 14 Nov 2017 10:58
By Ryan Wood ryan@thesun.co.nz

Today's weather and a little history

Today's weather forecast is for cloudy periods with a change of showers, and sea breezes. It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 17 and an overnight low of 11 degrees. Low tide is at 10am and high tide is at 4.20pm. Sea...

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Posted on 14 Nov 2017 08:55
By Rosalie Liddle Crawford rosalie@thesun.co.nz

Grey day expected for the Bay

Today's weather forecast is for periods of rain developing in the late morning, and clearing in the evening. Gusty southeasterlies, which should ease in the evening. It's a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 16 and an overnight low...

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Posted on 11 Nov 2017 09:09

Breaking down barriers

Despite having impaired vision, eleven-year-old Lawson Greenway is defying all odds. As a baby he was declared as legally blind, but that isn't slowing him down any time soon. In a conversation with Lawson, he confidently rattles off a long list...

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Posted on 11 Nov 2017 07:01
By Sam Gardner sam@thesun.co.nz

Rain expected late tonight

The weather forecast is for a fine day with increasing high cloud. Light winds with evening easterlies. Rain is expected late at night.  It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 20 and an overnight low of 11 degrees. Humidity is...

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Posted on 10 Nov 2017 08:46
By Rosalie Liddle Crawford rosalie@thesun.co.nz

This day in history and today's weather

The weather forecast is for a fine day. Southwesterlies will be turning to a northerly for a time this afternoon.  It's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 20 and an overnight low of 11 degrees.  High tide is at 11.30am and...

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Posted on 9 Nov 2017 08:53
By Rosalie Liddle Crawford rosalie@thesun.co.nz

Tauranga floods as rain band hits

Surface flooding is being reported around Tauranga as a heavy rain band passes over the city. Flooding has been reported on Takitimu Drive and on Devonport Road, by the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre. MetService meteorologist Tom Adams says locals can...

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Posted on 8 Nov 2017 09:01
By Sam Gardner sam@thesun.co.nz

Tauranga avoids brunt of cold weather

Expect to need an extra pair of socks this week, as a low pressure system moving over the South Island and parts of central North Island brings snow, wind and rain. MetService meteorologist Tom Adams says most parts of the country have woken up to good...

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Posted on 7 Nov 2017 11:28
By Sam Gardner sam@thesun.co.nz

Sun rises over Tauranga

  Our weather video this morning was filmed on Mount Main beach and features the oystercatchers on their newly laid egg.  The weather forecast today is for a mostly sunny day with cloud increasing in the evening. Northerlies will be developing...

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Posted on 7 Nov 2017 07:32
By Rosalie Liddle Crawford rosalie@thesun.co.nz