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Bay of Plenty Steamer's Culum Retallick has been named as captain for the 2014 team. Photo/file
Bay of Plenty Steamer's Culum Retallick has been named as captain for the 2014 team. Photo/file

1. Burger King sex victim speaks

A 21-year-old woman abducted from a local Burger King drive-through last month confronted her abductor in court, who apologised for "destroying" her life.

Neihana Jeremy Rangitonga.
Neihana Jeremy Rangitonga.

2. Wall collapses at Mount, spews gravel nextdoor

The back wall of a Mount Maunganui storage shed burst open sending some of the 10,000 tonnes of concrete rock inside spilling out and damaging a building next door.

3. Bayfair bathrooms undergo transformation

Bayfair Shopping Centre is celebrating its latest success, made possible by the beauty of a full bladder.

4. Main Tauranga highway to close

One of Tauranga's main arterial routes will be closed this week as work begins to reduce the risk of slips in the area.

5. New captain for BOP Steamers 2014

Steamers coaches Kevin Schuler and Rodney Gibbs have named their squad for the 2014 ITM Cup season.

- Bay of Plenty Times

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