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AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd talks about the release of his solo album Head Job.
AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd talks about the release of his solo album Head Job.

1. Man impaled at AFFCO/Bay of Plenty man impaled through face

A man whose face was impaled on machinery at his Rangiuru workplace was rushed to hospital last night.

2. Update: High risk of thunderstorms

MetService have issued a high risk of thunderstorms for western Bay of Plenty, including Tauranga and Te Puke, late afternoon and evening.

3. Victim of fall named

The 52-year-old woman who died after falling from a Tauranga CBD building last week has been named as Rawinia Doris Bennett, 52.

4. Human skeleton found in Papamoa

The excavation of a human skull found in Papamoa today has uncovered a skeleton.

A human skeleton has been found during construction work at the Papamoa Beach Top 10.
A human skeleton has been found during construction work at the Papamoa Beach Top 10.

5. Rudd invites stars to album party

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has invited Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, world heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko and motorcycle racer Valentino Rossi to his private album release party in Tauranga next week.

- Bay of Plenty Times

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