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Read: Dying mum's last wish granted
A new mother dying of cancer got a send off from a NZ band via private skype performance.
Read: Major historical find in Otumoetai
An archaeological site was uncovered during roadworks in Pillans Point, find out what they discovered.
The One Love Festival was a day to remember, but not all were happy with the festival's music levels.
New safety regulations for private home pools has upset at least one Papamoa man. Does you pool meet requirements?
Read: Head-on crash near Waihi
Three rescue helicopters were dispatched to SH2 after a serious head-on car collision.