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Person crushed at Mount Maunganui
It was a sad day in Tauranga when a man was crushed between a container and a truck. Police are investigating the incident.

The scene where a man was crushed between a shipping container and a truck on Totara St, Mount Maunganui. Photo/John Borren
The scene where a man was crushed between a shipping container and a truck on Totara St, Mount Maunganui. Photo/John Borren

A major tourist destination could be built on Marine Park at Sulpher Point. Read more about the status of the project, which could see a 3D marine film cinema and aquarium built as well as a $3 million wakeboard park. Check out the Facebook post which drew over one hundred comments from Tauranga residents sharing their thoughts on the proposal.

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School bus on fire at Mount Maunganui
It was a scary moment for the driver and young school kids when their bus caught fire crossing the Tauranga Harbour Bridge.

The school bus full of children which caught fire while going over the Tauranga Harbour Bridge was towed from the scene. Photo/Andrew Warner.
The school bus full of children which caught fire while going over the Tauranga Harbour Bridge was towed from the scene. Photo/Andrew Warner.

A car toppled over while driving down Marine Parade in Mount Maunganui.

A car on its side on Marine Parade in Mount Maunganui. Photo/Casey Ireland
A car on its side on Marine Parade in Mount Maunganui. Photo/Casey Ireland

This Tauranga family hit the property market at just the right time. They bought their house for $259,000 in December 2014, read more to see how much they sold it for in Janaury of this year.

Highway inferno: Family narrowly escape as car erupts in flames
Driving through the Kaimai ranges a family only just got out of their car before it burst into fire.