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A forum for users of the Kaituna River to discuss safety issues has been recommended following the death of local teacher and kayaker Louise Jull.

A low-speed car chase in Napier last night lasted about an hour and a half.

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A lucky Bay of Plenty local feels "like a million bucks" after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division late last month.

Junior cricket boys who went to play a match at Kamo hoped to hit some big shots but they didn't have an arsenal of machine gun ammo and a few small bombs in mind.

Police are seeking the public's help to find a man with a heart condition who has not been seen by his family since last month.