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  • 22 Jul, 2017 11:00am
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Mt Maunganui College win Auckland Stage Challenge
  • 22 Jul, 2017 10:44am
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Tauranga is host of a silent film festival. Made with funding from NZ On Air.
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  • 22 Jul, 2017 9:00am
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Golden Sands School won North Island Cross Country championships in Taupo
  • 21 Jul, 2017 10:46am
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Papamoa Polar Plunch 2017
  • 21 Jul, 2017 9:54am
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Inzpire Dance Company
  • 15 Jul, 2017 3:38pm
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Bay local Simone Anderson is finalist in the 2017 Women of Influence national awards.
  • 2 Jul, 2017 9:00am
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Favourite recipes wanted for book
  • 1 Jul, 2017 8:00am
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Mt Maunganui's annual Polar Bear Plunge
  • 30 Jun, 2017 10:49am
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Toi Ohomai chefs have been picked for Nestle Torque d'Or competition
  • 30 Jun, 2017 10:26am
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Rebecca Mauger for Bay News
  • 30 Jun, 2017 10:11am
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Will Johnston's weekly column
  • 23 Jun, 2017 11:57am
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Ruel Foundation, Cathy Morton
  • 23 Jun, 2017 11:12am
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Will Johnston's weekly column
  • 15 Jun, 2017 10:38am
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Mike Jeffries bought a barbecue with his house deposit years ago and never regretted it.
  • 15 Jun, 2017 2:00am
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Help choose the Bay of Plenty Pet of the Year 2017.
  • 3 Jun, 2017 9:00am
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New cheerleading group looking for members
  • 2 Jun, 2017 9:07am
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SPCA's new Attention Ambassador's officially begin
  • 1 Jun, 2017 3:55pm
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Will Johnston's column
  • 1 Jun, 2017 3:43pm
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Rebecca Mauger, Senior Reporter
  • 26 May, 2017 9:48am
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Greerton Community Knitters
  • 26 May, 2017 9:35am
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Rebecca Mauger, temp Editor
  • 26 May, 2017 9:17am
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Tauranga Syncronised Swimming Championships
  • 15 May, 2017 4:37pm
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Te Ururoa Flavell has challenged Tamati Coffey to a fitness test on social media.
  • 18 Apr, 2017 10:20am
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Ease of use, flexibility and the need to extract data were requirements for new system.
  • 18 Apr, 2017 9:58am
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Fantastic news for Kawerau with 100 jobs announced.
  • 1 Apr, 2017 9:00am
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Tauranga Indoor Radio Control Car Club next meet on Saturday 15 April.
  • 25 Mar, 2017 12:49pm
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Te Puke has a new children's and teens' librarian, Deborah Hart.
  • 24 Mar, 2017 12:16pm
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Katikati's first My Dog's Got Talent competition taking place on Saturday 25 March.
  • 24 Mar, 2017 12:07pm
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Will Johnston is host of The Hits 9am till 3pm radio show, every weekday.
  • 24 Mar, 2017 11:58am
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Tauranga City Council is running a worm composting workshop in September 2017
  • 23 Mar, 2017 3:51pm
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Worm composting has become more popular as people look to reduce their household waste.
  • 23 Mar, 2017 3:20pm
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Finding out what we do with waste
  • 19 Mar, 2017 1:00pm
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A group of five burly schoolleavers were reduced to tears as they thanked the women who coordinate the Kai Ora breakfast club at Mount
  • 19 Mar, 2017 10:00am
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Got a good mind for maths-why not try Scrabble? Despite popular belief, president of the thrivingTauranga Scrabble Club, Barbara
  • 18 Mar, 2017 3:00pm
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We have been overwhelmed by the creativity of the young scientists in the Bay. Fintastic! That is our view of over 150 entries that
  • 18 Mar, 2017 11:00am
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Cops from around New Zealand will descend on the Mount next week to take part in the Police National Surfing Champs. Papamoa police
  • 17 Mar, 2017 9:00am
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A young Tauranga couple will realise their dream of owning a house for about $40,000 thanks to building experts and volunteers. Leo
  • 16 Mar, 2017 3:36pm
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With three children and one on the way, getting the free whooping cough booster vaccination was a no-brainer for Tauranga mum Jamie-Lee
  • 16 Mar, 2017 1:15pm
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Townies will be given the opportunity to experience rural living at the Bay of Plenty Federated Farmers free Farm Day on Sunday. Secretary
  • 16 Mar, 2017 12:21pm
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Palmerston North. The Hilux NZ Rural Games 2017. The only time in my life that I've ever left Palmy and gone; "Well that was pretty
  • 16 Mar, 2017 12:14pm
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Tauranga based Youth Search and Rescue (YSAR) has been named as finalist in the 2017 AMI Community Grants. It stands to claim a share
  • 16 Mar, 2017 11:54am
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A Tauranga volunteer programme for teenagers is so popular it's been at capacity for four years and has a waiting list. Youth Search
  • 16 Mar, 2017 11:42am
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I support any programmes designed for local young people to further their education and career prospects. The Youth Search and Rescue
  • 5 Mar, 2017 4:57pm
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FIRST ATTEMPT: Wanaka's Braden Currie celebrates victory in the 2017 Kellogg's Nutri-Grain Ironman New Zealand in Taupo at his first
  • 3 Mar, 2017 1:49pm
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For Katikati woman Kate Meads, a business importing and selling cloth nappies has evolved into a full-time job teaching Kiwis how
  • 3 Mar, 2017 1:31pm
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Fifteen years ago Richard Harkness resurrected the local boys' brigade chapter at St Peters in the City. Now he's boosting new growth
  • 3 Mar, 2017 1:16pm
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Margaret and Tony Pengelly's villa is probably the only home at Ocean Shores Village with baby barriers. The barriers are to keep
  • 3 Mar, 2017 1:08pm
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Someone recently asked me that question all people feel they should ask other humans when they haven't seen them for a while, or know
  • 3 Mar, 2017 11:56am
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I have a dog and until recently a 15-yearold moggie which we had to put down because he was sick. That was hard but I can't imagine