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'It's very worrying:' Coronavirus fallout hits businesses and tourism operators
One Rotorua tourism owner is trying his best to keep his business going.
Tauranga terror: Mob member heckled, police guard Bridges' public meeting
Tauranga 'one step from tragedy', National leader tells public meeting.
Coronavirus: Chinese restaurant plates empty as customers drop off
Both local and tourist customer numbers have dropped.
'LA-style gang warfare': Local leaders react to Tauranga turf war
But a gang expert says not to worry.
Miracle outcome: Toddler escapes permanent head injury after serious fall
The girl proved to be too smart and strong for her own good.
'Pretty freaky': Shark spotted in shallows at Ōhope beach
Beachgoers got more than they bargained for at the beach today.
'Like a war zone': Bay of Plenty woman escapes Aussie bush fires
''When we walked back we didn't expect to have a house.''
Police visit rapper on his birthday after music video concerns
''People don't know anything about it, so they can't judge me.''
Up in smoke: Dairy owners' income worries amid calls to ban ciggie sales
Tobacco sales make up a bigger proportion of a corner shop's income than you might think
In the red: Report reveals local schools in 'serious financial difficulty'
Seven schools were flagged as being in 'serious financial difficulty' in 2018.
What happened next: Man's life after breast cancer scare
The surgery left the Pāpāmoa resident with "Zorro"-like scars.
Death with dignity: How a Rotorua club is helping Samoa during the measles outbreak
Reports of children being buried in sheets prompted effort.
Counsellor: Hostage ordeal trauma will have lasting impact
"The survival part of the brain gets extremely heightened through traumatic events."
Investigation likely after man fatally shot in Tauranga
An investigator was at the scene today.
Hostage tragedy: Man shot by police 'trying to turn his life around'
Neighbours describe the 'terrifying' events that unfolded on Oriana Cres.
'There is no hope for me here': Mum dying of cancer makes desperate decision
'It's pretty horrific when I think of the girls,' Erin McDonnell says.
'Toxic' workplace: Manager hits out at DHB in scathing report
Unit 'negative, anxiety-provoking and a place where you just 'shut up and put up'.'
Healthy land, healthy people: What the Lakes DHB is doing to be environmentally-friendly
Rotorua Hospital alone produces 360,000kg of waste each year.
Flip of a coin could determine election winner after tied result
"Whatever will be will be," one candidate said.
Green MP Chloe Swarbrick on her critics and climate change
Chlöe Swarbrick will be speaking at this year's Tauranga Arts Festival.
'I'm tired and I'm grumpy': Radiographers walk off the job
The second strike this week is planned for Wednesday.
From 'world of silence' to whole new world: Toddler's life-changing surgery
Tests revealed the toddler was deaf when she was only a baby.
Measles in Rotorua: Suspect cases told to stay in car as health clinics clamp down
Health clinics are handling an increase in measles-related enquiries.
'That's my baby': Cat owner finds arrow embedded near pet's spine
An Alison St resident said her tabby cat, Sativa, appeared to be shot intentionally.
Shop owner gets apology from star of 'name and shame' video
"He just wanted to show he's sincerely sorry."
'Traumatic': Mum's horror after toddler twins struck with measles
A Tauranga mum is warning other parents of the perils of measles.
'We're really stoked': High school's facial hair policy change welcomed
The policy now allows students to have 'clean and tidy' facial hair.
Dozens turn out to Oranga Tamariki protests in Tauranga
The protest took place outside of the Oranga Tamariki office on Grey St.
Drink your coffee and eat it too: Cafe serves up edible cups
Cafe-goers can drink their coffee and eat it too.
'Don't even think about reading out a poem': Mount teacher signs off in her own words
A memorial service honouring Joanne Rye-McGregor will be held tomorrow at Mount College.
Wastewater pipe broken, spilling sewage into Lake Taupō
The second smaller leak followed an initial 800,000l spill on July 2.
On a mission to honour organ donors' 'gift of life'
Kerry Hunt is on a mission to honour and raise awareness of organ donors.
One dead, hundreds hospitalised with influenza in Tauranga
This comes as the country navigates a vaccine shortage.
Calls for extra safety on 'unforgiving road' after SH29 fatal crash
"They are driving on an unforgiving road."
'Vile and racist': Community reacts to white supremacist flyer
The flyers were dropped in the Bay of Plenty area.
Life after leukaemia: Boy no 'wimpy kid' after beating cancer
'You've beaten leukaemia, now what else can you do?'
'He'd just stare into space' - Mum shares horror of toddler's battle with measles
The number of measles cases hit 20 in the Bay of Plenty today
Black hole image proves Kiwi mathematician's half-century old theory
The image of a black hole has been heralded as a game-changer for New Zealand science.
Measles outbreak among young adults at Mount Maunganui
One young adult remains in Tauranga Hospital after contracting the measles.
Vice grips, super glue, DIY fillings - dental horrors revealed
Experts call for subsidised dental care.
Tauranga teen reels in possible world record catch
Otumoetai College student 'stoked' with his catch and hoping for a double world record.
Friends build wheelchair-friendly home for father-of-two
Friends and community-spirited tradies all pitched in to build the special house.
Loud noises, rubbish, freeloading - the case against freedom camping
Loud music, drug use, disturbing noises, rubbish such as dirty nappies and used condoms.
Kiwifruit growers and All Black talk personal wellbeing
Sam Whitelock has spoken to kiwifruit industry members about mental health.
Teen uses sweet 16 birthday money for women's refuge care packages
Mount College student spent $300 on necessities for Tauranga's most vulnerable women.
Sayyad Milne, 14, killed in Christchurch shootings: 'He's got his dream now'
Former Tauranga school teacher remembers his teenage son killed in Christchurch shooting.
Vigils and tributes for Christchurch continue in Tauranga
Tauranga remains united in grief following the Christchurch tragedy.
Bay Muslim leaders grieve after shock terrorist attacks
"These are my people".
Intellectually challenged student 'stood down' from school after beard row
The boy's father was contacting lawyers and a range of advocacy groups.
Shackled by debt: Fewer Tauranga homes mortgage-free
Only a third of Tauranga homes are mortgage free, new data reveals
School ban over beard: 'It's like giving a child a weapon'
Special needs student barred from class and sent home from school with razor, says father.
Service station considers hiring security guard after robbery
A masked person threatened staff with a knife before stealing cash and cigarettes
Tauranga Māori woman shocked by landlord's racist texts
She tells landlords not to expect the next person to rent to be like the last tenant.
Beachgoers brave rough seas off Tauranga despite warnings
The wild seas are expected to churn until Tuesday