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On a knife-edge: Rainbow Springs may close for good
"As a child I remember visiting Rainbow Springs. It must remain open," says local MP.
'Basically cooking': 347 complaints of dogs locked in hot cars this summer nationally
It can take less than 10 minutes for the inside of a car to exceed 31C.
'Frightening time': Concerned mums frustrated to find vaccination hub closed
Kids under 12 can now be vaccinated against Covid-19, if their parents can get a booking.
'Just let it happen': Kiwis urged to accept Covid-19 and get on with life
Rotorua ex-pat in Sydney: 'It almost has to run free for anyone to ever be free'.
'Gutwrenching': 5-year-old boy's drowning sparks safety warnings
Fatal drownings were up 180 per cent this holiday period with 14 deaths.
10,000 people a day on coastline, lifeguards say holiday toll 'horrifying'
A man also died after getting into difficulty in the water at Mount Maunganui yesterday.
20 kittens dumped: Think twice before buying kittens for Christmas
231 felines currently at Rescue, Revive, Rehome Bay of Blenty.
'Juice junkies': Welfare leader concerned about payment schemes used to buy liquor
Feedback has been sought on buy now, pay later schemes.
Unbelievable! Fishermen's close-up experience with humpback whale
"I heard off in the distance a large crashing sound."
Midwife of 30 years leaving due to vaccine mandate
Though Lakes DHB staff are highly vaccinated, about 4 per cent are not.