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"We are just being hammered from all angles - but the council is the worst culprit."
Some residents say a museum is important but others fear it could be a 'white elephant'.
Transpower has canned plans to move a 3.3km section of its A-line supplying the Mount.
Whakatāne business owner is "absolutely gutted" by break-in.
Commissioners meet with concerned residents, face 'considerable objection'
"Not many...will ever make the kind of contribution to this country that Sir Wira did."
Charanjit Dhillon has gone from Bollywood choreographer to shop-owning ninja.
A doctor's warning: "We're not doing enough prevention."
An expert says Covid-19 is 'taking off' everywhere, including in the Bay of Plenty.
A serious crash has occurred in the Taupo District.
Government support package for struggling businesses won't be enough, says one operator
The trimaran had flipped in the middle of a shipping channel, with a cargo ship due.
Bay of Plenty towns hit record-high house prices.
Our region's unique way of tackling gang harm.
'We want to reassure the public that we take this behaviour extremely seriously.'
Puarito Atutahi worked as an educator before she lost her job for not getting the vaccine.
Locals react to the Government's border announcement.
A child at BestStart Rotorua on Pukuatua St has Covid-19.
Amber's nephew thought a needle he found in an old park footpool was a plaything.
Warning issued that our shellfish stocks will crash if overharvesting continues.
Iwi leader says: "We know how to reach our people."
What were Kiwis searching for this year?
Tauranga Council will debate in a civic whare building after the CBD upgrade.
Opposition leaders criticise the Government for "crazy" vaccination booster rollout.
People have been asked to report all sightings of sharks this summer.
But housing minister says private developers would not deliver the housing Tauranga needs
'We just have to push through and we'll do it until we can't afford to.'
Seymour said he was concerned what the lack of stability in the opposition.