Amy is a reporter at the Bay of Plenty Times.
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Tauranga shoppers out in force for Boxing Day sales
Bay of Plenty malls were filled with shoppers keen to find a Boxing Day bargain.
Sport Bay of Plenty getting behind Christmas Appeal
Staff at Sport BOP are donating to the Tauranga Community Foodbank this Christmas.
Cancelled Christmas parade distant memory in Tauranga Christmas Party
Tauranga's waterfront was packed with people enjoying the Christmas party on Sunday.
Meningococcal vaccine supplies low in Bay of Plenty
There is no outbreak of MenW in the Bay of Plenty.
Tauranga teachers and principals reject Government's latest pay offer
NZEI members have rejected the Government's latest offer.
Tauranga Intermediate student wins gold medal in ICAS science test
Rico Mareroa received the top mark in the year 7 ICAS science test.
'Heroes' save man 'in crisis' on Tauranga overpass
Bystanders who helped a man in crisis off a Tauranga overpass have been praised.
Growing population puts pressure on Tauranga's infrastructure
Pressure on: Tauranga's population has increased by 13,000 from five years ago to 135,000.
Tauranga's soaring population 'better for business'
Tauranga's population has grown 10.8 per cent in five years
Kiwi shot putter Tom Walsh shares tips with Tauranga Intermediate students
Tom Walsh visited Tauranga Intermediate to present the Anchor AIMS Games trophy.
Train driver 'microsleeps' likely in 2017 Pongakawa incident
The report showed the driver was suffering from a sleep disorder.
Dozens of Tauranga locals support Pink Ribbon Appeal
Andy Cameron said it was a "small sacrifice" volunteering for the foundation.
Running: Family of eight take on Tauranga International Marathon event
The Hollows family are gearing up for the 6km event this weekend.
Selling the Western Bay of Plenty to Prince Harry and Meghan
What the Duke and Duchess of Sussex could get up to if they came to the Western Bay.
Increase in car registrations - a sign of strong economy
A 3.9 percent increase in car registrations is an indication of a strong economy.
Running: Papamoa residents claim top spots in Mount Maunganui Half Marathon
Two Papamoa locals took out first place in the men's and women's categories.
Surf Lifesaving: Local squads compete in Eastern Region Pool Champs
Local athletes took to Baywave for the Eastern Region Pool Championships.
Best in the world put on a show in Game of Three Halves
More than 500 people watched the women's rugby Game of Three Halves.
Rugby: Battle of the Kaimai shows growth in women's rugby
The Battle of the Kaimai takes place on August 4 at Tauranga Domain.
New programme helping mums back into the workforce
The pilot programme is helping solo mums gain confidence and self-esteem.
A brave 11-year-old loses her fight with cancer and now 'flies with dragons'
Maddison Janet McKenzie lost her battle with cancer on Wednesday.