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'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.
'How much more adaptable can we be?': Pandemic follows school leavers to university
"Our year group has been hit a lot and now it's just flowing into our next stage."
'A day to celebrate': Waitangi Day events moved online or cancelled
"Spare a thought for the fact that it is our national day."
Tauranga among top 10 lucky Lotto districts, but one store takes cake
"They're happy, and seeing them happy, we feel happy," says one Lotto shop owner.
Why children immunisation rates are lagging in Bay of Plenty
The health board is trying to do something to lift the rates.
'It's out of control': Community fights bid for liquor store 50m from kindy
But the business behind the plan says it will have little to no impact on the kindy.
'We not just survived but we thrived': Bay retail winners of New Year period
Bay of Plenty retail spending hit $57.6 million this holiday period, Worldline reports.
'It's running wild': Mount woman in Aussie tells of life inside Omicron outbreak
'One person there was positive which turned into 62 cases from that night.'
Chronological Instagram feed could increase views for businesses
"My most recent posts have reached only 6% of my follower," says a small Mount business.
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.
'We heard screams coming from the sea': Dramatic rip rescue at Mount beach
'It was a stroke of luck we were there in the right time and place.'
'Juice junkies': Welfare leader concerned about payment schemes used to buy liquor
Feedback has been sought on buy now, pay later schemes.
20 kittens dumped: Think twice before buying kittens for Christmas
231 felines currently at Rescue, Revive, Rehome Bay of Blenty.
Unbelievable! Fishermen's close-up experience with humpback whale
"I heard off in the distance a large crashing sound."
$15K for a beer? Businesses struggling with 'hostile' vax pass customers
One cafe owner said a customer poured his coffee on the floor to show his 'resistance'.