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As essential workers, police are now prioritised. But it took too long says one officer.
On Thursday the Prime Minister announced 12 to 15-year-olds can be vaccinated.
The Ministry of Health paused Covid-19 vaccinations when the lockdown began.
A brief pause has been put on vaccinations while hospitals rearrange services.
'Me being myself everywhere I go, is me being me.'
The risk to the Tauranga community remained low, the Ministry of Health have said.
Vaccination levels among port workers are low, which worries Professor Michael Baker.
It happened despite knowing the ship was connected to an Australian Covid case.
The annual event is well on its way to reaching the $100,000 fundraising target.
The DHB has sought legal advice, concerned about staffing levels on strike day.
Doctors across the region will attend the meetings this week.
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In most DHBs, the rate for Māori is about half the general population.
Cost and number of pamphlets printed also revealed.
Amy Bidois asked for donated breast milk and the mothers came out in droves.
Kāinga Ora will not confirm, however, Tamati Coffey has confirmed the purchase.
Peak kiwifruit season and global congestion and reduced capacity are affecting Tauranga.
Holiday park board states it keeps with regulations, but an industry expert disagrees.
Familiar faces filled the Kawerau Town Hall to reflect on decades of memories.
Five to seven children are admitted a day at Lakes DHB hospitals.
There are between 20 to 30 likely RSV presentations to the emergency department daily.
Health professionals say general practitioners are already "limping through a crisis".
Rotorua Hospital is admitting up to seven patients a day with RSV.
However, there had been cases of influenza in managed isolation facilities.
The data was released by Stats NZ and Rotorua-based Data Iwi Leaders Group this week.
An independent review was ordered earlier this year following a complaint.
Close contacts in Tauranga have tested negative but the risk remains.
The Māori Party MP shares his views on why racial incidents happen in the Bay.
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'I bawled my eyes out, I was so upset'.
The threat of rain did not hold people back from getting out and enjoying Rotorua.
The couple have been appointed members of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
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Support workers were previously paid the minimum wage while driving between client visits.
The Government will directly contract motels for emergency accommodation it's announced.
"This is going to be really amazing ..."
"The last place they want to be is a hospital waiting room or a hospital for that matter."
But school says the claims aren't supported by evidence and are factually incorrect.
Brothers Michael and Christopher Powell died by suicide 10 years apart.
It's easier for employers to require new staff to be vaccinated than for existing workers.
But no one crossed the finish line clean.
Locals react to the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.
Health experts claim there are inequities in the system.
A new DHB app helps people spot signs of ageing and gives tips on how to reverse them
Rotorua is one of five locations around the country to receive the first round of funding.
A global study involving a Bay of Plenty professor noted a link between the two.
'We are always very aware though that something could turn at any moment.'
One first-home buyer is looking at buying overseas as deposit levels climb out of reach.
Gillian Rushton says knives left at a community pantry posed a risk to children.
Vaccines aren't mandatory for Port of Tauranga workers but are for Rotorua MIQ staff.
Residents are becoming frustrated with homelessness in Rotorua.
Testing challenges - and driving instructors share their tips and tricks.
A dog that features on the SPCA list of shame has a new life.
But the union believe more staff are needed to carry the load.
"More needs to be done to ... families and whānau to immunise their children."
Te Puke Intermediate is the latest school to have the toilets, but what other schools do?
Leah Rumney needs Trikafta to help her cystic fibrosis.
The reggae and roots festival was in Tauranga at Waitangi Weekend.
Heart problems, headaches and strokes the main triggers.
The ninth annual Rotorua Lakefront Car Show had cars galore on the Village Green.
Seventy-five years ago the 28th Maori Battalion B company returned home.
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Eel bites haven't deterred the woman but now she is warning others of the danger.
"The fact this is still occurring is not a good thing."
Shane White's infectious smile is one of many things that will be missed by his family.
New Christmas toys and mountain biking were partially to blame.
Bay marine experts say bronze whaler or hammerhead unlikely in Bowentown attack.
"I don't see [American citizenship] having a value any more," says US expat.
The weird and wonderful topped the Bay's Trade Me list in 2020.
While most have been forced into lockdown, some are still serving their community.
Michael Pilaar died in June 2017.