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Friday, September 19, 2014

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Which Bay of Plenty candidate will you vote for this election?

Deborah Cunliffe, Conservative
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RESULTS

Embracing the digital world

Technology can be a fast-paced environment, but Tauranga woman Clare Swallow says the digital world is nothing to be afraid of. The 31-year-old's positive... read more

What do you have to hide?

Fugitive whistle-blower Edward Snowden is back in the media claiming Kiwis are subject to mass surveillance through spyware Xkeyscore. He also claims the... read more

Council heads to Welcome Bay

Welcome Bay will be the next city suburb to be visited by Tauranga City Council's Community Development Committee. The committee will hold an evening meeting... read more

Opposition strong for Waterfront waka

The majority of Tauranga City councillors are opposed to a proposal to put the 75-metre Waka Maori on Tauranga's waterfront. In a confidential briefing... read more

NEWS

New leads in Luana Williams case

Police investigating the disappearance of Luana Williams from her Gate Pa home 28 years ago are following new leads. The... read more

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School shades UV issue

An Otumoetai school's push for greater sun-smart awareness could see its students wrapping on a pair of sunglasses... read more

1

Dog fee allegations come up clean

Investigations into Western Bay of Plenty District Council's finances have come up clean following allegations... read more

Robbery accused denies charges

Tyson Taki, the man accused of the knife point robberies of The Aussie Butcher and Mag's, Cards and Lotto on Cameron... read more

4

$35m radiation centre blessed

Today dawns a new era in state-of-the-art radiation therapy with Tauranga's new $35 million Kathleen Kilgour Centre... read more

Tackling a 100 mile challenge

A group of Tauranga athletes are preparing to return to Opotiki for another bash at the tough 100 mile Motu 160... read more

4

Paddle to dog's rescue

A run-of-the-mill Wednesday afternoon turned into a life-saving mission for Tauranga stand-up paddle boarder Leigh... read more

1

Vaccination rates 'not enough yet'

Vaccination rates are not high enough yet in the Bay of Plenty to fully protect babies and children from preventable... read more

3

Powerlines down in Papamoa

Bell Road in Papamoa is currently blocked and traffic is stalled after powerlines have come down across the road. Northern... read more

Serious injury avoided in crashes

Tauranga Police have endured a busy week attending multiple crashes throughout the Western Bay of Plenty, but are... read more

ELECTIONS 2014 (Click here to view more)

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What do you have to hide?

Fugitive whistle-blower Edward Snowden is back in the media claiming Kiwis are subject to mass surveillance through... read more

Deputy PM looking forward

Simon Bridges is a Winston Peters in his prime while Todd Muller can be compared to a “skinny Dotcom”,... read more

VIDEOS (Click here to view more)

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What do you have to hide?

Fugitive whistle-blower Edward Snowden is back in the media claiming Kiwis are subject to mass surveillance through... read more

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Fair Go applies the screws

Fair Go is turning up the heat on a Tauranga businessman and his company tonight. Gordon Harcourt, reporter for... read more

BLOGS & OPINIONS

The Fountain of Youth

Insider's Guide to the Festival with Liz French I'd be kidding myself to think I was still drinking from the fountain of youth. For goodness sake...read more

A Healthy, Active Partnership

Kirsty Carling Early Childhood Advisor Sport Bay of Plenty Sport Bay of Plenty's early childhood team has been promoting the benefit of movement...read more

Steamers’ shield challenge excitement

Sideline Sid Sports correspondant & historian  www.sunlive.co.nz Sideline Sid is over the moon with news of the Steamers securing a Ranfurly...read more

Tauranga’s August average afternoon temperatures 1914-2014

Weather Eye with John Maunder Temperatures have been recorded in the Tauranga area at several sites in the last 100 years, including the current...read more

Nutritional literacy

Leigh Elder Eat for keeps  People I consult with over their weight and diabetes issues often talk about advice they have been receiving from...read more

Driven mad in Tauranga

Brian Rogers Rogers Rabbits  www.sunlive.co.nz Rogers continues to lurch in a state of physical, and some would say, mental malfunction this...read more

BAY TODAY


A Royal Spoonbill on the Wairau Lagoon. Photo by Will Parsons.
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