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Council U-turns on bald tyre proposal
Tauranga parking wardens will not be issuing tickets for cars that have dangerously bald tyres, the council decided today in a reversal of a controversial in-house staff decision.The meeting voted 7-4 to back Councillor Rick Curach's... 
© 2014 NZ Herald 6:35pm 

NZ@Noon: Where to buy a winning Lotto ticket
Some stories making headlines across the regions today include: A lotto shop in Wanganui struck the Easter lotto trifecta by selling three winning tickets, and Tauranga parents are being extra careful when taking the kids to the playground... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Wed 12:05am 

Probe into chopper damage
A rescue helicopter's crash landing has left a big gap to cover in the Rotorua area and choppers from Hamilton, Tauranga and Taupo will pick up the slack until a backup machine arrives. 
© 2014 Mon 5:05am 

Pickard, Walker lead strong start for Kiwi BMX racers
Taurangaís Kurt Pickard led a powerful performance from New Zealandís leading BMX riders in qualifying at the opening UCI World Cup Supercross in Manchester today. Pickard, 23, won all three of his motos to top the 48 qualifiers from 121 starters under the new qualification system. 
© 2014 Sat 9:55am 

This (long) Weekend: Wet and wild
Cool bananas Jazz aficionados know their stuff so will have to choose between the traditions of the Tauranga Jazz Festival and Waiheke's smaller scale jaunt. Tauranga bills itself as the
© 2014 NZ Herald Fri 2:45pm 

World class riders gear up for BMX National Championships
There's plenty at stake for BMX riders of all ages at the national championships in Tauranga over Easter weekend. However several world ranked riders from last yearís world championships in Auckland are competing for national honours. 
© 2014 Thu, 17 Apr 8:35am 

Artificial surf reef to be removed
The $1.5 million artificial surf reef at Mount Maunganui, in Tauranga, is being removed. 
© 2014 RadioNZ Wed, 16 Apr 5:35pm 

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Drag race record smashed
New Zealand's fastest woman Karen Hay has just had the best day of her life.Seven days ago, the business analyst for Westpac thundered into Kiwi drag-racing history.The Tauranga woman has brought two babies into the world, and... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Sun, 13 Apr 4:45am 

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Man serious after hit by car, rolled under bus
UPDATED 1.49pm: A man has been taken to Tauranga Hospital in a serious condition after being hit by a car and rolling under a bus.A witness told a reporter at the scene outside Fraser Cove Shopping Centre the man had got off the... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Wed 3:04pm 

Stuck bus caused major SH1 delays
A Tauranga-based charter bus company driver found himself stranded with nowhere to go at the bottom of the Paekakariki Hill Road on State Highway One about 11:15am today. 
© 2014 Mon 2:14pm 

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Crash mum 'seriously ill'
A mother whose car left the road and plunged 15m into a river in the Bay of Plenty on Wednesday was still seriously ill yesterday.A Tauranga Hospital spokeswoman said the 25-year-old woman remained in intensive care. An 8-year-old... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Sun 5:25am 

Six things to do this weekend
Rain or shine, we're still happy to have four days of holiday. Easter is like that. Indoors or outdoors, there's plenty to do. Jazz hands Jazz aficionados choose between the traditions of the Tauranga Jazz Festival and Waiheke's... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Sat 4:49am 

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Outdoors: Harbours best bet for Easter angling
Anglers looking for a dinner of fresh fish over the long weekend don't have to go past the harbours at the moment. It is the same everywhere - from Whangarei to Tauranga. And the principles are the same.In strong currents a heavy... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Thu, 17 Apr 5:44am 

Artifcial surf reef to be removed
The $1.5 million artificial surf reef at Mount Maunganui, in Tauranga, is being removed. 
© 2014 RadioNZ Wed, 16 Apr 5:15pm 

Sharp rise in Timaru container traffic
Container business has increased at Timaru's port since last year's acquisition by the Port of Tauranga. 
© 2014 Wed, 16 Apr 2:44pm 

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