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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 2:45pm 

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 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 5:15pm 

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 4:45am 

Bilingual names possible in Tauranga
Tauranga could eventually have Maori and Pakeha place name signage. 
© 2014 RadioNZ Wed, 9 Apr 7:15pm 

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Tauranga Council called on to support Te Reo campaign
The Maori Language Commission is encouraging Tauranga City Council to buy in to the idea of making Te Reo an everyday language of communication in the city. 
© 2014 RadioNZ Tue, 8 Apr 9:45am 

Maungatapu fatal - driver escapes jail
A Papamoa man who smoked cannabis within hours of the Maungatapu bridge fatal crash that killed 24-year-old Tauranga father Gregory Woledge has been sentenced to community work and supervision.Iain Stewart Crisp, 45, was also ordered... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Mon, 7 Apr 2:35pm 

Anti-child-abuse marches part of awareness campaign
Anti-child-abuse advocate Jeanine Perkinson is among those staging protest marches today in Auckland, Taranaki and Tauranga as part of an international awareness campaign. 
© 2014 Fri, 4 Apr 5:36am 

Owner charged after dog bites toddler
Police have charged a man for owning a dog that attacked a toddler in Tauranga. 
© 2014 RadioNZ Tue, 1 Apr 8:05pm 

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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 year’s world championships in Auckland are competing for national honours. 
© 2014 Thu 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 5:35pm 

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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 2:44pm 

Apiata to speak at battle anniversary
Victoria Cross recipient Willie Apiata has been invited to be the guest speaker at the 150th anniversary of the battle of Gate Pa in Tauranga. 
© 2014 RadioNZ Thu, 10 Apr 8:15pm 

Lawyer guilty over relationship with client
A Tauranga lawyer who formed a sexual relationship with a teenage client has been found guilty of misconduct. 
© 2014 Tue, 8 Apr 1:15pm 

NZ@Noon: Hundreds forget to collect loved ones ashes
Some stories making headlines across the regions include: Hundreds of Tauranga residents are yet to have their ashes collected by their families. Some are 30-years late. A St Joseph's Maori Girls' College student has won a rare scholarship... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Tue, 8 Apr 12:35am 

Fatal crash driver sentenced
The driver of the car involved in the crash on Maungatapu Bridge that killed Tauranga electrician Greg Woledge has been sentenced to community work and ordered to pay more than $49,000. 
© 2014 Mon, 7 Apr 1:55pm 

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Lactose spills into Wairoa River
About 15,000 litres of lactose, a dairy byproduct, was spilled near the Wairoa River south of Tauranga on Monday afternoon after a tanker rolled into a drain when the edge of the road gave way. 
© 2014 RadioNZ Wed, 2 Apr 9:45am 

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