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Commemorations 'help nations grow'
A Tauranga historian is backing one of Maoridom's leaders in calling for a commemorative day to recognise the battles that helped shape Aotearoa. 
© 2015 RadioNZ 7:14am 

Yacht crew winched to safety
Wind gusts and a boisterous swell 137km off the Tauranga coast did not prevent a helicopter medic from landing on a stricken yacht to rescue its two crew.The men, aged in their 50s and 60s and believed to be from the South Island,... 
© 2015 NZ Herald Wed 5:25am 

Trustpower annual earnings up 13% on NZ retail increases and Aussie wind
Trustpower, the Tauranga based energy and telecommunications service provider, posted a 13 percent rise in its underlying full year earnings, excluding revaluation of a major acquisition, to $122.9 million 
© 2015 Fri, 15 May 4:24pm 

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Plane flips at Tauranga Airport
High winds have caused a Cessna plane to flip on Tauranga Airport's runway, SunLive reports. 
© 2015 Fri, 15 May 1:54pm 

One dead after Papamoa sleepout fire
One person is dead after a fire in a sleepout at a property in Papamoa, near Tauranga. 
© 2015 RadioNZ Fri, 15 May 9:14am 

Tornado hits Tauranga
The fire service says there has been extensive damage to homes in Mount Maunganui after reports of a tornado. 
© 2015 RadioNZ Thu, 14 May 11:14pm 

Mini-tornado whips through Tauranga
The fire service says there has been extensive damage to homes in Mount Maunganui after reports of a tornado. 
© 2015 RadioNZ Thu, 14 May 10:54pm 

Sale of state houses no experiment - Paula Bennett
Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett told TV One’s Q+A programme that the government’s social housing plan which includes transferring 1000-2000 state houses to community housing providers in Tauranga and Invercargill is no experiment. 
© 2015 Sun, 10 May 2:24pm 

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'Multiple fatality' crash near Tauranga
Emergency services are at the scene of a crash near Tauranga which has claimed the lives of several people.A statement from police said the incdent on State Highway 2 at Te Puna was a "multiple fatality" crash.Emergency services... 
© 2015 NZ Herald Sat, 9 May 8:54pm 

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Indiscreet social media posts put jobs on the line
Do not post anything on social media that you would not want published in a newspaper.This is the advice of two Tauranga employment law specialists dealing with an increasing number of disputes relating to Facebook.Barrister Rita... 
© 2015 NZ Herald Sun 6:43pm 

DIY approach to combating racism wins national award
A Tauranga teen's idea to apply the Kiwi "DIY" attitude to combat racism has won her the national Race Unity Speech Competition. 
© 2015 Sun, 17 May 5:04pm 

Tauranga college experience wild weather
Local college students experienced a 'mini tornado' in wild weather conditions this afternoon.Tauranga Girls' College principal Pauline Cowens said there were very strong winds that came over the school and lasted about five minutes.Mrs... 
© 2015 NZ Herald Fri, 15 May 3:24pm 

High wind causes plane to flip at Tauranga Airport
High winds have causes a plane to flip on the runway at Tauranga Airport. SunLive reports emergency services were called to the scene at around 12.45pm after reports the plane had overturned while taxiing. The two occupants of... 
© 2015 NZ Herald Fri, 15 May 2:24pm 

One dead in fatal house fire
One person is dead after a fatal house fire near Tauranga tonight. Fire service spokesman Steve Smith said firefighters attended the scene at 11.15pm on Webb Place in Papamoa Beach. He confirmed one person had died in the blaz... 
© 2015 NZ Herald Fri, 15 May 0:24am 

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Nga Potiki Trust eyeing up 200 state houses
A Maori trust is keen to buy state houses in the Papamoa rohe of Tauranga from the Government. 
© 2015 RadioNZ Wed, 13 May 6:44am 

Fiery crash kills three, injures seven
A 2-year-old girl was plucked from a vehicle at a fiery crash on the outskirts of Tauranga that claimed three lives and injured seven.A car and a van collided on State Highway 2 in Te Puna at about 7.30pm yesterday and burst into... 
© 2015 NZ Herald Sun, 10 May 5:44am 

Multiple deaths in fiery crash near Tauranga
A fiery crash near Tauranga has left multiple people dead, with police still trying to determine exactly how many people were killed. 
© 2015 Sat, 9 May 9:14pm 

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