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Pipe work causing problems in Matapihi
A council project to lay a sewerage pipe through Maori land in Tauranga has come to a head after construction caused flooding in Matapihi. Court action is planned. 
© 2014 RadioNZ 7:44pm 

Bridge rescue: 'The definition of a hero'
Quick thinking, adrenaline and a childhood spent swimming swollen rivers proved useful for Deane O'Connor when he jumped into icy water to save a man.Courage helped too -- courage so exceptional, the Tauranga senior constable has... 
© 2014 NZ Herald 4:44pm 

Hairy Maclary project nears final leg
The Hairy Maclary sculpture project planned for Tauranga's redeveloped waterfront is closing in on its fundraising target.In a final push, Creative Tauranga has released a video offering a sneak peak of the bronze statues coming... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Wed 11:44am 

Car and book bus collide, leaving two trapped
Two people are trapped after a serious crash involving a car and a mobile library bus in Tauranga.Western Bay of Plenty head of road policing Senior Sergeant Ian Campion said the crash happened at 9.05am on Welcome Bay Rd outside... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Wed 10:14am 

Cop honoured for saving man
The policeman who dived into freezing waters to save a man from Tauranga Harbour will be honoured today with a New Zealand Police Association Bravery Award. 
© 2014 Wed 5:25am 

Tourists targetted near Tauranga
The police are talking to a man after complaints from tourists at a popular campsite near Tauranga. One tourist was woken by a man trying to steal his van, police say. 
© 2014 RadioNZ Tue 7:44pm 

Blackcaps to bat first in opening ANZ ODI
The BLACKCAPS have lost the toss and will bat first in today’s opening ANZ One Day International at Tauranga’s Bay Oval. 
© 2014 Tue 10:44am 

Online seller SellShed starts up
Trade Me may have another new competitor in Tauranga startup SellShed, which aims to make it easier for smartphone owners to list and find items for sale in their neighbourhood. 
© 2014 Mon 1:14pm 

Mauao closed as search for Jack escalates
Police dogs are now searching rocks to the right of the main entrance to Mauao, as a police operation to find missing five-year-old boy Jack Dixon escalates.The tracks at the Mount Maunganui landmark were closed from first light... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Mon 9:44am 

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Officer honoured after saving man
An officer who rescued a drowning man after a three-car collision on a Tauranga bridge last year has received the Police Association's Bravery Award. 
© 2014 RadioNZ 5:54pm 

Mobile library bus crash with car kills man
One man is dead and another seriously hurt after a mobile library bus and a car crashed in Tauranga this morning. 
© 2014 Wed 12:04am 

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Car and mobile library crash, one dead
One person has died and another has been taken to hospital with moderate injuries, after a crash between a car and a mobile library bus in Tauranga this morning. 
© 2014 RadioNZ Wed 11:24am 

Cricket fans cheer Bay milestone
In a major centre deprived of All Blacks and even Super 15 matches, having the cream of cricket on home turf yesterday proved Tauranga's time to shine.And shine it did, as thousands of punters turned out to Mt Maunganui's revamped... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Wed 5:25am 

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Man arrested after tourists robbed at Tauranga camp site
A man has been arrested after allegedly trying to steal two vehicles from tourists at a Tauranga camp site this morning.A 28 year-old man will appear in Tauranga District Court this afternoon charged with robbery and assault with... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Tue 3:44pm 

Four-year-old hit by car in Waihi Beach
A 4-year-old boy has been hit by a car in Waihi Beach this afternoon.The child suffered serious head injuries when he was struck by the car and thrown several metres on Seaforth Rd, Waihi Beach, before 4pm, the Tauranga-based Trustpower... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Mon 7:44pm 

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