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Engineers to assess Papamoa bridge
Transport Agency engineers will be out on Monday assessing the construction site of a new bridge near Tauranga, after it was badly damaged by fire. 
© 2014 RadioNZ Sat 7:24am 

Push on for cheaper flights
Pressure is mounting on Air New Zealand to lower its fares in and out of Tauranga.A spokesman for Trustpower has spoken out about its battle for cheaper regional flights and Tauranga Mayor Stuart Crosby is also backing the call... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Fri 12:33am 

Motiti trust claims win over spelling
A trust from a small island off the coast of Tauranga is claiming victory after successfully fighting to have the spelling of its turangawaewae corrected in some official documents. 
© 2014 RadioNZ Thu 7:14am 

'Officer, the cockroach caused the crash'
A cockroach has been blamed for causing a three-car collision on Turret Rd and sending two people to Tauranga Hospital.Two people were taken to hospital with minor to moderate injuries after yesterday's 1.30pm crash.A woman travelling... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Wed 7:33pm 

Mayor defends vote against Maori ward
A collective of iwi and hapu have criticised a decision by the Tauranga City Council to vote against the creation of a Maori ward in the 2016 election. Mayor Stuart Crosby says the city isn't ready. 
© 2014 RadioNZ Wed 7:54am 

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Farmer attacked by cow
A farmer has suffered serious injuries after he was attacked by a cow in Opotiki.The Tauranga-based Trustpower TECT Rescue helicopter was dispatched to Opotiki about 10.30am yesterday where a 50-year-old local man had been attacked... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Sun, 16 Nov 10:23am 

New road could have 110km/h speed limit
Tauranga's new multi-million dollar road could have a speed limit of 110km/h, along with other roads currently under construction.The speed limit on the new Tauranga Eastern Link could be raised to 110km/h along with some other... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Fri, 14 Nov 5:23pm 

Sunair may be north's saviour
A Tauranga-based operator is poised to take over Air New Zealand's cancelled regional air services from Whakatane and Kaitaia but will charge similar prices.Sunair Aviation is confident approaches to the Far North District Council... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Thu, 13 Nov 5:53am 

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Tauranga bridge fire 'arson'
A large fire in a bridge of Tauranga's newly built eastern link is being treated as arson. 
© 2014 Fri 1:33pm 

Bridge blaze treated as suspicious
A Tauranga volunteer firefighter says a blaze that caused millions of dollars of damage to a bridge is being treated as suspicious following number of suspicious fires in Papamoa. 
© 2014 RadioNZ Fri 11:44am 

Boat brings marine pests to Tauranga bay
More than 100 invasive marine pests have been found on a boat in one of Tauranga's most popular swimming spots. The boat has been moored at Pilot Bay for almost a year. 
© 2014 RadioNZ Thu 11:54am 

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Law firm ordered to pay more for Blue Chip losses
A Tauranga law firm will have to pay $150,000 more to retirees who lost money in Blue Chip, with the Court of Appeal ruling one solicitor is more liable for losses than another who also advised the couple.Bay of Plenty couple William... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Wed 8:43am 

The Executive Club: Entrepreneur draws on love of art
Timothy Allan has turned a childhood love of drawing and painting into one of New Zealand's most successful industrial research and design firms.Tauranga-headquartered Locus Research and Design, founded 12 years ago, advises companies... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Mon 1:34pm 

Testing the limits
She died on a Sunday morning. Bert van Heuckelum was driving to the markets in Tauranga when he saw his wife's car up ahead on the side of the road. Police stopped him at the tape. 
© 2014 Sun, 16 Nov 5:43am 

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AC/DC's Angus Young: Phil Rudd 'letting himself go'
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was behaving erratically long before his arrest in Tauranga last week, according to his bandmates. 
© 2014 Fri, 14 Nov 10:13am 

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