|Kids aged 11 hooked on legal highs|
Tauranga City Council has unanimously voted to develop a legal high policy after an impassioned plea from a drug counsellor who revealed local children as young as 11 are addicted to synthetic cannabis.Bay of Plenty District Health...
© 2014 NZ Herald 5:05pm NZ@Noon: Sleeping family saved by dog
Some stories making headlines across our regions include a sleeping Wanganui family saved by a dog, a Northland family finds a giant worm and a Viking war ship will head to Europe from Tauranga in an unusual way.A
© 2014 NZ Herald Tue 1:05pm Murder-accused remanded on bail
A Maketu man charged with a murder in the Bay of Plenty town was remanded on bail in the Tauranga District Court today.
© 2014 Stuff.co.nz Mon 5:45pm Van on fire in Kaimai Ranges
A van on fire in the Kaimai Ranges has spread into nearby vegetation as emergency services warn motorists to take extra care.Tauranga firefighters are responding to the fire, near Soldiers Rd on State Highway 29.Northern communications...
© 2014 NZ Herald Mon 5:35pm Te Puke crash victim named
The driver of a car who died following a head-on crash north of Te Puke yesterday has been named as 27-year-old Shannon Rose Wall of Tauranga.
© 2014 Stuff.co.nz Mon 2:25pm Rail ban leads to more trucks
More logging trucks will be unleashed on to State Highway 1 between Auckland and the Far North from today because of a suspension of all Northland's freight trains.Trucks carrying milk powder to Auckland and Tauranga from Fonterra's...
© 2014 NZ Herald Mon 7:35am Police urge better communications following 3-hour boat search
A three-hour search was carried out in Western Bay of Plenty last night after a boat carrying three men was reported overdue.The boat had left Sulphur Point in downtown Tauranga, destined for Motuotau Island off Mount Maunganui...
© 2014 NZ Herald Sun 12:05am Crash on Tauranga's main arterial route
A crash involving a logging truck and car has shut down the northbound lane of Tauranga's Takitimu Drive this morning.It is understood no one has been hurt as ambulance services were not needed.Western Bay of Plenty head of road...
© 2014 NZ Herald Thu, 6 Mar 10:36am Car collides with bus
Two young children and a woman have been taken to hospital after the car they were in collided with a school bus in Tauranga.
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