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8 Dec 2016   
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Teen killed in Tauranga house smash named
A teenager who died after crashing a ute into a Tauranga house where an elderly woman slept has been identified.  He was 16-year-old Herewini Gates, of Tauranga. Gates was driving the blue ute down Otumoetai Road when he lost control, struck a fence and hurtled into a house opposite Glenn Terrace at 1am on Monday.  The ute ended up on its side with its wheels wedged up against the house.  Gates died at the scene. 
© 2016 3:15pm 

Car and motorcycle crash on SH2
UPDATE: The road is now open.The motorcyclist with serious injuries was taken to Tauranga Hospital by helicopter.A car and motorcycle have collided on State Highway 2, at the intersection with Omokoroa Rd.The road is blocked... 
© 2016 NZ Herald Wed 2:45pm 

Banksy-style art shows John Key alien abduction
Another Banksy-style artwork has appeared in Tauranga, showing a smiling John Key pulling the fingers. 
© 2016 3news Tue 4:49pm 

Banksy-style painting of John Key appears in Tauranga
Street art resembling the famed work of the mysterious Banksy has appeared in Tauranga. 
© 2016 Tue 10:44am 

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State housing sale proposal legal - judge
A lobby group has lost its High Court bid over Government plans to sell Tauranga state houses to a private provider. 
© 2016 RadioNZ Mon 9:28pm 

Lobby group loses challenge to state housing sale
By Fiona Rotherham Dec. 5 (BusinessDesk) - The High Court has dismissed a challenge by a lobby group against the government’s plans to sell 1124 state houses in Tauranga to a private... 
© 2016 Mon 3:27pm 

Gate Pa tops Tauranga property rises
Gate Pa has recorded Tauranga's biggest jump in median property value in the 12 months to September 30, up 33.7 per cent, with Greerton and Judea close behind, according to the latest Quotable Value New Zealand E-Valuer report.Gate... 
© 2016 NZ Herald Mon 9:35am 

Sleeping woman wakes to ute smash that killed driver in Tauranga
An elderly woman woke to what she thought was an earthquake when a ute smashed into her Tauranga bedroom, shunting her bed across the room. 
© 2016 Mon 7:55am 

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Tauranga state houses sale to go ahead after High Court ruling
Advocacy group State Housing Action Incorporated has lost its legal bid to stop the sale of 1124 state houses in Tauranga.State Housing Action Incorporated filed papers in the High Court at Wellington seeking a judicial review of... 
© 2016 NZ Herald Wed 10:15pm 

New draft Housing Accord to be submitted to Government
Yesterday Tauranga City Council approved the draft of the new Tauranga Housing Accord, to be submitted to the Minister for Building and Housing Dr Nick Smith, for review before it is signed. 
© 2016 Wed 8:25pm 

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More charges for Wiki, Kiwi meth-accused
Two Tauranga men are accused of having small bags of methamphetamine at Dunedin airport. 
© 2016 RadioNZ Tue 3:55pm 

Beck Vass: What you need to know about travelling with kids
Travelling with kids is always risky, just not in the ways you might expect.We were in the Koru Lounge at Auckland Airport recently, one flight down and another to go, returning to Tauranga from a holiday in Nelson. The place... 
© 2016 NZ Herald Tue 10:24am 

Papamoa beach sections sell for $4.15m
A rare slice of Tauranga beachfront property was snapped up fast on the weekend when four Papamoa beach sections worth $4.15 million sold in two hours.A spokesman for the 24ha Coast Papamoa Beach subdivision near Tauranga said the... 
© 2016 NZ Herald Tue 9:24am 

First collection of sea lettuce collects 800 tonnes
A total of 800 tonnes of sea lettuce has been collected from Tauranga shores in the past week.The Bay of Plenty Regional Council said it was the first collection for summer.Regional council technical advisor Bruce Gardner said... 
© 2016 NZ Herald Mon 3:04pm 

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