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MEDIA RELEASE: Tuesday 21 May 2013. Students from nine secondary schools in Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty gathered for a working breakfast yesterday to help shape and plan the future of their community.
Bulla Grace had been drinking alcohol when he decided to put a pan of oil on the stove, the Rotorua Coroner has been told.
Rotorua Hospital in New Zealand has opened the redeveloped Older Persons & Rehabilitation Service rehabilitation centre, which marks end of the Lakes Health Services Improvement Programme redevelopment project on the Rotorua Hospital site.
A Tauranga service station has removed the relaxation drink "Good Night" from sale after a Bay of Plenty Times Weekend investigation revealed it contained a natural sedative.
The first piece of the Western Bay of Plenty Rugby sub union championship silverware will be decided at Blake Park on Saturday, when Mount Maunganui and Greerton Marist meet to decide the local colts title.
Tauranga property developer Bob Clarkson is pleased to hear of new legislation allowing a takeover of the resource consent process from local councils.
"A can of baked beans landed on my big toe" is among some of the most bizarre excuses for calling in sick.
Last year Rick Powdrell received $127 a head for his lambs. The current return has nose-dived to $85. The Bay of Plenty Federated Farmers meat and fibre chairman says inconsistent returns have created uncertainty in the industry and only time will tell if that scenario will be repeated next season as sheep numbers decline.
Frustrated Te Puke tourist operators want to break away from Tourism Bay of Plenty and do their own international promotion of the area's "super foods". Kiwifruit 360 managing director Graeme Crossman said the image being promoted to the world of the beach, sea and harbour was not unique.
Police arrested a man in Tauranga last night after an armed robbery at a city store.
"On demand" fitness classes run by on-screen instructors are the latest trend to hit Tauranga gyms, drawing criticism from rivals.
Generation Homes' first joint venture partner Lyndon Marshall has now taken over the company's flagship Tauranga operation.
A major search operation was launched after Leslie Wright, 63, was last seen in Te Kuiti, where he had been staying at a holiday park.
Waikato District Health Board today joins Associate Minister of Health Jo Goodhew and each of the four DHB regions - Northern, Midlands, Central and South Island - to launch a national patient safety campaign aimed at saving lives and reducing harm.
Police Minister Anne Tolley says Labour is continuing its campaign to mislead the public and undermine confidence in the Police.