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Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

Rugby: Scrum rivals trade their memories of fateful day

Former Wallaby hooker Tom Lawton doesn't recall every detail of the 1986 test series victory against the All Blacks but still enthuses about the conduct of his opponent Hika Reid and the Eden Park crowd.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Te Arawa in high tech 'hot desk' deal with Colab

Innovative and creative businesses in Rotorua have a new opportunity to launch ground-breaking tech ventures through a partnership between a leading Auckland entrepreneur and Te Arawa Lakes Trust.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Answers lie with giving kids permission to talk

Entertainer Mike King stands at the front of a classroom in a Rotorua school, but he's not there to make the kids laugh.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Suicide

Manawatu Standard

Composer helps make a difference

Palmerston North-born musician Grayson Gilmour has had a pretty good year and with his third film soundtrack completed, he has decided to give a bit back to those in need.

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The New Zealand Herald

Alan Duff: Why the Maori Party won this sceptic over

My good friend and fellow columnist Bob Jones last month called the cry for compulsory te reo a waste of money and time.

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Bike Magazine

Enduro World Series 2015 schedule revealed - Series expands to...

The Enduro World Series continues on its quest to uncover the world's best trails and unites the world's best communities, as it increases to eight rounds and adds five new venues, three new countries, and one new continent to its 2015 calendar.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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State Highway 36 Tauranga To Ngongotaha open to one lane

The NZ Transport Agency wishes to advise that State Highway 36 between Tauranga and Rotorua is now open to one lane at Awahou.

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Rotorua wins bid to stage 2015 national brass band champs

Rotorua has won a bid to host one of the country's largest competitive music events, the 2015 National Brass Band Championships.

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Flooding in Rotorua

When future historians seek to identify the exact moment when the prime ministerial career of John Key hit the downward slope, they may well point to Key's interview yesterday with Guyon Espiner on RNZ's Morning Report.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Fuel and electricity price gouging hits regions hardest

New Zealand First Candidate for the East Coast electorate, Mere Takoko, will lead a convoy of logging trucks and supporters through East Coast city centres in a bid to highlight the rising cost of electricity and fuel in the region.

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Robbie Whyte: Questioning the Ethics of Abstraction

For Robbie Whyte's first solo exhibition, Abstract / Ethics, alongside his own work he intends to fill 12 empty frames in collaboration with visitors to Toi Poneke Gallery at a workshop following the opening night, Monday 1 September.

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Huge majority want action on a Environmental problemsa

Huge majority of New Zealanders want action on 'Environmental problems', majorities strongest in Labour held seats Qualitative research conducted around New Zealand over the past three years reveals that Labour-held electorates are more likely to agree with the statement 'If we don't act now we'll never control our Environmental problems' than ... (more)

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Waikato Times

Turia launches Pacific health service

Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia was the guest of honour at the launch of a new Pasifika-oriented health service in Hamilton yesterday.

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Rain for many but heading to a cold finish

After a fine weekend and a frosty start to the week, a low from the Tasman Sea is set to bring a decent amount of rain and warmer northerly winds across much of the North Island and upper South Island late Tuesday and throughWednesday.

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Winner Rotorua X Start-up Pitch Night

In front of an audience of around 100, NZ Trail Run's business pitch took out scary aliens, arm wrestlers and mag cleaners to win over $2,500 of business prizes.

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The New Zealand Herald

Man sought hitman to murder parents, court told

A long time Child Youth and Family activist says the man accused of trying to get a hitman to murder his parents offered him $150,000 to arrange the hit.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Louise Nicholas' story - devastating but important

I've had to write some difficult things in my time as a journalist and blogger, but none more so than my thoughts on Consent: The Louise Nicholas Story.

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Old Caretakera s Cottage for Rotorua Childrena s Art House

A council and community partnership to develop a dedicated Children's Art House for Rotorua has moved a step closer.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Lengthy accident procedure criticised

Forestry foreman Major Nelson was sentenced in Rotorua this week for his part in the tragic death of Robert Ruri-Epapara, an accident that happened in March last year.

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Bike Magazine

Crankworx announces new stop in New Zealand - New stop to kick off 2015 season

Mountain biking's defining celebration is breaking new trail and setting the course for the future of the sport.

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