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14 hrs ago | Scoop

Upsurge in Bay's Young Innovators

MEDIA RELEASE: Monday 28 July 2014. Fifty five finalists have been announced in the 2014 Western Bay of Plenty Young Innovator Awards.

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19 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

Dunedin South only seat of interest

Dunedin is guaranteed four MPs again after the election, but the final make-up will not be known until the election results are posted on September 20. Dunedin South is the only electorate south of Christchurch where a change is possible - but Labour MP Clare Curran, who is not on the party list, has a 4700-plus majority which National Party ... (more)

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23 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Strong log price run comes to end

Log export prices have dropped sharply since March because demand in New Zealand's biggest market - China - has fallen while supply has substantially increased.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Scoop

National's 2014 List

The National Party list for the 2014 election brings together a strong mix of both experienced political leaders and fresh new talent, says National Party President Peter Goodfellow.

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Stuff.co.nz

Kiwis embrace high-rise living

From their kitchen Jason and Val Middleton watch barges ferrying scrap metal from the wreck of the Rena into Tauranga Harbour.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Historic house will stand test of time

Rydal House in the heart of the CBD had a major refurbishment in 2000 - and has a roof top car park.

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Stuff.co.nz

Green light for $70m campus

The final block of funding needed to get it off the ground was announced yesterday.

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NBR Newsroom

Carbon tax axe will boost Australian renewables, says Trustpower

Electricity generator Trustpower believes the repeal of Australia's carbon tax will be great for renewable energy, which is likely to be heavily favoured under the federal government's Renewable Energy Targets scheme.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Scoop

Open letter to Labour's David Shearer

Fluoride Free NZ is surprised to hear you refer to those of us who take an active concern of clean pure drinking water as parasites.

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The New Zealand Herald

Citroen fans off for l'aventure magnifique

The super-stylish Citroen was decades ahead of its time, with front-wheel-drive, a welded monocoque body, hydraulic brakes and independently sprung suspension .

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World Breastfeeding Week in the Bay

Public Health Service recommends that mothers exclusively breastfeed their babies for the first six months and then continue to breastfeed along with the introduction of solid foods.

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Scoop

Seed Fund hits maiden ton

The New Zealand Venture Investment Fund's Seed Fund is now investing $5 million a year into start-ups alongside angel investors, and recently invested into its one hundredth company.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Further funding secured for Tauranga CBD campus

The prospect of a new, purpose-built shared tertiary campus has now moved closer with the announcement of up to $15 million funding from the Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust to expand Tertiary Education in Tauranga.

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Scoop

PQ4. Roading-Hamilton to Tauranga Route

Volume:700;Page:4. Text is subject to correction.] 4. BRENDAN HORAN to the Minister of Finance : Is he still of the view that a Hamilton to Tauranga route would have to be considered alongside three other projects? Hon BILL ENGLISH : If the member is referring to some comments I made in the Waikato, I told the Waikato Times it was the Government's ... (more)

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Address to Zespri AGM

Zespri Chairman Peter McBride, CEO Lain Jager, my ministerial colleague Todd McLay, Todd Muller, our candidate for the Bay of Plenty - well known to all of you because of his close involvement with your industry - ladies and gentlemen.

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The Otago Daily Times

Container ship towed after near miss

A container ship which lost power while navigating Otago Harbour was pulled into deeper water by a tug - having had a near miss with the shipping channel's sandbank.

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Paengaroa weigh station officially open

A state-of-the-art weigh station in the Bay of Plenty is set to make the state highway network safer for everyone.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: Mums to break breastfeeding record

Danielle Grey and her daughter 11-week-old CharlieMarie will take part in the Big Latch On in Wairarapa.

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Egg-citement in the Bay as world record broken

It was all hands on deck today when 207 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic staff and students joined forces to break a Guinness World Record - for the 'most people dipping egg soldiers simultaneously'.

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The New Zealand Herald

Maungatapu car chase couple remain behind bars

An Auckland pair charged with being involved in a police chase from Papamoa to Maungatapu in a stolen Subaru Legacy yesterday remain behind bars this afternoon.

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