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Yesterday | Scoop
New Zealand writers with an interest in the Mind Body Spirit genre are encouraged to enter their uplifting works for the 2014 Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Literature Awards.
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Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald
Stories making headlines around the regions today include a Wairarapa social advocate who claims to have alerted CYF about concerns for 2-year-old Caleb Skinner and a Tauranga councillor who wants his city to be gang patch-free.
Thursday | The Otago Daily Times
Tauranga man Peter Blair has spent five days in Picton after brother William Kerry Blair, known as Kerry, 55, went missing in a 9m aluminum launch, Erie, about 4pm on Saturday.
Bay of Plenty Regional Council's proposed general rates rise means an average increase per property of $2 per year, depending on where you live.
The plane: The DC-3 is a fixed-wing propeller plane, and this particular one was manufactured in Oklahoma, flew in the US during World War II and was decommissioned in 1959.
DESPERATE PLEA: Sean Roberts , 9, , pictured with his brother Cody , 8, wants to know why tourists are still able to drive in New Zealand without first passing a test.
An island hapu off the coast of Tauranga has come out as "not against the possibility" of leaving part of the wrecked container ship Rena on nearby Astrolabe Reef - and has distanced itself from an another island group which wants it gone.
CreationFest organisers are going on the road to help inspire and support secondary school students as part of a creative arts extravaganza.
Terri Mann with her and her partner's adopted 9-month-old pitbull terrier cross renamed Delvinious or Del for short.
At the New Zealand Pipe Band Championships on Friday 7 and Saturday 8 March 2013, the Canterbury Caledonian Society Pipe Band successfully defended the New Zealand Pipe Band Championship.
A man pleaded with two women trapped in their cars to "hold on, hold on'' after a horror head-on smash that claimed the life of a young Tauranga woman.
Six hundred and thirty girls from throughout New Zealand threw their hats into the ring.
Auckland continues to grapple with the stresses and strains of strong economic growth as dozens of people a week swarm into the country's largest city.