Tauranga, New Zealand Newswire

Tauranga, New Zealand Newswire

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  1. Double murderer shared Waikato Hospital ward with patients unaware of his status, says visitorRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Jason Reihana in the Tauranga District Court in 2005 following the attack in the Tauranga suburb of Greerton that left two people dead. Photo / File Double-murderer Jason Reihana was treated at Waikato Hospital earlier this month next to patients unaware they were sharing a ward with a convicted criminal.

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  2. Cicadas agree: it's summerRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Scoop

    "I'm sitting in the MetService office in the Botanic Gardens, Wellington and can hear a chorus of cicadas which is the first time I have noticed them this loud all year," said MetService Communications Meteorologist Lisa Murray. Wellington is not the only place feeling the heat, with warm muggy temperatures over most of the country yesterday.

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  3. Child believed to be one of three abandoned in car by fleeing driverRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The pursuit ended when the driver found himself in a cul-de-sac with nowhere to go. He ran off, abandoning the car and its three passengers.

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  4. Convicted double murderer Jason Reihana treated in Waikato Hospital general wardRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Waikato Times

    Jason Reihana in 2006 when he was charged with the murder of Teresa Gunn and George "Andrew" Grabner in 2005. A person who preferred not to be named recognised convicted killer Jason Reihana when visiting one of the other four men on the ward recently.

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  5. Key firms lined up to report this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Wednesday and Thursday will be peak days for both New Zealand and Australian companies as the December reporting season continues this week. Of particular note this week, Chorus reports this morning, Mercury and Tourism Holdings report tomorrow, Fairfax and Sky TV report on Wednesday and Air New Zealand and Meridian report on Thursday.

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  6. OCEL engineer explores alternative cruise ship berthsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The Taharoa is attached to one type of mooring system offsiore at Kawhia which may be adapted for cruise ships visiting New Zealand ports. Gary Teeara has harnessed his experience in designing mooring systems to overcome the multi million cost of building new wharves.

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  7. Wet for the North, dry for the SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scoop

    "For the past couple of days, the country has been stuck in a moist northeast flow caused by a high east of the Chatham Islands that refused to budged said MetService Forecaster Tuporo Marsters." A trough became slow moving over the North Island in this setup and caused heavy downpours from the Bay of Plenty to the Hawkes Bay region with 3 day totals being over 100mm.

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  8. Ngaruawahia United's Northern Region Football League future in the balanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Waikato Times

    Ngaruawahia United's future in the Northern Region Football League is in the balance, with the club in desperate need of players if it is to continue fielding a team at that level. A meeting has been called for Wednesday February 22 at Centennial Park to explore options going forward, with about 20 more players needed for a northern league team to be viable.

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  9. Poachers fined for shooting $5000 stag on Te Puke farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New Zealand Herald

    Matthew Warren Miller and Shane Robert Williamson were sentenced at Tauranga District Courtfor shooting a $5000 stag on private property. Photo / Andrew Warner Two men have been fined for shooting and killing a stag worth $5000 on private farmland in Te Puke, in a bid to deter others from poaching.

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  10. Hawke's Bay firefighters on the front lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New Zealand Herald

    BAY BURNS: About 162ha succumbed to the wildfire at Waimarama Rd last week - one of several across the region that tested firefighters to the limit. PHOTO/DUNCAN BROWN Hawke's Bay's extreme dry conditions ignited last week testing firefighters to the limits over several days.

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  11. World famous in New Zealand: Mount Maunganui, TaurangaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Stuff.co.nz

    Waking up in time to hike Mount Maunganui's iconic mountain, Mauao, to watch the sunrise is one of the best ways to start any day. Early risers tend to greet you with fresh smiles and hearing the waves hit the shimmering sand below as the chirping tui's wake makes this place unique.

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  12. Further Support for World Juniors Squash ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Scoop

    The University of Waikato and Carrus Corporation have added their support to the World Juniors Squash Championships scheduled to be held in Tauranga in July. Both organisations have signed on as major sponsors of the event joining Craigs Investment Partners who announced their support in 2016.

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  13. Ballance scholarships set to secure a bright futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Scoop

    Ballance Agri-Nutrients has awarded a total of $54,000 in tertiary study scholarships to six talented students who are committed to the future success of our primary industries sector. For the first time scholarship applications were open to all New Zealand secondary school students this year, including the families of Ballance shareholders, in a bid to encourage more urban students to recognise the diverse professions and opportunities in agribusiness.

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  14. Increased focus on work safety for award-winning Bay of Plenty companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The New Zealand Herald

    Workplace safety legislation that came into effect last year has influenced two award-winning local companies in a range of ways. They report an increased emphasis not just on compliance, but on educating staff about the reasons behind the regulations.

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  15. Erik Sviatchenko: Celtic won't tire of winning, we want every record...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Sunday Herald

    ERIK SVIATCHENKO last night described Celtic as Scottish football's flagship and admitted all his team-mates should retire if they don't win the league. And the Danish defender handed out another warning to their rivals, which has become a pattern of late, when he revealed Celtic never tire of winning and that planning has already begun to ensure the club plays Champions League football next season.

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  16. New boating rules for Bay of Plenty get the tickRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Scoop

    Councillors adopted the new Navigation Safety Bylaw at their first meeting of 2017 this week. The new regulations will come into effect on 1 July 2017, in time for next summer.

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  17. Motorsport: Partners pushing each other in TaurangaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The New Zealand Herald

    No love will be lost between Team Drift Motorsport New Zealand duo Drew Donovan and Jodie Verhulst if the pair come up against each other during the third round of the Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship at ASB Baypark Stadium. Partners on and off the track, the pair are D1NZ's power couple.

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  18. Four Flat Whites in Italy - laugh out loud comedy announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Scoop

    Roger Hall's hugely successful, sell-out hit comedy is hitting the road, promising big laughs and nights of fun in 28 venues around the country. It's 2007 and guide book in hand, retired librarians Alison and Adrian, are excitedly embarking on their long-awaited Italian trip of a life-time.

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  19. Kartsport at Its Best on Show in Palmerston NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Scoop

    KartSport at its best will be on show in Palmerston North this weekend as two of New Zealand's premier multi-round series headline the KartSport Manawatu club's two-day Professionals Unique Real Estate Trans-Tasman Challenge meeting. Sharing top billing at the annual Trans-Tasman meeting are the Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max Challenge for 125cc Rotax-engined karts, and the Molecule ProKart Series for 6-speed gearbox-equipped 125cc KZ2 class machines.

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  20. Lisa Carrington's absence from K1 at canoe sprint championships opens door wideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Waikato Times

    Caitlin Ryan will be gunning for the K1 500m at the canoe racing national championships at Lake Karapiro this weekend. Lisa Carrington's absence from the K1 event has opened the door for a flurry of young contenders at this weekend's New Zealand canoe sprint championships at Lake Karapiro.

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