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Fire at Bay of Plenty sawmill

A fire at a Bay of Plenty sawmill has been contained to the boiler room.

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Rotorua Airport could be introducing four-lane access

It would cost a fourth-term National Government up to $100 million.

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Guns and honey: Firearms found in hunt for stolen hives

The sting also saw thousands of dollars' worth of hives recovered.

Two people have been charged following the robbery of a store in Murupara.

Two charged following Murupara robbery

Staff were threatened with a hammer and assaulted, and cash was stolen.

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Toddler pulls boiling oil onto himself

The three-year-old Opotiki boy has been left badly burnt.

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Bank apologises after woman films confrontation over Te Reo

The woman says the incident shows "racism is alive and well".

Mount Backpackers owner Jo Veale has introduced a Kiwi bond.

Kiwis have to pay extra at Bay of Plenty hostel

A spate of incidents has led to the introduction of a Kiwi bond.

Not only are they illegal, but they could be poisonous.

Police warn avocado buyers over stolen crop

Not only are they illegal, but they could be poisonous.

Chopped avocado on chopping board

Keep an eye on your avos, cops warn

As prices soar, a black market in avocados has also sprung up.

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More than 1000 without power as storm lashes North Island

Falling trees have brought down power lines as the winter storm heads south.

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Bay of Plenty re-sign former All Black

Mike Delany will make a return to New Zealand rugby after six years abroad.

Ephraim Gudgeon, 24, leapt off the Omanawa waterfall in February as friends filmed from the edge.

Man paralysed in waterfall leap's message to would-be jumpers

"It definitely has brought a lot of sadness and a lot of tears."

Matata houses were destroyed in the 2015 floods.

Bay of Plenty town told to abandon homes

But Matata residents say they're not going anywhere.

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BoP grandma guilty of manslaughter over grandson's death

She had been smoking synthetic drugs at the time.

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Mystery over man injured on Bay of Plenty road

Police are trying to figure out how he ended up there.

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Toddler died in car as family binged on drugs - Crown

The Crown says the eight-month-old died in Rotorua after being left in a hot station wagon with the windows up.

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Truck rolls, throws logs over road in Bay of Plenty storm

Video shows the messy aftermath.

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Body found near Thames

The body was discovered on Tuesday afternoon by a member of the public at Te Puru Forks.

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Edgecumbe flooding: SPCA works to rescue lost cats

Traps will be placed around the town in an effort to help get the cats home.

The service was also used to home people after the Kaikoura and Christchurch earthquakes

Edgecumbe evacuees offered temporary homes

The Government has opened a temporary accommodation service to residents in flood-hit Edgecumbe.

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