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NZ First MP claims he's the victim after being kicked out of bar

Winston Peters is promising a screening of the CCTV footage.

Parents were being urged to check their children had been vaccinated.

1200 people exposed to measles at church camp

Anyone not immunised was being told to go into quarantine.

Watch: The whales were spotted close to Mt Maunganui, heading towards Pilot Bay.

Watch: Humpback whales spotted frolicking near Mt Maunganui

"It's strange to see humpbacks this time of year... it was pretty awesome."

 A Kiwi man caught the terrifying incident on camera.

Watch: Car escapes cops, flips into cattle underpass

A Kiwi man caught the terrifying incident on camera.

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Arrest made over Auckland sex attack

A man wanted in relation to the abduction and sexual violation of a 17yo last week has been arrested.

Simon Bridges on Magic Talk.

Simon Bridges invites rugby fans to join him at the bar

He's urging All Blacks fans to ditch Spark Sport and "go free".

Isthmus was among the participants in this year's event.

Why inner-city car parks are being transformed across Auckland

"So much urban space is dedicated to cars, but it doesn’t have to be that way."

Hunter Stirling-Lindsay.

Partially-blind teen BMX rider races idol at AIMS Games

"I thought it was a dream."

Watch: There's been a "dramatic" increase on sports-related injuries in children.

More than one in 10 child concussions going unreported - research

"It can really have quite an impact on somebody's personality."

Around 800 children not fully immunised against measles are attending.

Fears Tauranga's AIMS Games could be measles 'ground zero'

Around 800 children not fully immunised against measles are attending.

Dr Emma Best says work is being done to find new ways of delivering the MMR vaccine.

Measles epidemic: All eyes on Tauranga

All of the participating schools at the AIMS Games have provided a list of unimmunised students.

The regulatory board warns Stefan Edwards poses an "ongoing risk of serious harm".

Podiatric surgeon investigated over multiple botched foot operations

The regulatory board warns Stefan Edwards poses an "ongoing risk of serious harm".

Stephanie Peeni is warning parents about the dangers of measles.

Tauranga mum's warning to parents as three out of four children hospitalised with measles

"I've never experienced anything like it in my life."

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Double-murderer released without victims' families being told

Police have apologised.

Tauranga District Court

Bay of Plenty man jailed for 12 years for rape, indecent assault

All of his victims were children and teenagers.

Winston Peters spoke in Tauranga on Thursday.

Peters calls for Māoridom to change to end Oranga Tamariki uplifts

"Māoridom needs a renaissance of thinking, to change, and change for the better."

Two blue cherry pickers

Company ordered to pay $500k after worker paralysed

The man was catapulted off equipment he hadn't been trained to use.

Last year saw New Zealand's first vegan pie awards.

Revealed: Where to find New Zealand's best pies

The 2019 pie awards were held on Tuesday.

Tauranga

Man charged over death of two-year-old BOP girl

Police say the 37-year-old has been charged with murder.

Rafa was thrown against a wall.

'It prevented me from relaxing': SPCA prosecutes man who threw dog against wall

The defendant was sentenced on Monday morning at Tauranga District Court.