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Port of Tauranga fire 'under control'

An investigation will commence into the cause of the fire.

There have been more than 40 burglaries at orchards in the last two months.

How to spot an illegal avocado

The industry is warning buyers to be vigilant for black market avocado.

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All Bella Vista homeowners sue Tauranga City Council

Shoddy building work was discovered at the development site in March.

Mayor Greg Brownless denies that Tauranga City Council is too soft on homeless people.

Tauranga Mayor denies council 'soft' on beggars

He says the issue is complex but the Government must step up.

An Auckland man bought two winning tickets for a single draw in April.

Lotto: North Island sweeps first division

Two lucky gamblers split Lotto's first division prize on Saturday night.

Mitchell Curtis Rehua Paterson

Police name victim found under Tauranga bridge

He was 26-year-old Mitchell Curtis Rehua Paterson of Ngaruawahia.

A bridge on McLaren Falls Rd.

Homicide investigation launched in Tauranga

A body has been found underneath McLaren Falls Bridge.

Anihera Black claimed her late husband Te Awanui Black was a paedophile.

Police speak to iwi leader's widow over paedophilia claims

They urge anyone with information to come forward.

The late Te Awanui Black's wife is urging his alleged victims to come forward.

Mural removed as iwi leader's widow claims he was paedophile

The late Te Awanui Black's wife is urging his alleged victims to come forward.

Two people trapped after hitting a power-pole.

No injuries after Tauranga power pole crash

All roads are re-open following the incident.

A two-year-old girl's body was found in the Rangitaiki River on Sunday.

Family of toddler found in river prepare for her tangi

A man is in custody over the alleged murder of the two-year-old.

A man has been rescued after falling 15 metres onto a rocky ledge in the Tarawera Forest on Saturday.

Injured hunter rescued near Kawerau

He remains in a stable condition after falling 15 metres onto a rocky ledge.

Children stuck inside due to weather.

Cold weekend ahead for New Zealand

"The last few days of June and early July are going to be well and truly winter."

"He would be cracking up. He liked playing tricks on people."

Father's ashes found amongst Tauranga supermarket's cottage cheese

"He would be cracking up. He liked playing tricks on people."

The bylaw would ban begging and rough sleeping within 5m of any retail or hospitality site.

Protesters take on Tauranga homeless ban

The bylaw would ban begging and rough sleeping within 5m of any retail or hospitality site.

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Shot Tauranga woman remains in serious condition

She was rushed to hospital on Friday night suffering an apparent gunshot wound.

"Please be aware sea snakes and kraits are highly venomous."

Rare venomous sea krait discovered in Tauranga

"Please be aware sea snakes and kraits are highly venomous."

Tauranga's Farmer Auto Village.

'You little Māori': Tauranga car salesmen stood down

Dealership calls customer to apologise, as two employees are made to leave the business.

The woman received the racist messaged after she had test driven a car from Tauranga's Farmer Auto Village.

'You little Māori': Car dealership's racist message to woman's phone

The Rotorua woman has been left in disbelief.

Degen Prodger and his family have been in and out of hotels since being forced out of their Bella Vista home.

Bella Vista homeowner's advice to future buyers

If you're considering buying a home off the plans, Degen Prodger has some advice.