Sam Kelway

Lotto's Instant Play a 'more harmful form of gambling' - Problem Gambling Foundation

The games cost up to $5 and are available through the Lotto NZ App and online.

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Figures obtained by a conservation group suggest more than 20 times the annual average were accidently caught last year in Bay of Plenty.

'Unacceptable' 44 dolphin caught in fishing nets in last year

Forest and Bird says the dolphin by-catch in the Bay of Plenty is worrying.

Stench of sea lettuce worst it's been in years, says Tauranga Harbour residents

Warmer waters combined with its depth and nutrients, make it a perfect home for the algae.

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Four foreigners have appeared in court over the bust.

Men face more charges over New Zealand's biggest cocaine bust

The bust involved 46 kilograms of cocaine, valued around $20 million.

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The legacy of the much-loved stadium is living on in rural Bay of Plenty.

'It's part of history' - generosity helps Te Puke re-home Lancaster Park seats

The legacy of the much-loved stadium is living on in rural Bay of Plenty.

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Trio remain in Waikato Hospital after botulism scare.

Family travelling from India to help look after Waikato trio hospitalised in botulism scare

The trio have been hospital since last Friday, after reportedly eating wild boar.

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The region near Auckland is only half a metre about sea level.

Not enough being done about rising sea levels threatening Hauraki District

The region near Auckland is only half a metre about sea level.

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Tainui Primary School is more than 11,000km away from China, but that hasn't stopped them embracing the language and culture.

Tokoroa primary school students 'embracing Mandarin' during Chinese Language Week

Students at Tainui Full Primary School have been learning Mandarin for the past year.

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The national sevens side has started a new regime in Mount Maunganui under new coach Clark Laidlaw.

All Blacks Sevens looking to rebuild squad after dismal Rio Olympics campaign

The national sevens side has started a new regime in Mount Maunganui under new coach Clark Laidlaw.

'What an amazing sight to see' – first whale spotted since Monday’s massive quake lifts Kaikoura's spirits

Fourteen-metre long whale removed from bow of container ship in Tauranga

It's unknown if the whale was struck by the ship in the harbour, or at sea.

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A recent IHC report found most respondents felt those with a disability don't get the right support to enter the workforce.

'It's quite disheartening' – teacher frustrated by lack of opportunity in workforce for people with disabilities

The teacher said disabled students are turned away due to the perception of being a safety risk.

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Police officers have blocked off a road and surrounded a dairy on the outskirts of Tauranga.

Loud bangs heard as armed police swoop on property near Tauranga

A number of marked and unmarked police cars are in the area.

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Heke was found without incident in the central North Island overnight.

Man who allegedly shot at police in Morrinsville pleads not guilty

Rollie Heke, who faces three charges of attempted murder, appeared via audio visual link in the High Court in Rotorua.

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Heke, along with four others charged as being accessories after the fact of attempted murder, appeared before the court.

Watch: Alleged Morrinsville gunman Rollie Heke appears in Rotorua District Court via audio visual link

Heke faces three charges of attempting to murder a police officer as well as firearms charges.

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Rhys Warren was sentenced to preventive detention at the Tauranga High Court.

'Killers get less than that' – mother of Bay of Plenty siege gunman upset at sentence after son jailed for shooting at cops

Rhys Warren was found guilty of two counts of attempted murder in March and was today sentenced at the High Court in Tauranga.

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Locals have fired up a 19th century battery in Thames as the town celebrates its history.

Coromandel community celebrates a century and a half of prospecting gold

Locals have fired up a 19th century battery in Thames as the town celebrates its history.

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Former Canadian Supreme Court Justice Ian Binnie's recommendations were thrown out by Judith Collins.

Bain report judge calls government compo a miscarriage of justice

Former Canadian Supreme Court Justice Ian Binnie's recommendations were thrown out by Judith Collins.

Racing veteran claims National Jockey Premiership 21 years after last title

Chris "Magic" Johnson has notched a whopping 112 race wins this season.

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Two century-old scores by famous English composer Gustav Holst have been found in Tauranga.

Music world in a spin over discovery of manuscripts

Two century-old scores by famous English composer Gustav Holst have been found in Tauranga.

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1 NEWS’ Sam Kelway has the latest from the "miserable conditions" in at Whakapapa.

'Very cold and windy and snow still falling' on North Island's Central Plateau

1 NEWS' Sam Kelway has the latest from the "miserable conditions" in at Whakapapa.

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The 45-year-old was arrested last night following the discovery of Richmond's body in a submerged car.

Man appears in court charged with murdering Waikato woman Kim Richmond

A 45-year-old man was granted interim name suppression in the Hamilton District Court today.

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Secondary school students have taken over the South Island ski resort to raise money for children in Syria while dishing up meals for Kiwis in need.

Coronet Peak opens its kitchen for the 40 Hour Famine

Wakatipu High School students are hoping to cook 6000 meals in 40 hours for the country's city missions.

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Ubco has partnered with an American technology group to help launch the bikes overseas.

Kiwi electric farm bike ready to go global

Ubco has partnered with an American technology group to help launch the bikes overseas.

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