Tauranga & Bay of Plenty

Three dogs attack woman in Bay of Plenty, leaving her with critical injuries

The three dogs involved are understood to belong to the 60-year-old victim's brother.

Police locate body in search for missing Tauranga man

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

One person dead, three injured after head-on crash in Bay of Plenty

Police say two vehicles collided at the intersection of Bell Road and SH2 near Nukuhou.

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1 NEWS reporter Sam Kelway looks into whether the programme can be replicated nationwide.

Tauranga pioneers new approach to biosecurity threats, could be implemented nationwide

The invasive species of myrtle rust is causing a threat to our growing industry.

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Arrest made over pig trap shooting in Bay of Plenty

The shot man was reportedly among a group of three or four other people building a pig trap when a man allegedly fired on the group.

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The man fled on foot towards the ocean this morning.

Tauranga man tries to escape police on sea ski, ends up being rescued by surf club

The suspect was said to be very glad to get on to the surf club boat after capsizing.

Conviction of 23 over Whakatane violent incident nearly two years ago 'should send strong message'

Police say it shows they're taking action against violent crime in the area.

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They’re frustrated with what they say is a lack of Government action.

DOC to close 21 tracks to stop spread of kauri dieback

The tracks are located Kaitaia, the Kauri Coast, Whangārei, on Aotea/Great Barrier Island, in Hauraki, Waikato, and Tauranga.

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Police 'extremely concerned' for welfare of Tauranga woman and her newborn baby

They're urging anyone who's seen Lauren Hamilton to call 111 immediately.

Man dies after vehicle hits power pole, closing SH2 at Matata in Bay of Plenty

The crash was reported to emergency services at 4.24pm.

Man who drowned at Hot Water Beach was trying to save child, church group says

Angelo Tuyay died at the popular Coromandel spot yesterday.

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Person seriously injured in crash on SH2 between Waihi and Tauranga

The incident happened around midday, and motorists are asked to avoid the area.

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Motorcyclist dies after crashing into tree in Rotorua

The serious crash unit is investigating.

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The Opposition Leader says he supports a levy on bottled water, and that Eugenie Sage had the final word on a plant in Whakatane.

Simon Bridges says National government courted Chinese water bottlers, but Labour gave final approval for Whakatane plant

Mr Bridges told TVNZ1's Breakfast it was "a bit cute" of the Government to say it wasn't on them.

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Woman dies in Bay of Plenty sawmill accident

The death in Kawerau will be referred to the Coroner and Worksafe has been notified.

Details of Prince Harry and Meghan's upcoming visit to New Zealand revealed

The royal couple will touch down in Aotearoa on October 28.

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Man fleeing police in car seriously injured after crashing near Rotorua Airport

The chase was sparked by reports of a petrol drive off from a service station.

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One dead after house fire in eastern Bay of Plenty

The scene was under guard overnight with police to assist fire crews with inquiries today.

Woman dies after collision between her motor scooter and car in Rotorua

The crash happened at an intersection shortly after 8am today.

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Police seeking information over terrifying early morning robbery at Tauranga home involving an axe

Two men broke into the home, assaulted the occupants and stole two cars.

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