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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
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Volunteering BoP General Manager moves on after nearly five years

Volunteering BoP has accepted the resignation of its General Manager, Theo Ursum, who has taken a development role with Civil Defence, which also utilises...
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Fiona McTavish: Incoming Chief Executive – BOP Regional Council

New Bay of Plenty Regional Council Chief Executive Fiona McTavish will have no problems finding her way around the organisation, as she’s been General...
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Marty Grenfell: Incoming Chief Executive – Tauranga City Council

Incoming Tauranga City Council Chief Executive Marty Grenfell can’t wait to ‘get his teeth into’ what he knows will be a “complex, dynamic and...
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Different Market – Different Thinking Required

Recently we have come off the back of an incredible market. If you were selling then, you didn’t need to do much in order...
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Reflecting on creativity and landscaping

Most people have done some landscaping around their property that reflects their creativity, this is great but is often spontaneously inspired and not necessarily...
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Bay Waka, BizoBike e-Bike offer

In our last edition (Issue 11) we wanted to extend to our readers an exclusive offer as good or better than that made by...
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TECT – Election candidates galore!

Nineteen candidates stood for election to replace three of the Trust’s six trustees who are retiring by rotation from the Tauranga Energy Consumers Trust. The...
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OPINION: Museum-Why we said, “See you later”

On 29 May 2018 our civic leaders voted down a motion to proceed with their own $55,000,000 museum project. We already have a significant dusty...
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Sticks and stones

"Sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me." It was a saying we used when we were kids, to push...
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Roundabout metering on two key Tauranga intersections

The Transport Agency, alongside Tauranga City Council, is putting in roundabout metering at two key intersections in the city. Traffic lights are being installed on...