Mount rider dominates again

Bay of Plenty man Cody Cooper could never be accused of being boring, but the ease with which he won again at the weekend does make the Honda Racing Team crew very relaxed indeed.
The 34-year-old national MX1 champion from Mount Maunganui showed once again why he has the big No.1 emblazoned on his Honda CRF450 bike, his riding faultless as he romped…

Marine biotoxin warning extended

The Ministry for Primary Industries today extended the public health warning against collecting shellfish in the Bay of Plenty region. The warning now covers the coastline from the northern end of Waihi Beach south-eastward to Opape.
Routine tests on shellfish samples taken from sites in this region have shown levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning…

Kaimai crash victim named

Police can now release the name of the man killed in a crash on SH29 on the Kaimai Ranges early on Friday.
He was Ahmed Shariff, 37 years old, of Cambridge.
Police’s thoughts are with his family and friends at this time.
The Serious Crash Unit investigation into the crash is ongoing.

Todd Muller checks in from Germany

Bay of Plenty MP Todd Muller says has experienced a ‘huge learning curve’ after attending the COP23 conference in Germany last week.
In a Facebook video blog, Todd reports back on his involvement at the conference. He is one of more than 25,000 who attended with all 170 parties linked into the Paris agreement turning up for the event.
The…

More than $1000 raised by singers

Around 250 people of all ages united their voices at Baycourt on Sunday afternoon as part of the city’s inaugural ‘Sing! Sing! Sing!’ event.
The community initiative – a collaboration between Downtown Tauranga and the Mauao Performing Arts Centre – seeks to support suicide prevention through song.
A $5 door charge for…

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