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Worker held to ransom over sex video

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A KAWERAU couple threatened an employee that if he left his job they would publicly share an intimate video they had secretly made of him.…

Disgusting find at Matata Beach

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A MATATA resident was disgusted to find methamphetamine paraphernalia amongst dumped rubbish at the township’s beach domain last week. On Wednesday, August 9, Marsha Playle…

Rental crisis hits Eastern Bay

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THE Eastern Bay’s rental property market has plummeted to a new low. As of Tuesday, the number of properties available to rent through agencies and…

Spawning nurseries under threat

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THE inadvertent destruction of spawning grounds by contractors is impacting whitebait numbers around the Eastern Bay. Wainui resident and whitebait expert Kelly Hughes said on…

New blood for community hall

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AFTER 21 years chairing the Awakeri Events Centre committee, Wilson James may finally be close to stepping down. This comes after Mr James and the…

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Champions decided on the courts

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TRIDENT High School will play two netball finals in less than 24 hours this week. Tonight, Trident’s top team play Matamata College in the collegiate…

Small school lands big results

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A PUTAUAKI School teacher is hoping success on the sports field will translate to the classroom. Putauaki’s Josh Te Aomarere was rapt with his students…

Ohope hosts season opener

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THE representative season begins at the Ohope Golf Club this weekend. Bay of Plenty take on North Harbour with seniors, under-19 and under-16 players making…