Saturday, July 29, 2017

Mauao base track re-opens

A temporary pathway around a slip on Mauao will open late this afternoon, restoring the base track walk around the Mount in time for the weekend. The popular base track walk has been closed since April when heavy rains, associated with ex-cyclone Debbie, took... read more...

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Learning to be official

Mount Maunganui surf lifesaving members will be chucked in the deep end at the Surf Official Level 1 course next month. The six-hour course, which is held three times a year in the eastern region, is for any surf lifesaving club member who would like to learn... read more...

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Kiwi paddler eighth at world champs

Rotorua kayaker Zack Mutton has equalled New Zealand’s best-ever individual result at a junior canoe slalom world championship, finishing eighth in the K1 final in Bratislava, Slovakia. It could’ve been so much better, however, with his raw time good... read more...

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Potential sites for research facility

Northern Marine Park and Northern Sulphur Point have been identified as a potential location for a new University of Waikato Marine Research and Educational Facility. University of Waikato and Tauranga City Council are working collaboratively to determine the... read more...

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