Thursday, February 23, 2017

Wallet found with $500 intact

John Bedford is laundering his money before taking it to the bank. The $500 in $50 notes is a bit muddy after spending more than a year on the bottom of Tauranga harbour. John dropped his wallet in the tide in November 2015. As well as the usual plastic it contained... read more...

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Tornados off the Mount coastline

Spectacular inshore yacht racing is on offer for beachgoers on Sunday as the Tauranga Yacht Club’s Tornado fleet races to Papamoa and Back. The two person catamarans will be staying within 800m of the beach and coming inside Rabbit Island on the way out... read more...

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One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish

There’ll be a lot of happy local anglers when this year’s Decoro Blue Water Classic wraps up today. A wide variety of fish have being caught during the 2017 edition of the annual three-day fishing tournament which is run in conjunction with the Mount... read more...

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Updated boating bylaw approved

The issue of the moving exclusion zone campaigned against by Tauranga boaties for the updated Navigation Safety Bylaw has been ignored by regional councillors who passed the bylaw this week. The Tauranga Yacht and Boat Club campaigned against a proposal of moving... read more...

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