Friday, August 18, 2017

Waterfront landing for America’s Cup

Peter Burling, the America’s Cup and team members are going to arrive in Tauranga by boat at The Edgewater Fan at 1pm on August 27. The celebration includes a haka performed by Tauranga Boys’ College senior students with speeches from the athletes... read more...

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Oil spill response vessel dedicated

Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff are holding a special ceremony at The Strand today to bless their new boat Awanui. Awanui is an 11.25 metre oil spill response/multi role vessel that will help Council’s maritime team with oil spill response, navigation... read more...

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Dramatic finish for local sailor

New Zealand sailors collected one medal last night and two more have a chance of adding to that tally tonight after a day of high drama at the sailing world championships test event in Aarhus. Gemma Jones and Tauranga’s Jason Saunders won silver in the Nacra... read more...

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America's Cup coming to Tauranga

The America’s Cup will be on display in Tauranga, accompanied by Emirates Team New Zealand helmsman Peter Burling, in just over two weeks’ time on Sunday August 27. The date has been confirmed by the Cup’s custodians The Royal New Zealand Yacht... read more...

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