Friday, November 24, 2017

Divers join search for missing fisherman

A dive squad has joined the ongoing search for a Rotorua fisherman, who has been missing since Monday night. Police say the 24-year-old man was one of three people on board a dinghy that capsized off the Bowentown Entrance to Tauranga Harbour earlier this week. A... read more...

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Golden Princess arrives in port

Waka ama paddlers came to a gliding stop at the sight of a cruise ship sailing in to Tauranga Harbour this morning.  About 20 students from Te Kura Kokiri in Welcome Bay were boisterously racing each other at dawn today in Pilot Bay, when the sight of the... read more...

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Boatie missing off Waihi coast

The search for a man missing off the Waihi coast is expected to continue this morning. The 24-year-old man went missing when a boat he, another man and a boy were in overturned on Monday night. One man and a 10-year-old boy were rescued but the 24-year-old has... read more...

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America’s Cup design released

Ongoing politicking about whether Tauranga will ever be the America’s Cup venue, takes a back seat today with the release of the foiling monohull concept design for the boats. The AC75, the class of boat to be sailed in the 36th America’s Cup is a high... read more...

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