{"latest":[{"article":[{"Death Robots and Noir Detectives":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191645-death-robots-and-noir-detectives.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA film featuring time travel, spaceships and a relentless death robot won the top award in the International Youth Silent Film Festival New Zealand National 2018 competition. \n\nLynfield College students Joseph Hisayasu, Matthew Tribble, Kais Azimullah..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181021-IYSFF-Awards-1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"\u2019Have your Say\u2019 campaign launched for Rural NZ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191642-have-your-say-campaign-launched-rural-nz.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nNational Leader Simon Bridges has launched the ‘Have Your Say' listening campaign for Rural New Zealand as the next step in National's 2020 election policy development process.\n\n“We know farmers and growers contribute $42 billion a 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they need to alert them if they get into trouble. \n\nAt around 6.30pm last night, police in Nelson received a report that there was an overturned boat in the water near Cable Bay. \n\nThe person..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180117-Boats.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Wood and coal fires linked to skin conditions":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191612-wood-and-coal-fires-linked-to-skin-conditions.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nNew Zealand researchers have found smoke from domestic fires may cause not only respiratory diseases, but skin conditions as well.\n\nData from the University of Auckland's Growing Up in New Zealand study shows that children living in neighbourhoods..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181021-rnz-wood.jpg"]},{"article":[{"What\u2019s On: Today\u2019s weather and Oktoberfest":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191609-whats-on-todays-weather-and-oktoberfest.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nGood Morning SunLive readers, hope you are enjoying that sunshine! \n\nNo matter what you have planned for today, it is always going to be a good day when the sun is out. \n\nYour weather for today is fine, with some Northwest breezes.\n\nYour high will be..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181021-weather-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Missing Rotorua man located":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191606-missing-rotorua-man-located.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nPolice have located a man who had been reported missing yesterday, after not returning to his Rotorua home when expected.\n\nA police spokesperson says he contacted his family just before 10pm on Saturday night.\n\n“His is safe and well in Napier..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181021-Police.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Otumoetai\u2019s spelling whizz":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191603-otumoetais-spelling-whizz.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nMonths of training will come to a 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That's the attitude Tauranga Synchro Head Coach and three time Olympian Lara Teixeria Cianciarulo encourages in all her athletes. \n\nAnd if the results of the NZ National Artistic Swimming Championships held in Auckland are anything..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181015-synchro-CH.JPG"]},{"article":[{"Car and home insurance preferred over health":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191588-car-and-home-insurance-preferred-over-health.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nKiwis are more focused on insuring their car, home and contents than themselves, and are no more insured that they were four years ago, according to a recent Trade Me survey which found half of Kiwis don't have life insurance cover. \n\nTrade Me's Head..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181015-insurance-survey-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Kereru crowned 2018 Bird of the Year":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191585-kereru-crowned-2018-bird-of-year.html"}],"snippet":["The kereru has swooped to glory for the first time in Forest and Bird's annual Bird of the Year competition.\n\nAmassing a total of 5833 votes, the kereru, or wood pigeon, whooshed ahead early and managed to maintain a formidable lead to the finish despite..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181020-Kereru-crowned-2018-Bird-of-the-Year-KM.jpg"]},{"article":[{"A journey of visions":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191582-a-journey-of-visions.html"}],"snippet":["Elizabeth Grainger's natural flair for visionary art came to her in a lucid dream.\n\nAt six-years-old, while hiding out in native bush in her home town of Katikati, she had a spiritual awakening. In a space of forest protection, she suddenly found herself..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181020-Visionary-art-SH-2.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Goat reinforces message about child restraints":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191579-goat-reinforces-message-about-child-restraints.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA police operation targeting child restraints in vehicles has sent a message loud and clear that all kids in vehicles need to be restrained, including goats.\n\nOver the past two days Eastern Bay of Plenty Police carried out an operation which involved..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181020-goat.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Hands-on w\u0101nanga for coastal health":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191576-handson-wnanga-coastal-health.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nAbout 40 Western Bay of Plenty schoolchildren have joined Waikato University scientists, Manaaki Te Awanui, NIWA, DoC and iwi experts for hands-on lessons in marine biosecurity.\n\nThe students gathered at Tauranga Bridge Marina to check pest crab traps..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181020-bio3.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Minimising the menace of pokies":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191573-minimising-menace-of-pokies.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nNo approval for any new pokie venues in Tauranga, and no approval for any additional pokies for existing venues - that could be the new, hard-nosed Tauranga City Council attitude to gambling in the city.\n\nCouncil is proposing a “sinking lid”..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181020-Pokies-1842-HW.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Boaties armed with safety advice ahead of summer":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191570-boaties-armed-safety-advice-ahead-of-summer.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nBoaties are being warned to take it easy on the water this Labour Weekend which marks the ‘unofficial' start of the summer holiday season.\n\nA number of agencies have gathered at boat ramps in the Western Bay of Plenty today, offering pleasure-craft..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_171215-Boating-Death-2.jpg"]},{"article":[{"What\u2019s on? Labour weekend celebrations and causes":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191567-whats-on-labour-weekend-celebrations-and-causes.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nGood morning SunLive readers, happy Saturday and better yet - happy long weekend!\n\nEven better news weather-wise is that it's looking like the good shine and the good times are holding up for us all weekend. MetService has forecasted highs in the..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180107-sikh1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Firefighters form motorcade to bid farewell":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191564-firefighters-form-motorcade-to-bid-farewell.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nFirefighters from throughout the Western Bay of Plenty have bid farewell to one of their own, forming a motorcade of fire engines as part of a funeral procession for an ex-firefighter.\n\nThe occasion caught the attention of Tauranga residents on Friday..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181019-fire.jpg"]},{"article":[{"A blessing for our furry friends":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191561-a-blessing-our-furry-friends.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nIf you're heading to St George's Anglican Church this Sunday, don't be surprised if you end up sharing a pew with a dog, a cat or even a budgie or two.\n\nThe Tauranga SPCA is holding its annual pet blessing service to celebrate and give thanks to our..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181019-SPCA-animal-blessing-service-KM.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Northern to press home huge lead on final day":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191558-northern-to-press-home-huge-lead-on-final-day.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nNorthern Districts take a huge advantage into the final day of their Plunket Shield clash with Canterbury in Christchurch today and look odds on to gather their second straight win of the new season.\n\nThey have a massive lead of 354 with still five..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181020---ND-cricket-slip-cordon-appeals.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Petition launched to overturn fuel taxes":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191555-petition-launched-to-overturn-fuel-taxes.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA petition to repeal the government's new fuel taxes and relieve financial pressure at the pumps has been launched by the National Party.\n\nNational Leader Simon Bridges says the average New Zealand household is now paying $200 a year more in petrol..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181007-fuel-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Celebrating the Sikh way of life":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191549-celebrating-sikh-way-of-life.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nHard work, and the leading of a peaceful life alongside others, regardless of caste and colour, are among the fundamental beliefs of Sikhism. \n\nThese beliefs and more will be shared by the Te Puke Sikh community this Saturday (October 20) during their..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181019-Sihk-Parade-KM.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Feedback sought on draft Parks and Reserves Bylaw":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191552-feedback-sought-on-draft-parks-and-reserves-bylaw.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe Whakatane District Council's Policy Committee has approved the release of the Draft Parks and Reserves Bylaw 2018 for community feedback, as part of a review of its Consolidated Bylaw, which expires this year.\n\n \n\nConsultation on the draft..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181019-parks-reserves-SG.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Bay of Plenty police win supreme award ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191546-bay-of-plenty-police-win-supreme-award.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA Bay of Plenty policing initiative centred on a model of evidence-based problem-oriented policing, has gained national accolades.\n\nKua h\u012bkina te kohu - 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Police are on the hunt for two people accused of causing a lockdown at a Tauranga school.\n\nA police media spokesperson says police responded to a disorder event at Aquinas College at about 10am.\n\n"The college was placed in lockdown..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181019-Aquinas-College.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Man shot in the leg":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191504-man-shot-leg.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nOne person has been arrested after a 28-year-old man was shot in the leg in Eastern Bay of Plenty.\n\nThe incident occurred in a rural area east of Opotiki about 5pm.\n\nThe man was in a group of three or four people building a pig trap when another man..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181019-AOS-Photos-036.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Safety improvements planned for SH5 in Waikato":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191477-safety-improvements-planned-sh5-waikato.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe NZ Transport Agency is holding a series of drop-in sessions next week to talk the community through planned safety improvements on State Highway 5 between Wairakei and the State Highway 5\/State Highway 38 intersection, near Rainbow Mountain.\n\nConstruction..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181018-SH5_Waiotapu_015.jpg"]},{"article":[{"An empty section and nowhere to go":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191501-an-empty-section-and-nowhere-to-go.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA young couple who moved to Tauranga to start a new life have been caught up in a confused land package deal and spiralling building costs.  And they now face becoming homeless.\n\nNot a sod has been turned, not a nail hammered. All the..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181018-house-build-not-happening-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Be aware of suspicious social media activity ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191483-be-aware-of-suspicious-social-media-activity.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nPolice are advising parents to keep a close eye on their children's social media activity after a series of suspicious posts were made on community pages in Wellington and Auckland.\n\nThe posts are from a man seeking children, often aged between nine..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181018-Police-2.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Hall of Fame rocker to play in Tauranga":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191498-hall-of-fame-rocker-to-play-tauranga.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe latest artist to announce a show in Tauranga is making rock fans' dreams come true.\n\nSlash is returning to New Zealand in January with Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators in tow.\n\nThe Grammy award-winning, American rock guitarist and Rock and Roll..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181019-Slash-STUFF.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Fred Hollows, doughnuts and the weather":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191495-fred-hollows-doughnuts-and-weather.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nGood morning today is Friday October 19 2018.\n\nIt's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 18 and an overnight low of 8 degrees. Humidity is 65 per cent.\n\nLow tide is at 9.10am and high tide at 3.30pm.(Tay Street times). There's a sea swell..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181019-Rosalie-Weather-1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Two injured following small explosion":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/191492-two-injured-following-small-explosion.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nTwo people were taken to hospital with "non-life-threatening injuries" after a small explosion.\n\nPolice were called to a Hamilton address this morning after an incident possibly involving a gas canister led to a small explosion.\n\nEmergency..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181019-Police.jpg"]}]}