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from a lawyer when buying property. \n\nIf you're signing a binding legal document that involves the biggest financial transaction you'll probably ever make, it makes sense to engage an expert.\n\nHowever,..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181217-Buying-A-House.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Our impeccable view":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195855-our-impeccable-view.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nI've flown several times in light aircrafts, but this particular flight was extra exciting.\n\nRecently I hopped aboard one of Island Air Charter's scenic flights, taking in the Western Bay of Plenty's sparkling white sandy beaches on our front door and..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181218-air-island-SH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"BOP man charged with murder two years after death":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195849-bop-man-charged-murder-two-years-after-death.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nBay of Plenty Police have today arrested a 50-year-old Opotiki man in relation to the death of Brian Albert Hilton in July 2016.\n\nThe man has been charged with murder and will be appearing in Whakatane District Court on Wednesday.\n\nMr Hilton was admitted..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181018-Police-2.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Pest programme sees increase in native species":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195846-pest-programme-sees-increase-native-species.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe nationally threatened K\u0101rearea (New Zealand Falcon) is just one of the native species of birds flocking back to Rotorua's Dansey Scenic Reserve following a five-year intensive pest control programme run by Canopy Tours.\n\nCanopy Tours, which operates..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181214-karearea-canopy-tour.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Tooth-conscious toddlers win oral 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Road.\n\n"Northbound..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181122-Crash.jpg"]},{"article":[{"New grandstand funding for Te Puke Sports":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195813-new-grandstand-funding-te-puke-sports.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe Western Bay of Plenty District Council will contribute $100,000 toward the new covered grandstand for Te Puke Sports. \n\nThe funding is split between the Te Puke Community Board and the council. The community board will be donating $60,000 and the..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181218-te-puke-grandstand-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Crash blocking Papamoa over bridge":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195810-crash-blocking-papamoa-over-bridge.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA three car crash is currently blocking the Sandhurst Drive bridge in Papamoa. \n\nA caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says it appears to be a nose to tail at the traffic lights on the bridge. \n\n"One lane is currently being blocked."\n\nMotorists..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181207-Police.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Thousands of gifts donated to Homes of Hope":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195807-thousands-of-gifts-donated-to-homes-of-hope.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nTauranga families are showing their Christmas spirit by donating gifts to charity Eden of Hope - a charity run by a Golden Sands School student.\n\nThese gifts have since been given to Homes of Hope, spreading the Christmas spirit to those who are less..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181218-homes-of-hope-christmas-gifts-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"How much did the thunderstorms dump last week?":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195804-how-much-did-thunderstorms-dump-last-week.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nNew Zealand has been affected by tens of thousands of thunderstorms last week and all of them delivered significant heavy downpours inland, some with flash flooding.\n\nIn Tauranga, lightning lit up the night sky across the Bay of Plenty on Friday..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181218-LIghtning.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Bellevue lead Colgate challenge":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195798-bellevue-lead-colgate-challenge.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nBellevue Athletics Club will lead the Bay of Plenty charge at the annual North Island Colgate Games to be held at Porritt Stadium in Hamilton from January 4-6, 2019.\n\nThe Colgate Games has been the country's supreme National Junior Athletics Championship..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181218-Colgate-Games-CROPPED.jpg"]},{"article":[{"$645k allegedly taken by Tauranga \u2019conmen\u2019":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195789-645k-allegedly-taken-tauranga-conmen.html"}],"snippet":["Preying on elderly woman through Tauranga Christian groups was how an alleged "double act" of conmen operated, a Tauranga jury has be told.\n\nMurray Bryon Provan and Robert Ian South are each defending two charges laid by the Financial..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_171123-Court.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Farmer\u2019s redevelopment final design approved":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195786-farmers-redevelopment-final-design-approved.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nTauranga's iconic Farmers' corner redevelopment is strengthening the city's CBD revitalisation after a resource consent variation has been granted by Tauranga City Council for an additional two apartment levels on the $130 million building.\n\nElizabeth..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181218-Farmers-4.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Crash on SH30 near Whakatane":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195783-crash-on-sh30-near-whakatane.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nUpdate 9.00am: Police have been called to a crash on State Highway 30, near Coastlands at 7.51am, which is currently blocking.\n\nThe crash involved three cars and it was a nose to tail.\n\nA police spokesperson says no injuries have been reported.\n\n"The..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181218-crash1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Gallipoli, Spielberg and the weather":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195780-gallipoli-spielberg-and-weather.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nIn today's weather forecast we are expecting a fine day apart from some morning cloud. Also light winds and sea breezes.\n\n \n\nIt's a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 27 and an overnight low of 16 degrees. Humidity is 91 per cent. \n\n \n\nLow..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181218-Rosalie-Weather-1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Vehicle dumped after police chase in Papamoa":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195777-vehicle-dumped-after-police-chase-papamoa.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nPolice are making enquiries to locate the driving of a vehicle involved in a pursuit in Papamoa.\n\nSeveral police units were seen chasing a vehicle along Sandhurst Drive around 8pm.\n\nA police spokesperson says a vehicle failed to stop for police, which..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181218--Papamoa-Car-Chase.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Confusion over school buses for 2019":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195774-confusion-over-school-buses-2019.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThere has been some confusion over the past couple of weeks about the new school bus system for 2019. \n\nBus Company Bayhopper has got the school bus route contract for 2019 and with that, comes changes to some of the school bus routes. \n\nOne parent..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181217-school-buses-2019-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Green light for Waihi mining project":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195771-green-light-waihi-mining-project.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nFurther mine development in Waihi has been given the green light following the Project Martha hearings.\n\nOceanaGold (NZ) lodged resource consent applications in June with the Hauraki District and Waikato Regional Councils for its proposed Project Martha...."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181218-Waihi-Mine.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Youth Jazz Competition gets its own date":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195768-youth-jazz-competition-gets-its-own-date.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nFor the first time next year, the National Youth Jazz Competition will be held separate from the National Jazz Festival.\n\nWhile the festival will be staged as usual on Easter Weekend, the National Youth Jazz Competition will be held two weeks prior..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181218-Jazz-Youth.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Woman killed in Bethlehem motorbike crash":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195765-woman-killed-bethlehem-motorbike-crash.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe pillion passenger of a motorbike has died after a crash in Bethlehem.\n\nPolice were called to a crash on Bethlehem Road around 5.50pm.\n\nTwo motorbikes were riding through the town centre, one with a pillion passenger on board, says a police spokesperson.\n\n"The..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181217-Bethlehem-Crash-2.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Wider discussion on proposed schooling changes":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195756-wider-discussion-on-proposed-schooling-changes.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe Tomorrow's Schools Independent Taskforce is proposing significant changes to the way New Zealand's schools are run.\n\nEducation Minister Chris Hipkins says they will also look at how schools are governed and managed to ensure every student receives..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181217-Schooling.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Mobility scooter involved in crash in Katikati":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195753-mobility-scooter-involved-crash-katikati.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA mobility scooter rider has sustained moderate injuries after being involved in a crash in Katikati on Sunday morning. \n\nEmergency services were called to the scene on Beach Road, outside Katikati College, just before 10am.\n\nA police spokesperson says..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181109-Police-Chase.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Motorbike crash in Bethlehem Town Centre":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195762-motorbike-crash-bethlehem-town-centre.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nPolice are at the scene of a serious crash in the Bethlehem Town Centre this evenng.\n\nPolice and emergency services were called to the scene outside the Coffee Club on SH2 (between Valley Grove Way and Sandalwood Way), at 5.50pm .\n\n"It appears..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181217-Bethlehem-Crash-1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Heavy police presence in Bethlehem ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195759-heavy-police-presence-bethlehem.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nReports are coming in of a heavy police presence in the Bethlehem area. \n\nA caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says there are police cars in the carpark of the shopping centre. \n\n"There are police officers around the Coffee Club and around..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181018-Police-2.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Multiple crashes at same location on SH2":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195750-multiple-crashes-at-same-location-on-sh2.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThree vehicles have been involved in two seperate crashes this evening on State Highway 2 at Whakamarama. \n\nEmergency services were called to the scene at around 5.20pm. \n\nA police spokesperson says the road is not blocked but the traffic is bad.\n\n"One..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181217-sh2-crash.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Beach access mat is back for summer":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195747-beach-access-mat-is-back-summer.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nFrom today, the bright blue beach access mat will be back at Mount Maunganui Main Beach for everyone to enjoy.\n\nThe portable, rollout mat creates a sturdy and visible path to the beach for people who generally cannot get onto the beach or move across..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181217-Beach-Mat.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Woman kicked by horse at Tauranga races":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195744-woman-kicked-horse-at-tauranga-races.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA woman kicked by a horse in the birdcage at Tauranga Racecourse on Friday is in a stable condition in Tauranga Hospital. \n\nThe incident happened when the jockeys were mounting for race six out of eight for the races afternoon programme. \n\nKendyll Lee..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181217-tauranga-racecourse-injury-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Hot start to the week, but colder change coming":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195738-hot-start-to-week-but-colder-change-coming.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nIt's hotter than normal for mid-December across much of New Zealand today and tomorrow, but some areas will get a significant mid-week cool down.\n\nA weak but large area of low pressure will lazily track up the South Island on Wednesday..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181217-Weather.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Foreign fishing crew nabbed for paua offending":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195729-foreign-fishing-crew-nabbed-paua-offending.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nForeign merchant vessels are being warned that a zero tolerance approach will be taken to crew members who exploit our fisheries without regard to the rules.\n\nThe Ministry for Primary Industries is concerned that despite being repeatedly provided with..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181217-Paua-1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"New healthcare guidelines for transgender people":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195726-new-healthcare-guidelines-transgender-people.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nHealth professionals and transgender advocates from around the country have created a new set of guidelines.\n\nThe guidelines, titled Gender Affirming Healthcare for Gender Diverse and Transgender 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sale":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195717-bay-of-plenty-nudist-park-up-sale.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nIf you've always dreamed of owning a nudist park, now's your chance. \n\nKatikati Naturist Park in the Bay of Plenty is for sale.\n\nThe clothing-optional, 5.7-hectare holiday spot, which is listed for $380,000, has eight units, five onsite..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181217-Nudist-Park.jpg"]},{"article":[{"WBOP Council helps wildlife tales fly":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195711-wbop-council-helps-wildlife-tales-fly.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nFostering kindness and respect for wildlife is the message behind a donation of children's books to Western Bay libraries by Western Bay of Plenty District Council.\n\nThe 10-book sets have been produced by the Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Wildlife..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181217-Liza.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Houses without water in Te Puke":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195708-houses-without-water-te-puke.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nWater is currently out to residents on the Number 1 and Number 2 roads in Te Puke. \n\nA caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says they have no water.\n\n“We have been told it is due to a leak in one of the water tanks.”\n\nA communications..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181217-no-water-te-puke-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Man charged with human trafficking and slavery ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195696-man-charged-human-trafficking-and-slavery.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA 64-year-old man has been arrested and charged with human trafficking and slavery, following a lengthy investigation by Immigration New Zealand and NZ Police.\n\nIt's alleged that the man, who is a Samoan national and New Zealand resident, has..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180117-Arrest.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Viral video prompts 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Also light winds and sea breezes.\n\n \n\nIt's a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 23 and an overnight low of 16 degrees. Humidity is 76 per cent...."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181217-Rosalie-Weather-1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Changes follow hospital deaths":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195684-changes-follow-hospital-deaths.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA total of 21 “serious adverse events” have been reported by the Rotorua based Lakes District Health Board (DHB) over the 2017\/18 period.\n\nThe DHB has reported 11 deaths through inefficiencies.\n\nThe deaths were registered in the areas of..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_syphilis_doctor_health_hospital_RNZ.jpg"]},{"article":[{"BOP on the list for road safety programme ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195678-bop-on-list-road-safety-programme.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe Bay of Plenty is in line for the Government's $1.4 billion Safe Network Programme.\n\nThe three-year programme to make New Zealand's highest risk roads safer will first be rolled out in Waikato, Auckland and Canterbury.\n\nThe Safe Network Programme..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181102-SH2-roading-announcements-KM.jpg"]},{"article":[{"A merry Christmas dinner in Greerton":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/195675-a-merry-christmas-dinner-greerton.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nSunday was a beautiful sunny day to hold a community event.\n\nJourney Vineyard Church hosted their annual Community Christmas Dinner at Tauranga Racecourse on Sunday afternoon. \n\nAround 100 people attended the meal, which was held in a room at the..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181217-Greerton-Community-Lunch-001.jpg"]}]}