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\n\nEx-policeman..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180720-Pete-Blackwell-2.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Community detention for fatal hunting shooting":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184637-community-detention-fatal-hunting-shooting.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA 37-year-old man who shot and killed a Katikati man in a hunting accident at Easter has been sentenced to community detention. \n\nQuentin McCreedy shot 57-year-old Gordon Leech at a range of about 30 metres thinking he was shooting a deer.\n\nThe incident..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180411-Fatal-Hunting-Shooting.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Marina users stoked with council\u2019s decision":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184628-marina-users-stoked-councils-decision.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nTauranga Yacht and Powerboat Club and Sulphur Point marina operators are delighted with the city council's decision to look into a Marine Park site for the University 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In this case the cost is noise, cones, barriers, dust, dirt, machines and traffic snarls on the main street of Greerton. And a few carparks cannibalised by roadworks.\n\n \n\n“Take away..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180719-Greerton-Traffic-HW.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Edmund Hillary, Neil Armstrong and the weather":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184598-edmund-hillary-neil-armstrong-and-weather.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nIn today's forecast we are expecting some morning cloud, followed by a fine day with light winds.\n\nIt's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 15 and an overnight low of 5 degrees. Humidity is 100 per cent.\n\nHigh tide is at 12.30pm..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180720-Rosalie-Weather-1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Skateboards on Tauranga footpaths: yes or no?":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184595-skateboards-on-tauranga-footpaths-yes-or-no.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nTauranga City Council is turning to the community to see whether or not they should allow skateboarders, scooter riders and skaters to travel on footpaths or roads.\n\nIn a post on its Facebook page, council is asking for feedback on the question.\n\n“We..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180720-Skateboards.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Chasing giantkiller status in women\u2019s semis":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184589-chasing-giantkiller-status-womens-semis.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nAll indications point to a Rangataua - Rangiuru final in Baywide Women's club rugby in a week's time.\n\nBut semi-final challengers Waikite and Whakarewarewa have other ideas, and will be amped to back them up with action in Sunday's semifinals.\n\nThe..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180720-Womens-rugby.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Tauranga man warns of apparent mailbox scam":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184586-tauranga-man-warns-of-apparent-mailbox-scam.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA Tauranga man is putting the word around to watch out for dodgy promotional material promising huge cash prizes arriving in the mail, apparently from a Malaysian tour company.\n\nSteve Smyth notified newsroom@thesun.co.nz of his concerns over the material,..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_170327-scam-letter1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Benefit sanctions drop by 20 per cent":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184583-benefit-sanctions-drop-20-per-cent.html"}],"snippet":["The number of benefit payments being cut by Work and Income has dropped by more than 20 per cent, according to the latest figures from the Ministry of Social Development.\n\nIn the three months to June there were just over 12,200 "benefit sanctions"...."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_benefit_sanctions_drop_RNZ.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Dangers of young skipping insulin to lose weight":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184580-dangers-of-young-skipping-insulin-to-lose-weight.html"}],"snippet":["A third of young people with type one diabetes are purposely not taking insulin, or are at risk of avoiding insulin, in order to lose weight.\n\nThe disorder - termed diabulimia - is not a recognised eating disorder, but health professionals are warning..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Insulin_shot_injection_health_RNZ.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Special visitors pave way for export education":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184577-special-visitors-pave-way-export-education.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nPaeroa will have some special visitors over the next few weeks when three groups of Chinese primary school students are hosted in the town. \n\nMiller Ave School Principal Kaye Ferguson hopes the visit will establish lasting relationships between students..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180717-chinese-students-hauraki.jpg"]},{"article":[{"SunLive\u2019s top news- July 18":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184559-sunlives-top-news-july-18.html"}],"snippet":["\n\n\n\nSunLive's top news stories:\n\n'Serious failings' in Kawerau siege operation\n\nhttps:\/\/sunlive.co.nz\/news\/184511-rsquoserious-failings-kawerau-siege-operation.html\n\nGreazy Dogs discredit links to murdered man\n\nhttps:\/\/sunlive.co.nz\/news\/184487-greazy-dogs-discredit-links-to-murdered-man.html\n\nData..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180719-Sam.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Street light down in Papamoa crash":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184574-street-light-down-papamoa-crash.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nUpdate 6pm - No one is hurt following a crash where a car hit a street light near Papamoa.\n\nA police media spokesperson says the crash happened at about 5.30pm.\n\n"We received a report of a collision between a car and a street light on Tara Road.\n\n"There..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180719-pap-crash.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Archer shows off her dancing skills":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184571-archer-shows-off-her-dancing-skills.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nResidents and staff at Bupa Cedar Manor Care Home have been whisked off their feet at their very own masquerade ball.\n\nPart of health and care Bupa's nationwide event held throughout July called Shall We Dance, the masquerade ball at Bupa Cedar Manor..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180717-Masquerade-Ball-2.jpg"]},{"article":[{"\u2019Blank canvas\u2019 Tauriko landhold yet to be claimed":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184562-blank-canvas-tauriko-landhold-yet-to-be-claimed.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA substantial bare greenfield site in Tauranga's fast-growing Tauriko Business Estate has been placed on the market for sale - with a myriad of future development options available.\n\nThe 12,591 square metre block of freehold land is made up of two plots..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180716-Tauriko-Aerial-Shot.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Marine Park site to be assessed for future centre":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184556-marine-park-site-to-be-assessed-future-centre.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nCouncillors have agreed to assess the recreation reserve Marine Park at Sulphur Point to identify a potential site for the establishment of a purpose-built Marine Research and Educational Facility.\n\n“We are committed to keeping the University's..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180719-Uni-Centre.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Mount Mainstreet showcases environment":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184550-mount-mainstreet-showcases-environment.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nSix local schools in the Mount area have turned a strip of construction fencing into a stunning environmentally-themed art piece. Right in the heart of Mount Mainstreet, the fence runs along Maunganui Road in front of the construction area previously..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180719-fence.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Heavy rain, strong winds, sunshine, snow & swells":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184526-heavy-rain-strong-winds-sunshine-snow-swells.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA burst of rough weather is about to move into New Zealand this weekend and the country's mountains and ranges will create stronger winds, heavier rain for many, but also sunshine and warmth for others.\n\nOn Thursday a small areas of heavy downpours..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180719-SunLive-Weather.jpg"]},{"article":[{"’Serious failings\u2019 in Kawerau siege operation":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184511-rsquoserious-failings-kawerau-siege-operation.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nPolice have been criticised for the tactical decision-making and control and command exercised in response to shots fired near Kawerau on March 9 2016.\n\nThe Independent Police Conduct Authority says the reponse was highly flawed and placed police officers..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_170306-kawerau-shooting.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Illegal driving in Tauranga sparks safety reminder":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184508-illegal-driving-tauranga-sparks-safety-reminder.html"}],"snippet":["\n\n \n\nPolice are reminding drivers of the risks of unsafe driving, after reviewing still images of dangerous and illegal driving which has been filmed in Tauranga.\n\n \n\nTodd MacLean, who filmed the incidents on Wednesday, has shared the stills..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180719-illegal-driving.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Classy start by Kiwi K1 slalom paddlers":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184505-classy-start-kiwi-k1-slalom-paddlers.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nCourtney Williams added a little piece of New Zealand kayaking history while her fellow Kiwi K1 paddlers also hit form at the ICF canoe slalom under-23 and junior world championships in Italy overnight.\n\nWilliams became just the second New Zealand female..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180719-Courtney-Williams.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Man sexually abused as a boy denied compensation":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184502-man-sexually-abused-as-boy-denied-compensation.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA man who was sexually abused in Australian state care as a boy has been barred from getting compensation.\n\nThe man, who RNZ has agreed only to name as John, turned to drugs after the abuse. Later in life he was jailed for cooking methamphetamine and..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_THURS_-_170405-maori-imprisonment-rates-steady.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Child suffers burns after spilling hot tea":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184499-child-suffers-burns-after-spilling-hot-tea.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA beachside holiday ended in pain for one child after spilling a cup of hot tea down his body. \n\nThe five-year-old was flown to Middlemore Hospital with serious burns after the mishap at the beachside town of Whiritoa on Tuesday. \n\nHe..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_171114-rescue-helicopter-flies-to-motiti.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Money box nicked from Tauranga bus":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184496-money-box-nicked-from-tauranga-bus.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nPolice are investigating a theft from a Tauranga bus.\n\nA police spokesperson says a money box was taken from a bus in Grenada Street at 5.40pm.\n\n“Police are making enquiries.”\n\nA Tauranga resident who was in a passing bus when the theft..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180705-hairini-bus-lane.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Weather report from Yatton Park":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184493-weather-report-from-yatton-park.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nIn today's forecast we are expecting occasional rain, easing overnight, with light winds.\n\nIt's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 15 and an overnight low of 7 degrees. Humidity is 98 per cent.\n\nHigh tide is at 11.30am and low tide..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180719-Rosalie-Weather-1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Data spike after Fortnite update":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184490-data-spike-after-fortnite-update.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nChorus' data spiked to its highest ever use last week after tens of thousands of people downloaded a popular game.\n\nChorus network strategy manager Kurt Rodgers says the spike is "unprecedented".\n\n"We have never seen a spike of this..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180719-070703-computer-game.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Greazy Dogs discredit links to murdered man":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184487-greazy-dogs-discredit-links-to-murdered-man.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nGreazy Dog members are discrediting claims linking them to murdered man Mitchell Paterson.\n\nThe claims come after a police investigation was launched into the suspicious death of Mitchell whose body was found at McLaren falls on Friday.\n\nThe 26-year-old..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180718-mclaren-greazy-dog.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Tauranga City look to blow away bad day":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184484-tauranga-city-look-to-blow-away-bad-day.html"}],"snippet":["\n\n \n\nTauranga City are looking forward to getting back on home turf on Saturday to blow away memories of their last Northern Football League Division One outing in Auckland.\n\n \n\n“It was the sort of day where if something was going to go..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180719-Tauranga-City.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Broken glass and tagging sparks concern":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184481-broken-glass-and-tagging-sparks-concern.html"}],"snippet":["\n\n \n\nBroken glass, litter, tagging and general disorderliness on The Strand waterfront this week, has sparked concern among some Tauranga residents.\n\n \n\nA resident, who wishes only to be known as David, says he discovered the mess on Wednesday..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180718-waterfront-mess.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Shorter working week is \u2019good for the soul\u2019":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184478-shorter-working-week-is-good-soul.html"}],"snippet":["Employees who took part in a four-day working week trial said the quality of their lives was immeasurably improved and they still got the job done.\n\nFinancial services firm Perpetual Guardian trialled the short working week with its 240 employees over..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Shorter_working_week_jobs_office_RNZ.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Govt needs to help battle syphilis, doctors say":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184475-govt-needs-to-help-battle-syphilis-doctors-say.html"}],"snippet":["Doctors are urging the government to step up in the fight against sharply rising rates of syphilis - which has taken the lives of two babies.\n\nIn a letter to the Associate Health Minister Julie Anne Genter, the Royal Australasian College of Physicians..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_syphilis_doctor_health_hospital_RNZ.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Reports of three car crash near 11th Ave":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184472-reports-of-three-car-crash-near-11th-ave.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nReports are coming in about a three car crash near 11th Ave.\n\nA caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news room says ambulance are at the scene.\n\n"This is a nose-to-tail crash on the corner of 11th Ave and Cameron Rd."\n\nSunLive has contacted police for..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180615-welcome-bay-power-pole-crash.jpg"]},{"article":[{"SunLive\u2019s top news- July 18":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184466-sunlives-top-news-july-18.html"}],"snippet":["\n\n\n\nSunLive's top news stories:\n\nNew introductory flight service in BOP\n\nhttps:\/\/sunlive.co.nz\/news\/184448-new-introductory-flight-service-bop.html\n\nMoscow blows away young Tauranga footballers\n\nhttps:\/\/sunlive.co.nz\/news\/184457-moscow-blows-away-young-tauranga-footballers.html\n\nMount..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180718-Sam.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Optical performance comes to the Bay":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184469-optical-performance-comes-to-bay.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nAn optical illusion dance using mirrors and ultraviolet black lights will be coming to the Bay this July through to August.\n\nProduced by a local staging organisation The Charitable Stage Company, Moonlight is a modern contemporary styled dance show..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180716-moonlight-SH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Man beaten in suspected gang killing":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184463-man-beaten-suspected-gang-killing.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nPolice have confirmed the man found dead in a suspected gang killing died of a physical assault before his body was found below McLaren Falls Bridge.\n\nSpeaking at a press conference at Hamilton police station on Wednesday, Detective Inspector Graham Pitkethley..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180718-Gang-Killings.jpg"]},{"article":[{"McLaren Falls murder: vehicle sightings sought":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184460-mclaren-falls-murder-vehicle-sightings-sought.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe public are being asked to provide any information about a light coloured Nissan Terrano, as police continue to investigate the murder of a man whose body was found at McLaren Falls.\n\nThe investigation into the death of Mitchell Paterson, whose 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match. \n\nAs part of this Sunday's ‘The Great Vodafone Warriors..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180718-drop-it2.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Stricter rules urged as forestry deaths rise again":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184451-stricter-rules-urged-as-forestry-deaths-rise-again.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe mother of a forestry worker killed in 2013 fears industry deaths are on the rise again and says the campaign to save lives has suffered since union leader Helen Kelly died two years ago.\n\nSelina Eruera lost her son, Eramiha Pairama, when he was..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_161108-Forestry-Company-Fined.jpg"]},{"article":[{"New introductory flight service in BOP":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184448-new-introductory-flight-service-bop.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA new larger and faster aircraft will be hitting the runway at Whakatane Airport this weekend.\n\nAir Chathams has advised its SAAB 340A airliner will be hosting an introductory Auckland-Whakatane scheduled flight service.\n\nThe airline is waiting on the..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180718-saab-whk.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Solid start for young Kiwi paddlers":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184445-solid-start-young-kiwi-paddlers.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nNew Zealand scored two top-10 placings on the opening day of the ICF canoe slalom under-23 and junior world championships in Italy overnight, including an impressive ninth from the under-23 men's K1 team.\n\nJack Dangen, Callum Gilbert and Finn Butcher..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180709-CALLUM-4409.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Daily closure for Coromandel highway":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/184436-daily-closure-coromandel-highway.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe NZ Transport Agency is advising SH25 will close daily from 9am to 4pm due to the clean-up of a large slip located at 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