{"latest":[{"article":[{"Man wanted for arrest after court no-show":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186452-man-wanted-arrest-after-court-noshow.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nWestern Bay of Plenty Police are seeking to locate Adrian John Rewiri, after he failed to appear in the Tauranga District Court.\n\n \n\nRewiri had been scheduled to appear in court today on charges relating to driving while disqualified and possession..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180814-adrian.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Public facility to open in Katikati centre ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186449-public-facility-to-open-katikati-centre.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nWestern Bay of Plenty District Council is on the countdown to the opening of Katikati's newest public facility, The Centre - P\u0101tuki Manawa.\n\nThe opening is being celebrated on Tuesday 21 August from 3pm-6pm.\n\nDuring the opening members of public 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A northeasterly will be turning to a gusty westerly during the morning.\n\nIt's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 15 and an overnight..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180814-Rosalie-Weather-1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Thunderstorms forecast to rumble across Tauranga":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186386-thunderstorms-forecast-to-rumble-across-tauranga.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA severe weather watch remains in place for Tauranga this morning, with the MetService forecasting thunderstorms throughout the day.\n\nPeriods of heavy rain and squally thunderstorms are being forecast for the area as a low, which has moved in from the..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180814-Weather-Watch-Update.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Multiple crashes on SH29":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186383-multiple-crashes-on-sh29.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nUPDATED 8.05AM: One lane is closed following a crash on SH29A, near Maungatapu.\n\nPolice were called to the crash, which is near the cross streets of Maungatapu Road on-ramp and Truman Lane, at 7.36am.\n\nA police spokesperson says this was a two car nose-to-tail..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180810-Crash.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Car crashes into bank on SH29":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186380-car-crashes-into-bank-on-sh29.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nOne person sustained moderate injuries in a crash on State Highway 29, near Poike.\n\nEmergency services were called to the crash, between Poike Road and Oropi Road roundabout, at 7.18pm.\n\nA police spokesperson says a car hit a bank.\n\n“One person..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180814-Oropi-Crash-1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Bridges: National caucus didn\u2019t leak travel costs":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186377-bridges-national-caucus-didnt-leak-travel-costs.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nOpposition leader Simon Bridges is standing by his MPs, saying he doesn't believe one of them leaked his travel expenses to media.\n\nSimon is defending the roughly $84,000 he clocked up travelling around the country in a Crown limousine between April..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180814-Simon-Bridges.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Earning $150k and still falling behind":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186374-earning-150k-and-still-falling-behind.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nResearch from the Commission for Financial Capability shows a quarter of those they spoke to were from families with incomes between $100,000 and $150,000, and who also had high-interest loans from third-tier lenders, like pawnbrokers or mobile lending..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_18081-wallet.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Taup\u014d teens\u2019 fright as sinkhole forms under 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believed to be a gash in its side.\n\nMount Maunganui resident Rosalie Liddle Crawford is down on the beach this morning and says she can see the seal lying at the entrance of Moturiki\/Leisure..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180813-Injured-Seal-2-VIDEO.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Fine start in Tauranga, but rain on the way":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186314-fine-start-tauranga-but-rain-on-way.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nIn today's forecast we are expecting cloud increasing. A few showers developing in the afternoon, turning to rain in the late evening. Also northeasterlies developing in the morning.\n\nIt's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 15 and..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180813-Rosalie-Weather-1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Search continues for missing woman":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186311-search-continues-missing-woman.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nPolice are searching for missing Hamilton woman Mi-Sook Yang, known as Annie, who has been missing since Thursday.\n\nAnnie was last known to be in the Pukete area of Hamilton at around 5pm on Thursday and hasn't been seen since.\n\nPolice have been making..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180813-Annie.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Tourist lost in Coromandel bush turns to app ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186305-tourist-lost-coromandel-bush-turns-to-app.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA Chilean woman lost in a Coromandel Bush turned to messaging app for help.\n\nThe 29-year-old sent a message to a friend to say she was lost in the Coromandel Forest Park on Sunday.\n\nPolice were called around 5.30pm and deployed a search team for the..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180813-TECT-Rescue.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Beads wash-up on Mount Main Beach":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186308-beads-washup-on-mount-main-beach.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThey're small tiny bits of plastic that get washed up the beach.\n\nThey have been washing up on Mount Main Beach since the Rena struck Astrolabe Reef on October 5, 2011 - and they are back again.\n\nDuring the recovery period following the grounding, one..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180813-Microbeads-SH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Ten-metre sinkhole opens up in Taup\u014d":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186302-tenmetre-sinkhole-opens-up-taup.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA large sinkhole that has opened up in Taup\u014d after a water main broke could take weeks to fix.\n\nTwo teenage boys raised the alarm about 5.30pm on Saturday after they noticed a water leak on Arrowsmith Avenue - between Chesham Avenue and Weka Road.\n\nEmergency..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180813-Sink-Hole-Taupo.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Tauranga man diagnosed with breast cancer":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186299-tauranga-man-diagnosed-breast-cancer.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nJust like Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh, Brian has carted around his thread bear for 63 years. They both have a few loose threads and some wear and tear, but they are still chugging along.\n\nThread bear has damage on his breast - he's a breast..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180810-Male-Breast-Cancer-SH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Car crashes into Whakatane river":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186296-car-crashes-into-whakatane-river.html"}],"snippet":["..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180802-Police.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Jo Torr\u2019s Suffrage 125 Exhibition":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186284-jo-torrs-suffrage-125-exhibition.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nJo Torr's exhibition Vahine-Wahine opened at The People's Gallery Toi ka rere at Tauranga's Historic Village on Friday evening. \n\n \n\nHosted by The Incubator, this is the first of Tauranga's Suffrage 125 events, and highlights and commemorates New..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180911-Jo-Torr-Suffrage-125-Exhibition-001.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Motorbike rear-ends car in Papamoa":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186293-motorbike-rearends-car-papamoa.html"}],"snippet":["..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180802-Police.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Bay of Plenty girl in American hospital ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186290-bay-of-plenty-girl-american-hospital.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA Bay of Plenty girl is in intensive care in an American hospital with brain damage.\n\n11-year-old Alyssa Ledbetter was swimming with her family on July 21 when she emerged from the water complaining of a headache, neck pain, blurry vision and numbness..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180812-Brain-02.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Fibre is coming to Waihi":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186287-fibre-is-coming-to-waihi.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe recent flurry of fibre-related activity on Waihi residential streets is a particularly welcome sight for Councillor Austin Rattray.\n\nAs a member of former community group Connect IT Hauraki, he's been on a mission to get ultrafast broadband into..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180812-fibre.jpg"]},{"article":[{" The Aroha String Quartet to play in Tauranga":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186281-the-aroha-string-quartet-to-play-tauranga.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA string quartet is bringing a range of musical moods to Tauranga. \n\nFounded in 2004, the versatile Wellington-based Aroha Quartet is known for its passionate musicality, impressive technique, and multicultural innovation.\n\nThe Aroha Quartet is committed..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180812-String-02.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Tinkerbell has been grounded by Air NZ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186275-tinkerbell-has-been-grounded-air-nz.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA Tauranga woman's decision to get a tattoo of Tinker Bell on her back six years ago has grounded her hopes of working for Air New Zealand.\n\nLynley Baker, 46, says she applied for a Tauranga City Airport part-time customer service role with Air..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180812-tinkerbell.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Bike riding a breeze at Selwyn Ridge":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/186278-bike-riding-breeze-at-selwyn-ridge.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe old expression ‘just like riding a bike' implies that we know everything about an activity and can easily take up where we left off. But what if you never learned how to ride a bike in the first place?\n\nThat won't be a problem for students..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180812-Selwyn-Ridge-bike-trail-KM.jpg"]}]}