{"latest":[{"article":[{"Three car crash on SH2 near Whakamarama":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226804-three-car-crash-on-sh2-near-whakamarama.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThree vehicles have been involved in a collision near Whakamarama on Sunday morning.\n\nPolice were advised of the three-car crash on SH2, Whakamarama at around 8.37am today.\n\nPolice arrived at 8.40am.\n\nOne person has reportedly received moderate injuries.\n\nAt..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191109-mt-police-chase-AE.jpg"]},{"article":[{"\u201cToo bloody busy to grow old\u201d":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226800-too-bloody-busy-to-grow-old.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nHe was born on Black Tuesday. \n\n“October 21, 1929. People started jumping out of windows that day.”\n\nNot because the world was aghast at the arrival of Brian Patrick Cotter, but because it was the first day of the Wall Street crash - the..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191116-Brian-Cotter-HW--002.jpg"]},{"article":[{"What‘s on - Historic Village market, guns and runs":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226796-whatlsquos-on-historic-village-market-guns-and-runs.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nKia ora and welcome to Sunday. Morena koutou. He ra tino ataahua.\n\nExpect fine spells today with drizzle from this evening, with northerlies. It's a one-layer-clothing day, with an expected high of 21 degrees and an overnight low of 16 degrees. 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The winning ticket was sold at Mt Maunganui New World.\n\nTwo Lotto players from Hastings and Waikato will also be celebrating..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Hamilton_Lotto_winner.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Fatal crash, Karapiro":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226788-fatal-crash-karapiro.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nOne person has died following a crash on Tirau Road, Karapiro this morning.\n\nEmergency services were alerted to the single-vehicle crash at around 3.30am.\n\nThe deceased person was the sole occupant of the vehicle.\n\nPolice enquiries into the circumstances..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190820-Police-Pursuit.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Fuel for the mind and imagination":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226784-fuel-mind-and-imagination.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThere's one bloke who enjoys jigsaws. He would; he's on home detention and he has plenty of time on his hands. \n\nElectronic monitoring means he can't be at the three-day Tauranga Harbour City Lions book fair starting Friday, November 22. \n\nBut he might..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191116-Book-Fair-HW.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Tauranga golfer so close to winning NZ title":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226780-tauranga-golfer-so-close-to-winning-nz-title.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nMitch Kale may have lost the New Zealand Men's Amateur golf title but his blistering start to the 36-hole final will live long after the final putt was holed.\n\nThe 18-year-old Tauranga Golf Club member stunned his more experienced opponent Sam Mitchell..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191116-SPORT-IN-THE-BAY-Mitch-Kale-PW.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Two car crash in Greerton":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226776-two-car-crash-greerton.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nTwo vehicles collided in Greerton on Saturday afternoon.\n\nPolice received a report of the vehicle collision on Fraser St, Greerton, around 4.50pm. \n\nBoth lanes were reported to be blocked but are now open again.\n\nNo injuries have been reported. \n\nTows..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_IMG_5651-(1).jpg"]},{"article":[{"It\u2018s Get Outdoors Week":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226772-its-get-outdoors-week.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nGetting outdoors is easy if you know how. \n\nThis is the message that the NZ Mountain Safety Council are bringing for the Get Outdoors Week which starts today. \n\nGet Outdoors Week, which runs from November 16 - 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fireworks, Slavic Festival, art":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226732-whatlsquos-on-fireworks-slavic-festival-art.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nKia ora and welcome to Saturday. \n\nExpect a fine day with some morning cloud and nortwesterlies developing this morning. It's a one-layer-clothing day, with an expected high of 23 degrees and an overnight low of 14 degrees. Sunset is at 8.05pm.\n\nSunday..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_111019-Slavic-Fest-HW.jpg"]},{"article":[{"SafeSquares help Kiwi kids stay safe this summer":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226728-safesquares-help-kiwi-kids-stay-safe-this-summer.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nAfter the success of Parent to Parent's inaugural first SafeSquares initiative this March, Parent to Parent and Bunnings are partnering again to help keep New Zealand children safe in driveways this summer. \n\nThe initiative aims to provide families..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191116-SafeSquares-Workshops-help-Kiwi-kids-stay-safe-this-summer--001.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Connection builds community":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226724-connection-builds-community.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nIt only takes 30 seconds to establish a connection with a stranger.\n\nThat's the key message of an award-winning Katikati community development facilitator. \n\nTessa Mackenzie recently received the national Billie Award for strengths-based research in..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191116-Tessa-Mackenzie-EH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"The true test is a test ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226720-the-true-test-is-test.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nTauranga is the country's fifth biggest city, the third fastest growing regional economy. \n\nAnd, more importantly, at least for cricket aficionados, it's on the brink of becoming an international test cricket venue.\n\n“We're all cricket fans. All..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191116-Blackcaps-v-England-HW.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Quiet room for those with sensory needs":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226716-quiet-room-those-sensory-needs.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nAs part of Bayfair Shopping Centre's $115 million development, a quiet room has opened for visitors with sensory processing and autism spectrum disorders. \n\nThe room, which has been developed with guidance from Autism New Zealand, has been specifically..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191114-quiet-room-CH01.JPG"]},{"article":[{"NZ firefighters assisting in New South Wales":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226712-nz-firefighters-assisting-new-south-wales.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nTwenty-six New Zealand firefighters are departing for Australia on Sunday to help fight the wild fires that have been raging in New South Wales since the start of September.\n\nThe New Zealand contingent of six four-person crews, one task force leader..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191111-increased-fire-risk-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"New Zealand Police win World Class Policing Award ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226708-new-zealand-police-win-world-class-policing-award.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nNew Zealand Police has won a prestigious World Class Policing Award for its ‘more street than station approach' Mobility programme, which has saved millions of hours of officers' time.\n\nUse of smartphones, other devices and Police-specific apps..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191115-Police-Award.jpg"]},{"article":[{"2000 eggs hatched at National Kiwi Hatchery":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226704-2000-eggs-hatched-at-national-kiwi-hatchery.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe world's leading kiwi hatchery has reached an exciting milestone, with the arrival of its 2000th kiwi chick since the first egg hatched onsite 24 years ago.\n\nThe National Kiwi Hatchery Aotearoa celebrated the special occasion by livestreaming the..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191114-Hatched-Eggs.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Kiwi Trust announces photo comp results ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226700-kiwi-trust-announces-photo-comp-results.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nPhotos of robins, kidney ferns, soaring trees, kiwi, a waterfall and a volunteer trapping were the winners in the recent Otanewainuke Kiwi Trust photo competition for 2019. \n\nActing chair Bruce Fraser says the 150 entries covered a wide range of plants,..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191114-kiwi-trust-photo-comp-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Baycourt receives two finalists in EVANZ awards":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226696-baycourt-receives-two-finalists-evanz-awards.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nTauranga's Baycourt Community & Arts Centre has popped the bubbly on ice and got its fingers firmly crossed, after receiving two finalist nominations in the 2019 EVANZ Awards.\n\nEVANZ, The Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand, is the peak..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191114-Baycourt-1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Sea lettuce clean-ups taking place ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226692-sea-lettuce-cleanups-taking-place.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nSea lettuce clean-up along coastlines in Tauranga has been taking place over the past few weeks.\n\nSea lettuce is a naturally occurring green algae native to New Zealand. There are about five different species of it in Tauranga Harbour and with its shallow..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191114-sea-lettuce-clean-ups-CH.JPG"]},{"article":[{"Monochrome threads show support for staff":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226680-monochrome-threads-show-support-staff.html"}],"snippet":[" \n\n\n\n \n\nIt was a sea of black and white at Tauranga Special School today, but the monochrome mood is for a good cause.\n\nStaff and students donned their black and white best to show support for school support staff who are advocating for pay..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191115-TSS-support-staff-AE.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Tauranga to get in the Christmas spirit next week":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226676-tauranga-to-get-christmas-spirit-next-week.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe Tauranga city centre is set to get an injection of festive spirit from next week with colorful installations appearing around the inner-city streets in the lead up to Christmas.\n\nTauranga City Council and the Incubator Creative Hub will join efforts..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181212-waste-free-christmas-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Science loving students asked the big questions":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226672-science-loving-students-asked-big-questions.html"}],"snippet":["\n\n \n\nBay of Plenty students will be challenged to find the answers to questions posed by scientists at the at Powering Potential forum.\n\n \n\nOrganised by Royal Society Te Ap\u0101rangi in partnership Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191113-powering-potential-AE.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Emergency surgery after swallowing fishing hook":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226668-emergency-surgery-after-swallowing-fishing-hook.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA dog owner's morning turned upside down on Wednesday after her beloved pup went into major surgery from swallowing an old fishing hook left at Arataki Beach. \n\nTatiana Manion, who goes to the beach with Rosie daily, says she often picks up hooks, lines,..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191115-Fish-Hook-EH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"A timely rubbish reminder":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226664-a-timely-rubbish-reminder.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThere's a chunk of plastic from a child's bucket and spade, plastic fireworks components, plastic wrappers, plastic ties and a bit of plastic rope, plastic drink cups and plastic bottle tops. \n\nThere were plastic bags and lots of very fine shreds of..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191115-Rubbish-HW.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Festive atmosphere expected for National 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Pa School playground":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226652-thousands-raised-pyes-pa-school-playground.html"}],"snippet":["\n\n \n\nA total of $10,000 raised at Pyes Pa School's first gala in three years will go towards the new school playground. \n\n \n\nIncreasing traffic volumes on State Highway 36 means the playground, which currently has a roadside view, will be demolished..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191114-pyes-pa-school-raised-CH01.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Katikati company gets green light to grow cannabis":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226648-katikati-company-gets-green-light-to-grow-cannabis.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA new medical cannabis firm based in Katikati has been quietly positioning itself to make a significant impact on the New Zealand pharmaceutical market and local horticultural industry.\n\nWith two Medsafe cultivation licences to grow medicinal 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currently closed to motorists following severe flooding in the area. \n\nA SunLive photographer at the scene says the water is sweeping into people's backyards.\n\n“It is extremely bad near the Westhaven Motel.\n\n“One..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Watermain-Burst-Pilot-Bay-wk1946-DanielHines-0.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Red moon delights star gazers":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226612-red-moon-delights-star-gazers.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nSky gazers have been treated to an exceptionally red moon because of dust in the atmosphere from the Australian bush fires.\n\nTauranga Astronomical Society president David Greig captured a video of the moon rise last night near the Minden lookout in..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191114-red-moon-AE.JPG"]},{"article":[{"Breaking world records and gaining 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He says he was nominated by his manager - Lucinda Searchfield. \n\n“She..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191113-attitude-awards-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Man killed in Bay of Plenty crash named":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226564-man-killed-bay-of-plenty-crash-named.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nPolice have released the name of a man who died after a crash in the Bay of Plenty.\n\nEmergency services were called to a crash between a car and ute on State Highway 30, near Awakeri, on Wednesday morning.\n\nA police spokesperson says the man killed..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191107-Te-Puke-Crash.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Week of action for school support staff":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/226560-week-of-action-school-support-staff.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nSchool support staff are in the middle of their week of action advocating for pay equity and better job security.\n\nSupport staff at local schools are dressing in black and white to show their support and on Friday everyone at Tauranga Special School..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191113-support-staff-week-of-action-AE.jpg"]}]}