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worst nightmare unfolded before hear eyes.\n\nKerri-ann Tutemahurangi says it was the scariest thing to see a man ran up behind her six-year-old daughter and yanked..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190625-Attempted-Abduction.jpg"]},{"article":[{"One woman\u2018s mission for easier disabled parking ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/212908-one-womans-mission-easier-disabled-parking.html"}],"snippet":["\n\n \n\nThree new disabled parking spots are now available at Fraser Cove Shopping Centre after a Tauranga woman's persistence with centre management.\n\n \n\nAs regular Countdown Fraser Cove shoppers, Elly Maynard and her husband Mike found it increasingly..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190625-fraser-cove-disabled-park-KW-1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"One arrested after BOP pursuit":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/212904-one-arrested-after-bop-pursuit.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nOne person has been arrested following a police pursuit in the Bay of Plenty this morning.\n\nA speeding vehicle was spotted along Te Ngae Road in Rotorua at 9.27am.\n\nA police spokesperson says officers initiated a brief pursuit but lost sight of it a..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190219-police-chase-CH.jpg"]},{"article":[{"French Connection for Toi Ohomai":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/212900-french-connection-toi-ohomai.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nToi Ohomai Institute of Technology and French university Angers have signed a cooperation agreement that will enable exchange programmes and further collaboration.\n\nFrom 2020, students studying towards tourism and hospitality degrees at the institutions..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190624-French-Connection.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Kermadec earthquakes: what you need to 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concert.  ..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190624-Rising-Stars-1.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Man reportedly falls from boat near Tanners Point":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/212888-man-reportedly-falls-from-boat-near-tanners-point.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nUPDATED 10.23AM:: A search is continuing near Tanners Point in the Bay of Plenty after a man reportedly fell from a boat.\n\nPolice, Coastguard and a rescue helicopter are assisting in the search for the man who had been the sole occupant of a dinghy,..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190625-Bowentown-Bar.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Kohanga Reo compete for breast and cervical health":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/212884-kohanga-reo-compete-breast-and-cervical-health.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nKohanga Reo in Tauranga are going head to head to get as many women as possible to undergo breast and cervical screening for the chance to win prizes.\n\nKlash of the 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contrary to Consumer NZ's assertion that they don't, says Insurance Council of NZ CEO, Tim Grafton.\n\n \n\nHis comments come in response to a Consumer NZ survey of..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_7PM-190624-insurers-not-unfair-KW.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Water search after boat spotted drifting ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/212864-water-search-after-boat-spotted-drifting.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA water rescue is currently underway in the Western Bay of Plenty tonight.\n\nA police spokesperson says they received reports of a dinghy sailing off shore from Pio Road in Bowentown.\n\n"No persons were seen in the dinghy.\n\n"Coastguard and Search..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180522-Coastguard.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Climate change may bring horticulture opportunity":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/212860-climate-change-may-bring-horticulture-opportunity.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nBananas may one day be a staple crop grown in this country, the head of Horticulture New Zealand says.\n\nMike Chapman says meeting climate and environmental change was the number one challenge facing growers and farmers.\n\nBut rather than see it as a..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_8PM-190624-horticulture-climate-change-KW.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Police offer $100,000 for information on murder":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/212856-police-offer-100000-information-on-murder.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nAuckland City Police are announcing a new $100,000 reward for information relating to the investigation into the unsolved murder of 22-year-old Mt Roskill mother Katrina Jefferies in 2005.\n\nThe announcement of the reward comes as new information relating..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_7PM-190624-police-reward-murder-KW.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Twenty-five years of Bay City 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hull of a commercial shipping vessel in Tauranga. \n\nMatthew John Scott..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190624-Cocaine.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Man claims $10.2 million Powerball prize":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/212828-man-claims-102-million-powerball-prize.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe wait is over… Hamilton's latest Powerball winner has finally come forward to claim his $10.2 million prize — despite knowing he had the winning ticket the whole time.\n\nThe man, who wishes to remain anonymous, initially had no idea Powerball..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190624-10-million-Hamilton-winner.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Stats NZ to include gender inclusive questions":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/212824-stats-nz-to-include-gender-inclusive-questions.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe gender diversity of New Zealanders will be better reflected in future statistics with new information collected in household 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Wellington's got Flamingo and Jump. New Plymouth has Blip and even Taupo's got Glide, albeit on trial.\n\n \n\nBut Tauranga? Zilch, nothing! Not yet. And so if you want to ride an e-scooter in the country's fifth biggest..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190621-Scooters-HW.jpg"]},{"article":[{"4.0 M quake near Rotorua felt by many":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/212764-40-m-quake-near-rotorua-felt-many.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nA 4.0 Magnitude earthquake near Rotorua on Sunday afternoon was felt by many people in the region.\n\nGeonet reported that the earthquake struck at 4.29pm, 25 km south-east of Rotorua at a depth of five kilometres.\n\n“That was a nice gentle quake....I..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_181204-earthquake-technology.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Fab time out in Bethlehem":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/212760-fab-time-out-bethlehem.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nTime Out on Friday night, proved to be a fabulous time out in Bethlehem for over 600 women from around the Bay.\n\nHosted by Bethlehem Baptist, the evening was a fun and relaxed variety of musical performances, insightful speakers and creative ideas.\n\nThis..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_IMG_3267a.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Settled weather conditions ahead this week":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/212752-settled-weather-conditions-ahead-this-week.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nTowards the end of last week, the broad ridge of high pressure which brought cold nights and frosts over much of Aotearoa began moving eastwards.\n\n“A complex trough of low pressure over the Tasman Sea moved onto the country late Thursday, bringing..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Weather-ahead-Chris-Taylor-001.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Falling in love with pets ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/212748-falling-love-pets.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe rain came down, so savvy toddlers with their parents and caregivers headed to the biggest indoor pet show in town.\n\nIt's been a big weekend at the BOP Pet Expo with hundreds of people turning out to view the fluffy, cuddly, cute and wonderful.\n\nThe..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Pet-Show-1926-Photocredit-Che-Crawford--(8).jpg"]},{"article":[{"Attempted robbery in downtown Tauranga":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/212744-attempted-robbery-downtown-tauranga.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nPolice report that a man entered a downtown Tauranga dairy on Saturday evening demanding money.\n\nThe man went into the dairy on Willow Street around 6.30pm.\n\n"The offender's face was covered," says a Police spokesperson. 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