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The high season runs until..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191015-BMSB-Facebook-what-to-look-for-to-identify-BMSB.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Schools closed and freedom campers evacuated ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/223720-schools-closed-and-freedom-campers-evacuated.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nRising floodwaters have seen about 40 freedom campers moved from a spot near the Thames airfield. \n\nIt comes after the catchment above the Kauaeranga River saw 160mm in rainfall overnight, blocking SH25 south of Thames, the Waikato Regional..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191015-Flooding.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Cheap avocado prices \u201cunrealistic\u201d":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/223716-cheap-avocado-prices-unrealistic.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nRemember the bad old days of the $11 avocado? That was back in May.\n\nThe passage of the seasons has subsequently done wonderful things for deprived palates, which were forced to salivate in vain back then.\n\nVegeland in Christchurch has been advertising..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_180830-Avocado.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Armed robber threatens to return to Matua Dairy":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/223712-armed-robber-threatens-to-return-to-matua-dairy.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nDimpal Kumar was behind the counter of the Matua Dairy when an armed man came through the front door demanding cash.\n\n“It was quarter past seven,” says Dimpal. “He came with a gun. 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concerns.\n\n \n\nSunLive has been contacted by concerned people about homeless people living in tents and other temporary shelters.\n\nTauranga..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191011-homeless-tents-AE.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Tauranga sailor dies in yachting incident":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/223700-tauranga-sailor-dies-yachting-incident.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe Tauranga community is in mourning tonight following the news of the death of a local sailor.\n\nIn a statement released tonight, the Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club says the man who died was the club's own Stuart Pedersen.\n\n"You may have..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_170711-stuart-pedersen-act-tauranga.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Unofficial websites fleecing visitors":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/223692-unofficial-websites-fleecing-visitors.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nImmigration New Zealand is concerned about the number of 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another is in critical condition after a yacht sank off the coast of Northland.\n\nEmergency services were notified following reports a yacht sank about 3km off the coast of Cape Brett, says a police spokesperson.\n\nA caller to the..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191014-Yachting.png"]},{"article":[{"Departing mayor Greg Brownless turns to acting ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/223684-departing-mayor-greg-brownless-turns-to-acting.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nOutgoing mayor Greg Brownless plans on spending his new found time with family and has already signed up for a play.\n\nHe will be in the play ‘Noises Off' at the Tauranga Repertory Theatre and is talking about starting a magazine.\n\n“I'm..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191014-greg-brownless-loss-AE.jpg"]},{"article":[{"BOP motorists to take care ahead of wild weather 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And the artist has been pilloried for it.\n\n“People say they are offended, it's very peculiar,”..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191013-Alex-Miln-HW.JPG"]},{"article":[{"Cars and bikes seized in drug raids":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/223644-cars-and-bikes-seized-drug-raids.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nFour people are facing charges following the completion of a three-month-long investigation targeting the sale and supply of illicit drugs. \n\nBay of Plenty Police executed a number of search warrants on Friday in the Taupo area.\n\nThose arrested..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191014-bop_op_chevrolet.jpg"]},{"article":[{"An awesome line-up of hard rock and heavy metal":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/223636-an-awesome-lineup-of-hard-rock-and-heavy-metal.html"}],"snippet":["\n\n \n\nThey have toured New Zealand multiple times, released three albums, taken the international music stage by storm 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for some advice.\n\n \n\nDayne Gear approached Tenby Powell for some mentoring advice earlier this year. \n\nNow..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191014-Youth-Mentoriing.jpg"]},{"article":[{"OPINION: Rotorua to host Mitre 10 Cup semi-final":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/223624-opinion-rotorua-to-host-mitre-10-cup-semifinal.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nRotorua International Stadium is set to host the Steamers as they play their Mitre 10 Cup Championship semi-final on Friday night.\n\nBy finishing top of the second-tier Mitre 10 Cup Championship, the Steamers get the Friday night game against fourth..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191014-Baden-Wardlaw-2.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Toomey goes back-to-back to win the Carrus Open":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/223620-toomey-goes-backtoback-to-win-carrus-open.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nTauranga's Luke Toomey has won back-to-back tournaments on the Jennian Homes 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responding to a report of a crash on SH33 in Okere Falls. \n\n"The two-car crash occurred in the main village area about 6:05am," says a police spokesperson.\n\n"One person is injured but we don't..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_1914006-Crash.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Inquest begins for man shot by police near Thames":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/223600-inquest-begins-man-shot-police-near-thames.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nAn inquest will be held today for a man who was shot during an armed offenders callout at Thames in May 2015.\n\nVaughan Te Moananui, 33, died at his sister's house after confronting police.\n\nThey were called by Mr Te Moananui's wh\u0101nau after..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_191014-Thames-Shooting.jpg"]},{"article":[{"BOP District Health Board preliminary results ":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/223596-bop-district-health-board-preliminary-results.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nThe preliminary results for the Bay of Plenty District Health Board from the 2019 Local Body Elections have been announced.\n\nThe seven successful candidates are Mark Arundel, Marion Guy, Geoff Esterman, Ian Finch, Bev Edlin, Hori Ahomiro and Ron Scott.\n\nThe..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_MON-MORN-HOLD-190812-More-evidence-of-public-hospitals-under-pressure.jpg"]},{"article":[{"New mayor Tenby Powell talks about what\u2018s next":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/223580-new-mayor-tenby-powell-talks-about-whats-next.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nSunLive caught up with Tauranga's newly-elected mayor Tenby Powell on Sunday afternoon, and asked him some of the big ‘why' and ‘what's next' questions.\n\n“This idea to be Tauranga's mayor formulated in 2016,” says Tenby.\n\n“I..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190515-tenby-powell-town-hall-debate-CH.JPG"]},{"article":[{"Rain and strong winds to affect the North Island":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/223572-rain-and-strong-winds-to-affect-north-island.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nAn intensifying low-pressure system approaching from the northwest is expected to deliver heavy rain and strong winds to large parts of the North Island in the first half of this week.\n\n“Northland will be the first to feel the brunt of this weather..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_190704-Rain-Wet-Weather-1924-Daniel-Hines--191.jpg"]},{"article":[{"Appeal for information following Whakatane robbery":"https:\/\/www.sunlive.co.nz\/app\/news\/223576-appeal-information-following-whakatane-robbery.html"}],"snippet":["\n\nWhakatane Police are appealing for information after a robbery on Saturday afternoon. \n\nFour offenders, some armed with weapons, entered the Avenue Dairy on Alexander Avenue at 3.30pm on Saturday October 12. They stole cigarettes and tobacco.\n\n"All..."],"thumb":["https:\/\/images.sunlive.co.nz\/thumbs\/sunlive\/news_Avenue-Ave.jpg"]}]}