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Oceania · Whakatane

Whakatāne homicide victim named

Coverage: 2 sources
Mark Hohua, 48, was taken to Whakatne hospital shortly before 11.30am on Saturday June 18. He was airlifted to Waikato hospital for treatment but died from his injuries later that day. Police would not comment on whether the Killer Beez were involved in his death.See the Story
Oceania · Rotorua

Man with chest stab wound found in Rotorua street, in critical condition

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
The man was found, wounded, outside a Rotorua address about 11:30pm on Saturday. Police said in a statement that the man was in hospital in a critical condition. An investigation into the circumstances of the incident remains ongoing. Police want to hear from anyone who was in the area on Saturday night and noticed anything out of the ordinary.See the Story
Bay Of Plenty · Bay Of Plenty

'Code red': DHBs warned Govt of 'critical workforce issues' a year ago

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Health unions say the country is 4000 nurses short as the health system groans amid the "twindemic" of Covid-19 and the flu as winter bites. The country's 20 district health boards (DHBs) warned the Government a year ago of "critical workforce issues" National Party health spokesman Dr Shane Reti says the letter's "gloomy prognosis from the sector has come true"See the Story
Rotorua · Rotorua

Landfill fee increases: Rising costs and govt levies to blame say council

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Rising costs and government levies have forced an increase in Rotorua landfill fees, Rotorua Lakes Council says.The fee for general waste will increase by $19.83 per tonne, reflecting a $10 per tonne increase in Government taxes...See the Story
Tauranga · Tauranga

Rainbow hub fire: Building to be demolished, inquiries ongoing

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The building was used by Gender Dynamix and Rainbow Youth. It was destroyed in a suspicious fire earlier this month. Tauranga City Council venues and events manager Nelita Byrne said work would start "on the site shortly to clear the remains of the building and keep the site safe" Police were unable to provide an update on the cause of the fire.See the Story
Vaccines · Bay Of Plenty

Live: Today's Covid case numbers as second booster becomes available

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
New Zealanders over the age of 50 will be able to access a second booster shot of the Covid vaccine. Health professionals are expecting the fourth dose will be less popular. The Ministry of Health is due to release today's Covid case numbers in a statement at 1pm.See the Story
Bay Of Plenty · Bay Of Plenty

'Drop in the bucket': Hospice grateful for $3.1m boost but more needed

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
A one-off funding package of $3.1 million to be shared by New Zealand's 27 hospices was announced last week. It comes after there was no additional funding for hospice care announced in the Budget 2022 last month. There are 27 Hospices nationwide with a $170m price tag to deliver specialist palliative care.See the Story
Bay Of Plenty · Bay Of Plenty

Birmingham 2022: No room for player of the year in Silver Ferns squad

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Kate Heffernan is poised to debut for the Silver Ferns after being named in the team of 12. There was no room for Sam Winders and Claire Kersten, who have been mainstays in the midcourt for the past couple of years. Former captain Ameliaranne Ekenasio, who has been racing against time to regain her fitness after having her second child, is down as a reserve.See the Story
Rotorua · Rotorua

'That stabbing didn't need to happen': Witness' regret as 'naked' man wounded

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
A man was found with a stab wound to the chest on Saturday night.See the Story
Bay Of Plenty · Bay Of Plenty

Two children among those still in hospital after SH29A crash

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Five people were taken to Tauranga Hospital after a serious crash in Mount Maunganui. Two girls, aged six and seven, are still in hospital in a stable condition. State Highway 29A was closed between State Highway 2 Baypark and Maungatapu Rd. The road reopened around 10.15pm Sunday.See the Story
Oceania · Tauranga

Chelsea Winstanley and Stan Walker among Māori creatives recognised at Matariki awards

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Film producer Chelsea Winstanley and musician Stan Walker were among the winners at inaugural awards. Chart-topper Stan Walker was named Creative of The Year/Te Auahatanga o te wakeru ki Tauranga Moana. Walker, who is expecting his first baby with partner Lou Tyson, couldn't attend due to the imminent birth so his aunt collected on his behalf.See the Story
Oceania · Rotorua

Rotorua: Outdoor adventures without the price tag

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Whakarewarewa Forest, aka the Redwoods, spans 5600 hectares and is one of the oldest exotic forests in New Zealand. Relax in their secluded cedar wood hot tubs at dusk with the lights bouncing off the trees. Okere Falls, on the shores of Lake Rotoiti, holds the title of highest commercially rafted waterfall in the world.See the Story

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