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    Rotorua to attempt to break record for world's largest haka

    In just one month time, Rotorua locals will partake is what is hoped will be the world's largest haka. 

  2. Video for Edgecumbe Primary prepared for students' return

    Edgecumbe Primary prepared for students' return

    Edgecumbe Primary has around 200 students on its roll and an estimated 90% of those students live in the flood zone.

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    Gang tensions spill over in Rotorua

    A 27-year-old man will face firearms and disorder charges in the Rotorua District Court on Monday 24 April after gang tensions boiled over yesterday morning at the Saturday Kuirau Park Market. Police received calls at 10am as members of the public gave reports of shots being fired.

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    $30mil investment to build kiwifruit orchards on Māori land

    A new $30 million investment programme to build kiwifruit orchards on Māori land in Gisborne and the Bay of Plenty has been announced by Te Tumu Paeroa and Quayside Holdings. 

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    Call for businesses to assist whānau in Edgecumbe

    As hundreds of families and volunteers in flood-stricken Edgecumbe work to clear houses of sodden furniture, ruined possessions and water damage, a call has gone out asking for more assistance. 

  6. Video for Iwi step in to help flood victims

    Iwi step in to help flood victims

    Edgecumbe is in clean up mode as more residents return home.  The first lot of volunteers gave a helping hand to those cleaning their homes.  The initiative between Ngāti Awa, Regional Councils and local groups had 80 volunteers help out in Edgecumbe today.

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    More Edgecumbe residents to go home today

    Whānau from 216 properties in Edgecumbe will be able to return to their homes at midday today. Some will stay for good. 

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    Communities resilient despite impact of cyclone

    In a media briefing in Whakatane this morning, mayor Tony Bonne said community spirit got the district through what was a frightening night.

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    Daybreak to reveal extent of damage in Eastern BOP

    The Bay of Plenty, in particular, Whakatāne and surrounding areas, received a thrashing overnight as Cyclone Cook left thousands without power, and caused significant swells and slips, leaving large trees scattered across roads. 

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    Residents in coastal BOP areas urged to prepare for impact of cyclone

    Bay of Plenty Civil Defence is urging all coastal Bay of Plenty residents to be prepared for the impact of Cyclone Cook. To assist whānau, they have provided a checklist of steps residents can take over the next few hours.

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