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Friday 16 April 2010

EziBuy Closes Doors
Tauranga department store EziBuy will close its doors this afternoon. The store in Elizabeth Street, has been open for three years and it’s understood it has not been meeting its business expectations. EziBuy was founded by the Gillespie family in Palmerston North, and was initially based on catalogue buying. The Hamilton store and the other five based around New Zealand will remain open. Archive photo

Bottle Attack: Appeal for Anonymous Caller
Police are appealing for the anonymous caller who rang Tauranga Hospital with information on the drive by bottle attack at Papamoa, to call again. Detective Sergeant Darryl Brazier says the caller had some information he would like to hear again. ‘We are very pleased that someone had enough of a conscience to try and help with this case, but we urgently need to clarify some of the information that person left’, says Detective Sergeant Brazier.

Accident Causes Delays
Another motor vehicle accident in Tauranga yesterday afternoon caused traffic delays around the 11th Avenue area. A car and a Toyota HiAce van collided by the Memorial Park roundabout, with the van finishing up on its side. No one was seriously injured.

 

Bumper Cruise Ship Season Ahead
53 cruise ships have confirmed they will visit the Port of Tauranga in the 2010/2011 summer season, eleven more than this year. The 2010 cruise ship season kicks off with the arrival of the Sun Princess on October 18, and ends with a visit from the Spirit of Enderby on April 17 2011.


Men Charged over Snapper Haul

If you are fishing this weekend, know your limit. Two fishermen in Coromandel have been found with one hundred and thirty snapper, five undersized. The limit for two people is eighteen. Charges have been laid, and a boat and a car seized by Fisheries officers. Archive photo

Posted: Fri 16 Apr 2010

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