Read more about the article Historic site’s open day full steam ahead
Hauraki Prospectors Association president Alan Young says millions of hours of work has been carried out at the site. Photo: KELLEY TANTAU

Historic site’s open day full steam ahead

Thames’ historic goldmine is so much more than a “tin shed under a Pohuktawa tree” and two steam days this weekend are setting out to prove it.Planned for October 16…

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Read more about the article Notes left at cafe tell tale of family’s travels
Woodturners Cafe owner Blair Mattock says the mystery note-makers’ last entry was back in 2017. Photo: KELLEY TANTAU

Notes left at cafe tell tale of family’s travels

Hand-written notes scrawled on an old serviette and a piece of green paper have been a source of hide-and-seek for one unknown family for more than a decade.But with no…

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Read more about the article Deadly highway speed review prompts petition
Karangahake Gorge residents want to reduce to speed limit to 50-60km/h. Photo: KELLEY TANTAU

Deadly highway speed review prompts petition

One person is so afraid of getting into a car crash along State Highway 2 that they no longer visit their daughter in Tauranga.Another feels it is only a matter…

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