Today's weather with Rosalie

This morning our sunrise video was photobombed by a leaping fish, skipping itself across the water.  This fishy joie de la vie is a great start to a day with mainly fine weather ahead although showers may develop in the evening.  High tide... Read More

Tauranga sunrise from Memorial Park

Good morning! Check out our weather update on the video link. Today's sunrise was viewed from Humpty Dumpty's perspective in Memorial Park. As well as a weather update we also include some daily facts, quotes and highlight what's on. Here's... Read More

Bringing wanderers safely home

The community got a first-hand look at the power of the WandaTrak system on the weekend. Russell Christian from Tauranga Land Search and Rescue – Tauranga LandSAR demonstrated the WandaTrak Tracking System at the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter... Read More

Big turnout for farm day

Hundreds of curious townies turned up to the McLeod farm on Welcome Bay Road for the annual Bay of Plenty Free Farm Day. Federated Farmers dairy chair and farm day coordinator Steve Bailey is pleased with the interest shown by the local community. “We... Read More

Sunrise in Tauranga

Today the forecast is for a fine day with westerlies.  It's a two-layer of clothing day with an expected high of 24 and an overnight low of 16 degrees. Check out this day in history and what's on today. Read More

Hundreds ride for charity

More than 200 motorcyclists rode from Papamoa Plaza to Tauranga Hospital today as part of their fundraising event for the TECT rescue helicopter and St. John Ambulance. Organised by the Tauranga Ulysses Motorcycle Club, the ‘toy run' also... Read More

Weather with SunLive and Rosalie

Check out today's weather wrap, including a slice of New Zealand history. It's a warm welcome also to passengers from the Radiance of the Seas, which is in port today and due to depart at 6.30pm. Today the weather forecast is for a fine day... Read More

Today’s weather with Rosalie

The weather and tides, how many layers of clothing to wear today, an interesting factoid about New Zealand history plus a snippet of some exciting events taking place in Tauranga? It must be Weather with Rosalie time again! Today the weather forecast... Read More

Sea challenge starts today

A sea challenge will take place at the annual Northern Area Sea Cadets regatta being held at Sulphur Point, Tauranga, this weekend. Teams from Hamilton, Auckland and Whangarei will compete with the local unit, the TS Chatham Sea Cadets. “Our Northern... Read More

Happy St Patrick's Day

Today, Friday March 17, is also St Patrick's Day. The weather forecast is for a fine day with light winds and sea breezes. It's a two layer of clothing day with a predicted high of 22 and an overnight low of 15 degrees.  Check out this... Read More

Today’s weather with Rosalie

Today the weather is fine with south easterlies.  It's a two layer of clothing day with a high of 23 and an overnight low of 13 degrees.  Check out what's on today and best fish bite times. Enjoy your day in the Bay! Read More

Today's weather wrap with Rosalie

The weather forecast is for morning cloud then fine with a westerly turning to a southerly. Today we're filming the morning pink hue from the mangroves at the entrance to the Wairoa River in Bethlehem. Remember to wear sun protection and have... Read More

Disasters, danger and drama at port

Being caught up in action and drama aboard a naval ship made for an exciting visit when the Royal New Zealand Navy ship HMNZS Canterbury arrived in Tauranga on Friday. Dwarfed by two cruise ships nearby, the HMNZS Canterbury is a multi-role vessel –... Read More

Weather with Rosalie

Today the weather forecast will see the odd morning shower followed by fine weather with westerlies. It's a one layer of clothing day today and remember to keep that sun protection going.  Today we're filming from the Wairoa River bridge... Read More

Weather with SunLive and Rosalie

Today the weather forecast is for more rain, with possible thunder and a strong northwesterly. A low is expected to move southeast across the northern North Island today, bringing further periods of heavy rain, which should ease by evening. MetService... Read More

Run to the Sun, fun in the rain

The enthusiasm displayed by the VW owners involved in this weekend's Run to the Sun in Mount Maunganui was jollied along after a night of rain by hot steaming cups of coffee. An early morning message through their Facebook page read "Good morning... Read More

Today's weather with Rosalie

The weather and tides, how many layers of clothing to wear today, an interesting factoid about New Zealand history plus a snippet of some exciting events taking place in Tauranga? It must be Weather with Rosalie time again! So what's the weather... Read More

Today’s weather with Rosalie

Today we are expecting heavy downpours of rain and possible thunder with strong north easterlies. Further rain is also expected during Saturday and Sunday. It's a one layer of clothing day today, with high of 24 and an overnight low of 20 degrees... Read More

Preparations start on pipeline project

Contractors Brian Perry Civil has begun preparing Jordan Field at Memorial Park for the harbour crossing section of the Southern Pipeline Project. The under harbour crossing is the last major stage of the $99 million pipeline project and it will see... Read More



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