Tech sector boost to benefit all Kiwis - NZTech

NZTech is backing the $20 million investment the government is committing toward accelerating tech sector growth. This will benefit all Kiwis as these... Read More

Trade Minister to travel to Bangkok for APEC

Trade and Export Growth Minister Damien O’Connor is set to travel to Thailand this week to represent New Zealand at the annual APEC Ministers Responsible... Read More

New law helps secure New Zealand’s maritime domain

Legislation that will help prevent serious criminal offending at sea, including trafficking of humans, drugs, wildlife and arms, has passed its third... Read More

Time running out for community funding

Time is running out to apply for a share of more than $200,000 to help get your community project across the line. Applications for Western Bay of Plenty... Read More

Gold! SAR squads acknowledged

Police Search and Rescue squads have been recognised for their professionalism and expertise at the annual New Zealand Search and Rescue Awards. West... Read More

Hot shower for homeless Tauranga workers

A hot shower, hot cuppa and some friendly vibe is part of a new initiative supporting Tauranga workers who are having to live in their cars. It took... Read More

Windy, colder, southerly for NZ this Fri/Sat

A new deepening area of low pressure and a growing high will work together to dredge up a cold and very windy south to south west change in NZ this Friday... Read More

Covid-19: 32 additional deaths, two from the BOP

A total of 9570 community Covid cases are being reported today. The Ministry of Heath is also reporting 425 hospitalisations and 32 deaths, including... Read More

Covid-19 deaths reporting update

The Ministry of Health has expedited the process for formally coding the cause of death for those who are known to have died within 28 days of a Covid-19... Read More

Shivas, John Michael Kenneth

Passed away peacefully on 15 May 2022 at Tauranga Hospital. Treasured husband of Neawe. Loved brother and brother in-law of Ross and Julie, Wayne (dec.),... Read More

Building Blocks: Online tool to aid kids‘ health

Toi Te Ora Public Health is launching an important online tool to support early learning services to improve and sustain the health and wellbeing of... Read More

Road workers report “worrying trend” at BOP sites

  Road work contractors across the Bay of Plenty are reporting an increase in speeds near their worksites.   This is a worrying trend, and... Read More

Keeping number plates safe from theft

To combat the increasing numbers of theft of car number plates, Tauranga South Community Patrol will be out in force in Tauranga Crossing’s carpark... Read More

By-election: Council wants roading prioritised

Tauranga City Council’s commission wants three key infrastructure priorities to be top of mind for candidates at the forthcoming parliamentary... Read More

Rain warning issued for BOP

A heavy rain warning is being issued for the Bay of Plenty. While the warning is for the ranges of the Bay of Plenty east of Opotiki, people in the... Read More