Power box fire in Mount Maunganui

"Loud sparking before bursting into flames" is how witnesses are describing a power box fire in Mount Maunganui tonight. Firefighters were... Read More

$128m boost to support offenders mental health

The government has announced that mental health and addiction services for offenders will receive a $128.3 million boost. The money, which will be paid... Read More

Highway closed through Karangahake Gorge

State Highway 2 through the Karangahake Gorge will be closed tonight and tomorrow night. From 8pm to 5am, a full road closure will be in place to allow... Read More

SH29 opens after fatal crash

State Highway 29 is now open after a fatal crash earlier today. One person died and two others were injured following a two-vehicle crash on the highway,... Read More

Pākehā Kaupapa Māori graduate bridges gaps

Alex Hotere-Barnes is a Pākehā educated in a Māori immersion school and he reckons we should be working better together. He grew up in Tauranga... Read More

Crash in Otumoetai this afternoon

Two cars have crashed in Otumoetai this afternoon. Police were called to the scene at the intersection of Maxwells Rd and Chapel Street around 4.45pm. A... Read More

Continence NZ urges Kiwi’s to have a wee chat

Incontinence isn’t the usual topic of conversation, but this week Continence NZ is encouraging Kiwis to get together and have a ‘wee chat’.... Read More

State Highway 29 expected to be open at 7pm: NZTA

State Highway 29 is expected to be reopened at 7pm tonight following a fatal crash in the Lower Kaimai area. The two-vehicle crash was reported to Police... Read More

NZ Country Artist of the Year playing in Tauranga

New Zealand singer songwriter Jenny Mitchell is playing at Tauranga’s Jam Factory on July 5 as part of The Troubadour Tour. The Gore born and... Read More

Person arrested following Hairini search warrant

One person has been arrested in Hairini this afternoon. Police say a search warrant was executed at an address in the area. “One person is in... Read More

One dead following SH29 crash

One person is dead following a crash on State Highway 29, in the Lower Kaimai area. Police have confirmed that one person has died and two others have... Read More

SH29 closed following serious crash

UPDATED 2.44PM:  State Highway 29 is closed following a serious crash in the Lower Kaimai area. "Emergency services are attending a serious... Read More

Tauranga teens to take on new motorsport event

Two Tauranga teens are taking on a unique motorsport event later in the year. It is called King of the Hammers in America or Ultra4. Here in New Zealand... Read More

McCORMICK: Mary Gwendoline

Peacefully surrounded by family on 16 June, 2019 aged 82 years at Somervale Rest Home. A dearly loved wife of Francis (Mac) for the last 59 years. Loved... Read More

Tauranga kayaker creates World Cup history

New Zealand kayaker Callum Gilbert has grabbed a slice of history, recording the best K1 result by a Kiwi male at the opening ICF World Cup canoe slalom... Read More