Temporary traffic changes during cruiseship season

Throughout the cruise ship season there will be some temporary changes to the flow of traffic on Salisbury Ave and The Mall in Mount Maunganui. To help... Read More

Lifeguards training and saving lives year round

Summer may not have arrived just yet, but Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s volunteers have already been busy saving lives. Rescues on October 12... Read More

Avant-garde headpieces beyond the garden path

More than 200 people, many decked out in their floral finery, packed into the Te Puke Memorial Hall on Saturday for the inaugural ‘Beyond the Garden... Read More

Plenty to ‘sea’ at the fishing and boat show

This is year two for the Tauranga Fishing and Boat Show and once again, Tauranga will have its own indoor fishing and boat show along with everything... Read More

Fire rages in Auckland SkyCity Convention Centre

UPDATE 4.15pm:  Emergency services remain at the scene of a fire on the roof of a building in Auckland’s CBD. Fire and Emergency crews are... Read More

Closure of Grace Road exit onto 15th Avenue

Tauranga City Council has reached an important milestone in the 15th Avenue Improvements project with the permanent closure of the city side exit of Grace... Read More

Sulphur Point boat ramp work this week

The six-lane boat ramp at Sulphur Point will have reduced capacity tomorrow and Thursday while contractors repair a small section of rock wall. The work... Read More

Power restored to hundreds in Whakamarama

Updated 4pm: Power has now been restored in the Whakamarama area after being out for more than 700 properties. Power is out to more than 700 properties... Read More

Grace Road exit onto 15th Ave permanently closed

The city side exit of Grace Road onto 15th Avenue is now permanently closed. Tauranga City Council says this is “an important milestone in the... Read More

DRURY, June Frances (nee Weller)

Passed away peacefully on 20 October 2019, aged 77, surrounded by her loving family. Dearly loved wife of the late Leo. Cherished Mum to Trevor and Gina,... Read More


On 21 October 2019, suddenly at his home aged 66 years. Beloved husband of Vicki, loved dad of Scott, Rowan and Braden. Loved father in law of Cindy... Read More

Roaming dogs causing fear in Tauranga communities

  Residents in the Parkvale area are on alert as some of their family cats have been killed by roaming dogs.   This has been happening... Read More

Firearm offences sparks police helicopter callout

Many residents in the Tauranga are reporting being woken in the early hours of this morning due to police in the area. One resident who lives near... Read More

BOP one of the fastest growing regions

Northland, Waikato, and Bay of Plenty were the fastest-growing regions in the year ended June 30 2019, while the West Coast only had a small increase,... Read More

Get moving for charity this Labour Weekend

Rally up your friends and family and take part in the inaugural ‘Family Fun around The Lakes for Charity,’ launching at Tauranga Crossing... Read More