Rescuing animals from the Australian bushfires

A team of experts at evacuating animals during emergencies and disasters went to Australia from New Zealand earlier this month, to help as fires raged... Read More

First case of M.Bovis found in the BOP

  Farmers will be on high alert after a case of Mycoplasma bovis has been found in the Bay of Plenty.   A dairy farm in Waiotahi, near Opotiki... Read More

Playing the infinite game at Momentum

Climate change, futures research and playing “the Infinite Game” are among the topics on the agenda for Zespri’s Momentum 2020 conference... Read More

American university group aids conservation effort

A values-driven tourism group from the University of Delaware got stuck into Bay of Plenty conservation efforts this week. The American university group... Read More

What‘s on - trucks, planes, trains and sprint cars

Kia ora and welcome to Saturday. He whakaaturanga rangi i te rangi i tenei ra. Expect a mainly fine day apart from morning cloud and the chance of an... Read More

Avocado growers prepared in case of summer drought

Avocado growers are confident they will be able to cope in the event of a summer drought. Forecasters from the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric... Read More

The cool and windy week explained by MetService

The MetService had forecast a cold and windy start to the last week as a cold front crossed over the far south of the South Island. The lingering southerly... Read More

Our protected native estuary gone says resident

Angela was at home in Windermere on Friday when the vegetation fire broke out in the nearby reserve. She was one of the first to call emergency services. “The... Read More

Total watering ban for Whitianga and Hahei

The Thames Coromandel District Council have advised that a total watering ban is now in place for Whitianga, and Hahei also remains on a total watering... Read More

Te Puna celebrates 20th speed shear

The Te Puna Speed Shear competition is back for its 20th year with top NZ shearers battling it out on stage this evening. People can come and watch... Read More

Te Puke show schedule jam-packed

A mechanical bull ride, a fun dog ring contest – and Te Puke’s Strongest Man and Woman Competitions – are all new attractions to Te... Read More

Kiwi, tui and fantail chosen as summer ambassadors

A new summer wildfire prevention campaign featuring three of New Zealand’s most beloved native birds has begun. Last summer, campfires helped... Read More

Man arrested for murder at Waihi Beach

Update, Sunday 7am: A 21-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a 22-year-old man at a Waihi Beach property last night. A... Read More

Two reported missing at Kaituna River found safe

Police report that emergency services were working this evening to locate two people who were last seen in the Kaituna River. SunLive readers... Read More

Forecasters warns campers of severe winds

MetService is forecasting a deep low to pass to the south of Aotearoa over the weekend which is pushing a westerly wind flow onto the country from Sunday.... Read More