City Life

‘Totally reckless’ planning rules put on hold

Planning rules that allow greater housing intensification in two Western Bay of Plenty towns has been put on hold. The Western Bay of Plenty District... Read More

Waikato and BOP state highway works for February

The first of a series of closures on the State Highway 29 Kaimai Range will take place from Sunday 25 February to Thursday 29 February. Closing the road... Read More

Serious crash in Te Puke

A person is in a serious condition after a three-vehicle crash in Te Puke this afternoon. Police say a three-vehicle crash reported at 3:20pm at the intersection... Read More

Back to previous structure for two major series

The New Zealand Superbike Championship and Suzuki International Series will not be run in conjunction in 2024-25. The two major stand-alone competitions did... Read More

SH2 Waihī to Tauranga traffic impacts

Motorists are being asked to drive carefully through road work sites and stick to temporary speed limits. "Unreliable travel times are frustrating for everyone,... Read More

Carve it up with canoe slalom

Riding the competition high after crashing through white water and rapids, Canoe Slalom Bay of Plenty is hosting a ‘Give it a go'day so you can try this... Read More

Asian cultures on show at Tauranga festival

Rich, breath-taking stories, art, music, performances and delicious line-up of cuisine from a range of Asian cultures will be on offer at this weekend's Tauranga... Read More

Jazz festival to take centre stage in Tauranga

There is only one month left until The 61st National Port of Tauranga Jazz Festival begins, bringing hundreds of acts, performances and spectacular talent to... Read More

Warming winds ahead of weekend rain band

Continuing settled weather will cap off the working week, then MetService is forecasting rain to move swiftly northwards up the country for the last weekend... Read More

Unexpected twist for lifesaving festival

The first day of racing at the country's largest junior lifesaving carnival in Mount Maunganui was filled with excitement and a few unexpected twists courtesy... Read More

Waka Ama team of 70-year-olds is off to Hawaii

A team of Mount Maunganui 70-year-olds dubbed the Fluffy Slippers are heading to the international stage after winning the national Waka Ama championships in... Read More

New book shares Anna Crighton’s inspiring story

Today, February 22, will always be a reminder to many New Zealanders of the Christchurch earthquake of 2011, when lives were lost and buildings came down in... Read More