Tauranga stores fundraising help Waipuna Hospice

Waipuna Hospice has received a donation of $24,427 following a nationwide Christmas fundraising campaign.   The Farmers Remembrance Tree Campaign... Read More

More people getting into work

The December quarter benefit numbers released today show the Government’s plan to get people off the benefit and into work is starting to pay off,... Read More

4000 cannabis plants seized in police bust

Police have seized more than 4000 cannabis plants as part of a major Northland operation. Officers from Northland and the Financial Crime Group executed... Read More

Best and worst ways to buy insurance

Buy insurance from a bank or insurance broker and you’re much less likely to be a satisfied customer, Consumer NZ’s annual insurance survey... Read More

One injured following fight in Welcome Bay

One person has received medical treatment following a fight between two males this evening. A police spokesperson says they received a report of two... Read More

White Island death toll rises to 20

Two people missing presumed deceased following the Whakaari/White Island eruption have now been confirmed as deceased by the Chief Coroner. "The... Read More

Need for emergency ambulances on the incline

St John has released emergency workload statistics for 2019 confirming the number of emergency ambulance responses continues to climb. Every year the... Read More

New judges improves access to justice

Twenty-one new District Court judges have been appointed in a move that will improve access to justice and boost diversity on the bench. The new judges... Read More

Vodafone gives staff Friday afternoons off

Vodafone staff have been told they can have every Friday from 2pm off, from now until the end of February. If people work rostered hours, where they... Read More

Child car stickers will help in emergencies

Car seat stickers that enable children to be easily identified have arrived in Tauranga. The St John child car seat identification stickers are designed... Read More

Tauranga early childcare teacher disciplined

An early childcare teacher has been censured for serious misconduct after a three-year-old was left bruised after being picked up "rugby style"... Read More

White Island eruption forces tough reset

Oliver Dobbin says it's impossible not to think of the eruption which killed 20 people when he looks out at Whakaari/White Island from Ōhope Beach,... Read More

Rescue helicopter wait time ‘unacceptable’

Mike King spent an hour lying on the road thinking he would die waiting for a rescue helicopter after a motorcycle accident. The comedian and mental... Read More

New campaign to tackle low awareness of ACC’s role

Anyone who grows up in New Zealand, or visits from overseas, is naturally drawn to our bodies of water. Whether it's our beaches, our lakes or our... Read More

‘Mr Miserable’ takes a caning

He’s been labelled ‘Mr Miserable’, accused of being a ‘cowardly couch complainant’, and then invited to ‘enrich his... Read More