Horse waiting at SPCA for a home for four years

It has been 1594 days since Jinx arrived at Auckland's SPCA and she is still waiting for a family to take her home. The horse, now officially the... Read More

Awards highlight BOPs amazing organisations

The new TECT Community Awards will be a celebration of individuals and groups who contribute to making the Western Bay of Plenty one of the greatest... Read More

Mitchell bar eviction - ‘Storm in a teacup’

News is circulating that Tauranga MP Clayton Mitchell was kicked out of a local bar on Saturday night. Newshub is reporting the New Zealand first MP... Read More

Waiting it out with Terry Molloy

Sunday was an interesting and nerve wracking day for two of Tauranga’s City Council 2019 election hopefuls Bill Grainger and Terry Molloy. The... Read More

BOP youth receive excellence awards

Two of the Bay of Plenty’s most inspiring young Kiwis were recognised for their outstanding leadership and becoming role models for children, at... Read More

Thousands to drop, cover, hold

At 1.30pm, thousands of people across the Bay of Plenty will be ducking under desks and doorways to practice their Drop, Cover and Hold. So far, almost... Read More

Tauranga home currently Trade Me‘s longest listing

Most people listing their properties hope to see a sale within a matter of weeks – the sooner the better. But one Tauranga couple have been waiting... Read More

Late spring for NZ property market to fuel growth

Growth in the regions is fuelling annual sales growth in September of 48 per cent for Tall Poppy real Estate, echoing the latest figures released by... Read More

New songs to be added to Tauranga shows

When much-loved Kiwi band Sons of Zion perform in Tauranga this summer you can guarantee they’ll be coming with a new set and some new music. Four... Read More

Vehicle retrieved from river following fatal crash

Police have recovered the vehicle that crashed into the Wairoa River along State Highway 29.   Police were called to the single vehicle fatal... Read More

Man exposes himself in Gate Pa

Police are making enquiries into a man exposing himself in Tauranga. A police spokesperson say they received a report around 3.40pm on Tuesday of an... Read More

Planned upgrades for Kulim Park

    Tauranga City Council is seeking feedback from the community on planned upgrades to Kulim Park. “Council plans to upgrade the... Read More

Kelvin Clout looks forward to continuing to serve

On Saturday night following the election progress results being announced, Kelvin and Kathryn Clout opened their home to supporters, family and friends,... Read More

Lane closure on SH29 for vehicle recovery

Motorists travelling along State Highway 29, in the Lower Kaimai area, can expect delays as the Tauranga-bound lane at Ruahihi is closed. The NZTA says... Read More

Tauranga STEMFest showcases community spirit

New Zealand families brought their curiosity to Tauranga STEMFest to celebrate the city’s first, world-class gathering of innovators, educators,... Read More