United Nations key to phosphate rock issue

  Ballance Agri-Nutrients say they fully support everyone’s right to protest after a recent demonstration by the Rail and Maritime Transport... Read More

TECT consultation reaches half-way point

TECT beneficiaries have two more weeks to submit their feedback on proposed changes to the structure of TECT, in response to the potential sale of Trustpower’s... Read More

Average rates increase limit proposed for WBOP

Western Bay of Plenty residents are being encouraged to have one final say on key decisions that will help shape the district's future. Western... Read More

What‘s on - garden party, fair, comedy, markets

Good morning and welcome to Sunday.   The MetService advise there will be fine spells with the change of one or two showers until evening, and... Read More

A new direction for Tauranga arts

Arts aficionado James Wilson has added another string to his bow by taking on a newly created role at Tauranga City Council. James has been appointed... Read More

A shining star for youth

Plush carpets underfoot, a large modern kitchen with a fully stocked walk-in pantry, a map of the Tauranga Moana rohe on the dining room wall and a piano... Read More

A community approach to employment in Tauranga

Finding a new job is a daunting task at the best of times, but add in relocating back to New Zealand amid a global pandemic and it becomes incredibly... Read More

Garden Party with a vintage twist

  It’s time to don the fashion of yesteryear and step back into the past for an enjoyable, relaxed garden party in the tranquil garden setting... Read More

VIDEO: Mixed response to Covid vaccine in Tauranga

There are mixed reactions among the Tauranga community about who will get the Covid vaccine or not. Answers ranged from yes, no, to f*#* no. The first... Read More

Bike night wheels back to BOP

  A film night featuring a feast of short movies dedicated to the world of cycling is wheeling its way back to the Bay of Plenty this month.   The... Read More

Call to donate to Tauranga organisations

People are being encouraged to donate to their favourite local organistations. The Acorn Foundation’s annual ‘Give back and get back’... Read More

What‘s on Today? Tauranga Extravaganza

Good morning sunners. Usually with this story we would update you what is happening in and around Tauranga today. Unfortunately, many of the events... Read More

Tsunami threat causes Tauranga schools to evacuate

Schools in Tauranga have been evacuated in response to the tsunami warnings that are currently in place across the Bay of Plenty. Tauranga Saint Mary’s... Read More

Expensive bills for early tenancy exits

Tenants wanting to exit a rental early are being loaded up with high fees from property managers and landlords. Renters advocates and Consumer New Zealand... Read More

New faces for Tauranga Arts Festival

  Tauranga Arts Festival have welcomed a new artistic director and general manager.   Gabrielle Vincent and Nikki Hansen, respectively,... Read More