Te Puke Cricket Club pavilion overhaul complete

The Te Puke Cricket Club pavilion has a new lease on life. Established in 1886, the Te Puke Cricket Club has a long history in the region. As one of... Read More

Greener pastures for Matua Bowls

A $70,000 grant will go towards converting two grass greens to synthetic surfaces at Bowls Matua. The grant is being gifted to the organisation by the... Read More

Mount Maunganui park targeted by vandals

It’s proving hard to dissuade skateboarders from using the concrete spaces at Te Papa o Ngā Manu Porotakataka, formerly Phoenix Car Park. About... Read More

Contracts for Omokoroa Road upgrade awarded

The construction contract for the Omokoroa Road upgrade from Western Avenue to Tralee Street has been awarded to J Swap Contractors Limited. Western... Read More

Peter McTavish refuses to let disability stop him

Intelligent and inspiring, but to the point, that’s how Rachel McLeod's interview with Peter McTavish started. Peter arrived into this world... Read More

Aspiring young pilots take to the skies

Tauranga Aero Club Young Eagles have had their first foray into an historic aircraft. It was a big day for Warbird Aviation who recognised the 80th... Read More

Powerball and Strike roll over - $10m up for grabs

Powerball and Strike have both rolled over, meaning there is a combined prize pool of $10 million up for grabs on Wednesday. Powerball was not struck... Read More

Oropi Country Market opens on Sunday

Stallholders at the Oropi Country Market are excited that they can finally have the doors of the Oropi Memorial Hall open again now that most of the... Read More

Omokoroa campaigns for a local college

While other secondary students are eating their breakfast, the students of Omokoroa and the surrounding areas are already on the bus, preparing to be... Read More

Dan Carter swoons crowd at Tauranga Gala Dinner

All Blacks legend, Dan Carter, appeared in the first big event back in Level 1 in the Bay of Plenty, with his special guest appearance at last night’s... Read More

What’s on – rugby, archeology, art and music

  Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Kia harikoa. Kaua e manukanuka. Kia hari to whanau me o hoa.   The MetService advise that the day... Read More

Re:Maker launches today with an open day and party

    It's all about remaking, revaluing and re-purposing. A new initiative that revalues items seen as waste and creates a community of... Read More

Cutting the grass? Cut it out!

We’re heading towards summer, and the warmer weather that goes hand-in-hand with fortnightly lawn mowing for lots of New Zealanders. But a number... Read More

Holy toredo!

  The multi-award winning Tauranga Bridge Marina has been undergoing a serious maintenance programme, replacing 25 piles.   The reason... Read More

Terry’s cherries in full bloom

  Greerton Village is once again bursting with pink blossoms. Regarded by many locals as the ‘Capital of Spring’ in New Zealand, the... Read More