Further four measles confirmed in BOP

Since last week’s report, a further four cases of measles have been confirmed in the Bay of Plenty, bringing the total number of measles reported... Read More

Anzac Day services in Tauranga

Thousands of people are expected to gather for ANZAC Day services across the city this Thursday. This year’s events continue to honour the sacrifice... Read More

Emergency water shutdown in Tauranga

UPDATE: 10.25AM: Around 30 properties in the area are without water this morning after an emergency water shutdown. "A water tanker will be parked... Read More

Government fails on police targets - National

The government is well behind on its target to boost the number of sworn frontline police by 1800 by 2020, says National’s police spokesperson... Read More

4.8-magnitude quake felt across lower North Island

People across the lower North Island have reported feeling an early morning 4.8-magnitude earthquake, centred 10km southwest of Dannevirke. The quake... Read More

Safety focus ‘crucial’ this game bird season

Game bird hunters will be in the public eye "as never before" when the new hunting season opens - and safety measures have never been more... Read More

Man saved from drowning in Pilot Bay

A man was saved from drowning in Pilot Bay this evening. A faint call for help offshore brought members of the public down to the water's edge about... Read More

Domestic and international tourism to be reviewed

A review of Tourism New Zealand will look at the domestic and international travel environment and consider how the organisation can support current... Read More

Nathan Harris extends contract with NZ Rugby

Mobile hooker Nathan Harris has become the latest player to commit to New Zealand, extending his contract until 2021 with New Zealand Rugby and the Gallagher... Read More

Man arrested following death of 17-month old

A 39-year-old man has been arrested following the death of 17-month old Sadie-Leigh Gardner. Sadie-Leigh was taken to Auckland’s Starship Hospital... Read More

Car off road on SH2

A car has gone off the road on State Highway Two near Apata. A police spokesperson says they were called to the scene near Apata Station Road and Turner... Read More

Water incident a false alarm at Mount beach

A water incident at Mount Main Beach this afternoon has turned out to be a false alarm. A police spokesperson says it ended up just being divers. “No... Read More

Tauranga Home Show celebrating its 20th show

The Tauranga Home Show will be launching its 20th anniversary show on May 3, 4 and 5. This iconic exhibition has evolved over two decades into the... Read More

Tauranga woman named patron of SuperGrans

It’s official – Tauranga’s Chloe Wright is a SuperGran. The chief executive of the Wright Family Foundation was recently named patron... Read More

Stay vigilant on the roads these school holidays

Easter may be over, but the New Zealand Police is reminding the public to remain vigilant on our roads. Traffic volumes increase during school holiday... Read More