Uni students encouraged to enrol to vote

Younger voters are being encouraged to take time now to make sure they are enrolled and ready to vote in this year’s election and referendums. The... Read More

Fun for everyone at Doggy Day Out

It will be a case of canine delight in Te Puke this weekend, when the annual Doggy Day Out bounds into town. Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s... Read More

Tauranga tournament aims higher after nomination

It's already one of the Bay of Plenty's biggest events - now organisers of the Anchor AIMS Games have plans to make it the best in New Zealand... Read More

Creating a better future

Sustainable Backyards is back for 2020, bringing with it a month-long calendar of environmental events in March. This year celebrates 15 years of sustainability,... Read More

Ticking off 195 countries from the bucket list

He’s been to every country on Earth - 195 countries to be exact. Chris Sutherland left New Zealand when he was 18 and hasn’t looked back... Read More

Police name fatal shooting victim

The name of the man who was fatally shot by police following a car chase on Thursday has been released. Anthony John Fane, 33, of Tauranga died after... Read More

Health workers fight for their jobs

Public Service Association members are taking a stand against a proposal that would see 16 people at HealthCare NZ in Tauranga lose their jobs. Around... Read More

Coromandel residents urged to conserve water

The Thames-Coromandel District Council is emphasising to residents that there is still an urgent need to conserve water across the region. “Some... Read More

No COVID-19 virus cases in the Bay

Toi Te Ora Medical Officer of Health Dr Neil de Wet says that 26 people are in self-isolation for COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, in the Bay of... Read More

Rethinking fashion consumption, style and making

My sewing machine has died and I need to cart it off to get fixed, mainly because it satisfies the need to make things out of the quirky, colourful fabrics... Read More

What‘s on - markets, macrame and motorkhana

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki.  Kia ataata tonu. We’re expecting a cloudy day with drizzle possible in... Read More

Growing for Good

Good Neighbour’s community gardens at Bethlehem and Welcome Bay are the result of awesome foresight and a lot of planning by some incredibly insightful... Read More

Council considers quirky crossing

The fairytale of the Billy Goats Gruff is being played out in suburban Tauranga. In a real-life, but loose adaption, the mean ‘who’s that... Read More

Following my nose to Coromandel

  Recently I took a Saturday sunset drive up to Manaia in the Coromandel. I actually had no exact idea where I was going, but had been invited... Read More

Zespri’s head office officially opened

Zespri has officially opened its Mount Maunganui head office as part of the kiwifruit industry’s marquee Momentum 2020 conference. With phase... Read More