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

Grim reality of education for disabled kids-survey

Parents have told an IHC survey their disabled children are being bullied at school, many are not getting enough support, and some have been illegally... Read More

Youth ready employer programme launched

A programme for employers to help them engage effectively with younger employees was launched today by Minister of Employment Willie Jackson. The Youth... Read More

What‘s on - dirt racing, greyhounds and comedy

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday. He maha nga huihuinga e tupu ana i tenei ra. Me harikoa ki to whanau me o hoa. We are expecting a fine day today, with... Read More

Nurses fundraise for Bangladesh

Three Tauranga nurses who were inspired by a grassroots healthcare programme in Bangladesh are fundraising to see its continuation. Lyn Elliot travelled... Read More

Students to get fare-free bus rides for 2020

As students around the Bay are heading back to school, parents will be pleased to know students travelling on Bayhopper buses will receive free fares... Read More

Reaching high speeds at only 16

He’s been racing cars in all categories of motorsport before he was able to drive on the road. Tauranga-born teen Callum Hedge officially got... Read More

What‘s on - snooker, A&P show, beach volleyball

Kia ora and welcome to Saturday. He ua matou i te po whakamutunga. He pai mo te kari. Some cloudy periods with a chance of a shower are expected today.... Read More

Living with one of life’s quirks

Ilma Shergold, the grandmother, is younger than her grandsons. Go figure. The boys are aged 25,26 and 30, or thereabouts, and Ilma, the grandmother,... Read More

Everyone encouraged to get behind internet safety

Celebrities, politicians, business and school are getting involved in Safer Internet Day 2020. The day is an international event on February 11 aimed... Read More

Mr G’s artwork embodies the spirit of Waitangi Day

This year, Waitangi Day holds special significance for Tauranga street artist Graham Hoete, better known as Mr G. He’s spent most of the day... Read More

Two donated vans help Bay students

Vans donated to a Tauranga school is kicking 2020 into gear for its students. Tauranga Special School teacher Jo Crean says two Ford vans were donated... Read More

Young people ask for social media safeguards

Young people recognise the dangers of social media and are asking for safeguards to be put in place to protect them - including having its safe use taught... Read More

Alleviating back to school costs in Tauranga

Some Tauranga schools are reducing back to school cost for families in hardship, an effort to get learning underway immediately as term-one kicks off.... Read More

The Lion and Tusk Museum

Roger Mabbett was driving along Portside Drive a few months before Christmas when he noticed a small sign on the side of the road. Puzzled, he went... Read More