Hiking for the Waipuna Hospice

Waipuna Hospice is putting the call out to people of Tauranga, encouraging them to help raise funds for their cause by trekking the Great Wall of China.... Read More

Rescuing animals from the Australian bushfires

A team of experts at evacuating animals during emergencies and disasters went to Australia from New Zealand earlier this month, to help as fires raged... Read More

Tauranga stores fundraising help Waipuna Hospice

Waipuna Hospice has received a donation of $24,427 following a nationwide Christmas fundraising campaign.   The Farmers Remembrance Tree Campaign... Read More

Keeping spirits up through walking

Former Edgecumbe local Kate Casey will take on Oxfam’s annual 100km trail for the third year this March. Kate says the challenge was therapeutic... Read More

Creative and cultural events get funding boost

Creative and cultural events that highlight New Zealand’s diverse culture and build national pride are set to get a funding boost. The funding is... Read More

Holiday traffic congestion begins around Tauranga

Update 4pm: Motorists are being warned to expect delays of up to 30 minutes on State Highway 29, near Tauriko. "Due to holiday traffic, expect... Read More

Tauranga player reaps US rewards

Winning one national title for the University of Charleston would have been a great result for Will Clague. So to finish up his four-year soccer scholarship... Read More

Mauao Base Track repairs to be completed

Repairs to the Mauao Base Track are set to be completed after it successfully remained open for the busy holiday season. Tauranga City Council staff... Read More

Man charged after fatal police chase

A 28-year-old man has been charged following a fatal police chase early this morning in Rotokawa, near Taupo.  The passenger, a 45-year-old man,... Read More

Works restart on Mount reserve after historic find

  Works have restarted at Ocean Downs Reserve in Mount Maunganui after they were stopped with the discovery of historic midden. The midden were... Read More

There’s no place like ‘Home’

The winners of this year’s Trustpower Photographic Exhibition are set to be revealed this weekend with 20 captivating images representing the theme... Read More

Heavier than normal traffic expected this weekend

Plan ahead, and be patient to ensure a safe journey on Bay of Plenty and Waikato roads this weekend. That’s Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s... Read More

Fanworm found during marine biosecurity survey

Biosecurity divers have discovered Mediterranean fanworm in their annual survey of marine pests at the inner harbour this week. The dive team from Bay... Read More

Traffic delays on SH2

Reports are coming in of traffic delays State Highway 2, between Bethlehem and Katikati. A SunLive reader has messaged us on Facebook to say there is... Read More

$17 million project to start in Rotorua

Construction of a $17 million project to improve a section of State Highway 30/Te Ngae Road in Rotorua will start next month. NZTA announced work will... Read More