One dead, one critical after Mount incident

Emergency services are dealing with what has been reported to be a sudden death in Mount Maunganui. St John have also confirmed one patient has been... Read More

Council‘s new Customer Service Centre opens

Tauranga City Council’s Customer Service Centre is now open to the community at He Puna Manawa, 21 Devonport Road. The move to Devonport Road... Read More

More rain on the way for dry parts of the North

Rain is falling over the northern half of the North Island, and MetService is forecasting further periods of rain today. The remainder of the country... Read More

Omicron: accommodation sector remains resilient

The domestic accommodation sector remains buoyant as Kiwis prepare for the spread of Omicron, according to new data.  Latest figures from Bachcare,... Read More

Water Watchers: Council respond after leak concern

Tauranga City Council say they are actively following the same advice given to residents over water usage amid fears of a water shortage in the city. This... Read More

Covid-19: Industries warn of expected shortages

Representatives from manufacturing, food and grocery, and healthcare are all warning of serious shortages if the self-isolation period for close contacts... Read More

Larger ports eyed as freight prices rise

Exporters should consider moving cargo to major North Island ports, such as the Port of Tauranga, rather than waiting for a ship to arrive at smaller... Read More

Kiwis urged to curb drinking despite red setting

With Aotearoa now at the red setting a researcher is urging people not to stock up on alcohol. “Our study found those who consumed more alcohol... Read More

Tonga calls for basic supplies in wake of eruption

Breakfast food, gardening tools and outboard motors are among the items desperately needed in Tonga following the devastating eruption and tsunami. It... Read More

Cricket World Cup: Red setting fears allayed

Sports Minister Grant Robertson has confirmed the Women’s Cricket World Cup can “absolutely’’ go ahead under the Covid-19 traffic... Read More

Global facility part of $18m+ building consents

The second stage of a new multi-million-dollar hydraulics and engineering facility planned for Rotorua is under way. Rotorua Lakes Council issued two... Read More

ASB Auckland marathon: Jones and Cross win again

The ASB Auckland Marathon was finally able to celebrate its 30th anniversary on Sunday, with thousands of athletes returning to one of New Zealand’s... Read More

Zespri AIMS Games revealed for 2022

  Christmas came early for thousands of intermediate-aged athletes with the announcement that Zespri are the new naming rights partner of the AIMS... Read More

Road to close after earlier truck accident

Police say part of Pyes Pa Road will be closed later tonight for the removal of a truck and trailer involved in a motor vehicle accident earlier today. A... Read More

Plenty of work on the roads this summer

As people continue their holiday travel plans or are returning back to work, they will notice road contractors out in force taking advantage of the good... Read More