ACC invests $920m in fossil fuels

New Zealand's largest Crown entity investor, ACC, is defending an investment of nearly $1 billion in fossil fuels. ACC is responsible for New Zealand's... Read More

Hundreds of complaints made about early childhood

Bad teachers, fraudulent record-keeping and biting children were among the 430 complaints the Education Ministry received about early childhood services... Read More

Kiwis’ digital privacy must be protected

Nearly 80 per cent of New Zealanders are concerned about how their identity is managed online, Digital Identity NZ executive director Andrew Weaver will... Read More

TGC student awarded Maori scholarship

New Zealand’s only scholarship to support Māori high school students to gain admission to top global universities has been awarded to five high... Read More

Further analysis on Mauao base track repair

A decision has been made to seek more information on the different options to repair the slip on Mauao that destroyed part of the base track. At the... Read More

BOP clock maker calls time at 93

  Bill Groves is 93.   Since 1948, making and repairing watches and clocks have earned him a crust. Some crust, as his weekly wage of 12/6... Read More

Jacinda Ardern not giving up on KiwiBuild

  Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she's not giving up the focus on building more affordable homes, while accepting KiwiBuild hasn't... Read More

Police announce firearms collection events

A list of collection events for the firearms amnesty and buy-back period is now available on the police website. Around 192 events – including... Read More

Tauranga mother’s worst nightmare

  A Tauranga mother says not all “millennials are a lost cause” after her worst nightmare unfolded before hear eyes. Kerri-ann Tutemahurangi... Read More

One woman‘s mission for easier disabled parking

  Three new disabled parking spots are now available at Fraser Cove Shopping Centre after a Tauranga woman’s persistence with centre management.   As... Read More

One arrested after BOP pursuit

One person has been arrested following a police pursuit in the Bay of Plenty this morning. A speeding vehicle was spotted along Te Ngae Road in Rotorua... Read More

French Connection for Toi Ohomai

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology and French university Angers have signed a cooperation agreement that will enable exchange programmes and further... Read More

Kermadec earthquakes: what you need to know

  The Kermadec Islands region north of New Zealand is quite a seismically active place.   Following the magnitude 7 earthquake on June 16,... Read More

Rising stars ready to perform in Tauranga

Six young musicians who are hoping to carry off the title of Rising Star 2019, are busy putting the final touches to their musical item. This Sunday... Read More

Man reportedly falls from boat near Tanners Point

UPDATED 10.23AM:: A search is continuing near Tanners Point in the Bay of Plenty after a man reportedly fell from a boat. Police, Coastguard and a rescue... Read More