Spat hatchery planned for Eastern Bay of Plenty

Te Whanau-a-Apanui and Aotearoa Mussel Limited have joined forces to build a land-based mussel spat hatchery in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, to enhance... Read More

Drop-in sessions for Matakana Island plans

Western Bay of Plenty District Council are holding a drop-in session today on Matakana Island for those who wish to have a say about the plans for 170ha... Read More

Sewing and saving

Would you like to try your hand at sewing while helping tackle plastic pollution? Boomerang Bags Tauranga is having a sewing bee at Our Place Tauranga... Read More

Giraffe warmer no stretch for caravan people

  The Tauranga Hospital children’s ward is $2500 closer to purchasing a lifesaving piece of equipment for sick babies, thanks to a joint... Read More

Eastern BOP iwi divided on Treaty negotiations

Treaty Negotiations Minister Andrew Little has received formal requests by at least three hapū to stop negotiating the Whakatohea Treaty settlement... Read More

What‘s on - career expo, sport, markets and music

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Morena koutou katoa. Kia pai te ra ki nga hoa me nga whanau. There is a chance of a morning shower, but then... Read More

An eye on the island

  More than 170ha of Matakana Island will be returned to iwi if public submissions rule in favour.   If successful, the eastern end of Matakana... Read More

National weather update for Saturday

  WeatherWatch advise that a cold southwesterly airflow will ease over New Zealand today.   A ridge of high pressure will be developing... Read More

A time of passion

  Dave has been collecting military memorabilia for 46 years.   “I have visited a lot of the battle fields and cemeteries in France... Read More

An opportunity to thrive

  The cost of housing, a universal basic income, the environment and the opportunity to thrive are all top policy priorities for The Opportunities... Read More

New fund to support housing and construction

The government is establishing a $350 million fund to support the residential construction sector and to minimise the economic impact from COVID-19. “The... Read More

Low-emissions for heavy transport a step closer

Getting low-emission trucks on the road is a step closer with investment in infrastructure to support hydrogen vehicles.   The Infrastructure... Read More

Tauranga charity helps people live their best life

The daily grind of work, eat, sleep, repeat gets mundane but for two Tauranga people it is all they wanted. Julie Thomson and Mitchell Brown have learning... Read More

Woman fought off carjacker who brandished a knife

Gillian Rowse sat in her car for 30 minutes on Friday morning, wondering if she could take the risk to drive to work. The 64-year-old Tauranga woman... Read More

World class athlete wins BOP cross-country champs

Two Bay of Plenty athletes have secured a place in the National Cross-Country Championships after taking out the top spots at the Waikato-Bay of Plenty... Read More