Sun safe summer for Tauranga Special School pupils

Tauranga Special School students are safe from the sun thanks to the installation of new shade sails. A NZ Community Trust grant of $35,000 has fully... Read More

Fundraising dinner with Simon Bridges

  Two people have the chance to dine with Tauranga Member of Parliament Simon Bridges.   The National Party leader is supporting Koru Care... Read More

Steamers face a different beast in Manawatu

Manawatu will be a different beast when the two sides clash in the first semi-final game of the Mitre 10 Cup, says Steamers assistant coach Mike Delany. The... Read More

Tuia 250 commemorations kick off in Coromandel

The Coromandel is celebrating the Tuia 250 commemorations, a national programme of events and education being expressed through music, storytelling,... Read More

MSD fraud investigation review finds gaps

A top-level review of the Ministry of Social Development's fraud investigation tactics has found serious gaps in training and oversight. The independent... Read More

Sky gets tick of approval for NZR deal

Sky Television's shareholders have approved its deal to retain the Sanzaar rugby rights for an undisclosed sum, making it unconditional. The deal... Read More

Biosecurity ‘everyone’s responsibility’

    Biosecurity intrusions affect all of us and a Tauranga organisation is celebrating a year of protecting the local environment.  The... Read More

Finalists announced for the 2019 BOP sports awards

Junior athletes, international sports stars, coaches, officials and volunteers are among the 74 finalists of the 2019 Bay of Plenty Sports Awards. Now... Read More

Horse waiting at SPCA for a home for four years

It has been 1594 days since Jinx arrived at Auckland's SPCA and she is still waiting for a family to take her home. The horse, now officially the... Read More

Awards highlight BOPs amazing organisations

The new TECT Community Awards will be a celebration of individuals and groups who contribute to making the Western Bay of Plenty one of the greatest... Read More

Records broken at SLSNZ pool rescue champs

An impressive number of pool records have been broken at the annual Surf Life Saving New Zealand Pool Rescue Championships 2019, held last weekend in... Read More

Final results for Tauranga City Council elections

The final results for the Tauranga City Council elections have been announced and Tenby Powell has been confirmed as mayor. Councillors for the Mount... Read More

Man killed in SH29 crash named

Police have released the name of the man who died following a crash on State Highway 29, in the Lower Kaimai area. Shane Michael King died when the... Read More

Mitchell bar eviction - ‘Storm in a teacup’

News is circulating that Tauranga MP Clayton Mitchell was kicked out of a local bar on Saturday night. Newshub is reporting the New Zealand first MP... Read More

Boaties urged to be safe this summer

With the boating season starting, people are being advised to check their boats and equipment before heading out on the water. Bay of Plenty harbourmaster... Read More