Seafood industry waste may help protect NZ rivers

Waste mussel shells could become a low-tech, natural tool to filter pollutants from New Zealand waterways if field testing by University of Canterbury... Read More

Raising funds for a community barbecue

Western Bay of Plenty Neighbourhood Support is launching a Givealittle campaign to raise funds for a community barbecue. Manager Bruce Banks says the... Read More

Magic appoint new coach after challenging season

Mary-Jane Araroa has been appointed as the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic’s new head coach for the 2022 ANZ Premiership. Araroa steps up from her... Read More

Motorcyclist critical after Papamoa crash

UPDATE 6.55PM: Police have confirmed a motorcyclist has been left in a critical condition following a serious crash in Pāpāmoa today.  The... Read More

Te Puna avo company wins international award

Te Puna-based avocado oil producer, Grove, has won the Superior Taste Award with two stars for its Extra Virgin Avocado Oil by the prestigious International... Read More

Brakes applied on both ends of the property market

Quotable Value’s latest figures show a significant reduction in house price growth across both ends of the property ladder – with one main... Read More

Police issue warning to vehicle owners

Police are warning car owners, particularly those with a Mazda Demio or Nissan Tiida, to have security measures in place to help prevent their vehicles... Read More

NZ rugby stars have Olympic medals in sight

The Bay of Plenty-based New Zealand men’s rugby sevens team can guarantee themselves an Olympic medal this afternoon if they win their semi-final... Read More

First female baker makes pie award history

  An Auckland baker has taken out the supreme pie award, seizing the title from Tauranga’s Patrick Lam.   Patrick, of Patrick’s... Read More

Community Funding Policy approved by Council

A policy developed in to ensure robust and transparent administration and distribution of the new $1.81 million Community Grant Fund is being approved... Read More

Steamers squad named for 2021 NPC premiership

The countdown towards the Bay of Plenty Steamers Premiership charge nears its final stretch, with another significant milestone ticked off the agenda. The... Read More

NZTA to work with industry over rule enforcement

The New Zealand Transport Agency Waka Kotahi says it's looking at ways to lessen the immediate impact of enforcing a rule that has forced some motorhomes... Read More

Blackcaps in Tauranga celebrating world title win

Members of the world conquering Blackcaps cricket team are in Tauranga today showing off the distinctive Mace trophy they secured by beating India in... Read More

Mass traffic delays amid Cameron Road works

A number of people are reporting major traffic delays around the Tauranga CBD. Major road works are now underway on Cameron Road, affecting the stretch... Read More

Audit of Whakatane recycling bins disappointing

A wig, rotten food, a full butane canister, skin cream, pill packets, broken glass and tampon applicators. None of these items are recyclable yet they... Read More