Contempt of Court Bill passes third reading

A Bill that consolidates and modernises the rules relating to contempt of court has passed its third reading, says Minister of Justice Andrew Little. Contempt... Read More

Burling & Tuke look for golden touch at test event

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have wrapped up gold or silver in the 49er at the Olympic test event in Enoshima but there's really only one colour... Read More

Speed concerns raised following serious crash

Police are continuing to investigate a three car crash in Tauranga. Emergency services were called to the scene on Ngatai Road, near Chapel Street,... Read More

Govt urged to free up wholesale fuel market

Cut-price petrol company Gull wants the government to free up the wholesale fuel market to bring in genuine competition. The Commerce Commission has... Read More

Information events for Te Papa peninsula project

  Tauranga City Council are holding information evenings so the community can learn more about the Te Papa Peninsula project and have their say.... Read More

Heavy rain to lash the BOP

Heavy rain is being forecast to hit the Bay of Plenty tonight, through to tomorrow morning. A severe weather watch for heavy rain is in place for the... Read More

Serious injuries in Tauranga crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash in Bureta tonight. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says there has been a crash at the... Read More

Primary and intermediate principals accept pay

Primary and intermediate school principals have settled their long-running pay dispute with the Education Ministry. Educational Institute members have... Read More

Measles cases on the rise

More than 100 new cases of the measles have been confirmed in the past week, according to new figures from the Institute of Environmental Science and... Read More

NZ will keep ‘above water’ amid recession fears

New Zealand's economy is not headed for recession, ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley says. For all the gloom-laden predictions overseas which have... Read More

Kindergarten Sunflower project prepares to bloom

A staggering 13,024 kindergarten tots around New Zealand will become little green thumbs and showcase their gardening knowhow by competing with other... Read More

New pathways to jobs for EBOP students

Applications have opened for a new programme about Eastern Bay of Plenty’s booming horticulture industry. It’s for senior school students... Read More

Skull stolen from Jolly Roger charity truck

A call is being put out for someone to return the skull stolen from the Jolly Roger. The Jolly Roger is a charity truck which travels the country raising... Read More

Tauranga inner harbour inundation study outcomes

Tauranga City Council is continuing to invest in mapping and planning for natural hazards on behalf of our community. On Monday, council released a... Read More

The moral disgust of being a plastic user

There should be a new social norm called ‘plastic shaming’ – that carrying and using plastic should become as objectively gross as... Read More