Man found guilty of kidnapping and assault

A man has been found guilty of assaulting and kidnapping his then 17-year-old girlfriend before she died in a crash on a Bay of Plenty road.  The... Read More

Powerball rolls over: $35 million up for grabs

Powerball was not struck last evening and has rolled over to Saturday night, where the jackpot will be $35 million. “The excitement is building... Read More

Police continue to seek Questo King

Police continue to ask for the public’s help to locate Questo King, who has a warrant to arrest. King, 34, is 178cm and of medium build. He has... Read More

Runners take on Mount Maunganui streets

  Tauranga’s Luke Williams finished first the 21km ‘We Run the Night’, ahead of more than 1400 runners in Mount Maunganui.   Luke... Read More

Dairy prices fall as coronavirus affects trade

Dairy prices have fallen again in the latest global dairy auction, as the coronavirus outbreak takes its toll on trade. The average price at the overnight... Read More

Uni students encouraged to enrol to vote

Younger voters are being encouraged to take time now to make sure they are enrolled and ready to vote in this year’s election and referendums. The... Read More

Reports of fire in Wairoa, BOP

Reports are coming in of a fire in the Wairoa area of Western Bay of Plenty. A SunLive reader has emailed to say they can see fire and smoke in the... Read More

Fun for everyone at Doggy Day Out

It will be a case of canine delight in Te Puke this weekend, when the annual Doggy Day Out bounds into town. Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s... Read More

Jury retires in kidnapping trial

A jury has retired in the trial of a man accused of the kidnapping and assault on his girlfriend who later died in a crash in the Bay of Plenty. Jason... Read More

Man charged with manslaughter after BOP crash

Bay of Plenty Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious crash in the Rotorua area on Thursday, January 23. The crash, involving a car and a pedestrian,... Read More

Witnesses sought after Tauranga fatal shooting

Police are seeking witnesses to the fleeing driver and fatal police shooting on State Highway 2 last week. In particular, police want to speak with... Read More

Tauranga woman‘s death treated as a homicide

Police can now name the woman who was found dead at a Lynwood Place address in Tauranga on Friday, February 14. "She was Jessie Lee Booth, 30,... Read More

Rotorua home to mountain bike action in March

Crankworx Rotorua is back for another week of mountain bike action from March 1 to 8. The Rotorua events will include Maxxis Slopestyle in Memory of... Read More

Tauranga welcomes $400m facility investment

Priority One and Tauranga City Council welcomed today’s announcement by Fletcher Building that it will be relocating its Auckland-based Winstone... Read More

Experts join forces to produce medicinal cannabis

Bay of Plenty-based firm, Eqalis, is rapidly building its reputation as the most qualified medicinal cannabis producer in New Zealand after hiring two... Read More