More than 1300 families off housing waiting list

In the first quarter of this year, 1357 families and individuals came off the state housing waiting list and into permanent homes, says Housing and Urban... Read More

Petition for speed camera on Chapel Street

A Tauranga man is on a mission to get a speed camera installed along Chapel Street. Chapel Street resident, who only wants to be known as Jeff, has... Read More

Price of bread likely to rise

The price of bread looks set to rise as the shortage of Australian wheat starts to hit this country. Australia's worst drought in more than a century... Read More

Equestrian couple face sex charges

A prominant equestrian couple have been charged with child sex offences from multiple complainants. Laken Maree Rose, 29, and Andrew Alan Williams,... Read More

Transport initiative brings Minister to the Bay

Leaders from across the western Bay of Plenty met with the Minister of Housing and Urban Development, and Transport, Phil Twyford last week to discuss... Read More

Fleeing driver caught near Baypark

One person has been taken into custody following a vehicle fleeing from police across Tauranga this afternoon. A police spokesperson says the vehicle... Read More

Tauranga City Sunrise Lions present donations

Members of the Tauranga City Sunrise Lions Club gathered this morning to present funds raised from their last season to three valuable community organisations.... Read More

Vehicle fleeing from police through Tauranga

The driver of a vehicle is leading police on a chase through Tauranga this afternoon. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says he saw police pursing... Read More

New apartment hotel for Tauranga to open in August

One of the newest developments in Tauranga CBD is set to be completed ahead of schedule. The Quest Apartment Hotels development on Devonport Road is... Read More

Half of KiwiBuild homes snapped up within one day

Classic Builders has been inundated with inquiry about the KiwiBuild homes in Omokoroa, made available for sale last Wednesday. The eight KiwiBuild... Read More

Katikati College student wins solo/duo in SFRQ

Baypark was the scene for the Bay of Plenty upcoming musical talent on Saturday May 18, with the top 12 bands selected for the Smokefreerockquest regional... Read More

Tauranga CBD parking woes turning people off

Parking availability and cost in the Tauranga CBD is causing shoppers to spend their dollars elsewhere. SunLive went into the heart of Tauranga to... Read More

Mexico coming to Bayfair

Bayfair’s new food precinct is looking promising, with the inclusion of the popular chain restaurant Mexico. With the restaurant opening to the... Read More

Investigation into cause of major power outage

More than 4000 properties in the Mount Maunganui area lost power at around 9.30am this morning. Crews are currently working to restore electricity... Read More

Large scale power outage in the Mount

UPDATED 10.14AM: A site investigation is underway into the cause of a large scale power outage in Mount Maunganui. A total of 4476 properties were affected... Read More