Kuaotunu River Bridge opens

  The Kuaotunu River Bridge will open this afternoon, a week ahead of schedule.   Thames Coromandel District Council area manager - north... Read More

Kaimai wind farm still up in the air

    A combined council hearing for a proposed wind farm on the north-western area of the Kaimai Ranges is unlikely to take place before the... Read More

SunLive marks 45,000 Facebook milestone

SunLive readers are continuing to find the website the go to site for 24/7 news. This is evident with the daily news website reaching a milestone of... Read More

BOP youth receive excellence awards

Two of the Bay of Plenty’s most inspiring young Kiwis were recognised for their outstanding leadership and becoming role models for children, at... Read More

Thousands to drop, cover, hold

At 1.30pm, thousands of people across the Bay of Plenty will be ducking under desks and doorways to practice their Drop, Cover and Hold. So far, almost... Read More

Western Bay gains freedom camping funding

Freedom camping in the Western Bay has gained additional funding to increase public awareness, security and monitoring of freedom camping requirements... Read More

Westerlies to dominate rest of October

Westerly quarter winds will dominate New Zealand for the rest of the month - but we do have at least three influential low pressure systems. WeatherWatch.co.nz... Read More

Tuia Matauranga Roadshow comes to Tauranga

A free interactive roadshow that brings to life Pacific voyaging and New Zealand’s histories will be in Tauranga from 17 to 18 October. It will... Read More

BOP Lotto players win $15k

Two Bay of Plenty players are among 39 Lotto players who have won second division. Wednesday night was a night of celebrations right around the country... Read More

Armed police in Ohauiti

Armed police have been spotted in the Ohauiti area this morning. A man who lives in the area says he was not allowed to leave his home this morning... Read More

Police confirm types of ammo allowed for hunting

Duck shooters and other hunters can continue to use cartridges filled with lead or steel shot, as these are not prohibited, says police. They may... Read More

Black Ferns captain wins Bay Rugby supreme award

Black Ferns captain Les Elder is the supreme winner at the annual Bay of Plenty Rugby Awards. Players, coaches, referees, administrators and volunteers... Read More

One critically injured in Waihi crash

One person is in critical condition following a crash in Waihi. Emergency services were called to the crash on State Highway 2 around 9.30pm. A police... Read More

Tauranga home currently Trade Me‘s longest listing

Most people listing their properties hope to see a sale within a matter of weeks – the sooner the better. But one Tauranga couple have been waiting... Read More

Late spring for NZ property market to fuel growth

Growth in the regions is fuelling annual sales growth in September of 48 per cent for Tall Poppy real Estate, echoing the latest figures released by... Read More