Renewing connections with the ocean

Connecting with our oceans is being celebrated this week, as it is annually. Known as Seaweek, it is about inspiring all Kiwis to renew their connections... Read More

What‘s on - garden party, fair, comedy, markets

Good morning and welcome to Sunday.   The MetService advise there will be fine spells with the change of one or two showers until evening, and... Read More

Two Lotto players each win $500,000

Two Lotto players from Napier and Nelson will be celebrating in style after each winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division in last night’s live... Read More

A new direction for Tauranga arts

Arts aficionado James Wilson has added another string to his bow by taking on a newly created role at Tauranga City Council. James has been appointed... Read More

Madagascar the Musical comes to Tauranga

  Trustpower Baypark is delighted to be hosting Madagascar the Musical next month.   Based on the smash-hit animated DreamWorks movie, Madagascar... Read More

Bike night wheels back to BOP

  A film night featuring a feast of short movies dedicated to the world of cycling is wheeling its way back to the Bay of Plenty this month.   The... Read More

New faces for Tauranga Arts Festival

  Tauranga Arts Festival have welcomed a new artistic director and general manager.   Gabrielle Vincent and Nikki Hansen, respectively,... Read More

Opus Orchestra Tauranga concerts postponed

  Like so many events this week, Opus Orchestra’s upcoming concert programme in Tauranga and Rotorua have been affected by the move to alert... Read More

Royal New Zealand Ballet postpones performances

  The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s current national tour of ‘Tutus on Tour’ has been affected by the latest community outbreak... Read More

New art gallery opens in Tauranga

Tauranga’s vibrant art scene is growing with the addition of a new art space in Te Puna.   Tauranga’s glitterati and arty crowd celebrated... Read More

Brutal filmmaking

Despite the shift to alert level 3 for Auckland, and to alert level 2 for the rest of NZ, the nationwide Vista Foundation 48Hours competition is still... Read More

Online concert ending Christchurch commemorations

A free concert in Christchurch's botanic gardens as part of the city's 2011 earthquake commemorations will go ahead today as an online-only event,... Read More

$22.5 million for Powerball player

It will be celebrations all round for a lucky Powerball player from Christchurch after taking home $22.5 million with Powerball First Division in... Read More

Events hit by alert level changes

Events around Tauranga as well as the rest of New Zealand have been cancelled or postponed today following the return to alert level 3 for Auckland and... Read More

Dance fever to hit western Bay of Plenty

Well-known local identities are being shoulder-tapped to get their dance shoes dusted off and on their feet for a fun charity event later this year. Tango,... Read More