Rising stars ready to perform in Tauranga

Six young musicians who are hoping to carry off the title of Rising Star 2019, are busy putting the final touches to their musical item. This Sunday... Read More

Twenty-five years of Bay City Music

Over the last month or so, Nicola Bettley and her brother Stew Weir have been busy emptying their music shop at the top end of Devonport Rd. If you... Read More

Woolly winter lit-tree-ature in Greerton Village

What I hear on the grapevine is that the Greerton Village ‘communi-tree’ like to have their woolly and colourful trees socks on, to keep... Read More

Fab time out in Bethlehem

Time Out on Friday night, proved to be a fabulous time out in Bethlehem for over 600 women from around the Bay. Hosted by Bethlehem Baptist, the evening... Read More

Falling in love with pets

The rain came down, so savvy toddlers with their parents and caregivers headed to the biggest indoor pet show in town. It’s been a big weekend... Read More

Hot rods and classic cars to fill carpark building

The Bay Rodders Winterblast is just one week away. Classic cars, hot rods, vintage, special interest cars and motorcycles will be on display on each... Read More

Today‘s cancelled and postponed events

Two events have been cancelled and one postponed today due to the rain. Tauranga City Council has announced that due to wet weather, the Matariki Kite... Read More

Te Puke Gymsport & Parkour celebrates 65 years

Te Puke Gymsport and Parkour has reached the incredible milestone of being 65 years old. A celebration was held at the club near the end of May. “Our... Read More

What’s on – theatre, trash art and Iron Man

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday!  We’re expecting a mostly rainy day today. This should ease to fine spells and isolated showers later in the... Read More


Alex Garrett is celebrating his 70th year as a brass band player and he hasn’t taken a break in that entire time. “It has been my life,”... Read More

Powerball and Strike roll over

One lucky Tauranga person has won $12,925 with Lotto Second Division in last night’s live Lotto draw. The ticket was sold at Countdown Bethlehem. Powerball... Read More

ACG Tauranga student pirouetting to the US

ACG Tauranga year 11 student Madeleine Limmer has been accepted to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts High School dance programme.   The... Read More

ExportNZ Bay of Plenty Awards winners announced

A tour operator with our national game at heart; an innovative agri-tech company; a General Manager of Sales and Marketing for an organic spice exporter;... Read More

Star building apprentices compete for title

The hunt is on for the next Registered Master Builders Apprentice of the Year. This morning, 12 Bay of Plenty-based building apprentices competed in... Read More

Council to decide on Kulim Park funding

Elected Members will decide on Thursday, June 27 whether to approve an additional $1m in the 2019/2020 Annual Plan for the Kulim Park redevelopment. On... Read More