Acting school seeks sponsorship to ride film wave

A local film and television acting school is expanding. “We’re at capacity with a lot of kids waiting, so we need to expand,” says... Read More

Chilled Events brings the ice to Tauranga

An ice skating rink is now open for business in Memorial Park. Tauranga Mayor Tenby Powell officially opened the Tauranga Ice Rink on Saturday, just... Read More

Bird of the year is ready for take-off

New Zealanders are getting ready to campaign and vote for their favourite native birds in the nation's most popular annual bird contest. Forest... Read More

Oropi Country Market opens on Sunday

Stallholders at the Oropi Country Market are excited that they can finally have the doors of the Oropi Memorial Hall open again now that most of the... Read More

Dan Carter swoons crowd at Tauranga Gala Dinner

All Blacks legend, Dan Carter, appeared in the first big event back in Level 1 in the Bay of Plenty, with his special guest appearance at last night’s... Read More

What’s on – rugby, archeology, art and music

  Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Kia harikoa. Kaua e manukanuka. Kia hari to whanau me o hoa.   The MetService advise that the day... Read More

Re:Maker launches today with an open day and party

    It's all about remaking, revaluing and re-purposing. A new initiative that revalues items seen as waste and creates a community of... Read More

Baycourt is back to business at level 1

It is a bit of a case of déjà vu, but Baycourt Community & Arts Centre is utterly thrilled to be getting back to business. With most of... Read More

Bic Runga springtime tour coming to Tauranga

Internationally heralded pop songstress Bic Runga is set to take the stage in Tauranga next month. The Baycourt show is part of a tour around select... Read More

New exhibition captures Bay of Plenty history

The newest exhibition opening in the Whakatāne Community Board Gallery this month will bring a dark chapter in our region’s history into sharp focus. Te... Read More

TECT Park busy and preparing for growth

Lockdown taught us to appreciate many things; time spent with family, healthcare workers, and the little things in life that bring us joy. It was also... Read More

NZSO to stream award-winning story in Te Reo Māori

An award-winning children’s story in Te Reo Māori about a giant with a kind heart has been reimagined by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Te... Read More

Trail running film fest in Tauranga

Running enthusiasts in Tauranga will be able to get amongst a global trail running film festival next month. The Ledlenser Trails in Motion Film Festival... Read More

Mental Health Awareness Week looks back at 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week this year will be acknowledging the tough year Kiwis have faced so far. There’s just over a week to go until Mental... Read More

What‘s on - markets, paintball, tennis and music

Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Nau mai ki te Ratapu. Kia pai to ra. There’s plenty to go and do today, with a fine day ahead and some southerlies... Read More