Car seat recycling hits 100k milestone

The country’s only child car seat recycling programme has hit a major milestone after collecting more than 100,000kg of plastic and metal for recycling. The... Read More

Heavy rain still tracking towards BOP

While today may be looking fine, the MetService warns the Bay of Plenty is in line for some heavy rain this weekend. A broad, complex low is expected... Read More

Tauranga plan submissions jockey for position

  Tauranga Racecourse Reserve has once again become the subject of a tug-of-war between those that wish to see the site repurposed for housing... Read More

Crash causing delays on Te Puke Highway

A crash is reported to be causing traffic delays on Te Puke Highway. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says two vehicles have crash on the highway,... Read More

MP, former mayor call for independent review

Rotorua MP Todd McClay and former mayor Grahame Hall are calling for an independent review into Rotorua Lakes Council, with Hall saying in his view it... Read More

Volunteering a way to connect with community

People volunteer for all kinds of reasons, but for Michael Tills, the catalyst was last year’s Daffodil Day television commercial for the Cancer... Read More

Maintenance work at Maungatapu roundabout

Delays are expected in the Maungatapu area this weekend as tree removal and maintenance work takes place. The State Highway 29A on-ramp near the Maungatapu... Read More

Kiwi orchestra score hit Netflix film

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is the music powerhouse behind the soundtrack to the new animated movie ‘Wish Dragon’, the No.1 movie... Read More

Two car crash on SH29 Tauriko

A crash is causing congestion on State Highway 29 near Tauriko. The two vehicle crash occurred around 6.35pm near Redwood Lane, says a police spokesperson. There... Read More

Project to monitor New Zealand snow

Snow falling in New Zealand’s mountain regions is a major source of freshwater, but how much snow is being stored and how it’s expected to... Read More

Lifesavers celebrated at excellence awards

A busy and successful season between the surf lifesaving patrol flags and at lifesaving sport competitions will be celebrated at Surf Life Saving New... Read More

Rugby star’s Olympic dream

The All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens depart for the Oceania Sevens in Townsville, Australia next Tuesday, with both sides carrying an extended... Read More

Matariki art competition tonight

Otumoetai College’s Ruamano committee welcomes the public to come along to their Matariki art competition this evening. The event begins at 5pm... Read More

Precautionary controls placed on egg producer

New Zealand Food Safety has placed movement controls on a North Island egg producer as a precautionary measure after environmental testing indicated... Read More

Investigation into weak positive Covid-19 result

A weak positive Covid-19 test result is under investigation in Stewart Island. Meanwhile, two people previously being treated for Covid-19 at Middlemore... Read More