Washed up animal sparks interest

  An animal washed up on a Tauranga beach is sparking some interest.   A video supplied to SunLive shows what looks like a skinned animal... Read More

Delays after truck breakdown on harbour bridge

UPDATED: NZTA is reporting that the Tauranga Habour Bridge is now clear. A truck had broken down, blocking one lane of the bridge just before 1.30pm. A... Read More

Witness appeal in BOP death investigation

The death of a man whose body was found in the Bay of Plenty is being treated as “unexplained” as police continue to investigate. The body... Read More

Tauranga melanoma survivor calling for change

Mount Maunganui College teacher Leisa Renwick is enjoying her two week holiday and is making the most of life. Four years ago she didn’t know... Read More

New ownership and new name for Phil’s Place

  The Tauranga restaurant formerly owned by Phil Rudd will get a new lease on life when it closes its doors on May 5.   ‘Phil’s... Read More

A great week for washing and drying laundry

People with loads of washing piled up are being advised to leave it until Tuesday. WeatherWatch.co.nz says a large high is rolling in and will linger... Read More

Whittaker‘s most trusted brand eight years running

New Zealand chocolate brand Whittaker’s has made Reader’s Digest history, winning its coveted Most Trusted of all Brands Survey title for... Read More

Rangiuru flex their muscles

The opening five minutes of last weekend’s clash between home side Te Puna and Rangiuru ended any lingering doubts whether the promoted team from... Read More

Emergency prank calls could mean prison time

False alarm calls to a Bay of Plenty volunteer fire brigade is prompting a reminder to the public about the misuse of a telephone. The Matata Volunteer... Read More

WBOPDC Community matching fund opens today

Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s annual Community Matching Fund opens today with $140,000 available for not-for-profit community groups. Application... Read More

Tauranga‘s Campbell starts season on the podium

Tauranga’s Phil Campbell has started his Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship campaign with a third placed finish at the Otago... Read More

April road toll sitting at 45

April is being described as the deadliest month on the roads in 10 years. The Ministry of Transport has confirmed 45 people have been killed so far... Read More

Hollywood execs visit BOP

The Bay of Plenty has a large variety of stunning movie locations, and thanks to Bay of Plenty Film, Hollywood film studios are quickly learning it too.   Eight... Read More

Highway open following serious crash

State Highway 33, near Paengaroa, is open this morning following a serious crash. Emergency services were called to the two-vehicle crash near Allport... Read More

Car hits tree at Tauriko

There are reports tonight of a car hitting a tree at Tauriko. A reporter at the scene says six police cars and an ambulance attended the scene of the crash... Read More