From source to sea

Water is a very precious commodity. Our very existence depends on it. That’s why the Tauranga City Council is throwing open the doors to its Oropi... Read More

Olympic history beckons kayaker Jones

Luuka Jones has history in her grasp after a dramatic day of qualifying at the canoe slalom world championships in Spain overnight. The Tauranga paddler... Read More

Pink pooches on parade

It’s time to dust off your pink wig, pull out the tutu and get yourself dolled up to paint the town pink – hot pink. That’s right,... Read More

Honey funds life saving surgery for Boi

Honey and a dog may seem like and odd match, but Hayden Walker has found a sweet spot by selling honey to raise money for live saving surgery for his... Read More

Endeavour voyages continue to excite kiwi

A kiwi woman with a life-long passion for sailing is a “repeat offender” on the HMB Endeavour. This is Donamarie Dickens’ eighth voyage... Read More

Brewing up a plan to get youth voting

“We had a harder time than these jumped up spoiled brats.” 59-year-old Shirley’s caustic comment on youth in a ‘letter to the... Read More

Wanted man located in Tauranga appears in court

A 62-year-old man appeared in the Tauranga District Court this morning after being located in the Judea area on Thursday morning. The man was wanted... Read More

Hearing is believing

Brienna Horn’s face lights up every morning when her cochlear implants are switched on. The 13-month old Mount Maunganui baby is profoundly deaf... Read More

SH2 lane closure near Bayfair this weekend

The New Zealand Transport Agency is advising that there will be a lane closure near the Bayfair roundabout this weekend, as part of the Bay Like project.... Read More

Alleged aggravated robbery in Omanu

UPDATE: 8.14am: Police are appealing for information following an aggravated robbery in Mount Maunganui this morning. Police received a report around... Read More

New cops for the Bay of Plenty

The number of frontline Police officers has been boosted by 78 with the graduation of the latest recruit wing from the Royal New Zealand Police College. Police... Read More

2019/20 cruise ship season on the horizon

The 2019/2020 cruise ship season is upon us, with the first cruise ship MS Maasdam, set to arrive in Tauranga on October 6. With thousands of tourists... Read More

Regions to lead skills and jobs planning

A new regional approach to skills planning will see our workforce, education and immigration systems working together to better meet the differing skills... Read More

Small Businesses now safer

Five hundred small businesses have now benefitted from government-funded safety measures under a crime prevention initiative to reduce the risk of aggravated... Read More

Trout fishing’s big day out

The first day in October is to a trout fisher perhaps the year’s most important day. The opening of the new trout season is eagerly anticipated... Read More