Poems wanted on theme of ‘generations’

A  New Zealand publishing company is calling for poems based on the theme of 'generations' for its next unique anthology. ‘Generations’... Read More

Three cars collide near Greerton

Three cars have crashed near Greerton, Tauranga. Police received a report at 3.25pm that three cars had collided on Cameron Road. Police say that... Read More

TECT comes to coastguard’s rescue

  Tauranga Volunteer Coastguard is getting busier and busier, with rescue numbers almost doubling in the last four years and international travel... Read More

Dog owners - have you gone green yet?

Time is running out to register your dog with its new green tag before July 1.  With just one week until the red 2021/22 tags expire, Western Bay... Read More

Covid-19: 24 deaths in two days, 8638 new cases

The Ministry of Health is reporting 8638 new community cases of Covid-19 and 24 deaths for the past two days. There are 316 current hospitalisations... Read More

One injured following crash on Takitimu Drive

One person is reported to have received moderate injuries following a vehicle crash on Takitimu Drive. Police say they received a report of a car that... Read More

BOP apprentice’s national scholarship success

Bay of Plenty apprentice Bayley Wilkie has won a Plumbing World Scholarship at the national 2022 New Zealand Plumbing Awards, held in Rotorua recently. The... Read More

Annual plan adopted in “challenging environment“

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has adopted its Annual Plan 2022/23 in what chair Doug Leeder describes as a “challenging operating environment”. Leeder... Read More

BOP groups get share of abuse prevention fund

Three Bay of Plenty organisations have received funding towards their elder abuse prevention intiatives. The funding is part of the $250,000 elder Abuse... Read More

Planting approach starts in Palm Beach West

This week saw a resumption of planting in Te Ara o Wairākei stormwater corridor at Royal Palm Beach under an adapted planting approach devised to preserve... Read More

Weather: warm in the east, settled on Sunday

A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, therefore temperatures in the east are warm, says a WeatherWatch spokesperson. "An occluded... Read More

Sevens stars set to shine over Matariki weekend

The world’s leading sevens teams descend on Pukukohe this weekend for the Oceania Sevens in their last international tournament before July’s... Read More

Safe driving calls for a winter long weekend

Waka Kotahi, Police, ACC, Ministry of Transport, Auckland Transport and WorkSafe are joining up to urge people to stay safe on the road this Matariki... Read More

Sam ready to work for Tauranga

Tauranga’s new MP Sam Uffindell has had a cracking start to his new role, arriving in Wellington on Monday, fresh from his win in the city’s... Read More

Museum renovation: $30m could be added to project

The cost of renovating the Rotorua Museum could swell to as much as $83 million, creating a $30m funding shortfall, a document obtained by Local Democracy... Read More