The green, futuristic village

Plans to set up worm farms and green waste composting has seen a new Mount Maunganui retirement village receive a $10,873 grant from the Tauranga City... Read More

Working together to keep crowded places safe

Police have released a strategy to assist owners and operators to increase the safety, protection and resilience of crowded places across New Zealand. Crowded... Read More

Working does matter

Those supporting Bay of Plenty people with disabilities is welcoming the government’s new ‘Working Matters: Disability Employment Action... Read More

The right chemistry

Aquinas College has won first place over 11 other Bay of Plenty and Waikato schools at a chemistry competition held at the University of Waikato. The... Read More

Hairini bus lane a bugbear for residents

A Hairini resident would like to see the Hairini Street bus lane be dual use for residents outside of peak hours. The bus lane at the end of Hairini... Read More

Four new cases - two community and two imported

There are four new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today; two community cases and two cases in managed isolation. The two community cases... Read More

Foreign yachties say lives now at risk

Foreign yachties seeking refuge in New Zealand from seasonal Pacific cyclones are baffled by the response not to let them in. The UK based Ocean Cruising... Read More

Musical academy’s future under fret

They say you can always make a bandstand by taking away their chairs, but take away a building and what’s left are more than 300 musicians needing... 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

Challenging winter season for Mt Ruapehu

COVID-19 Alert Level restrictions have contributed to a challenging winter season for Mt Ruapehu, like many other tourism businesses around the country. "Climate... Read More

Murder charge in homicide investigation

A 24-year-old old man has been charged with murder in relation to the death of Sao Young in Hamilton earlier this year. The man was arrested at a Hamilton... Read More

Angie Warren-Clark sets fresh goals

After three years as a Labour List MP, Angie Warren-Clark is pleased she has been able to see some goals achieved and is looking to pursue more. “One... Read More

Matariki award winners announced

The stars have aligned with the rescheduled Ngā Whetū o Matariki Awards 2020 now taking place during Māori Language Week 2020. The Awards, which... Read More

Fatal shooting prompts new stress treatment

Police involved in a gunfight that left a man dead are among the first to trial a new programme of infra-red and compression treatment to destress officers. Bay... Read More

Man arrested after Oropi shooting

A man is facing firearms charges following a shooting in the Western Bay of Plenty. Police were called to Mountain Road, Oropi, at 12am following... Read More