Distance learning for Te Akau Ki School students

  Te Akau ki Pāpāmoa School is reporting a successful distribution of iPads for most whanau/families to allow the school to continue to operate... Read More

Positive Covid case at Brookfield Primary School

Some students at Brookfield Primary School are moving to distance learning following news of a Covid positive case at the school. In a post on Facebook,... Read More

WHO public health expert on the risk of Omicron

World Health Organisation spokesperson Dr Margaret Harris says the Covid-19 Omicron variant has "many more mutations" but it is yet to be found... Read More

Tauranga police station Covid exposure scare

  Tauranga Central Police Station has been added to the list of locations of interest in the Bay of Plenty with the exposure event considered... Read More

Live: Covid-19 post-cabinet update

UPDATE: The government has purchased 60,000 courses of Pfizer's oral antiviral medication to treat early infections of Covid-19, subject to Medsafe... Read More

No new Covid cases in the BOP

The Ministry of Health is announcing 135 new Covid community cases around New Zealand today. Of those, 125 are in Auckland, eight are in the Waikato... Read More

BOP business under the new traffic light system

In the Bay of Plenty most of the region has moved to the orange light, but some businesses have chosen to do things differently. Owner of The Nourished... Read More

70 community cases and over 30 locations in BOP

Over 30 new locations of interest in Maketu, Pāpāmoa, Te Puke, Gate Pa, Bethlehem and Mount Maunganui have been announced in the Bay of Plenty since... Read More

Experts implore Aucklanders to ‘staycation’

The combination of the Covid-19 protection system and the removal of internal borders later this month could cause a massive spike in infections, says... Read More

Covid-19: 106 new community cases, 77 in hospital

There are 106 new community cases of Covid-19 reported across New Zealand on Sunday. Of these 93 are in Auckland, three in Northland, eight in Waikato,... Read More

Testing, vaccination and locations today for BOP

There are testing and vaccination centres open in various locations throughout Eastern and Western Bay of Plenty on Sunday.   Anyone who has... Read More

New locations of interest in Tauranga announced

More locations of interest in Pāpāmoa, Te Puke, Gate Pa, Bethlehem and Mount Maunganui have been announced on Saturday. SunLive has an innovative... Read More

Gathering at Memorial Park protests mandates

Several hundred people gathered at Memorial Park in Tauranga on Saturday morning to protest the government’s mandates. From 11.59pm on December... Read More

COVID-19: 98 new community cases, 6 in BOP

There are 98 new community cases of Covid-19 reported today with six of the new cases in the Bay of Plenty District Health Board region, and one new... Read More

New locations of interest in Tauranga suburbs

More locations of interest in Pāpāmoa and Mount Maunganui have been announced on Friday and Saturday morning. SunLive has an innovative easy-to-find... Read More