Tired seals make it to dry land

Don’t be surprised if you see increasing amounts of sleepy seal pups around Bay of Plenty coastlines this time of year. Local marine organisations... Read More

A little spring chaos ahead across NZ

WeatherWatch is reporting that there will be a cold snap this coming week in the south, with temperatures dropping over 10C, some low level snow appearing,... Read More

Stars students shine with native birds

A group of Otumoetai College students have killed two birds with one stone by completing a community project while also raising awareness about NZ native... Read More

Summit aims to inspire youth

Twenty young explorers from around the country are set to converge on New Zealand’s gateway to Antarctica for the first Young Inspiring Explorers’... Read More

$16 million to upgrade water treatment facilities

  Thames-Coromandel District Council is spending nearly $16 million over the next three years to upgrade 10 water treatment facilities across the... Read More

The season of the white tail spider

While most of us are preparing to head outside as the weather warms up, one Kiwi visitor is scurrying to head indoors.  'Tis the season... Read More

The Great Kereru Count 2019 is coming!

  For those who want to join the fun and help make a difference, The Great Kereru Count 2019 is coming! The Great Kereru Count is NZ’s biggest... Read More

Oceandowns Reserve to be converted to sports field

Work has commenced for turning Oceandowns Reserve into an active field with playground facilities, ready for use during the 2020 football season. Oceandowns... Read More

Kim Westerskov - award winning photographer

While talking with multi-award-winning wildlife photographer Kim Westerskov, I realized most of his life has been one big adventure. Attacked by an octopus,... Read More

Nature Needs Us - 50 years of Conservation Week

I was first introduced to the idea of conservation when I was an 11-year-old student at Otumoetai Intermediate. Our teacher Betty Bennett took our... Read More

Track lies between a rock and a hard place

“You won’t believe this – better sit down and take some deep breaths,” advises Ken Evans. Because Ken, an Edgecumbe Road resident,... Read More

What‘s on - Battle of Britain and Village market

Kia ora SunLive readers and welcome to Sunday.   Today we are expecting a fine day with westerly breezes. It’s a three-clothing-layer day... Read More

Plague of wallabies threatens Kaimai forest

The Kaimai Range native forest is under threat due to the explosive growth of wallabies. Forest & Bird says the government urgently needs to fund wallaby... Read More

House fire in Katikati

Emergency services are attending a house fire in Katikati on Sunday morning. A Police spokesperson says they were called to assist FENZ at a house fire... Read More

Brother cleans up Fraser Street Reserve

On Saturday afternoon, staff from Brother rolled up their sleeves to take part in a clean-up of Fraser Street Reserve. The global tech business has... Read More