Rip Curl Pro Off to Flyer at Raglan

New Zealand’s top surfing talent produced some outstanding performances on day one of the Rip Curl Pro presented by Corona which commenced on Saturday... Read More

Thames-Coromandel getting bike wise

The Thames-Coromandel District Council has gained ACC cycle funding to provide a great opportunity to deliver free cycle skills. Thames-Coromandel... Read More

Person found deceased in Puarenga Stream

Update 2pm: NZ Police report that the person found deceased in a Rotorua stream this morning has been identified as a 62-year-old Rotorua man. The... Read More

The neighbours are bats

Long-tailed bats have been found close to Rotorua city environs. They have been discovered in two sites in Rotorua’s Sanatorium Reserve, an area... Read More

It’s not all about rubbish

There’s less than one week left for people to have their say on Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s consultation proposals. Submissions... Read More

Waikato PhD student aiming to prevent injuries

New research is underway at the University of Waikato’s Adams Centre for High Performance that aims to develop an easy test which will identify... Read More

Greenhouse Gas Inventory shows ‘need for action’

  New Zealand’s latest Greenhouse Gas Inventory shows emissions are on the rise, underscoring why the Government is taking action on climate... Read More

Crater lake on Mount Ruapehu is heating up

A scientist says although the crater lake on Mount Ruapēhu is the hottest it's been in two years, there is no greater threat of an eruption. Te... Read More

Papamoa Primary taking a sustainable leap

Papamoa Primary School students and teachers are busy bees today. The students are taking part in a sustainable activity to design and make their own... Read More

Vapour trail caught on camera

A strange streak in the sky is being put down to a vapour trail thought to have come from an aircraft. Chris and Amber Wyatt sent a video to SunLive... Read More

Recycling scheme ‘needs to be more sustainable’

The soft plastics recycling bins that people used to see at supermarkets are not likely to be making a comeback any time soon. The Packaging Forum,... Read More

What‘s on - doggie playdate, art and Thai food

Kia ora and morena Sunners, and welcome to your Sunday, where there's lots of great activities to participate in or be entertained by. The weather... Read More

Omokoroa future plan close to being finalised

The preferred option for Omokoroa’s next stage of future urban planning will be finalised by Western Bay of Plenty District Council at the end... Read More

Americans hit the ground running

A team of highly experienced American search and rescue professionals and young volunteers has arrived in Tauranga as part of an informal exchange scheme. Their... Read More

Two years on from Edgecumbe floods

Saturday April 6, marks two years since Tropical Cyclone Debbie caused widespread flooding in the Whakatane District. On the morning of April 6, 2017,... Read More