Volkswagens to shine in the sun

The VW ‘Run to the Sun’ is back in Tauranga for 2020. The concept is popular in the UK and Jeremy Longman pitched the idea to a few friends... Read More

Police investigating car on fire in Pyes Pa

Police are making enquiries following the discovery of a car on fire in Pyes Pa early this morning. Police received a report of the car on fire about... Read More

Octogenarians go skydiving

The trio of octogenarians were chuckling as they came towards me down the Oakland driveway in 13th Ave. Rex OConnor, age 86, Jennifer Mundy, 81, and... Read More

Two in suspicious vehicle taken into custody

Two people were taken into custody last night near Hairini. Police observed a suspicious vehicle on Haukore St at 11.11pm on Saturday night. “When... Read More

What‘s on - dirt racing, greyhounds and comedy

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday. He maha nga huihuinga e tupu ana i tenei ra. Me harikoa ki to whanau me o hoa. We are expecting a fine day today, with... Read More

One person has now died following TEL crash

One person has now died following a serious crash on the Tauranga Eastern Link Toll Road on Wednesday. Police have advised that a person has died in... Read More

Students to get fare-free bus rides for 2020

As students around the Bay are heading back to school, parents will be pleased to know students travelling on Bayhopper buses will receive free fares... Read More

Vehicle with trailer crash on Kaimai range

A vehicle with trailer have crashed on the lower Kaimai range this afternoon. Police received a report at 2.45pm that a single vehicle with a trailer... Read More

Reaching high speeds at only 16

He’s been racing cars in all categories of motorsport before he was able to drive on the road. Tauranga-born teen Callum Hedge officially got... Read More

Taneatua safety improvements to start

Work to improve safety along the stretch of State Highway 2 through Taneatua is scheduled to start this week. NZTA says contractors will be on site... Read More

A wheelie good time during Bike Month

Bike Month 2020 is well underway with some type of biking event taking place most days throughout the month of February. To make things easier for those... Read More

Concerns slip lane a waste of money

‘I consider it a waste of money.’ That’s Vicki Coes’ reaction to the Welcome Bay slip lane and the recent redesign work done... Read More

Vehicle crash on SH2 near Katikati

A vehicle has crashed on State Highway 2 near Katikati early this afternoon. Police were called about midday following a report of a single-car crash... Read More

Salt Gypsies

Heidi Steward’s mum Gloria Groot and step-dad Case were planning to live full-time on a bus, travelling New Zealand once Gloria retired. “But... Read More

What‘s on - cricket, soccer and A&P show

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday. Kia mahara ki te inu wai i tenei ra. There’s a fine hot day with brisk westerlies ahead. Remember to keep well-hydrated. It’s... Read More