App to add te reo Māori course for beginners

Te reo Māori will be added to one of the world's most popular language learning app by the end of the year. Duolingo has more than 300 million... Read More

NZTA scam email back in circulation

The New Zealand Transport Agency is warning people to be on the lookout for a scam vehicle licence email currently back in circulation. While the email... Read More

Our glowing orange ‘Wolf’ Moon

On Saturday night, Dave Greig, who is the president of the Tauranga Astronomical Society, headed up to the Minden Lookout at Te Puna to see if he could... Read More

What‘s on - beach hockey, music, cricket

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday. Kia noho taraiwa haumaru. Kia pai te one me te whanau. Expect some morning cloud, followed by a generally fine day. Cloud... Read More

The pulling power of model trains

He’s 16, a model train fiend, and likens himself to the fictional and anthropomorphic James the Red Engine from TV’s ‘Thomas and Friends’. “Yeah.... Read More

Police scanner Facebook groups breaching privacy

People's privacy is being breached amid a rise of online groups posting about police radio activity on social media. Police warn they will shut... Read More

New World scam prompts warning

A Facebook scam promising a year's free groceries for 150 "lucky fans" has fooled 34,000 people, forcing ​Netsafe to issue a warning... Read More

NZ Defence Force to send support to Australia

Minister of Defence Ron Mark today announced New Zealand is sending three Royal New Zealand Air Force NH90 helicopters and crew, and two NZ Army Combat... Read More

Reminder to be safe online

Police would like to remind young people of the risks when sending, receiving and requesting sexually explicit images online. It is important to be... Read More

Top items sold on Trade Me in 2019

Move over Stephen Colbert, a straw hat that "may or may not" have belonged to the infamous British family who toured New Zealand last year... Read More

NZ losing millions from cyber crimes

Potentially the biggest tech issue New Zealanders will confront this year, will be the growing impact of fake news and an inability to discern real from... Read More

Fight for Coromandel rescue helicopter begins

The lack of a rescue helicopter based in the Thames-Coromandel district could put patients at risk, Mayor Sandra Goudie says. For the last ten years... Read More

State of the art fire-truck for Tauranga Airport

To say that getting a new airport rescue fire-truck is rare, would be an understatement. But that’s exactly what the Aviation Rescue Fire Crew... Read More

Mount beachgoers can enjoy free wifi

  Mount Maunganui beachgoers will enjoy free wifi this summer thanks to a Tauranga City Council initiative that will make our city more connected... Read More

Funding confirmed for Opotiki technology centre

Te Tahuhu o Te Rangi, Ōpōtiki’s new Technology and Research Centre is closer to starting thanks to a grant from BayTrust’s Community Amenities... Read More