Man claims $10.2 million Powerball prize

The wait is over… Hamilton’s latest Powerball winner has finally come forward to claim his $10.2 million prize — despite knowing he... Read More

Stats NZ to include gender inclusive questions

The gender diversity of New Zealanders will be better reflected in future statistics with new information collected in household surveys, Stats NZ says... Read More

Dumping of waste in Coastlands sewer infuriates

Whakatāne District Council operations staff are extremely disappointed following the discovery of a large amount of waste that has been dumped into... Read More

Multicultural committee making mussels stronger

There’s a mussel processing factory in Tauranga that has so many different ethnicities amongst its staff that it has set up its own multicultural... Read More

Final flourish eludes Kiwi kayaker

Kiwi kayaker Finn Butcher was just 2cm away from yet another canoe slalom milestone at the second ICF World Cup of the season in Slovakia overnight. The... Read More

Police warn of phone scammers

Police are reminding members of the public to be wary of phone scammers claiming to work for telecommunications organisations and / or Police. This... Read More

Woolly winter lit-tree-ature in Greerton Village

What I hear on the grapevine is that the Greerton Village ‘communi-tree’ like to have their woolly and colourful trees socks on, to keep... Read More

Te Puke layout topic of discussion at meeting

  Members of the public are being invited meeting in Te Puke to discuss the new layout of Te Puke.   The meeting will be held at the Te... Read More

Sallies fill vital void in loan market

The cash-strapped, low income loan seeker has a powerful and willing new advocate in town – a former London stockbroker with a pedigree in accountancy,... Read More

SunLive named best website at CNA awards

Locally owned and operated news publisher Sun Media has won best website at this year’s New Zealand Community Newspaper Association Awards. The... Read More

Kiwis paying ‘more than ever’ for insurance

Consumers are paying more than ever for insurance but they’re not getting a fair deal, Consumer NZ’s latest report on the industry shows. Consumer... Read More

One critically injured in Te Aroha crash

A person has been critically injured in a two-car crash near Te Aroha, in the Waikato.  The crash happened on Stanley Road at 10.05am on Sunday.  A... Read More

To scoot or not to scoot in Tauranga

  Auckland’s got Lime. Wellington’s got Flamingo and Jump. New Plymouth has Blip and even Taupo’s got Glide, albeit on trial.   But... Read More

4.0 M quake near Rotorua felt by many

A 4.0 Magnitude earthquake near Rotorua on Sunday afternoon was felt by many people in the region. Geonet reported that the earthquake struck at 4.29pm,... Read More

Fab time out in Bethlehem

Time Out on Friday night, proved to be a fabulous time out in Bethlehem for over 600 women from around the Bay. Hosted by Bethlehem Baptist, the evening... Read More