AA announces their 12 election calls for transport

The AA has published its Election Calls, highlighting 12 actions it wants the next government to take to make transport better, safer and cleaner. The... Read More

Community landmarks across NZ to be renovated

Town halls, war memorials and other community landmarks across the country will be renovated thanks to grants totalling just under $12.4 million from... Read More

Helicopter rescue at Omanawa falls

A person has been airlifted to hospital after falling down a rock face near the Omanawa Falls. A St John spokesperson says a person has suffered moderate... Read More

Overseas voting starts on Wednesday

Voters who are overseas will be able to vote in the 2020 General Election and referendums from this Wednesday. About 67,000 New Zealand voters are enrolled... Read More

Eight arrested in BOP and drugs seized

Police have today arrested eight people on drug-related charges after a number of search warrants were carried out in Tauranga, Paeroa and... Read More

Pedestrian and car collide on Cameron Road

One person has sustained moderate injuries after being hit by a car on Cameron Road. Emergency services were called to the incident, which was outside... Read More

From the coldest place to the toughest race

As if spending 13 months in Antarctica, wintering over at Scott Base and braving temperatures as low as -47 degrees wasn’t challenging enough,... Read More

Bay Oval to host international cricket test

Tauranga’s Bay Oval will host one of four international cricket tests on Boxing Day. After concerns over the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic... Read More

Power outages in the Western Bay

  Power is out to a number of properties in the Western Bay of Plenty this afternoon. Powerco is reporting outages in the Lower Kaimai, Aongatete... Read More

Father found guilty of child‘s death jailed

A father who killed his two-year-old daughter after walking into a river with her when he became angry at a relationship breakdown will spend at least... Read More

Two new cases detected in managed isolation

There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. Both are imported cases detected in a managed isolation facility.   One person... Read More

Heart Foundation Research grants top $78m

  The Heart Foundation will put $4.2 million dollars of funding towards heart research and specialist training for New Zealand cardiologists. ... Read More

Tree down & car crash on SH2, power out in Te Puke

Motorists are being warned to expect delays on State Highway 2, following reports of a tree being down near Te Puna. Firefighters are working to remove... Read More

BOP police used excessive force in custody – IPCA

  Tauranga Police subjected a woman suffering from mental health issues to unnecessary and excessive uses of force while in custody, the Independent... Read More

Te Puke Cricket Club pavilion overhaul complete

The Te Puke Cricket Club pavilion has a new lease on life. Established in 1886, the Te Puke Cricket Club has a long history in the region. As one of... Read More