Greerton win Baywide cup final thriller

Eves Realty Greerton won the Baywide Cup for the third time on Saturday after a tense one-wicket victory over defending champions Element IMF Cadets. Cadets batted first on a Pemberton Park wicket that had plenty of assistance for the bowlers. ...... Read More

National Sevens event ticks every box

When NZ Rugby agreed to move the TECT National Sevens from Rotorua to Tauranga this weekend they wanted assurances the move would be successful. It was also the first time the national event has been held in December rather than January, which was...... Read More

World Cup bronze a buzz for Ayla

From mini kicks at Otumoetai Football Club, through Tauranga City’s high-achieving women’s team, to a World Cup bronze medal winner – that’s the tale of Ayla Pratt’s football career so far, and it’s one she never...... Read More

Final round of BayTrust scholarships announced

Forty six sportspeople, from a variety of different codes, are the recipients of the final round of BayTrust Athlete, Coach and Official scholarships for 2018. The BayTrust scholarships are funded from contributions to Sport Bay of Plenty’s...... Read More

What’s On: Christmas Carnival and National Sevens

Good Morning SunLive readers and welcome back to another sunny Sunday. It’s going to be another fine day today, with some evening cloud. There will also be some light winds and some sea breezes. Looking into tomorrow and Tuesday, tomorrow...... Read More

Sevens off to flying start

The opening day of the TECT National Sevens produced plenty of thrills over 42 games played in magnificent conditions at Tauranga Domain today. The old stadium has never looked finer with temporary stands, multi-coloured marquees and both playing fields...... Read More

Athletes take on Monster for another year

Athletes of all ages and capabilities have hit the sand, surf and sea today to take on the annual Mount Monster. The event includes a 25km epic along the Mount Maunganui coastline, comprising a 5km run, 1500m swim - including a 6m jump off...... Read More

Avoiding swimming after rain

Monitoring data from last summer made available by Land, Air, Water Aotearoa reveals outdoor swimming spots in New Zealand have good recreational water quality most of the time. Project scientists recommend avoiding the water for up to three days after...... Read More

Juniors to hone their skills in the sand and sea

More than 400 young water-smart Kiwis will be enjoying Mount Maunganui’s Omanu Beach this weekend at one of the first Surf Life Saving Eastern Region sport carnivals of the season. The Bay of Plenty Junior Championships will be held this Sunday...... Read More

Sailing day for the disabled

Sailability Tauranga is looking to make the most of the Bay of Plenty waters over the coming summer months. The group has already hit the water this season on Thursday December 13, as part of a pre-Christmas event. Usually the sailors use specially...... Read More

Opinion Poll

Do you think free parking in the CBD on Saturdays will bring more business to retailers?

No it’s going to add to the parking problems
Yes and it should be extended throughout the week