Jubilant Jones claims canoe slalom double

She may have narrowly lost the side bet but Luuka Jones was otherwise completely dominant at the New Zealand canoe slalom championships in Kawerau over... Read More

Bluefin tuna recreational catch limit imposed

For the first time, catch limits are being introduced for recreational fishers targeting southern bluefin tuna. The recreational catch for the tuna... Read More

Tomorrow‘s Schools Review process needs improving

News last week that the Tomorrow’s Schools Taskforce received over 5000 submissions and pieces of feedback shows the public and educators are very... Read More

Clark, Patricia Jean ( Pat)

Passed away peacefully at Glynavon Rest Home Te Puke on 19 April 2019 in her 103rd year. Dearly loved wife of the late Eric. Loved Mother and mother... Read More

Dillimore, Anthony Errol ( Tony)

Passed away unexpectedly on 19 April at Tauranga Hospital. Best mate and loved husband of Val. Loved Father and father in law of Carlene and Bill, Robin... Read More

Hendriks, Harry

Passed away suddenly at his home on 19 April 2019. Loved Father of Helen. Loved and special friend of Lila. A service for Harry will be held at 14 Donegal... Read More

Sustainable Paengaroa honey warehouse open

More than 150 people turned out to see NZX-listed Manuka honey exporter Comvita officially open its new sustainably-designed warehouse in Paengaroa on... Read More

Power cut to 335 Oropi properties due to crash

11.20pm Update: Power has now been restored to 335 properties in Oropi following a power cut on Sunday evening. The power outage was due to a vehicle... Read More

Enjoying more of the Easter moonlight

On Easter Friday night, the moon above the Bay of Plenty provided a stunning display of golden luminescence. Kerri-Anne Fraser made use of the opportunity... Read More

“Council should leave well alone”

“It is not a damned horse paddock. It should not be up for sale to private enterprise.” That’s the no-nonsense view of retired accountant,... Read More

Bringing in the good wood

Who ‘wood’ have thought? Around a decade ago, members of the Tauranga City Sunrise Lions Club were brainstorming fundraising ideas, and thought... Read More

Basketball tournament outgrown Tauranga capacity

The demand for more players to compete in NZ’s largest basketball tournament over the Easter weekend has strained Tauranga’s available capacity... Read More

Rain to come in Eastern Bay

Heavy rain is forecast for the ranges of eastern Bay of Plenty and Gisborne, Taranaki and western Nelson. An active front lying over central New Zealand... Read More

Two year old died at Lake Sullivan

Police report that a two-year-old boy has died in a potential drowning in Whakatane. Emergency services were alerted to the incident near Sullivan Lake... Read More

Police busy on Friday evening

While holidaymakers are out and about enjoying the tail end of summer over the Easter break, Police are kept busy. Responding to calls of help to find... Read More