Duggan, Zelma Mabel

Passed away peacefully at Matua Lifecare on 19 July 2019. Dearly loved wife of the late Harold. Loved Mum of Colleen and Jim, Dennis and Helena. Treasured... Read More

LARAMAN, Irene Eleanor

14.01.1930 - 20.07.2019 Loved wife of Eric (dec). Loved mother of Jean. A service for Irene will be held at 11am on Wednesday July 24 at the Pyes Pa... Read More

Whakatane designer wins 2019 kitchen awards

Whakatane designer, Michelle McAnulty of Beaver Kitchens, has been awarded two awards at the 2019 NKBA Excellence in Design Awards held in Melbourne... Read More

Fine in the BOP, but wet weekend for many

It’s been a wet weekend for many across New Zealand, but relatively fine in the Bay of Plenty.   A front moved over the country on Friday,... Read More

Black and blue triple Bay rugby champions

Black and blue reigned along Te Puna Road on Saturday. Fans of the Te Puna Rugby Football Club hung black and blue balloons and flags from fences, power... Read More

New Zealand come from behind to claim gold

New Zealand have staged an incredible comeback to win the gold medal in football at the Pacific Games for the first time. The Des Buckingham coached... Read More

Women to battle it out today in rugby final

It’s going to be a test of resilience and applying pressure for 80 minutes of rugby before a champion is found in this year’s Toi Ohomai... Read More

Raw speed not enough for kayaker Callum Gilbert

Mere inches came between Callum Gilbert and another piece of kayaking history at the ICF junior and U23 canoe slalom world championships in Krakow, Poland... Read More

Brass band stoked on win

Tauranga City Brass is buzzing after taking home gold at a national competition in Hamilton last weekend. The brass band won the C Grade division at... Read More

What’s on – village market, yachts and flowers

Kia ora and welcome to a fine winter Sunday. Expect cloudy periods today with longer afternoon fine breaks and light winds. It’s a three-layer-clothing... Read More

Wellsford Powerball player wins $16.5 million

It will be a night to remember for a Wellsford Powerball player after winning $16.5 million with Powerball First Division in Saturday night’s live... Read More

“I would do it all again”

It was an unpopular war – widely opposed on moral grounds. And Corporal Erik Kristensen from Pyes Pa felt it personally. When he was repatriated... Read More

Delays expected during TEL resurfacing today

NZTA advise that resurfacing work will be taking place on the Tauranga Eastern Link today, Sunday July 21. Resurfacing work will be undertaken on the... Read More

Museum scores exhibit coup

“It’s just a dusty pile of nothing.” Classic Flyers boss Andrew Gormlie is right. A few cane struts here, a bit of metal tubing there,... Read More

Taekwon-Do’ing to the top

The Tauranga Hwa-Rang Taekwon-Do club are victorious after winning the New Zealand club of the year title on Saturday, July 13, in Auckland. The club... Read More