One reportedly trapped in BOP crash

One person is reported to be trapped in a crash in the Bay of Plenty today. Emergency services are attending a crash on State Highway 34, Kawerau Road... Read More

Commissioner announces bullying complaints review

Police Commissioner Mike Bush has today announced an independent review of the systems and processes NZ Police has in place to address complaints of... Read More

Fonterra increases forecast farmgate milk price

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited today increased its 2019/2020 forecast Farmgate Milk Price range from $6.25 - $7.25 per kgMS to $6.55 - $7.55 per... Read More

Random chance finalises new Whakatane councillor

A name drawn from a hat has determined who will represent the southern-most communities of the Whakatane district over the next three years. Final election... Read More

Leeder reappointed to chair of BOPRC

Doug Leeder has been elected unopposed to a further term as Chairperson of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council Toi Moana. Councillor Jane Nees has also... Read More

Gale force winds may cause issues on Wednesday

A very windy Wednesday is coming for large parts of the North Island with gales exceeding 120km/h in some exposed areas. Winds this strong may cause... Read More

‘It feels like we belong here’

  Friday will be a memorable Diwali celebration for Tauranga youth Arya Rajesh, Dhruvi Patel and Davin Patel.   A public event filled with... Read More

Meng Foon calls for Tauranga councillor to resign

Not a single Maori candidate made it onto Tauranga City Council but one who suggested burning the Treaty of Waitangi and to "stop the iwi gravy... Read More

The Rombies

There was Hollywood glitz and glamour at The Rombies on Thursday night as film directors, actors and photographers vied for the sought-after Rombie awards.... Read More

Spooky night train

The spooks may be out at Memorial Park for some Halloween fun this coming Saturday evening, as Palmerville Station opens for a fright night train run... Read More

Social media may not be as bad as we thought

Scrolling through Facebook or arguing on Twitter may not be as bad for our mental health as we feared, according to new research from the University... Read More

Safer speed limits proposed for SH2

The New Zealand Transport Agency is reviewing speed limits along State Highway 2, between Katikati and Tauranga, in an effort to save lives and prevent... Read More

Katikati wine receives gold medal

A wine made and produced in Katikati has added another gold medal to its name. The Falconhead Rose 2019 has received its first ever gold medal at the... Read More

Safer boating week kicks off after tragic winter

  New Zealand’s annual Safer Boating Week starts today in the shadow of a record number of recreational boating deaths during the winter... Read More

Parking meters installed along Durham Street

  With all the machinery and traffic control now removed from Durham Street, parking meters and signage has been installed along.   “There... Read More