Taiohi-Taiao Youth Jam to tackle climate change

The Taiohi-Taiao Youth Jam will be tackling issues of climate change this year. Run by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, the free three-day summit... Read More

Jet ski injury at Kaituna River mouth

A police spokesperson says a person was reported in trouble on a jet ski at the mouth of the Kaituna River near Maketu on Saturday. The incident happened... Read More

Memorial ride for Hiria

A memorial motorcycle convoy travelled from Maketu to Rotorua on Saturday morning. The Wahine Riders organised the ride in memory of one of their own,... Read More

Tauranga Synchro stars to perform at Championships

Tauranga’s top synchronised swimmers are training almost full-time as the city prepares to host the North Island champ’s. Tauranga’s... Read More

Marriage battling against statistics

Aimee-Leigh is in the market for love, true love, meaningful enduring love. Marriage. And nothing short of it. “Absolutely! I can’t wait... Read More

Pink Ribbon Breakfast in Te Puna

Jacqui Rolleston's idea for a small at-home breakfast event with a few friends to help support the Breast Cancer Foundation has grown into a large... Read More

Toi Ohomai Turns Pink to Stand Up Against Bullying

With this week being Bullying Free NZ week, Toi Ohomai joined the conversation with Pink Shirt Day activations on its Whakatāne, Taupō, Tokoroa, Mokoia... Read More

End to cheques a worry for Coromandel seniors

Kiwibank’s decision to go ‘cheque-free’ in nine months will pose problems for many Coromandel seniors says MP for Coromandel Scott... Read More

Public invited to Annual Plan deliberations

Tauranga City Council is inviting the public to attend next week’s deliberations on the city’s 2019/20 Annual Plan.   Elected Members... Read More

Battle for Cassino Railway Station remembered

Rotorua man Robert Gillies stands at the railway station in the small Italian town of Cassino and remembers. As the last remaining member of 28 (Māori)... Read More

Throwdown – National Dance Battle in Te Puke

The best of NZ’s street dancers are battling it out for supremacy in Te Puke today. The much-anticipated Te Puke Throwdown – National Dance... Read More

What‘s on - Shakti, dance battle, graduation

Kia ora and welcome to Saturday! The weather forecast is showing a fine start to the day, then cloudy periods developing in the late morning with northwest... Read More

US film animator to speak at Tauranga Art Gallery

With the growing number of animators in Tauranga and Rotorua, it’s great news to hear that Dash Shaw will in town today.   Thanks to... Read More

Medals on the menu for NZ sailors

One medal is in the bag and another couple are a possibility as a handful of European sailing championships come to a close. Andy Maloney has guaranteed... Read More

The Esplanade taking shape in Whitianga

The new playground area at the Esplanade in Whitianga is well on target for completion. The new timber board walk and the concrete path at the playground... Read More