Grape vines, Will Smith and the weather

In today's forecast we are expecting a few showers until evening, then becoming fine. Brisk westerlies, gusting 90 km per hour from the afternoon.   It's a three-clothing and one-windproof layer day today with a high of 14...... Read More

Muppets, cables and the weather

In today's forecast we are expecting cloud increasing, a few afternoon showers, and then evening rain. Also westerlies. It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 18 and an overnight low of 8 degrees. Humidity is 74 per cent. Low tide...... Read More

Clouds of pink delight festival goers

Greerton Village looked stunning for the annual Cherry Blossom Festival on Saturday, with blossom trees at their season’s peak. Local retailers put out sales tables and specials for the crowds of people flocking into the village, and Chadwick...... Read More

Three Little Whimzee’s window voted best-dressed

Winner of the Greerton Village Cherry Blossom Window Dressing competition is Three Little Whimzee, a shop located on Chadwick Road. Twenty-three shops in Greerton Village entered the competition with Zest, Ataxz Accountants and the SPCA Op Shop close...... Read More

Hobbits, Stonehenge and the weather

In today's forecast we are expecting a fine start with cloud increasing and a chance of showers from the afternoon. Also light winds. It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 18 and an overnight low of 11 degrees. Humidity is 77 per...... Read More

Bay of Plenty bands get rock-ready

Primary and intermediate school bands from the Bay of Plenty are ready to rock. The bands will be taking to the stage this evening at Selwyn Ridge Primary School to participate in KidzRock 2018 Over a Decade of Rock. The event brings together a number...... Read More

Truck breakdown near Bayfair cleared

UPDATED 2.37PM: All lanes near Bayfair are now clear following a truck breakdown, says the NZTA. A truck had broken down just after the Bayfair roundabout, blocking the left lane, about 30 minutes ago. NZTA says all lanes are now open and traffic...... Read More

Magellan, DNA and the weather

In today's forecast we are expecting a cloudy morning, then fine spells in the afternoon, but with a chance of a shower or two. Also light winds. It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 20 and an overnight low of 12 degrees. Humidity...... Read More

Soldiers tested in live firing exercise in Waiouru

 The New Zealand Army is putting its soldiers through their paces, alongside a handful of international militaries, in its largest exercise at home this year. Multiple units from the New Zealand Army and personnel from the United States Army, US...... Read More

Otzi the Iceman, Suffrage and the weather

In today's forecast we are expecting a cloudy day, with one or two showers possible. Also southeasterly winds.   It's a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 19 and an overnight low of 13 degrees. Humidity is 70 per cent.   High...... Read More

The odd shower or two

In today's forecast we are expecting the weather to be often cloudy, with the odd shower turning to rain in the evening. Also easterly breezes. It's a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 18 and an overnight low of 13 degrees. Humidity...... Read More

‘Appalling’ driving in Tauranga caught on camera

Patience – it seems to be something many Tauranga drivers are lacking these days. Dash cam footage supplied to SunLive by Jeroen van der Beek from BOP Driving School shows some drivers taking unnecessary and life-threatening manoeuvres on Western...... Read More

Rocket planes, whipping and the weather

In today's forecast we are expecting an overcast day with showers and northerly breezes. It's a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 18 and an overnight low of 13 degrees. Humidity is 95 per cent. High tide is at 12.30pm and low tide...... Read More

Protesters march on Wairoa Bridge

Protesters from the Fix the Bloody Road Group closed the Wairoa Bridge to motorists as they march across the bridge in protest of the road needing to be fixed. Protesters closed the road from 3pm on Sunday September 16,  with the protest across...... Read More

Love our Laneways

What happens when artists and architects take over a city laneway and fill it with art, culture and personality?  The Groundswell Festival, Love Our Laneways. The festival opened Thursday in the CBD laneway on Grey Street next to Paper Plus. The...... Read More

Napolean Bonaparte and the weather

In today's forecast we are expecting a fine day with westerlies easing in the evening. It's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 19 and an overnight low of 8 degrees. Humidity is 69 per cent. High tide is at 10am and low tide is...... Read More

Hurricanes, chocolate and the weather

In today's forecast we are expecting a fine day apart from some evening high cloud and westerlies.   It's a three-clothing and one-windproof layer day today with a high of 18and an overnight low of 9 degrees. Humidity is 91 per cent.   High...... Read More

Prehistoric cave paintings and the weather

In today's forecast we are expecting a fine day with light winds. It's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 17 and an overnight low of 7 degrees. Humidity is 79 per cent. Low tide is at 2.30pm and high tide is at 8.50pm (Tay Street...... Read More

Today’s weather and this day in history

In today's forecast we are expecting a fine day with southeast breezes. It's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 16 and an overnight low of 5 degrees. Humidity is 60 per cent. Low tide is at 1.50pm and high tide is at 8pm (Tay...... Read More




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