Sorry, your browser is too old to view this website.

Click Here To See How To Update or

Visit our basic site

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

SunLive - The Bay's news first
LATEST
TRENDING

OPINION POLL

Who should be the new Labour Party leader?

Nanaia Mahuta
David Parker
Andrew Little
Grant Robertson
Other
VOTE
RESULTS

Home >> Local News >> News
RSS

Police are closing in on a man suspected of robbing ANZ bank in Greerton on Thursday October 9. A man wearing a blue beanie and dark sunglasses walked into the bank at about 2.30pm and handed a teller a note demanding cash. The teller complied and the...

read more

A 28-year-old man has been arrested for alleged robbing and assaulting two tourists camping at McLaren Falls Park overnight. The man is charged with robbery and assault with intent to commit robbery and is due to appear in Tauranga District Court tomorrow. Police...

read more

Matt Hohua was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia more than 13 years ago, but thanks to a mental health provider in the Eastern Bay, he now runs three microbusinesses. Before joining Pou Whakaaro's Microbusiness Programme, Matt says he had difficulty...

read more

Drunk and drugged drivers will be the focus of Western Bay of Plenty Police with the start of Operation Profile tomorrow. For the last five years, police have launched the operation from the end of October to around January 11, with the aim of getting...

read more

A 10-year-old from Tauranga got to pitch in at Mount Maunganui's first-ever international cricket match at the Bay Oval this morning when he accompanied the two captains onto the field for the coin toss. Greenpark School pupil Carter High stood...

read more

Police say a driver's caution almost certainly saved a four-year-old boy's life after he was struck by a car near a school bus stop in Waihi Beach. Inspector Freda Grace says emergency services were called to Seaforth Rd at about 3.45pm yesterday.   A...

read more

Tauranga's Andrew Roy expects to be out of his depth when he heads across the ditch to train with some of Aussie's top kayakers. But he's hoping the experience will help him improve faster as he attempts to qualify for the 2016 Olympics...

read more

With the forecast for the early part of the weekend looking good, the Bay will be an attractive place to be, says Senior Sergeant Ian Campion. The Western Bay of Plenty road policing manager is urging everybody to take extreme care on Western Bay roads...

read more

The Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui is enjoying its first taste of international cricket today, and SunLive's photographers have been hard at work to bring you this exclusive overhead view. Using a drone-mounted camera, we were able to snap this spectacular...

read more

The Arataki-Omanu Scout Group will be enjoying a touch of luxury during their outdoor experiences this summer thanks to a $2500 donation from Legacy Trust. The donation will pay for a new canvas tent and cooking implements. Scout leaders Steve Newton...

read more

BAY TODAY



Beautiful blossoms. Photo by Tracy Hardy.
Send us your photos and stories from around the Bay of Plenty.
photos@thesun.co.nz