Health & Disability: “We must do better”

The Health and Disability Commissioner is deeply concerned about the findings of a study of medical students’ experiences of informed consent... Read More

NZ providing extra deployment to support Ukraine

As part of New Zealand’s ongoing response to the war in Ukraine, New Zealand is providing further support and personnel to assist Ukraine to defend... Read More

Drought impacted areas may have rain next week

A powerful high is heading to New Zealand this week, but next week rain and low pressure look to return to northern NZ, says a WeatherWatch head forecaster... Read More

Tom Saunders out to defend ILCA world title

Tom Saunders is heading into his ninth ILCA 7 world championships but knows this one will be a bit different to the rest. That's because the 29-year-old... Read More

Public anger over Links Ave halts council meeting

A Tauranga City Council meeting came to an abrupt stop on Monday after a disgruntled public gallery heckled the commissioners over the Links Avenue trial. Matthew... Read More

Young, Gaynor Ellen

17th January 1939 – 21st May 2022 Aged 83 years of age. Loved wife of Laurie and cherished mother of Warren, Stephanie and Vivien, and mother-in-law... Read More

Opportunity to meet Takitimu North Link team

The public are invited to meet the team delivering the mahi on the Takitimu North Link project this coming weekend as construction gets underway on the... Read More

FRASER, Ronald John (Ron)

Unexpectedly but peacefully on 22 May 2022, aged 84. Loving husband of the late Jan. Loved dad of Kym and Ric Wallbank, Lianne Clarke (Canada) and the... Read More

CASSIDY, Michael Joseph

On May 18, 2022 aged 89 years. Loved brother of James, Bernard, Annie (all deceased), Nancy and the late Ray Abbott. Loved uncle of Colleen, Michael... Read More

Wilmshurst, Clarence Harley (Harley)

Born in Hamilton 17/12/1930 and passed away in Tauranga 19/05/2022 aged 91 years. Husband of the late Mary (nee Douglas) and loved Dad of Kevin, Wayne... Read More

New date for National Jazz Festival

The National Jazz Festival which has been held annually for 58 years at Easter was postponed this year until June. This is the first time this has happened... Read More

Covid-19: 6000 community cases, nine deaths

New Zealand has now passed 1.1 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 with a total of 1,100,701 NZ cases reported since the start of the pandemic. There... Read More

FAHEY, Christine Theresa

5 February 1954 – 19 May 2022 Beloved mother, daughter, sister, wife, grandmother, and friend to many. Passed gracefully surrounded by family. A... Read More

SUTHERLAND Alison Priscilla

5 May 1940 – 20 May 2022 Passed away peacefully after a short illness. Gone to be with Jesus. Much loved wife of the late Jim Sutherland. Much... Read More

Cryptocurrency investment schemes: caution needed

Police are reminding potential investors to be wary following numerous reports in recent weeks of people falling victim to a cryptocurrency investment... Read More