Cold again tonight, but sub-tropical warmth coming

This morning was the coldest morning of 2019 and while tonight looks frosty for some again, Thursday night looks much milder thanks to the sub-tropics. "Currently... Read More

Agencies to share information on family violence

  From July 1, family violence agencies and social services practitioners will be able to share information to better respond to family violence.   The... Read More

Multiple injuries in double fatal BOP crash

Police have confirmed that no children were involved in a crash which has left two people dead and three others injured. A vehicle and train collided... Read More

Car flips in Mount Maunganui

A car has flipped in Mount Maunganui. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says a vehicle is on its roof on the corner of Maunganui Road and Salisbury... Read More

Native plants planted in Oropi School’s gully

More than 400 native plants have been donated to Oropi School and on Tuesday June 18, each pupil got the opportunity to plant a plant in the school’s... Read More

Historic Village earns TripAdvisor accolade

The Historic Village has been recognised with a TripAdvisor 2019 Certificate of Excellence based on the consistently positive reviews it has received... Read More

Second round of BOP Kiwibuild homes released

The second round of Kiwibuild homes have been released at Kaimai Views. The next ten homes are up for sale only a month after selling the first eight.... Read More

Tauranga doctor eyes Olympic trifecta

It was one of the toughest decisions she’s ever had to make but the glittering prize of an Olympic Games proved too hard to resist for Tauranga... Read More

Two dead in BOP train crash

UPDATED 9.11AM: Two people have died following a crash between a train and car in the Bay of Plenty this morning. Fire and Emergency New Zealand northern... Read More

Frosty start to the day in the BOP

    Temperatures of -1 have been recorded in Tauranga this morning. A SunLive reader on her way to work this morning says her car was reading... Read More

Drivers urged to show more gratitude on the road

  More than 70 per cent of New Zealand drivers have experienced road rage, with almost half of these experiencing road rage in the last 12 months,... Read More

No smoking in cars with children to be law

  The Government’s plan to prohibit smoking in cars with children is a step closer with the Smoke-free Environments (Prohibiting Smoking... Read More

Tauranga mob killer found not guilty of murder

  Shooting Mongrel Mob enforcer Lance Waite twice in the back was, according to Colin Jeffries-Smith's lawyer Mark Edgar, not a case of murder,... Read More

Fundraising to fight period poverty in Tauranga

  A fundraiser is taking place at the Arataki Community Centre this Sunday to help fight period poverty.   The Good Fund have organised... Read More

Tauranga Māori elders to perform in Wellington

A group of Māori elders from the three iwi of Tauranga Moana – Ngati Ranginui, Ngai Te Rangi and Ngati Pukenga are off to Wellington this week... Read More