Fine in the BOP, but wet weekend for many

It’s been a wet weekend for many across New Zealand, but relatively fine in the Bay of Plenty.   A front moved over the country on Friday,... Read More

Tauranga Rocks

While walking through Yatton Park in winter, it’s clear something magical is happening. As I crunch along the frosty path, I hear squeals of laughter... Read More

Two vehicle crash below Kaimai Summit

Police report there has been a vehicle crash on the Matamata side of the Kaimai Range on Saturday morning. The two car crash was reported at 10.37am. The... Read More

Sirens will signal tsunami threat

Ten to twelve tsunami warning sirens will be installed along 15 kilometres of coastline from near Mount Maunganui Primary School to Papamoa East. They... Read More

What’s on – Haggis, drifting and acoustic music

Kia ora and welcome to Saturday.  Check out some local activities including a haggis tasting in Gate Pa. Although it was a cold night last night,... Read More

Consumers reminded to service gas appliances

In the wake of Friday’s explosion in a house in Christchurch, Master Plumbers, Gasfitters & Drainlayers NZ stresses the importance of getting gas... Read More

AA announce new Smartfuel programme partner

The Automobile Association - AA have announced their new Smartfuel programme partner through an email to people signed up to the programme. GAS Service... Read More

Coming together to support Te Puna rugby teams

Te Puna community members are banding together this weekend to get behind their boys in blue and black at the Baywide Men’s Club Rugby finals.... Read More

Farmers rise to climate challenge

DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle is today joining with other primary sector leaders to launch a Primary Sector Climate Change Commitment: He Waka... Read More

Repeating pattern of fronts and lows

The repeating pattern of passing fronts and lows that New Zealand has experienced over the last week is set to continue into the week ahead, bringing... Read More

Police urge caution along ‘Windy Gap’

A campervan has been blown over on its side on State Highway 5.   There are also reports of trees down in the Bay of Plenty after a blast of wind... Read More

Waimana Gorge closed for another two weeks

NZTA have advised that the Waimana Gorge will remain closed for another two weeks until approximately Friday July 26. The road, connecting Taneatua... Read More

Two vehicle crash near Kawerau

Police report there has been a two vehicle crash near Kawerau on Sunday morning. Police were called to the scene on SH34, near Park Rd, about 10.45am. The... Read More

K Valley Rollin’ & Strollin’ event cancelled today

The Rollin’ & Strollin’ event planned to open the new improved walking and cycling track in the Kopurererua Valley Reserve today has been... Read More

The Army assault on winter ills

Low of 8, low of 5, low of 8, low of 5, low of 5. The mercury has crept chillingly down day-by-day this week and is expected to stay down until the end... Read More