City Life

Heartbreaking reality of Mount’s air quality

It was 'really heartbreaking” for Joel Ngatuere to hear that the reason one of the kuia living at Whareroa Marae was sick was because of where she lived. This... Read More

Cyclocross arrives in Western Bay of Plenty

Local cyclists can finally participate in a cyclocross event without travelling outside the Western Bay of Plenty. On Sunday, July 21, Summerhill Mountain... Read More

MSD: Tauranga Service Centre to close temporarily

The Ministry of Social Development's Work and Income Tauranga Service Centre, corner of Spring and Durham Streets, will close for essential upgrade work for... Read More

$15 million commercial wharf opens in Thames

A $15 million commercial wharf and floating pontoon in Thames, designed to boost the region's aquaculture industry, is open for business. Deputy Prime Minister... Read More

Homeschoolers brave elements for 40-Hour challenge

Four Bay of Plenty teenagers are feeling immense pride after pushing their physical limits during a fundraising weekend. As the shortest days of the year... Read More

Rotorua police catch car thieves in the act

Three youths have been apprehended by a police public safety team after they were observed in a stolen Nissan vehicle attempting to steal a Mazda vehicle on... Read More

Flight delays and cancellations as fog hits

Fog restrictions have been lifted at Auckland Airport. Eleven domestic regional flights, including ones out of Tauranga, have been cancelled and three regional... Read More

$80,000 missing persons reward expires today

The offer of $80,000 reward for information leading to the location and safe return of Ember, Maverick and Jayda Phillips will expire at 11.59pm today, Tuesday... Read More

Tauranga mayoral race: Mahé Drysdale

In July, Tauranga will choose who will be running their city for the first time in five years. A mayor and nine councillors will replace the four-person commission... Read More

Reckless rider on Desert Road caught

A man who allegedly rode a newly purchased sports motorbike at speed through the Desert Road north of Waiouru, has been caught. At 3.15pm yesterday, a Road... Read More

More cops on the beat

The establishment of new Community Beat Teams in major cities across New Zealand has been announced by NZ Police. The announcement was made on Sunday by Police... Read More

Tauranga mayoral race: Greg Brownless

In July, Tauranga will choose who will be running their city for the first time in five years. A mayor and nine councillors will replace the four-person commission... Read More