Report warns environment in serious trouble

A bleak picture of the state of New Zealand's environment has been painted by the government's official report, Environment Aotearoa 2019. The... Read More

Waterfront walkway to remain closed

A section of walkway joining The Strand waterfront with the Matapihi Rail Bridge and Harbourside restaurant area will remain closed over Easter. The... Read More

Good Vibes brings top NZ bands across the country

After debuting to a great success this year as the warm-up party to the famed reggae festival in Tauranga, Good Vibes is hitting the road this winter.... Read More

Power outage after vehicle crashes into power pole

A vehicle has crashed into a power pole in Welcome Bay. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says it happened near the Kairua Road and Welcome... Read More

BOP farmers compete for national awards

The 33 finalists in the 2019 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards are preparing for the final round of judging.  The winners will be announced at... Read More

Tauranga to get swingin’ with jazz this Easter

Get ready to dance the Easter weekend away as Tauranga CBD explodes with some of the hottest jazz, funk, dance and contemporary music of today and yesteryear. The... Read More

Yes or no to the ten day holiday over Easter?

The Easter holidays are upon us, and this year the public holidays fall nicely with ANZAC Day. If employees take annual leave on Tuesday 23, Wednesday... Read More

Tauranga mum’s heartache: ‘My baby girl is dying’

A Tauranga mother is struggling to come to terms with the heartache of finding out her daughter has a terminal illness. “It is extremely stressful,... Read More

Last chance to have your say on Tauranga rates

Do you want to have your say on rates? You have until 5pm on Tuesday to do so, as this is when consultation closes for Tauranga City Council’s... Read More

Pipeline construction of third water plant begins

Tauranga City Council’s third water treatment plant is hitting an important phase with the start of construction of the first pipeline, connecting... Read More

Musician offering cash reward for missing guitar

  A musician who was in the process of shooting a new music video when their guitar was stolen over the weekend, is offering a cash reward for... Read More

Transport changes in Arataki

Residents who live in the Arataki area, or motorists who drive through the area, will be seeing some transport changes. In a statement issued by the... Read More

Lockdowns – from a student’s point of view

At the start of April, the Ministry of Education opened a review looking at lockdowns after Christchurch was put into a city wide lockdown following... Read More

Calls to help struggling families in Tauranga

More than 120,000 people nationwide are approaching the Salvation Army for help each year. The Salvation Army believes part of the answer to ending... Read More

Tauranga Council makes changes after Bella Vista

Tauranga City Council has made "significant" changes to its operations since the failure of the Bella Vista subdivision. A report presented... Read More