BOP students win Outward Bound scholarships

Fourteen Bay of Plenty students are preparing for a trip of a lifetime after being awarded Outward Bound scholarships. The Acorn Foundation hosted the... Read More

Mauao closures needed for restoration works

Closures will be in place on Mauao next week when restoration works are scheduled to take place. Te Uru Karaka, a historic Pā site near Te Ara Motukauri... Read More

BOP woman claims life-changing $12.25 million

A Whakatāne woman had an extra special Matariki holiday weekend after finding out her little yellow ticket that she bought on a whim, had won her $12.25... Read More

BOP initiative to push participation in sciences

Enabling rangatahi to be active participants in the STEMM economy of tomorrow is a key focus of Pūhoro, and Toi Ohomai has joined the initiative. Pūhoro... Read More

Youth centre fire still under investigation

Demolition is about to begin on the burnt out remains of the Rainbow Youth Tauranga Drop in centre at the Historic Village. A blaze broke out in the... Read More

Armageddon brings pop culture to Tauranga

The Tauranga Armageddon Expo will bring its signature brand of pop culture mayhem to the Bay of Plenty region this July. #Bayofgeddon 2022 will showcase... Read More

CAB advice: Tax information for students

As a student on an allowance, do I have to pay income tax on my contract work? This is a questions many students will be wondering the answer to. The... Read More

NZ space sector set to star in Moon mission

The New Zealand space sector is set to star in NASA’s CAPSTONE moon mission. Rocket Lab will be launching a satellite to the Moon from New Zealand... Read More

Master carver recognised in Tauranga awards

Renowned Master Carver Clive Fugill has spent the past 55 years taking chisel to wood, breathing life into the stories of his ancestors through his carving. From... Read More

Unprecedented result in Race Unity Speech Awards

For the first time in 22 years, two speakers have been named joint national champions in the annual Race Unity Speech Awards. Chief judge NZ Police... Read More

New supermarket coming for Pāpāmoa East

A new “billion-dollar” town centre for Pāpāmoa East will have Foodstuff's New World as the first major tenant in a suburb where ... Read More

BOP apprentice’s national scholarship success

Bay of Plenty apprentice Bayley Wilkie has won a Plumbing World Scholarship at the national 2022 New Zealand Plumbing Awards, held in Rotorua recently. The... Read More

BOP groups get share of abuse prevention fund

Three Bay of Plenty organisations have received funding towards their elder abuse prevention intiatives. The funding is part of the $250,000 elder Abuse... Read More

Planting approach starts in Palm Beach West

This week saw a resumption of planting in Te Ara o Wairākei stormwater corridor at Royal Palm Beach under an adapted planting approach devised to preserve... Read More

Illuminating the waterways in Pāpāmoa

Pāpāmoa is illuminating the Te Ara ō Wairākei storm water trail in celebration of Matariki today. People are being invited to walk the trail... Read More