Latitude Residences officially open in Tauranga

Tauranga CBD is a step closer to becoming one of New Zealand’s ‘most desirable suburbs’ with the opening of the $35m Latitude Residences.... Read More

Dress for Success transforms lives in Tauranga

Victoria came from an ordinary family, with an ordinary upbringing. However, during her late teenage years, things changed. She fell into drugs and... Read More

One in custody after armed callout

UPDATE 10.29AM: One person is in police custody following an armed police response in Te Puke this morning. A SunLive reader has emailed in and says... Read More

Cat with jar on head captured after two week hunt

You’ve heard of Cat in a Hat, but how about cat in a jar? A stray cat, with a plastic peanut butter jar stuck on his head, has finally been caught... Read More

Paying $30 a week less in energy bills

Fancy paying $1600 less in energy bills a year and saving the climate? Thanks to electric vehicles and energy-efficient appliances, that'll be the... Read More

BOP town on a winning streak

It’s been a lucky couple of weeks for the Bay of Plenty town, with two Whakatane winners celebrating Lotto wins this past fortnight. One lucky... Read More

Greerton Yarnbombers celebrate Aotearoa

‘Aotearoa: What it Means to me’ is the theme for this year’s Greerton Village Yarn Bombing. Greerton Mainstreet Manager Sally Benning... Read More

Tauranga lawyer to head BOP Education Trust

A changing of the guard and the bestowing of an honour were part of the recent Bay of Plenty Education Trust’s annual meeting. Tauranga lawyer,... Read More

Dale Carnegie scholarship winners celebrated

A total of 23 local students received their graduation certificates for completing the 2020 Acorn Foundation Dale Carnegie Youth Programme. Acorn’s... Read More

Tonnes of kiwifruit donated to local communities

  One hundred tonnes of locally-grown kiwifruit is being distributed by the industry to food rescue organisations around the country this season.   Zespri... Read More

One hospitalised after overnight Tauranga assault

A person who was attacked early on Sunday morning in Tauranga is now in hospital with serious injuries.  Police report that they were called to... Read More

What’s on – markets, museum, climbing

  Good morning! Kia ora te ra whakamiharo. Oha atu ki tetahi hoa hou.   Today’s weather is looking cloudy with showers ahead becoming... Read More

Like a spring of water

  A church is aiming to be a community hub with a new $5 million building in one of Papamoa’s newest suburbs.   Golden Sands Baptist... Read More

Small smouldering electrical fire extinguished

Three fire trucks attended a small electrical fire at Countdown Greerton late this afternoon. The Greerton Fire Brigade confirmed that two of their... Read More

Sunday mornings at Tauranga Historic Village

Sunday is a perfect day to go and explore Tauranga's Historic Village. The popular market, bush walks, village radio station, turn-of-the-century... Read More