Tougher animal tracking system to roll-out

Changes to New Zealand's animal tracking system are starting to be rolled out after a report released last year identified a raft of issues with... Read More

New marine pest found near Great Barrier Island

A potentially serious marine pest has been recorded in New Zealand for the first time. The sea squirt clavelina oblonga has been found in the waters... Read More

NZ/DC to perform AC/DC experience show

Fans and music lovers of the Australian rock band AC/DC will be in for a treat when NZ/DC an AC/DC experience show performs in Mount Maunganui later... Read More

Well-rounded Ngāwhā team selected for weekend

Bay of Plenty Ngāwhā head coach Culum Retallick has selected a well-rounded team for this season’s competition. His side has a lot of similarities... Read More

Govt investing in workplace literacy programme

New funding of $14.5 million over four years, means the Government will contribute nearly $45 million to the employer-led workplace literacy and numeracy... Read More

Tauranga included in plan to fix “failing cities”

New Zealand cities are failing and poor planning is stopping them from growing, says Phil Twyford. The Urban Development Minister says as a result,... Read More

Car smoking fines a punitive waste of time

A public health academic has told the Health Select Committee plans to fine parents for smoking in a car with children will be a waste of time and won’t... Read More

Government taking action to close gender pay gap

Passing equal pay legislation, delivering record pay settlements for female dominated workforces and requiring public sector agencies to develop plans... Read More

Coastal structures policy up for consultation

Tauranga City Council’s Policy Committee has adopted a draft Coastal Structures Policy for public consultation later this year. The role of this... Read More

Kiwi Trust launches photo competition

The Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust has launched its 2019 photo competition with some great adventure prizes and a category for younger photographers. Photographers... Read More

Win $500 for best bike rack design

It’s time to rack your brains and come up with a great idea for a place to park bikes in Katikati. Western Bay of Plenty District Council is... Read More

Kākāpō face space limitations as population grows

Kākāpō have reached a big milestone, with an official population totalling 200, and for the first time the recovery team needs more habitat for the... Read More

Information events for Te Papa peninsula project

  Tauranga City Council are holding information evenings so the community can learn more about the Te Papa Peninsula project and have their say.... Read More

Primary and intermediate principals accept pay

Primary and intermediate school principals have settled their long-running pay dispute with the Education Ministry. Educational Institute members have... Read More

Measles cases on the rise

More than 100 new cases of the measles have been confirmed in the past week, according to new figures from the Institute of Environmental Science and... Read More