Tones And I announces Mount headline show

She’s taken the world by storm with her smash hit ‘Dance Monkey’. Now, Aussie pop sensation Tones And I is about to hit Kiwi shores... Read More

There’s history behind the eateries in Tauranga

  With more than 70 restaurants, bars, and cafés in the Tauranga CBD – 72 to be exact, it can sometimes be hard to find a place to... Read More

Temporary traffic changes during cruiseship season

Throughout the cruise ship season there will be some temporary changes to the flow of traffic on Salisbury Ave and The Mall in Mount Maunganui. To help... Read More

Lifeguards training and saving lives year round

Summer may not have arrived just yet, but Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s volunteers have already been busy saving lives. Rescues on October 12... Read More

Avant-garde headpieces beyond the garden path

More than 200 people, many decked out in their floral finery, packed into the Te Puke Memorial Hall on Saturday for the inaugural ‘Beyond the Garden... Read More

Fire rages in Auckland SkyCity Convention Centre

UPDATE 4.15pm:  Emergency services remain at the scene of a fire on the roof of a building in Auckland’s CBD. Fire and Emergency crews are... Read More

Power restored to hundreds in Whakamarama

Updated 4pm: Power has now been restored in the Whakamarama area after being out for more than 700 properties. Power is out to more than 700 properties... Read More

Roaming dogs causing fear in Tauranga communities

  Residents in the Parkvale area are on alert as some of their family cats have been killed by roaming dogs.   This has been happening... Read More

Get moving for charity this Labour Weekend

Rally up your friends and family and take part in the inaugural ‘Family Fun around The Lakes for Charity,’ launching at Tauranga Crossing... Read More

‘It feels like we belong here’

  Friday will be a memorable Diwali celebration for Tauranga youth Arya Rajesh, Dhruvi Patel and Davin Patel.   A public event filled with... Read More

The Rombies

There was Hollywood glitz and glamour at The Rombies on Thursday night as film directors, actors and photographers vied for the sought-after Rombie awards.... Read More

Spooky night train

The spooks may be out at Memorial Park for some Halloween fun this coming Saturday evening, as Palmerville Station opens for a fright night train run... Read More

Katikati wine receives gold medal

A wine made and produced in Katikati has added another gold medal to its name. The Falconhead Rose 2019 has received its first ever gold medal at the... Read More

Vehicles torched in Papamoa

Arson is suspected as the cause of three burnt out vehicles over the weekend. Emergency services were called to the scene at Kanapa Close, Papamoa East... Read More

“Unfairly sacked” migrant IT worker awarded $28800

A migrant IT worker sacked by a Tauranga firm claiming to support vulnerable people has been awarded $28,845 by the Employment Relations Authority. Sonia... Read More