Mauao base track closure tomorrow

The base track on Mauao will be closed to the public tomorrow. Tauranga City Council says the track will be closed from 7.30am to midday. "This... Read More

Fire brigade rescue dog from pipe pursuit

Anything is pawsible when you have a dog. Especially if your dog is a New Zealand 2020 agility champion. Tauranga dog owner Cherie Saunders discovered... Read More

Massive boost for GoodYarn

The Good Programmes Trust, home of GoodYarn, has been strongly endorsed for their work on mental health literacy with a $100,000 boost from Trinity Lands. GoodYarn... Read More

What‘s on today: Papamoa Surf Club open day

The Papamoa Surf Life Saving Club is opening its doors to the community today. From 1.30pm to 5pm, people will have the chance to see the new surf club... Read More

Standing for rights at Mount Maunganui gathering

Several hundred people gathered in Coronation Park on Saturday as part of a nationwide mass public stand. Organised by the Freedoms & Rights Coalition,... Read More

Neighbourhood Support board calling for help

Western Bay of Plenty Neighbourhood Support is urgently looking for new board members, due to recent retirements. Current Chair Kathy Webb says the... Read More

The ripple effect of loss

A very special service memorial service for those impacted by loss to suicide will be held on Sunday morning. The loss of a loved one to suicide can... Read More

Ghosts on bikes!

Pāpāmoa’s Powerco Pedal and Pump event at the end of October will follow a uniquely Halloween theme with plenty of opportunities to win bikes... Read More

Nominations closing soon for TECT Community Awards

Nominations for the TECT Community Awards will close soon on Friday, October 29, and can be made at www.tect.org.nz/community-awards-2022. TECT Marketing... Read More

What‘s on - art, open day and Super Saturday

Good morning and welcome to Super Saturday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. MetService are forecasting a fine... Read More

Katikati Festival continues month of events

If you haven't been out to Katikati this month, now is your chance to explore and enjoy a fascinating array of art and entertainment as part of the... Read More

Artful response

In a first for the Bay of Plenty, textile and pigment artists are combining to produce creativity in a unique way. The artists have been matched for... Read More

Study monitors boomers in rural areas

Kiwifruit are budding and bird scaring devices are booming - for some people living in rural areas this makes spring a very annoying time of the... Read More

Repair shop restores link to the past

A handmade leather satchel that’s more than 60 years old has been restored to its original condition, keeping alive the memory of the Katikati... Read More

Happy 100th Marie!

It’s a milestone worth making a fuss about. Nearly 80 years after she joined Police, trailblazer Marie Storey has celebrated her 100th birthday. Last... Read More