Joel Shadbolt playing it forward

When music students at Papamoa College spent time focusing on performance this week, one of NZ’s leading musicians Joel Shadbolt came along too. As... Read More

Trail run with a foodie twist

If you’re a trail runner, walker, or just someone who loves to get outdoors and explore, the Generation Homes Fern Creek Trail event at TECT Park... Read More

TSB’s nationwide hunt for ideas to help NZ thrive

TSB is launching a nationwide hunt to find the next wave of innovative ideas which solve problems and help New Zealand communities thrive.  The... Read More

What‘s on - Frocks on bikes, football, bird show

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

Vanilla to change the world

When Cyclone Waka tore through the Kingdom of Tonga at the end of 2001, John Ross and his family wanted to do something to help. Now, 20 years later,... Read More

Domestic cats - best in show

Ginger, tortoiseshell, grey, white, long or short haired – the mere moggy in all its mix breed glory still gets a chance to win awards. The Geyserland... Read More

‘We run the night’ along Marine Parade tonight

  We Run The Night takes to the streets of Mount Maunganui this evening as runners compete in what is billed as 'a running festival like no... Read More

Stunning botanical art in downtown Tauranga

Jenny Coker’s first solo exhibition at The Art Lounge in Willow St opened on Friday night, with many enjoying the opportunity to be first to view... Read More

It‘s a happy bird-day at the show, a-parrot-ly

The judging has been completed for the 2021 Tauranga Bird Club Animates Annual Show, with the doors open to the public this afternoon. Each year, the... Read More

Council propose new funding policy

Tauranga City Council is proposing a new Community Funding Policy to determine how council provides funding to community organisations. The proposed... Read More

TECT Rescue Helicopter saving lives over April

The TECT Rescue Helicopter has averaged more than one life-saving mission a day during April. A total of 46 missions were completed during the month,... Read More

What‘s on - bird show, markets and museums

Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. This morning's early rain which was heavy... Read More

Classic Flyers on the lookout for more vollies

Classic Flyers is holding a volunteering open day on Monday to encourage anyone interested in being a volunteer to come along and find out what's... Read More

WBOP Recovery Fund reaches funding milestone

The WBOP Covid-19 Recovery Fund has funded 16 community groups in the past eight months with over $360,000 in funding. It brings the total funded since... Read More

Tauranga startup challenge begins this weekend

  A weekend long entrepreneurial event gets underway this evening with a focus on wellbeing.   Startup Weekend Tauranga will have roughly... Read More