Tauranga dancer wins one-off award

  Tauranga teenager Deija Vukona has won the Tauranga Dance Incorporated award to further her study in dance.   The $2000 contribution towards... Read More

Tauranga fans inspired by Stan Walker visit

  The public has been treated to an intimate evening with New Zealand singer Stan Walker at the Holy Trinity Church. Stan was in the city on Tuesday... Read More

Firefighters recognised for their hard work

  A Greerton firefighter is among those who have been recognised at the Celebrating Success Awards.   The seventh awards ceremony was held... Read More

Foodbank donations ‘the biggest yet’

Food has been piled up wall-to-wall following the Tauranga Foodbank Drive through the city this week. Sirens were blazing as emergency services were... Read More

Movie night to support Tauranga Foodbank

Deputy Mayor Tina Salisbury is hoping families will join her on December 12 in the city centre for the More FM Mayor’s Open Air Movie Night to... Read More

Community creates forever home for Te Puna family

At a time when uncertainty is at the forefront of many people’s minds, two Bay of Plenty organisations have been working together to create certainty... Read More

Speed climbing wall brings benefits to BOP

Sport climbing is scheduled to make its Olympic debut at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo next year. Since its announcement as an Olympic Sport, interest... Read More

Sirens to sound for foodbank drive in Tauranga

Trailers full of food will be dropped at a range of Tauranga charities tonight after emergency services make their way through the city for the Christmas... Read More

New hospitality worker support service launches

  The Restaurant Association of New Zealand has launched a new worker support service named Tautoko Hāpai Ō.   The new service will ensure... Read More

What‘s on - Cricket, Oropi country market and art

Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Kia ora. Kia ngahau me o whanau me o hoa. There will be cloud increasing during the day. Rain and northwesterlies... Read More

BOP rescue organisations tired of being abused

  Volunteers at Bay of Plenty animal rescues are facing verbal abuse and harassment which makes the work they do even harder.   ARRC Wildlife... Read More

Going through the gears

  A team effort, 16 hour days and 70-hour weeks have gone into getting 300 bikes ready for the Good Neighbour bike drive.   The people in... Read More

Waste free fashion takes to Tauranga runway

  Have you always wanted to enter a wearable art challenge? Think you can turn trash into fash?   This year a waste free runway will feature... Read More

Digital toolkit to assist Marae administration

An online Marae Kete has been launched by Western Bay of Plenty District Council to help Marae in the District address the practicalities of administering... Read More

Yellow pohutukawa blooming for Christmas

One of the many highlights of the Pepi Toot train ride around the streets of Mount Maunganui is a brief stop at a yellow pohutukawa in one of the quieter... Read More