‘Mr Miserable’ takes a caning

He’s been labelled ‘Mr Miserable’, accused of being a ‘cowardly couch complainant’, and then invited to ‘enrich his... Read More

Meditation for the masses

When the crowd goes into deep meditation at Simpson Reserve next weekend they will reflect on four deaths – four young people from Papamoa who... Read More

Peering into a community

Groups working in the Tauranga social sector will soon receive a hand-up. SociaLink launched its Community Insights Lab this week, an initiative set... Read More

Yay or neigh for cycleway

Some Tauranga horse riders are calling for increased accessibility on cycle tracks around the region, saying they are fed up with being restricted to... Read More

Settled weather continuing next week

A ridge of high pressure has been responsible for warm, settled weather for much of the country this weekend, says MetService meteorologist Ciaran Doolin.... Read More

Stock up on reading material for the year

Auckland Anniversary Weekend sees the 20th anniversary of the Mount's successful annual book fair. Hosted jointly by Mount Maunganui and District... Read More

Iwi headed to court over water bottling consent

A Whakatane iwi and an environmental group are appealing a court decision allowing China's largest water bottler to take more than a billion litres... Read More

Public safety concerns due to cyclone swell

Surf Life Saving NZ is urging beachgoers to be extra vigilant next week if they are visiting the East Coast. Due to the low-pressure systems in the... Read More

Tauranga Air Show a soaring success

Crowds by the thousands gathered at the Tauranga Airport on Saturday to watch planes of all different shapes and sizes take over the sky. The Classics... Read More

What’s On: Indie-folk and Aussie fundraiser

Good morning SunLive readers, I hope you are having a good weekend and are making the most of the sunshine. Looking at the weather for this fine Sunday,... Read More

2020 Waka Ama Sprint Championships wraps up

It’s been a week of paddling for competitors at the 2020 Te Wananga o Aotearoa Waka Ama Sprint Championships, held along Lake Karapiro in Cambridge.... Read More

BOP players get lucky in Lotto second division

Bay of Plenty Lotto players will be feeling lucky after winning Lotto’s Second Division in Saturday night’s live draw. Ten Lotto players... Read More

‘We walked straight into it’

An evening swim to round off a summer camping holiday turned to tragedy for a Tauranga couple when they misjudged a swift rip and were dragged 500 metres... Read More

A sunrise paddle to start the New Year and decade

It was the early hours of New Year’s Day. On the last day of the year I’d been working until well after midnight so was planning a sleep... Read More

One person has died on Mauao today

Police report that a person has suffered a medical event on Mauao today and has passed away. Police received the report at 11.30am. Emergency services... Read More