One robot’s trip in space on video

Want to see a robot in space? It may sound like a SunLive is promoting a science fiction movie, but no. We’re wanting to share with our readers a two minute highlight video of EOL’s mascot Bleep’s time in space. Dr Tony Phillips...... Read More

College to live stream first XV rugby

Fans and supporters of Tauranga Boys’ College’s First XV can now get their fix of the team’s action live online. The school along with its partners in the central North Island Super 8 competition has signed up with live streaming...... Read More

Establishment of marine research centre progresses

Tauranga City Council's Economic Development & Investment Committee councillors have agreed to support in principle the proposed long-term lease of the previously identified open space at northern Sulphur Point to the University of Waikato. The...... Read More

One killed in highway crash

One person has died following a collision between a car and a truck in Otorohanga. The crash occurred on State Highway 2, near Awatane Road, shortly after 11pm. A woman — the car's front seat passenger — died at the scene, says a police...... Read More

SunLive’s top news- June 25

SunLive’s top news stories: Attempted armed robbery information plea Thieves pull toy gun to steal man’s hat and wallet Bat’s...... Read More

Waioeka Gorge SH2 to remain closed

State Highway Two through Waioeka Gorge will remain closed until further notice following a significant slip located between Waiata Rd and Wairata Rd. This means road users travelling between Gisborne and Opotiki will need to use an alternative route. “Contractors...... Read More

Petfood manufacturer wins BOP Award

Mount Maunganui based premium petfood manufacturer, Ziwi, has taken top honours at the 2018 Zespri BOP ExportNZ Awards. The company scooped the title of Best Medium to Large Business Exporter at the awards on Friday night, which, in their 28th year,...... Read More

Body found in Coromandel formally identified

  Police have formally identified the body located in Coromandel bush as that of Shannon Earle Mako from Coromandel.   The 37-year-old's body was found in dense bush in the area around Castle Rock, in the Coromandel ranges behind the...... Read More

Tauranga City’s Chatham Cup run at an end

  The journey is over for Tauranga City in the ISPS Handa Chatham Cup.     A 6-2 defeat to Western Springs has brought their progress in the knockout competition to a shuddering halt. It was perhaps a harsh scoreline on the home side,...... Read More

Distinctive vehicle stolen in Tairua

Police are on the hunt for a distinctive vehicle which has been stolen in the Tairua area. In a post on the Waikato Police Facebook Page, police say the vehicle was stolen in a burglary yesterday from an address on the Tairua-Whitianga Road. "The...... Read More

Opinion Poll

Should schools be able to fine parents for parking illegally?

Yes, schools should have the right to fine those putting children in danger.
No, it should be left for police to handle.