Grace Holland rowing into warmer shores

Tauranga rower Grace Holland is training hard in readiness for the Florida heat. Grace, who was selected in the New Zealand under 23 rowing team in... Read More

Minor injuries following 11th Ave crash

UPDATE: 1.34PM: One person is believed to have minor injuries following a crash on 11th Ave this afternoon. Emergency services were called to the scene... Read More

Power box fire in Mount Maunganui

"Loud sparking before bursting into flames" is how witnesses are describing a power box fire in Mount Maunganui tonight. Firefighters were... Read More

Costume extraordinaire moves to the judging panel

Contestants in the Waihi Beach Wearable Arts competition will be relieved to see past supreme winner Cherie Elmsly is suiting up as a judge this year,... Read More

Volunteers give up millions of hours for St John

Volunteers are at the heart of St John. Every day more than 9600 generous volunteers help thousands of people across the country by devoting their time... Read More

Update: No Tsunami Threat to New Zealand

11.50am Update: The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management - MCDEM advise that there is no tsunami threat to NZ following the magnitude... Read More

No tsunami threat to NZ after quake in Kermadecs

11.50am Update: The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management - MCDEM advise that there is no tsunami threat to NZ following the magnitude... Read More

Magical Night at Lantern Festival

“It was a magical night,” says Elysia Gibb, who sent in photos of her school’s event. The Lantern Festival at Tauranga’s Waldorf... Read More

What’s on – Harleys, music and glow worms

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday! Have you been watching the stunning sunrises and sunsets over the last few days? Photographer Cate Duff has been out... Read More

Best Fieldays exhibitor sites awarded

Fieldays exhibitors were awarded for their effort and ingenuity in the creation of their sites for the Fieldays 2019 Exhibitor Site Awards proudly sponsored... Read More

Hollywood to Tauranga for Blues Brothers revival

Two amateur Kiwi scriptwriters have secured the rights to the stage version of the hit film ‘Blues Brothers’ after talks with Hollywood bigwigs... Read More

Wish 4 Fish to run auction alongside McCaws

Proceeds from the Tauranga Gala Dinner charity auction will go to local organisation Wish 4 Fish. The event is into its seventh year and this time round... Read More

48Hours of furious film-making

On Friday night more than 20 Bay of Plenty teams of actors, writers, and film makers launched themselves into 48 hours of furious film-making. The... Read More

Ladies, it’s time to BLOOM!

Time Out, the popular Bethlehem ladies event, is happening again on Friday June 21. Hosted annually at Bethlehem Baptist, the evening is a smorgasbord... Read More

Chapel St traffic lights are out

Both sets of traffic lights at Chapel St, Tauranga are not functioning this afternoon. The traffic lights went out around noon on Saturday.  Two... Read More