Tauranga Rocks

While walking through Yatton Park in winter, it’s clear something magical is happening. As I crunch along the frosty path, I hear squeals of laughter... Read More

History for Tauranga teenaged canoeist

Tauranga's Jack Egan joined a select group of New Zealand paddlers overnight, finishing ninth in the under-18 C1 final at the ICF junior and U23... Read More

Consumers reminded to service gas appliances

In the wake of Friday’s explosion in a house in Christchurch, Master Plumbers, Gasfitters & Drainlayers NZ stresses the importance of getting gas... Read More

First Toi Ohomai road transport cadetship graduate

Dayna Callender might be diminutive, young and a female but don’t underestimate her – she can handle a truck-and-trailer unit like a boss. At... Read More

International success for Toi Ohomai students

Two social work students from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology have taken out first and second place in an international essay writing competition.... Read More

Omokoroa students creativity on show

Omokoroa students will be showcasing their artistic creations on the afternoon of Saturday, July 27, after working on ideas for the new Omokoroa domain... Read More

GirlBoss making moves in Tauranga

She’s met the Queen, flown with NASA, spoken at more than 50 events in New Zealand and overseas, and founded New Zealand’s largest organisation... Read More

Hockey success for Tauranga Boys’

It has been a notable start to the hockey season for Tauranga Boys’ College with the main national tournaments still to come. For the first time... Read More

National accolade for civil engineering student

The research work of a second-year civil engineering student at Waikato University has earned him national accolades. A poster he presented to the New... Read More

Government wipes debts for unpaid NCEA fees

Nearly 150,000 people have received NCEA credits that had previously been withheld because they did not pay the qualification's annual fees. Secondary... Read More

Slow-slip event off East Coast has now finished

Earlier this year, GeoNet’s GPS network recorded a large slow-slip event off the east coast of the North Island. Since about early June, this activity... Read More

Rotorua born woman receives British Citizens Award

A woman who was born and raised in Rotorua is the first ever New Zealander to receive the British Citizens Award at the Palace of Westminster in London... Read More

The forgotten story of NZ’s Pakeha Slaves

There’s a red warning sticker on the front of Trevor Bentley’s latest book. Prepare to be offended.  Trevor Bentley, who has a PhD... Read More

Twilight trains to celebrate 40th birthday

It’s a very happy 40th birthday this weekend for the Tauranga Model and Marine Engineering Club, also known as Memorial Park Railway. The club... Read More

Need for navigators

The Blue Light navigator programme is urgently seeking volunteers to help youth learn to drive. The pilot programme has 43 students waiting to be paired... Read More