Chiefs to play pre-season match in Waihi

The Chiefs Rugby Club have announced the Gallagher Chiefs will host the Blues in Waihi at Waihi Athletic Rugby Club on Friday, January 17. It will... Read More

SH2 cheated of two more deaths

“Please, please, please…” A plaintive appeal for commonsense on the roads this Christmas. An appeal to stay alive. And it comes... Read More

Finding the courage

Tauranga woman Clare Williamson is sharing her story of trauma and transformation for the good of the planet. She’s determined to plant 100,000... Read More

The spiteful power pole in Tauranga

  It’s a rogue power pole.   And it’s been wilfully crunching fenders and bumpers in suburban Tauranga for years. That’s... Read More

Woman arrested after man seriously assaulted

A 19-year-old woman has been arrested following an assault in Lilac Street, Hamilton, Sunday evening. A 27-year-old man was admitted to hospital where... Read More

New tools pick up health problems in elderly

Healthcare assistants and nurses working in aged care have new tools for assessing the health of elderly patients thanks to an ‘early alert’... Read More

Charity golf teeing off at Tauranga Golf Club

  The inaugural Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology charity golf day raised more than $20,000 last year, and it looks set to do the same again this... Read More

Council sells former Bella Vista properties

The former Bella Vista properties are being sold as Tauranga City Council looks to move forward and recover money for ratepayers, says a council spokesperson. From... Read More

Car hits mobility scooter in Gate Pa

A car has crashed into a mobility scooter on Cameron Road in Gate Pa. A police spokesperson says, “Police received information from ambulance... Read More

Government to act on fuel market recommendations

  Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi says the government will act after a report confirms consumers are paying more than what would... Read More

Coromandel main road still on track for completion

  Thames Coromandel District Council is still on track to have the roadworks on Coromandel Town’s main street completed by Friday, December... Read More

Under 15 games for 2019 wraps up in Tauranga

  Two days of fun, fast and friendly competition wrapped up with medal presentation on Friday, November 29 at Blue Light’s under 15 games... Read More

Donating used sports gear to help others

  Every one in eight kids feels excluded from sport because they don’t have the gear, says Cadbury. That’s why the company has launched... Read More

Port of Tauranga Chair wins prestigious award

Port of Tauranga Limited’s David Pilkington has been named Chairperson of the Year in the Deloitte Top 200 Business Awards.   David joined... Read More

Closures planned for SH29a this weekend

State Highway 29A between the Baypark and Te Maunga roundabouts will be closed this weekend. The stretch of highway will be closed from 7pm tonight... Read More