Lava visible on Whakaari/White Island

Lava is now visible on the surface of Whakaari/White Island, but the likelihood of an eruption there has not increased, GNS Science says. GNS Science... Read More

New buoy to be installed off Bowentown

In the next couple of weeks a new wave buoy will be installed by Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s maritime team off Bowentown. “The buoy... Read More

Hundreds of Kiwis going veg for 2020

People across Aotearoa have signed up for the NZ Vegetarian Society’s 21-day plant based challenge. The popularity of the challenge has exceeded... Read More

Eastern Police to remain armed amid gang-tensions

Eastern Police are continuing to make progress investigating two recent firearms incidents in Ruatoria and Taradale, alongside responding to ongoing... Read More

New police recruits ready for action

New police officers have graduated after completing their training as part of the Tāmaki Makaurau based Wing 333, section 5. Commissioner Mike Bush... Read More

Quirky names for quirky dogs looking for a home

Gypsy, Tik Tak and Larry are all dogs spending time at the Tauranga City Animal Shelter, but are looking for their new homes. The three dogs are currently... Read More

Baypark Speedway cancelled this weekend

Speedway fans have been left wondering what to do with themselves this Saturday night as it has been announced that speedway to Baypark has been cancelled.... Read More

Tauranga racers set to take on hillclimb

  Three Tauranga racers will join other from around New Zealand, and the rest of the world, in taking on the brand new Ben Nevis Station Golden... Read More

Fundraising for Australia through Pilates

  A fitness regime turned fundraiser in Tauranga has raised $1000 for the Australian Red Cross and the World Wildlife Funds.   Pilates... Read More

Drought risk increasing as weather gets hotter

The big dry over northern and eastern parts of New Zealand is getting even drier - and hotter. “Airflows out of Australia and the sub-tropics,... Read More

Information appeal after ECE arson

  Waikato Police are appealing to the public for any information about the arson at Learn a Lot Child Care Centre at the rear of the Rototuna Shopping... Read More

Road closures for One Love Festival this weekend

  Motorists are being advised to expect delays in Tauranga this weekend as thousands of people descend for the annual One Love Festival.   Dubbed... Read More

BOP pet food company facing air charges

  A Bay of Plenty pet food company is facing charges of discharging contaminants into the air.   The Ziwi factory is in Boeing Place Mount... Read More

NZ concludes digital economy trade talks

A new trade agreement concluded today helps New Zealand exporters and consumers take advantage of opportunities from digital trade. Minister for... Read More

Water meter installation in BOP towns

  Water meters will be installed at all properties within two Bay of Plenty towns that currently do not have a water meter.   The project,... Read More