Five years‘ jail for convicted gun supplier

A Taupō methamphetamine dealer who supplied firearms to the criminal underworld has been jailed for five years and four months. Gordon Mark McRae,... Read More

Two million Covid vaccines administered in NZ

Two million doses of the Pfizer vaccine have now been given in New Zealand, with the Covid-19 Response Minister saying the pandemic is not coming... Read More

Structure fire in Merivale

Fire crews are attending to a blaze in Merivale. A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE phone says that two appliances are at the scene. The incident is said... Read More

Wintry, snowy change coming for Sunday

There's been some very mild weather around NZ lately, but that is expected to change this weekend as winter reminds us that the season is still with... Read More

Youths arrested after alleged Arataki attack

  Two Tauranga youths are facing robbery charges following an alleged attack in the Arataki area.   A concerned parent, who has asked not... Read More

Tauranga Council thanked for 12th Ave action

  No liquor ban will be placed in the 12th Ave area in the immediate future, with businesses and residents happy with work being done by Tauranga... Read More

Police cracking down on youth offending

Vehicle owners are being asked to make sure they take every precaution possible to prevent them from being targeted by thieves. These measures include... Read More

Minister’s tribute to “true visionary”

  The Minister for Māori Development is paying tribute to Dr Kihi Ngatai OSM.   The kaumātua of Tauranga Moana passed away earlier this... Read More

Tauranga runner enjoying Olympic experience

  Tauranga’s Sam Tanner is enjoying his Olympic experience, even if he did drop out of contention in the first heat of the 1500m in Tokyo.... Read More

More opportunities to donate blood in BOP

New Zealand Blood Service is announcing it will more than double the opportunities to donate and the frequency of visits by the service to Rotorua with... Read More

DHB’s go to court over nurse’s strikes

District Health Boards have asked the Employment Court to help resolve a disagreement about ensuring emergency cover during strike action by nurses,... Read More

Tauranga Council marks four weeks of new service

Tauranga City Council is marking four-weeks of the new rubbish, recycling and food scraps kerbside service. About 53 per cent of household waste collected... Read More

Officers target black market crayfish ring

A number of properties believed to be linked to a major black market crayfish ring have been targeted by MPI fishery officers. About 80 officers searched... Read More

Council chooses new build for library dilemma

New and modern is the clear winner during council discussions about Ngatea’s new library. After deliberating on two options put forward by the... Read More

Silver lining for Burling & Tuke in Olympic result

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke remember competing at the 2012 London Olympics and noticing how glum many of those who secured silver seemed. They might... Read More