Principal sets record straight about concerns

  The principal of Golden Sands School has set the record straight after a relative of a student who attends the school expressed their concerns... Read More

NZ on the verge of a cataclysmic financial change

Facebook’s Libra currency will put New Zealand on the verge of a cataclysmic change in the way Kiwis think about financial services, FintechNZ... Read More

Cold nights all week, slightly warmer this weekend

Frosty weather and below average overnight lows are about to be replaced by double-digital warm nights thanks to an incoming sub-tropical flow. It's... Read More

Tauranga Countdown stores offer free prescriptions

  Countdown’s three Tauranga in-store pharmacies are offering free prescriptions, in a move expected to save local customers more than $135,000... Read More

SH2 open after Bethlehem crash

State Highway 2 is now open after a two-car crash near Bethlehem. The highway was closed between Taniwha Place and Wairoa Pa Road around 8.30pm on Tuesday. "Emergency... Read More

ACC invests $920m in fossil fuels

New Zealand's largest Crown entity investor, ACC, is defending an investment of nearly $1 billion in fossil fuels. ACC is responsible for New Zealand's... Read More

Hundreds of complaints made about early childhood

Bad teachers, fraudulent record-keeping and biting children were among the 430 complaints the Education Ministry received about early childhood services... Read More

Kiwis’ digital privacy must be protected

Nearly 80 per cent of New Zealanders are concerned about how their identity is managed online, Digital Identity NZ executive director Andrew Weaver will... Read More

TGC student awarded Maori scholarship

New Zealand’s only scholarship to support Māori high school students to gain admission to top global universities has been awarded to five high... Read More

Further analysis on Mauao base track repair

A decision has been made to seek more information on the different options to repair the slip on Mauao that destroyed part of the base track. At the... Read More

BOP clock maker calls time at 93

  Bill Groves is 93.   Since 1948, making and repairing watches and clocks have earned him a crust. Some crust, as his weekly wage of 12/6... Read More

Jacinda Ardern not giving up on KiwiBuild

  Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she's not giving up the focus on building more affordable homes, while accepting KiwiBuild hasn't... Read More

Police announce firearms collection events

A list of collection events for the firearms amnesty and buy-back period is now available on the police website. Around 192 events – including... Read More

Tauranga mother’s worst nightmare

  A Tauranga mother says not all “millennials are a lost cause” after her worst nightmare unfolded before hear eyes. Kerri-ann Tutemahurangi... Read More

One woman‘s mission for easier disabled parking

  Three new disabled parking spots are now available at Fraser Cove Shopping Centre after a Tauranga woman’s persistence with centre management.   As... Read More