Corrections Amendment Bill passes third reading

A Bill to improve prison security and ensure the fair, safe, and humane treatment of people in prison while upholding public safety has passed its third... Read More

Western Bay backs Webber

It was a close fought thing, just 1300 votes in it on Election Day. But it was enough to give Garry Webber a mandate as Mayor of the Western Bay of Plenty... Read More

Fifteen minutes with Tenby

He’s hardly had time to slip those buffed designer shoes under the desk in the Mayoral Chamber. And already he’s thinking they may not... Read More

Clayton Mitchell bar footage may never be released

Security footage of NZ First MP Clayton Mitchell being thrown out of a Tauranga bar looks unlikely to ever be aired - despite his leader Winston Peters... Read More

Election results finalised following draw

Results for the 2019-22 triennium Local Elections for Mayor, Council and Community Board have been finalised yesterday following a tie in the Murupara-Galatea... Read More

Tauranga MP demanding apology from security guards

New Zealand First MP Clayton Mitchell is demanding an apology from security guards who booted him out of a Tauranga bar on Saturday night, describing... Read More

Mitchell bar eviction - ‘Storm in a teacup’

News is circulating that Tauranga MP Clayton Mitchell was kicked out of a local bar on Saturday night. Newshub is reporting the New Zealand first MP... Read More

Simon says latest poll results caused by Govt

  National Party leader Simon Bridges says a lack of action from the current government is the reason for the latest political poll.   The... Read More

Stamping out extremist content online

New Zealand’s ability to find, stop and stamp out terrorist and violent extremist content online has received a significant boost. The government... Read More

Government on high alert for stink bugs

Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor is warning travelling Kiwis to be vigilant as the high-season for the crop-eating brown marmorated stink bug... Read More

BOP District Health Board preliminary results

The preliminary results for the Bay of Plenty District Health Board from the 2019 Local Body Elections have been announced. The seven successful candidates... Read More

New mayor Tenby Powell talks about what‘s next

SunLive caught up with Tauranga’s newly-elected mayor Tenby Powell on Sunday afternoon, and asked him some of the big ‘why’ and ‘what’s... Read More

Molloy out, Grainger in, but it could still change

Bill Grainger is now ahead of Terry Molloy in the race to win a seat in the Welcome Bay – Te Papa ward of Tauranga City Council. Earlier today,... Read More

Nineteen-year-old wins Rotorua council seat

Last year Fisher Wang, aged 19, was a student at John Paul College; on Saturday he mastered in politics, winning a seat on Rotorua Lakes Council. Rotorua... Read More

Judy Turner wins Whakatane District mayoralty

Judy Turner has been successful in winning the mayoralty of Whakatane District in the 2019 Local Body Elections. Judy, previously the Deputy Mayor of... Read More