Entertainment

Teen actors launch TikTok series

A new TikTok series, created and brought to life by a talented group of teens from Bay of Plenty Actors Studio - BOPAS - has launched this month. After eight... Read More

Dame Kiri's gift to Kiwi baritone

As Dame Kiri Te Kanawa's 80th birthday celebrations go global with celebrations at London's Opera Holland Park this week, it is the opera star who is giving... Read More

Learning about Matariki at Tauranga Observatory

Matariki is one of the hot and timely topics at this week's meeting of the Tauranga Astronomical Society. The club, which is meeting on Tuesday evening... Read More

Garden and art festival tickets selling fast

The Bay of Plenty Garden & Art Festival is in an early-bird frenzy with tickets selling fast. Until July 15, festival-goers can snap up their Multi-Day Festival... Read More

More Lego heaven today

Hundreds of people are expected to flock again today to see the best of New Zealand's Lego builders at Bricks of Plenty's BoPEx24 Lego Expo. This... Read More

Four Lotto players share $1 million

Four lucky Lotto players from Auckland, Waikato, Wellington and Upper Hutt had luck on their side after each winning $250,000 with Lotto First Division in Saturday... Read More

What's on: markets, Matariki Whānau Day, expo

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. MetService is forecasting a partly cloudy day... Read More

Matariki at Historic Village today

Matariki celebrations are underway across the BOP with a star-studded event programme, Matariki Te Tauranga o ngā Waka. Get the whole family together today... Read More

Entering the Māori New Year in Te Puke

Te Puke's Matariki celebrations - Te Kete o Matariki - may only be four years old but it already has its own very special tradition. The last two events have... Read More

A night in the Caribbean for a good cause

A Caribbean Night in Tauranga is promising to raise money for a good cause through food, dancing and entertainment. The Cargo Shed will be hosting an unforgettable... Read More

Stepping stone contest for chamber musicians

Bay of Plenty youth presented their talents at the NZCT Chamber Music Contest, making it difficult for the adjudicator to judge them. Bay of Plenty District... Read More

BOP filmmaker wins third in global competition

Bay of Plenty's fledging filmmaker Malachi Steel, age 13, is celebrating after taking out third place at the Global Awards for the International Youth Silent... Read More