Joel Shadbolt playing it forward

When music students at Papamoa College spent time focusing on performance this week, one of NZ’s leading musicians Joel Shadbolt came along too. As... Read More

Trail run with a foodie twist

If you’re a trail runner, walker, or just someone who loves to get outdoors and explore, the Generation Homes Fern Creek Trail event at TECT Park... Read More

Two lucky Lotto players win $500,000

Two Lotto players will be celebrating after each winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division in last night’s live Lotto draw. The winning tickets... Read More

What‘s on - Frocks on bikes, football, bird show

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

Vanilla to change the world

When Cyclone Waka tore through the Kingdom of Tonga at the end of 2001, John Ross and his family wanted to do something to help. Now, 20 years later,... Read More

Domestic cats - best in show

Ginger, tortoiseshell, grey, white, long or short haired – the mere moggy in all its mix breed glory still gets a chance to win awards. The Geyserland... Read More

Stunning botanical art in downtown Tauranga

Jenny Coker’s first solo exhibition at The Art Lounge in Willow St opened on Friday night, with many enjoying the opportunity to be first to view... Read More

It‘s a happy bird-day at the show, a-parrot-ly

The judging has been completed for the 2021 Tauranga Bird Club Animates Annual Show, with the doors open to the public this afternoon. Each year, the... Read More

What‘s on - bird show, markets and museums

Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. This morning's early rain which was heavy... Read More

Tauranga student through to final six of Popstars

Tauranga girl Skye Hine has made it through to the final six on TVNZ 2’s Popstars. The 16-year-old Mount Maunganui College student is in the running... Read More

Powerball player wins $12.3 million

It will be a Mother’s Day to remember for one lucky player from Auckland taking home $12.3 million with Powerball First Division in last night’s... Read More

What‘s on - home show, markets, acoustic blues

Good morning and welcome to Mother’s Day. The MetService is forecasting a cloudy day with a possible morning shower or two, then rain later this... Read More

2021 Rotorua songwriting winner announced

In the lead up to New Zealand Music Month Rotorua locals have had the opportunity to enter Te Manu Tito Waiata Song Writing Competition, designed to... Read More

A fabulous Mother’s Day week for care home mums

It’s been a week of pampering, spoiling and indulging for the mums of Bupa Cedar Manor Care Home, says care home manager Jane Verry.   The... Read More

Tauranga Home Show inspires with huge 22nd show

Crowds are flocking to the Tauranga Home Show at Trustpower Arena Baypark this weekend for its huge 22nd show.   With more than 325 exhibitors... Read More