The Cuban Brothers returning to town

If you haven't heard of the Cuban Brothers, there's a few things you should know about them – such as the time Elton John flew them to Paris in a private jet. Not A-list enough? How about the night Robbie Williams pulled them in for... Read More

Greerton turns vintage

The Greerton Village Vintage & Retro Fayre was held in Greerton Village on Saturday with over 40 stall holders selling a wide variety of vintage and retro items. The public was encouraged to dress up in Vintage or Retro style and join the Best Dressed... Read More

Shrek The Musical coming to Tauranga

Popular animated kids' film ‘Shrek' also has a musical version, and it's coming to Tauranga this year thanks to Stage Right Trust. Trustee and director for ‘Shrek The Musical' Toni Henderson says the show will run... Read More

Delight with 'We Run The Night’

As the sun set at Mount Maunganui on Saturday night, the ‘We Run The Night' running festival at Mount Drury got underway. Fully booked out with over 1800 entrants the ‘Hopt Soda -We Run The Night' was not just about the running. It... Read More

What’s On? Farm Day & French Films

It's a glorious morning, comrades. The sun is shining, the birds are singing their love songs to one another, and there's peace in our little corner of paradise. If you had a late night on St Patrick's Day you might not be feeling so... Read More

Harleys on tour for another year

The gathering of 700 Harley Davidson motorcycles and riders from around New Zealand in Whitianga for a weekend of organised events, live bands, markets and comradeship proved so popular, they've booked to return in 2019. This year's tour... Read More

Tourism BOP seeks funding increase

  Tourism Bay of Plenty is seeking an increase in funding of $621,000 in order to manage the region's exponential tourism growth, so that it doesn't impact negatively on the environment and local communities. The funding is being sought... Read More

Road closures in the city today

Tauranga motorists can expect some road closures and delays at various locations around the city today. Chadwick Road, from Cameron Road to Greerton Road is one of two roads which will be closed to motorists from today. The closure is applicable from... Read More

A brief history on St Paddy

More than half a million kiwis have Irish ancestry and probably another half a million wish they did. So whether your great great grandmother was Irish or not, today Saturday March 17 is St Patrick's Day, now an internationally celebrated day... Read More

Caring for the environment starts young

They may be just three or four years old, but the children of Katikati Kindergarten are helping to feed their local community and learning to protect and enhance their environment. The kindergarten's environmental philosophy, developed over the... Read More

Opinion Poll

What are your thoughts on the council’s proposal to increase rates 40 per cent over the next three years?

Good, it will help pay to revitilise the city
Not good, rates are high enough now
I’m ok with an increase, but maybe not such a big one

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Rotorua lake, Mokoia island and a manned canoe.  Photo: Thirza Fleeson.

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