Entertainment

What's on: Oceans, art, festivals and fun

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 fine day with light... Read More

Tauranga can now host bigger indoor concerts

Tauranga's largest indoor venue for concerts and other events has increased its venue capacity and partnered with a leading ticketing provider, opening the door... Read More

Jazz festival to take centre stage in Tauranga

There is only one month left until The 61st National Port of Tauranga Jazz Festival begins, bringing hundreds of acts, performances and spectacular talent to... Read More

The teens bringing Tay Tay to Tauranga

Taylor Swift fans unable to make it across the ditch to see The Eras Tour now can experience some of her music live right here in Aotearoa, thanks to six talented... Read More

Kapa haka good for the soul in the Bay of Plenty

Twenty-two kapa haka teams, including the current Te Matatini champions, will take to the stage this weekend at the Mātaatua senior regional competitions in... Read More

Intriguing collisions ahead for annual foodie fest

Organisers of the award-winning Flavours of Plenty Festival say foodie fans should expect the unexpected when they start choosing from the nearly 50 events in... Read More

Three Lotto players share $1million

Three lucky Lotto players from Northland, Wellington and Invercargill will be having a blast after each winning $333,333 with Lotto First Division in Saturday... Read More

What's on: Kokomo, history, vintage and surf

Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. MetService is forecasting cloud clearing to fine this morning. Northwesterlies will... Read More

What's on - Shakespeare, XRACE, longboarding

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 areas of morning cloud,... Read More

Gumboots, alpacas and cowboys!

Danny Gill knows what has pulling power at an A&P show. And he can pick a winner. 'Racing sheep and chooks. People love chickens, especially baby chickens,”... Read More

XRACE celebrates 10 years at Mount

XRACE is celebrating 10 years with a fun-filled family challenge at Mount Maunganui this weekend. XRACE is a mystery adventure race where adults and children... Read More

Celebrating 40 years of vintage machines

The weekend of February 17-18 is unmissable for anyone interested in the history of farming in New Zealand. The Tauranga Vintage Machinery Club's 40th anniversary... Read More