Restaurants launch accreditation programme

Hospitality businesses committed to improving their practices and increasing their impact now have a new certification programme. HospoCred will reward... Read More

Govt propelling arts sector to thrive

The Government has opened the Cultural Sector Regeneration Fund, the first stage of a new approach to cultural sector funding designed to support strategic,... Read More

Lotto Strike player wins $300,000

A lucky player from Waikato will be celebrating tonight after winning $300,000 with Strike Four in Wednesday night's live Lotto draw. The winning... Read More

Okere Falls Store café smokes competition

The North Island has finally snagged bragging rights to the country’s best toasted sandwich, with a Bay of Plenty café winning the 2022... Read More

Dive into a weekend of furious filmmaking

Vista Foundation 48Hours - the greatest, and largest film competition in New Zealand - marks a massive milestone in 2022, celebrating its twentieth consecutive... Read More

Campaign to bring The Secret Keeper to Tauranga

An arts crowd-funding campaign looking to raise funds to bring artworks detailing the story of an artist’s childhood abuse is launching today in... Read More

Lanterns lighting up winter in Katikati

Barry, the patient Kiwi bloke usually found quietly reading his paper on a park bench on Katikati's Main Street, found himself surrounded by lanterns... Read More

Two Powerball players win $7.3 million

Two lucky Powerball players from Auckland and Timaru will be on cloud nine after each winning $7.3 million with Powerball First Division in Saturday... Read More

Something for everyone at Armageddon

There is something for everyone at Armageddon this weekend. Whether you are a pop-culture fan and love to dress up for some cosplay, or not, the two-day... Read More

Creative conversation for writers

If you’re an aspiring author, you won’t want to miss the next panel discussion event organised by Tauranga Writers on Sunday. ‘Spreading... Read More

Three epic local rugby finals being played today

The 2022 senior men's club rugby culminates today with three epic finals. The Bay of Plenty Rugby Union says all three finals will be free entry... Read More

What‘s on - rugby finals, yarnbombing, art

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

Armageddon descends on Tauranga

Pop-culture fans are gearing up  for the much anticipated #Bayofgeddon 2022 this weekend. The two-day event will showcase the best in gaming, technology,... Read More

For the love of locomotives: volunteers needed

Memorial Park Railway was forced to close ahead of schedule for the first time in 40 years, due to a shortage of volunteers earlier this month. The... Read More

Tā Moko Tā Tatau festival to enrich region

Te Tuhi Mareikura Trust – TMT-  will again bring to the Tauranga Moana and wider Bay of Plenty region its highly successful representation... Read More