Paws up for Ōmokoroa’s Dog Exercise Area

Put your paw up for your choice of location for Ōmokoroa's newest pooch exercise area. Western Bay of Plenty District Council is putting the ‘paw-er'... Read More

Emotions run high in fight to save halls

Residents of two rural Rotorua communities have begged for their community halls to not be condemned and levelled accusations of substandard repairs and neglect... Read More

Have your say on BOP's transport system

Whether you are someone who drives, walks, cycles, or takes the bus, the Bay of Plenty's land transport network plays a significant role in your daily life.... Read More

Palestine supporters protest in public

Whakatāne-Ōhope Community Board was asked to fly the Palestinian flag during the public forum of a meeting on Monday night. Free Palestine supporter Van... Read More

Plan to remove Whakātane carparks hits roadblock

Plans to remove five carparks from Commerce Street in Whakatāne to improve safety at the Shapley Place intersection has hit a roadblock. Deputy mayor Lesley... Read More

‘Whats the hold up?’– Peace Street residents

Peace Street residents living with uncompleted road works want answers as to why work has been halted over the past month. Whakatāne District Council began... Read More

Council to develop a water plan

Tauranga City Council has moved quickly to respond to this month's Government announcement about the repeal of waters reform legislation and the implementation... Read More

‘Totally reckless’ planning rules put on hold

Planning rules that allow greater housing intensification in two Western Bay of Plenty towns has been put on hold. The Western Bay of Plenty District... Read More

Jump in enrolments for international students

International student numbers at Toi Ohomai i Te Pūkenga in Rotorua is expected to increase by 30 per cent on last year. Students were officially welcomed... Read More

SH2 Waihī to Tauranga traffic impacts

Motorists are being asked to drive carefully through road work sites and stick to temporary speed limits. "Unreliable travel times are frustrating for everyone,... Read More

Dogs, togs & agility jogs at pooch ‘party'

From young pups, to teaching old dogs new tricks, if you want some expert advice on helping your four-legged friend to put their best paw forward, come along... Read More

Logging truck gridlock paralyses businesses

Anger is boiling over this week as Mount Maunganui businesses impacted by long lines of logging trucks blocking their driveways are threatening action, following... Read More