Latitude Residences officially open in Tauranga

Tauranga CBD is a step closer to becoming one of New Zealand’s ‘most desirable suburbs’ with the opening of the $35m Latitude Residences.... Read More

Three new cases of COVID-19 at NZ borders

There are three new cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation facilities in New Zealand today. It has been 69 days since the last case of COVID-19... Read More

Permanent police presence at COVID-19 facilities

  The government says there will be a permanent police presence at every managed isolation and quarantine facility in New Zealand from today,... Read More

Person in serious condition after SH2 crash

One person has been transported to hospital in serious condition after a single vehicle crash on State Highway 2, near Te Puna this morning.  Police... Read More

Dress for Success transforms lives in Tauranga

Victoria came from an ordinary family, with an ordinary upbringing. However, during her late teenage years, things changed. She fell into drugs and... Read More

Consumer confidence high in the Eastern Bay

Eastern Bay residents and visitors are opening their wallets as local business and consumer confidence runs high. Recent electronic transaction data,... Read More

One in custody after armed callout

UPDATE 10.29AM: One person is in police custody following an armed police response in Te Puke this morning. A SunLive reader has emailed in and says... Read More

Plans to close Tiwai Point smelter announced

Rio Tinto has just announced that it will wind down New Zealand Aluminium Smelters, best known as Tiwai Point smelter. In a statement to the Australian... Read More

$54,000 fine and reparation after fall from ship

The Tauranga District Court has fined Singapore-based China Navigation Company PTE Limited $24,000 and ordered it to pay reparations of $30,000, after... Read More

Partnership to address Rotorua housing issues

A new partnership between the Government, Ngāti Whakaue Tribal Lands and Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities is another step forward in addressing... Read More

Trucks snowed in on closed Desert Road

Truck drivers spent a cold night sleeping in their cabs as snow blocked the Desert Road (SH1) in the central North Island. In the biggest dump so... Read More

BOP tech company launches online signature book

Social isolation during COVID-19 didn’t stop a Rotorua tech company from connecting thousands of graduating students worldwide. In June, they... Read More

$13.6 million up for grabs this weekend

Powerball and Strike have both rolled over, meaning there is a combined prize pool of $13.6 million up for grabs on Saturday night. Powerball was not... Read More

Temperatures plummet as southerly hits

A southerly is racing up New Zealand, bringing wintry weather with it. Temperatures were around three degrees in the Bay of Plenty this morning, with... Read More

Young filmmakers sought for Silent Film Festival

  Young filmmakers are encouraged to get out their cameras but leave the mic at home as New Zealand submissions open for the International Youth... Read More