Tauranga sailor dies in yachting incident

The Tauranga community is in mourning tonight following the news of the death of a local sailor. In a statement released tonight, the Tauranga Yacht... Read More

Unofficial websites fleecing visitors

Immigration New Zealand is concerned about the number of unauthorised third party visa websites overcharging visitors to New Zealand. A growing number... Read More

Four steps for a safer online presence

It’s easy to think that we’re safe online but every year thousands of New Zealanders report cyber incidents to Computer Emergency Response... Read More

One dead after yacht sinks

One person is dead and another is in critical condition after a yacht sank off the coast of Northland. Emergency services were notified following reports... Read More

Departing mayor Greg Brownless turns to acting

Outgoing mayor Greg Brownless plans on spending his new found time with family and has already signed up for a play. He will be in the play ‘Noises... Read More

BOP motorists to take care ahead of wild weather

The NZ Transport Agency are advising motorists in the Bay of Plenty and Waikato to stay safe ahead of strong winds and heavy rain forecast for the upper... Read More

Crash on SH36 Oropi

Update 6:18pm: Emergency services are responding to a serious crash at the intersection of SH36 and Mangatoi Road, Oropi. A police spokesperson says,... Read More

One dead following Opotiki crash

One person has died following a serious crash in Opotiki. Emergency services were called to the crash on Waiotahe Beach Road, Waiotahe, at around 7.40am.... Read More

Pasifika Festival to host record numbers

Now into its fifth year, Pasifika Festival in the Bay, is a vibrant celebration of the unique cultures of the Pacific Islands through dance and food... Read More

Lights and sights of Tauranga’s Diwali Festival

Tauranga’s Historic Village is set to welcome the summer season with a sensory extravaganza celebrating the world famous Indian Festival of Diwali. The... Read More

World class facilities for Tauranga

The University of Waikato has opened new laboratories at its Tauranga campus to increase its Science and Engineering teaching and research capabilities... Read More

Artist sticks it to the Don

  It was an artist making an ethical statement. But he chose perhaps the most divisive and polarising subject matter of our time to make his point.... Read More

Cars and bikes seized in drug raids

Four people are facing charges following the completion of a three-month-long investigation targeting the sale and supply of illicit drugs. Bay... Read More

An awesome line-up of hard rock and heavy metal

  They have toured New Zealand multiple times, released three albums, taken the international music stage by storm and have played some killer... Read More

Severe gales expected to batter BOP

    People are being warned to prepare for heavy rain and severe gales. A deep low over the north Tasman Sea is expected to move onto Northland... Read More