Freak storm causes damage around Tauranga

A storm that came through Tauranga late this afternoon has caused a large branch to come crashing down on Devonport Rd. A SunLive reporter in the area... Read More

Tauranga Sunday storm caught on time lapse

SunLive photographer Daniel Hines has captured a time lapse of the thundery storm clouds as they passed across the Tauranga harbour late this afternoon.... Read More

Motorists urged to drive safely after eight deaths

Police and the NZ Transport Agency are appealing to drivers to take care on our roads after five fatal collisions this weekend. Eight people have died... Read More

Takitimu Drive now reopened following incident

Update: 4.15pm Police have advised that State Highway 2 between Elizabeth St and Chapel St has now reopened following an earlier incident. Callers to... Read More

Police looking for driver who knocked motorcyclist

A rider has been left with a damaged motorcycle after being knocked onto the road near Welcome Bay this afternoon by a passing car that refused to stop. Police... Read More

Waititi to stand for Maori Party in Waiariki

Rawiri Waititi will stand for the Maori Party in Waiariki at September’s General Election. The 39-year-year old’s candidacy was today confirmed... Read More

Williams Cup game produces big century

  The highest Baywide cricket score of the season, stood out like a lighthouse beacon, in the only completed match in the Versatile Tauranga Williams... Read More

Justice Minister representing NZ at nuclear summit

Justice Minister Andrew Little is travelling to Berlin today to represent New Zealand at a high-level summit on nuclear disarmament. This year, the... Read More

Successful summer for Coastguard safety initiative

Thousands of dangerous, old and damaged lifejackets have been removed from communities across the country again this summer thanks to Coastguard’s... Read More

Bakers named community of the year

A virtual community of bakers that has spread kindness to more than 650,000 Kiwis going through trauma or difficulty has been named 2020 Mitre 10 Community... Read More

Powerball rolls over: $42 million up for grabs

Powerball was not struck last night and has rolled over to Wednesday night where the jackpot will be $42 million. “$42 million is the second... Read More

Mount Maunganui player wins second division

A Mount Maunganui Lotto player was one of 23 players who will be enjoying a boost to their bank account after winning $24,158 with Lotto Second Division... Read More

What’s on – stilt walking, archery and blueberries

Kia ora and welcome to the last Sunday in February. Today we should experience a fine morning to start with, but there may be a few showers turning... Read More

Search for missing swimmer at Waihi Beach resumes

The search for the missing swimmer who got into difficulty at Waihi Beach on Friday February 21 has resumed again today. The teenage boy reportedly... Read More

‘Amazeballs’ stalls at Oropi Sunday Market

People are discovering the hidden gem that is the Oropi Sunday Market, only a 13 minute drive from Greerton Village. The first market of the year is... Read More