What‘s on - Oropi market, art, underwater hockey

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

Nine countries designated very high risk

Nine southern African countries are being added to the very high risk countries list following public health advice around the newly discovered COVID-19... Read More

Help requested to box up kindness this Christmas

It will be a Christmas filled with kindness and joy for many of Tauranga’s homeless this year, when ‘Santa Carrus’ - in the form of... Read More

New law clears the air for children in vehicles

From today, it’s illegal to smoke or vape in most vehicles carrying children aged under 18 years old - whether the vehicle is moving or not. “Second-hand... Read More

Ten new locations of interest in BOP and Lakes

Ten new locations of interest in Bethlehem, Mount Maunganui, Papamoa, Te Puke, Rotorua and Taupo have been announced by the Ministry of Health on Saturday... Read More

Covid-19 testing underway in Kawerau

Covid-19 testing has started in Kawerau following the confirmation of a positive case in the town. Testing is available today, Saturday November 17... Read More

Rena documentary to look at Government response

Looking for an innovative Christmas present this year? How about securing a film credit for your loved ones and work colleagues?    The... Read More

Four new locations of interest in BOP and Lakes

Four new locations of interest have been announced in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes District Health Board regions on Saturday. There is now a total of... Read More

COVID-19: 145 new cases in NZ, one person has died

There are 145 new cases of Covid-19 announced today. One person has died, 77 people are in hospital, with eight people in ICU, including one in Rotorua... Read More

Two exhibitions open at Tauranga Historic Village

Tauranga artist Doreen McNeill has a spring in her step as she launches her exhibition on Saturday afternoon at Tauranga Historic Village. A popular... Read More

All safe following capsize near Rurima Island

A group of people were rescued following their boat capsizing near Rurima Island, in the Bay of Plenty, on Saturday morning. Police were notified that... Read More

Rotorua kicks off 100% vaxxed business campaign

Protecting the Rotorua community and its economy is the driving force behind a new Rotorua Chamber of Commerce campaign designed to get as many in the... Read More

Christmas trees to light up Historic Village

A forest of community Christmas trees will be lighting up the Tauranga Historic Village this December. Twenty-four huge distinctive trees decorated... Read More

What‘s on - comedy, exhibition openings, markets

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

Positive Covid case at Te Akau ki Papamoa School

A student at Te Akau ki Papamoa School has tested positive for Covid-19. Parents and caregivers of the school’s students were notified by... Read More