Tauranga Countdown stores offer free prescriptions

  Countdown’s three Tauranga in-store pharmacies are offering free prescriptions, in a move expected to save local customers more than $135,000... Read More

Fab time out in Bethlehem

Time Out on Friday night, proved to be a fabulous time out in Bethlehem for over 600 women from around the Bay. Hosted by Bethlehem Baptist, the evening... Read More

Investment in GPS technology will help save lives

Funding has been announced for a satellite-based augmentation system – SBAS – which Government says will help save lives and drive innovation. The... Read More

Mrs Fathers ruffling feathers

The saga of the Bureta bus shelter that isn’t, but should be, according to one “annoyed” ratepayer, continued to fester this week…... Read More

Support to deal with the devil

Tupu Daniel has tried and failed before. Eight times he has tried to break free of the insidious grip of nicotine. Each time the fags have won. Every... Read More

Food poisoning warning over Coromandel mussels

A warning has been issued after a spate of food poisoning from commercially grown Coromandel mussels. “The majority of people who have become... Read More

The best little Lions Club

The Lions Club of Tauranga City Sunrise think they are the best Lions club in Tauranga and they’re looking for others to join them. “I raise... Read More

Cancer survivors benefit from exercise, says study

Exercise New Zealand chief executive Richard Beddie is backing research from the United Kingdom, showing the benefits of exercise for people who have... Read More

Connecting communities over a cuppa

Chris Glazewski is challenging complete strangers to get together over a cup of coffee. He’s a recent arrival in Mount Maunganui, but not one... Read More

Research says kiwis support legal abortion

Family Planning welcomes new research from the University of Auckland which says New Zealanders are supportive of the right to legal abortion. Chief... Read More

No smoking in cars with children to be law

  The Government’s plan to prohibit smoking in cars with children is a step closer with the Smoke-free Environments (Prohibiting Smoking... Read More

Fundraising to fight period poverty in Tauranga

  A fundraiser is taking place at the Arataki Community Centre this Sunday to help fight period poverty.   The Good Fund have organised... Read More

Newborn hearing screeners celebrate 10 years

A team of healthcare workers who provide a vital screening service for tamariki is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. The Bay of Plenty District Health... Read More

Volunteers give up millions of hours for St John

Volunteers are at the heart of St John. Every day more than 9600 generous volunteers help thousands of people across the country by devoting their time... Read More

Sailors abandon yacht, rescued from life raft

Four sailors have been rescued from their life raft this afternoon having had to abandon their yacht 'the Squander' 90 kilometres East North... Read More