Former All Black captain joins hospital team

Former All Black captain and winger Stu Wilson can now add another name to the list of teams he has represented, the Tauranga Hospital Orderlies. Many... Read More

Covid-19: Two new cases in managed isolation

There are two new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation. There are two cases of Covid-19 already reported yesterday evening in the community which are part... Read More

COVID-19: No new community cases today

1.15pm update: There are no new COVID-19 cases in the community today, says the Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield during a 1pm live Beehive... Read More

Events hit by alert level changes

Events around Tauranga as well as the rest of New Zealand have been cancelled or postponed today following the return to alert level 3 for Auckland and... Read More

Auckland back in alert level 3, rest of NZ level 2

Auckland is back at alert level 3 this morning, while the rest of the country has moved to alert level 2 following two new Covid-19 community cases that... Read More

Auckland moving to Level 3, rest of NZ to Level 2

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced this evening that Auckland will be moving to Alert Level 3 for a period of seven days from 6am tomorrow morning. The... Read More

Buckle up on the farm

WorkSafe New Zealand is advising farmers to buckle up after an analysis of vehicle-related fatalities found that nearly half those that occur on farm... Read More

One new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation

The Ministry of Health says there are no new cases in the community to report today. There is one new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation. The contact... Read More

Covid-19 vaccinations underway in Rotorua

Some 30 people who work across Rotorua’s three managed isolation facilities – MIFs -  were scheduled to be vaccinated today as the COVID-19... Read More

Lambasting Covid-19 cases is unhelpful

An Auckland National Party MP says it's 'unhelpful' and 'counterproductive' for people on social media to point fingers at the family... Read More

Gear up for Bike Day

  For those keen to explore the Te Puna to Omokoroa cycleway, an exciting family bike day is planned for March.   “We’ve run... Read More

Water births in Bethlehem smash national average

  A birthing centre in Tauranga is smashing the national average of water births.   Bethlehem Birthing Centre has seen 40 per cent, or approximately... Read More

Government action reduces child poverty

New figures released by Stats NZ today show across the board improvements in child poverty rates, with some statistically significant changes over the... Read More

Injured tramper rescued from Kaimai Range

  A 64-year-old woman is recovering in hospital after being rescued from the Kaimai Range.   The woman suffered a serious leg injury while... Read More

Salvation Army report paints ‘gloomy future’

  The 14th annual State of the Nation report from the Salvation Army reveals the poorest and most vulnerable suffered the worst effects from COVID-19.... Read More