Misha’s mission pays off

A Pāpāmoa woman’s ongoing quest to protect dogs from karaka berry poisoning has come on leaps and bounds. Misha Gildenberger has lobbied Tauranga... Read More

Tsunami warning issued for NZ

The New Zealand National Emergency Management Agency has issued a tsunami advisory following a large volcanic eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai... Read More

LIVE: Tonga under tsunami warning

A tsunami warning has been issued for all of Tonga following a violent eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai underwater volcano this afternoon. The... Read More

Summer stinks

Summertime enjoyment has been marred in the streets north of Mount Maunganui shopping centre by a putrid stench from nearby stormwater drains. “It... Read More

Water shortage for Rotorua

The Rotorua area is moving to level one of a water shortage event as Ngongotahā Stream reaches its lowest recorded flow since records began in 1975. Bay... Read More

Test results clear the way for swimming in Matua

It is now safe to swim and collect shellfish from the Tauranga Harbour in Matua following a wastewater overflow on Saturday. Tauranga City Council is... Read More

Cluster earthquakes recorded beneath Ruapehu

An unusual number of cluster earthquakes have been recorded beneath Ruapheu’s summit since December, but scientists say it hasn't affected... Read More

$1 million to accelerate seismic hazard research

A University of Canterbury Earthquake Engineering professor who is leading worldwide research into the effects of ground-shaking caused by earthquakes... Read More

Rip warning after tragic week on Mount beaches

New Zealand’s deadly summer on the water came to Mount Maunganui last week with three separate serious water incidents, including a fatality, occurring... Read More

Lifeguards involved in more than 100 rescues

Following several serious incidents at beaches in the Coromandel and Bay of Plenty, Surf Life Saving New Zealand is urging beachgoers to take care in... Read More

New handbook shows farmers how to plant for bees

A handbook offering practical guidance on how to plant strategically to feed bees is now available free to New Zealand farmers. The document brings... Read More

Tauranga water supply hits record low

Tauranga's water supply has hit a record low with water usage rising 14.3 million litres above the daily average. The repercussions could see a... Read More

Coromandel fire risk increases

With weather conditions in the Coromandel expected to remain dry and hot for at least another week, Thames-Coromandel District Council is urging people... Read More

Control pets to protect our wildlife

With summer in full swing, our pets are just as keen as us to spend more time outdoors.   Their innate tendency to stalk and injure wildlife... Read More

Native bats thrive after predator control

New Zealand’s native bats, also known by their Māori name pekapeka, are thriving at sites in Fiordland and the central North Island due to Department... Read More