BOP Civil Defence launch emergency call centre

Bay of Plenty Civil Defence Emergency Management has launched a new 0800 number helping Bay of Plenty households meet essential needs during the national... Read More

Majority of oily waste recovered

The majority of oily waste from last night’s spill into Tauranga Harbour has been recovered after Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff worked into... Read More

Oil spill at Sulphur Point in Tauranga

Bay of Plenty Regional Council oil spill response staff have been working to contain an oil spill at Sulphur Point in Tauranga. An estimated 2000 litres... Read More

Telcos helping people working from home

With an unprecedented number of us working from home, and using videoconferencing technology, telcos are offering to waive data caps, technology commentator... Read More

Gardening for life

Children are getting a chance to shine in an outdoor classroom. Garden to Table Trust is helping to establish vegetable gardens in local schools like... Read More

Time to plant winter veges

It’s time to put in those winter veges in the ground now, passionate gardener Lynda Hallinan says. The warm soil will help them to get going and... Read More

Market uncertainty amid climate change policies

A University of Waikato expert in energy law and mining says countries producing fossil fuels have no guarantee of a market for their products as the... Read More

Consuming for the better

The Consuming for Good event, which is being held at Basestation on March 19, is an event that focuses on business solutions to reduce single-use plastics... Read More

Great idea but at what cost?

They’re sorting the rubbish from the recyclables, the fact from the fiction, as the debate over the Tauranga City Council’s proposed new... Read More

Today‘s national weather forecast

WeatherWatch advises that a large anticyclone covering New Zealand will be bringing mainly settled weather today. “An east to southeasterly airflow... Read More

Going full circle

Repairs to the Mauao Base Track have officially been completed, allowing people to walk the full circuit without having to use stairs. The repaired... Read More

Monitor your own stream water quality

Bay of Plenty residents are encouraged to get their nets and gumboots and join the search for freshwater bugs to find out how healthy the waterways are.... Read More

$2 million drought relief for farmers and growers

Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor has today classified the drought in the North Island, parts of the South Island and the Chathams as a large-scale... Read More

Tauranga events nominated for awards

  Tauranga is proving it’s the place to have a gathering with three events held in Tauranga last year nominated for New Zealand Events Association... Read More

International Women‘s Day calls for gender parity

Today, being International Women's Day, is an appropriate opportunity to hear some thoughts from one of our city’s wahine toa, Fiona McTavish,... Read More