Tauranga Rocks

While walking through Yatton Park in winter, it’s clear something magical is happening. As I crunch along the frosty path, I hear squeals of laughter... Read More

Consumers reminded to service gas appliances

In the wake of Friday’s explosion in a house in Christchurch, Master Plumbers, Gasfitters & Drainlayers NZ stresses the importance of getting gas... Read More

Progress being made on the Waimana Gorge slip

    State Highway 2, through the Waimana Gorge, remains closed following a large slip. A significant slip occurred on Thursday July 4 between... Read More

Cluster of earthquakes in Taupō, not uncommon

A swarm of earthquakes in the Taupō Volcanic Zone is nothing unusual, GeoNet says. Lake Taupō is the crater of one of the world's most violent... Read More

Minister in Tauranga to celebrate glass recycling

The reintroduction of kerbside glass recycling in Tauranga is being deemed a “great success”. Tauranga City Council and the Ministry for... Read More

Matatā residents to hear settlement‘s fate

Residents of a Bay of Plenty beach settlement at risk from deadly debris flows will this evening hear the latest offer to buy out their properties. Matatā... Read More

Farmers rise to climate challenge

DairyNZ chief executive Dr Tim Mackle is today joining with other primary sector leaders to launch a Primary Sector Climate Change Commitment: He Waka... Read More

NZ embracing renewable electricity future

A future where New Zealand’s electricity generation is entirely renewable is within our reach, says Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods.... Read More

Police urging trampers to prepare

Eastern Police are reminding trampers and walkers to prepare before heading out this winter. Senior Sergeant Kevin Stewart says whether it’s... Read More

Safer journeys ahead for godwits and redknots

The epic 12,000km journey made by some of New Zealand’s favourite migratory birds from the Coromandel to the Arctic is set to become safer. Last... Read More

Repeating pattern of fronts and lows

The repeating pattern of passing fronts and lows that New Zealand has experienced over the last week is set to continue into the week ahead, bringing... Read More

Easing impact of earthquake strengthening in NZ

A change to the system for managing earthquake-prone buildings – EPBs - will make it easier for owners of these buildings in small towns to undertake... Read More

Twilight train rides to celebrate 40th birthday

Hundreds of people wrapped up in their winter woollies on Saturday night to catch a twilight steam train from Palmerville Station.  The Tauranga... Read More

Brace yourself for the weather ahead

A string of strong fronts whipping the country after zooming across the Tasman like a train with carriages hurtling along after each other is just some... Read More

Police unveil new Eagle helicopters

New Zealand Police has officially unveiled its brand new fleet of Eagle helicopters at a launch event at Onehunga on Friday afternoon. From July 1,... Read More