The Great Kereru Count 2019 is coming!

  For those who want to join the fun and help make a difference, The Great Kereru Count 2019 is coming! The Great Kereru Count is NZ’s biggest... Read More

Oceandowns Reserve to be converted to sports field

Work has commenced for turning Oceandowns Reserve into an active field with playground facilities, ready for use during the 2020 football season. Oceandowns... Read More

Kim Westerskov - award winning photographer

While talking with multi-award-winning wildlife photographer Kim Westerskov, I realized most of his life has been one big adventure. Attacked by an octopus,... Read More

Nature Needs Us - 50 years of Conservation Week

I was first introduced to the idea of conservation when I was an 11-year-old student at Otumoetai Intermediate. Our teacher Betty Bennett took our... Read More

Track lies between a rock and a hard place

“You won’t believe this – better sit down and take some deep breaths,” advises Ken Evans. Because Ken, an Edgecumbe Road resident,... Read More

What‘s on - Battle of Britain and Village market

Kia ora SunLive readers and welcome to Sunday.   Today we are expecting a fine day with westerly breezes. It’s a three-clothing-layer day... Read More

Plague of wallabies threatens Kaimai forest

The Kaimai Range native forest is under threat due to the explosive growth of wallabies. Forest & Bird says the government urgently needs to fund wallaby... Read More

House fire in Katikati

Emergency services are attending a house fire in Katikati on Sunday morning. A Police spokesperson says they were called to assist FENZ at a house fire... Read More

Brother cleans up Fraser Street Reserve

On Saturday afternoon, staff from Brother rolled up their sleeves to take part in a clean-up of Fraser Street Reserve. The global tech business has... Read More

Conservation Champion to visit Te Puke

Waikato Council’s natural heritage team leader and respected scientist Alan Saunders will be sharing his knowledge in Te Puke on Monday as part... Read More

Navy specialists and Police improving water search

Royal New Zealand Navy - RNZN - hydrographic specialists are conducting a search exercise with Police on Lake Taupo. The team, from Littoral Warfare... Read More

Saturday‘s national forecast

The MetService has issued a severe weather watch this morning for parts of central New Zealand. WeatherWatch weather analyst Aaron Wilkinson says a... Read More

Celestial navigators arrive safely in Tauranga

The double-hulled sailing canoe Fa’afaite has arrived safe and sound in Tauranga Harbour on Friday, after leaving Tahiti on August 20 and crossing... Read More

Robotics Plus win ANZLF Trans-Tasman Awards

Tauranga's Robotics Plus, a world-leading robotics and automation company developing innovation to unlock new levels of productivity in some of the... Read More

Plenty to see and learn in the Aongatete Forest

Did you know we have an amazing forest – the Kaimai Mamaku Conservation Park right on our doorstep here in the Western Bay of Plenty? Never been?... Read More