Veterans of British Nuclear testing recognised

Up on the upper deck of a navy ship in the late 1950s, back to the blast, listening to the countdown to detonation. First was the flash, then a rolling thunderclap... Read More

First time champions at Billabong Grom Series

The final event of the Billabong Grom Series has thrown up two new champions on day one of the event held at Piha Beach, Auckland on Saturday. Copal Mateja... Read More

Oceans of talent at surf lifesaving festival

It's a trio of smiles as Pāpāmoa twins Brayden and Tristan Lim-Yock celebrate their under-13 beach flags success with nana Christine at the Oceans 24 surf... Read More

What's on: Oceans, art, festivals and fun

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. MetService is forecasting a fine day with light... Read More

Zeimann/Polley & Fuller/Nicklin claim tour titles

The 2024 GJ Gardner Homes NZ Beach Tour presented by Tip Top wrapped up in thrilling fashion on Sunday in Mount Maunganui. Kiwi stars Alice Zeimann and Shaunna... Read More

Fish to fund a fire brigade!

Bay of Plenty anglers are invited to hook into a fishing competition this Friday and Saturday that boosts the coffers of one of Katikati's most deserving community... Read More

Newdick and Kohn win longboarding at Pāpāmoa

Two surfers have secured selection into the New Zealand Longboarding Team which will contest the ISA World Longboard Championships in El Salvador during April. Gisborne... Read More

Enjoy kayak racing in the Kaimai range

Today, the Wairoa River in the Kaimai Range is the scene of a feast of kayak racing! The Kaimai Canoe Club is hosting its Wairoa Race today Sunday, February... Read More

Sizzling longboarding action at Pāpāmoa

Action is kicking this morning with the semifinals of the New Zealand Festival of Longboarding at Pāpāmoa. Finals will be held from 11am - 2pm. Against... Read More

Dangerous driver struggles to keep afloat

It was a case of sink or swim for one dangerous driver on Thursday afternoon, and unfortunately for him he ended up with both. A Police unit in Ōrewa observed... Read More

New TECT rescue vessel for Coastguard Tauranga

This Saturday, Coastguard Tauranga will officially welcome its newest fleet member - the state-of-the-art TECT Rescue. Built by Q-West Boat Builders and... Read More

Pāpāmoa Surf Lifeguards In Action

Pāpāmoa Regional Surf Lifeguard Mitch Cowdrey stresses the importance of learning how to do CPR and knowing where your nearest AED defibrillation unit is located. Long... Read More