School routes change for 2020

  Students traveling on the Bay Hopper Buses next year are now able to see their route online.   “Many routes have changed from 2019,... Read More

Science and technology sparks interest of students

Students at Papamoa Primary School have been immersed in world of science and technology. They have been using virtual reality to learn about science,... Read More

New laws means less bang for your buck

Weekend sales have rolled over into Cyber Monday but new tax laws that came into force yesterday means overseas goods purchased online will be more expensive.... Read More

Getting from A to B with Mr D

Darrell Hellier, commonly known as Mr D, truly does put the word ‘care’ into his role of caretaker at Bethlehem School. He has gone above... Read More

Plug-in civil defence devices being piloted

A pilot project involving a plug-in device to alert people about civil defence emergencies will be trialled in 300 homes around Coromandel. The indoor... Read More

5.3 quake wakes thousands across North Island

Thousands of people around the North Island were woken to a 5.3 magnitude earthquake in the Bay of Plenty on Sunday morning. GeoNet reports that the... Read More

Breach of suppression order

Police are reminding the public that it is an offence to name a person on social media when a suppression order which prevents naming that person is... Read More

Starlink string of pearls crosses sky tonight

7pm update: There has been an updated time given for the Starlink train of satellites passing overhead tonight. The new time is just before 9.50pm. "There... Read More

New Zealand Police win World Class Policing Award

New Zealand Police has won a prestigious World Class Policing Award for its ‘more street than station approach’ Mobility programme, which... Read More

Calls for stricter porn filters to protect kids

Children are watching pornography to understand sex and that'a huge concern, Chief Censor David Shanks says. Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin... Read More

Tauranga teen designs bot for anxiety sufferers

  The grip of anxiety was so strong for Will Waters he would get to bottom of the stairs in the morning and be unable to get out the door. During... Read More

Fixing the base track – your views

The newly-elected Mayor of Tauranga, Tenby Powell is already making strides to repair the Mauao base track. Tenby, Cr Steve Morris, Cr Dawn Kiddie... Read More

Tuku Iho wows Shanghai with Maori culture

Maori culture is taking centre stage in Shanghai with the Tuku Iho | Living Legacy exhibition playing a major role in the China-New Zealand Year of Tourism. The... Read More

Is it illegal?

The impacts of bottom trawling is one of the hot topics of discussion at this weekend’s Tauranga Fishing and Boat Show. “Given the capabilities... Read More

Are you rich enough?

Are you rich enough? Wanting to 'do something' about climate change? What do you think about racism?  And what about NZ's fastest falcon? What... Read More