Spooky night train

The spooks may be out at Memorial Park for some Halloween fun this coming Saturday evening, as Palmerville Station opens for a fright night train run... Read More

Social media may not be as bad as we thought

Scrolling through Facebook or arguing on Twitter may not be as bad for our mental health as we feared, according to new research from the University... Read More

Bay women make an impression

Three Bay of Plenty people from quite different walks of life are amongst some of the most influential women in the country. One is making science... Read More

Waste not, want not

Put the junk in the trunk and head to Katikati today. There is a crew of knife sharpeners, seamstresses, sparkies and an assortment of other handy folk... Read More

Tuia Matauranga Roadshow comes to Tauranga

A free interactive roadshow that brings to life Pacific voyaging and New Zealand’s histories will be in Tauranga from 17 to 18 October. It will... Read More

Zespri launches horticultural science scholarships

Zespri has launched a new scholarship for up to five students each year studying Massey University’s Bachelor of Horticultural Science degree.... Read More

Stamping out extremist content online

New Zealand’s ability to find, stop and stamp out terrorist and violent extremist content online has received a significant boost. The government... Read More

Unofficial websites fleecing visitors

Immigration New Zealand is concerned about the number of unauthorised third party visa websites overcharging visitors to New Zealand. A growing number... Read More

Four steps for a safer online presence

It’s easy to think that we’re safe online but every year thousands of New Zealanders report cyber incidents to Computer Emergency Response... Read More

Home-grown gourmet

It was a serious passion project for local chef Kile Gilmore. He and his partner Sue Scahill had been talking about starting their own food truck for... Read More

What’s on – festivals, expo and ice skating

Kia ora and welcome to Saturday.   Today we are expecting morning cloud and a few showers, then becoming fine, with light winds.   It’s... Read More

Understanding active volcanoes with drone help

Drone technology developed at the Victoria University of Wellington has helped improve understanding of one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Volcanologist... Read More

Shedding positive light on mental health

With suicide rates in New Zealand at an all-time high and Mental Health becoming more of a major issue, Tauranga woman Rachelle Hawes is creating an... Read More

What‘s on - surf courses, dachshunds and a ramble

Kia ora and welcome to Saturday.   Today we are expecting cloudy periods and a few showers in the early morning and again in the evening. Also... Read More

Electric vehicle sales reach ‘turning point’

Sales of new electric vehicles have hit a record and for the first time have broken in to the top three passenger models sold last month. New motor... Read More