Fish truck catches fire

A truck full of fish on fire on State Highway 2, Katikati, was extinguished by Katikati volunteer fire fighters early today. The Fire Service’s... Read More

Crash stalls Te Puna traffic

Traffic is moving freely on State Highway 2 in Te Puna after a minor nose-to-tail crash at about 8.30am. Fire fighters move one of the vehicles involved... Read More

AIMS Games Diary: Day Three

It’s been another successful day at the intermediate aged AIMS Games taking place in sporting venues throughout Tauranga this week. Watch SunLive’s... Read More

Burglary at Te Puna Kindergarten

Te Puna Community Kindergarten teachers and students have had a disheartening start to the week following a burglary at their centre on Minden Road. Te... Read More

Evasive action rolls truck on SH2

A truck driver is in Tauranga Hospital and motorists travelling on State Highway 2 between Te Maunga and Papamoa are delayed after two trucks collided... Read More

Quake felt in Te Puna

An early morning undersea earthquake was felt round Tauranga harbour today. The earthquake was at 7.11am this morning and registered 4.4 on the Richter... Read More

Trout poaching charges laid

Three people found on Friday afternoon with 25 freshly caught rainbow trout are facing charges of poaching.  A 40 year old man, a 17 year old man... Read More

Sightings sought for Miller

Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of escaped prisoner Lex Miller. The 48-year-old escaped from Rangipo Prison, near Turangi on Thursday,... Read More

AIMS Games makes a splash

Sporting intensity is high at Baywave with the water based events in the NZCT AIMS Games underway at Tauranga’s main indoor swimming pool complex.... Read More

Hot Pools argument continues

The debate on the future of the Mount hot pools is still bubbling with Tauranga accountant Ian Stevenson continuing to challenge Tauranga City Aquatics... Read More

A sweet treat for the SPCA

It’s a sweet and doughy day for local children in the Bay. Today is the annual SPCA Cupcake Day and the children at Waihi Road Top Kids are getting... Read More

Pipeline works stir job loss fears

Central city businesses are bracing themselves for losses in income and jobs as the next stage of Tauranga’s Southern Pipeline works contract approaches... Read More

Stanaway wins on GP3 debut

Tauranga driver Richie Stanaway won on debut in the GP3 Series in Belgium. Richie finished 4.007 seconds ahead of his teammate James Calado to lead the... Read More

New service boost for port

The Port of Tauranga is the only New Zealand port on the world’s second largest container shipping line’s new service commencing in October.... Read More

Rates bill deadline close

Rates payment deadline is looming with Tauranga City Council ratepayer bills all falling due on Wednesday, August 31. The council is advising that ratepayers... Read More