Large Police presence in Te Puke

Police are responding to an incident this evening in Dunlop Rd, Te Puke. A photographer at the scene says Police have blocked off both ends of Dunlop... Read More

Black Lives Matter protest in downtown Tauranga

A Black Lives Matter march was held in downtown Tauranga this afternoon with about 25-30 people meeting in the rain to stand in solidarity with other... Read More

Bodies of two dead recovered from glider crash

The bodies of two people killed in a glider crash at Mt Tauhara yesterday have today been recovered. They will be transported to Wellington, where post... Read More

Council proposes spending cuts, reduced rates rise

Tauranga City Council will consult with the community on a draft Annual Plan 2020-21 that has been heavily revised in response to the impacts of Covid-19. The... Read More

Two stricken vessels on the Coromandel Peninsula

  Waikato Regional Council are responding to two separate incidents involving stricken vessels on the Coromandel Peninsula, with one leaking diesel... Read More

Power outage to over 2000 in Tauranga & Whitianga

More than 2000 properties across Tauranga and the Coromandel are without power on Monday afternoon as the rainy weather lashes both regions. Power went... Read More

Covid-19: No new cases for ten days in a row

  The Ministry of Health report that there are again no new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today.   This is the tenth day in a row of... Read More

It takes a team for MND awareness

      Having a dance off, broadcasting an online tutorial on how to make a delicious chocolate fudge cake, or running an online art... Read More

Flooding keeps Kopu-Hikuai Rd closed

  12pm update:  Police advise that the Kopu-Hikuai Road along the State Highway 25 is closed due to flooding. Currently there are no diversion... Read More

Queen’s Birthday Monday continues to be wet

North Islanders desperate for rain for months have finally had their wishes answered over the weekend.   “It’s still not enough to... Read More

Homicide investigation launched in Opotiki

Bay of Plenty Police are investigating a homicide in Waihau Bay, east of Opotiki after being called to an address in the early hours of this morning. "Police... Read More

Moving Day for the farming sector

Moving Day today on June 1 is a big day in the farming calendar and requires good planning and communication to ensure success. It involves not just... Read More

Services to education honoured in Queen‘s awards

“I’m grateful that someone felt that I was worthy enough to be nominated,” says Graham Preston on hearing that he was being awarded... Read More

Wellingtonians sing Marina’s praises

Steering his new $2million boat home to Wellington from Auckland didn’t quite go to plan for John Morgan and his family. Pleasure craft, ‘Transition’,... Read More

Medicine, music and philanthropy honoured

Traditional Maori medicine expert Robert McGowan reckons getting recognition from the Queen could encourage more people in Tauranga to help take care... Read More