Spreading their wings

Thanks to ongoing community support, the Tauranga Bird Club is really taking flight, with the club hosting its fifth annual show this weekend since its... Read More

Te Puke highway: Toll-free travel extended

To help reduce the delays on the Te Puke Highway caused by roadworks near Pah Road, eastbound road users will be able to use SH2 Tauranga East Link toll-free... Read More

What‘s on? Birds, lights, lego and more

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. Met Service is forecasting a mainly... Read More

Honouring a good fellow

Bethlehem resident Tony Grayburn is no stranger to the workings of Rotary. And being a member of different Rotary clubs for 54 years he is well-versed... Read More

Rare fish species found in Ōhiwa

New and rare fish species have been discovered by Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council scientists in the Nukuhou catchment. The announcement... Read More

Bayfair Flyover: Lane closures from next week

The next set of beams for the Bayfair flyover will be craned into place overnight on Friday, May 27. People can expect overnight lane closures,... Read More

Māori All Blacks to face Ireland in Hamilton

The Māori All Blacks will play Ireland in two mid-week matches in Hamilton and Wellington this July. The first match will be at FMG Stadium Waikato... Read More

Health Minister to attend World Health Assembly

Health Minister Andrew Little will represent New Zealand at the first in-person World Health Assembly since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, to be... Read More

Kids exploring nature in the WBOP

Funky fungi, bird banter and insect investigations have been enjoyed by schools as part of the new Bay Conservation Alliance education programme based... Read More

“Solid investment in training GPs needed” - RNZCGP

The Government’s investment in health is welcomed but is a “lost opportunity” to get more medical professionals in the community, according... Read More

Laptop delivery delights WBOP children

Tamariki and rangatahi from local schools and youth groups have received a visit from Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s laptop fairy, bringing... Read More

Severe wind watch issued for BOP

Metservice has issued a Severe Weather Watch for parts of the country, including the Bay of Plenty west of Te Puke. Westerly winds may approach... Read More

Simon Bridges set to replace Auckland Chamber CEO

Former National Party leader Simon Bridges is set to take the reins of the prestigious business lobby group Auckland Business Chamber. Outgoing... Read More

Covid-19: 7,800 community cases, 270 in the BOP

Today the Ministry of Health are reporting 7,800 community cases, 401 hospitalisations and 17 deaths. The seven-day rolling average of community... Read More

Witnesses to fatal Ohaupo Road crash sought

Waikato Police are asking for information after a person died following a serious crash last week. Emergency services were called... Read More