Man‘s arm broken in ’violent‘ BOP robbery

Police are asking for the community's help following a "violent" robbery in the Bay of Plenty. Shortly before 10am on Thursday 23 May,... Read More

Kewpie Jazz Sunset Cruise delights

One of the highlights of the Easter Jazz Festival was the Jazz Sunset Cruise on board the Kewpie. For three evenings over Easter, lovers of Dixie jazz... Read More

Award-winning photographer to speak at Bird BoP

Years ago Marie Bilodeau asked famous Canadian nature photographer Freeman Patterson, where he thought the best place was to take photographs. His answer... Read More

NZ U-17 beat China at Panda Cup

The New Zealand U-17 men have got off to a winning start at the Panda Cup overnight (NZT) in China, beating the China PR U-18 men’s team 2-0 overnight... Read More

New service for young people leaving state care

Minister for Children Tracey Martin has announced $153.7 million for helping young people leave state care and youth justice system and transition into... Read More

Meech adds another silver medal at Laser Europeans

There's a good reason why Sam Meech is seen as one of the world's most consistent Laser sailors and today he added another silver medal, this... Read More

Serious crime up across the country

With growing reports of gang tensions, drug crime and shootings, National can reveal the number of serious harm cases before the courts has increased... Read More

Eightme – curbing food waste in Tauranga

A group of five, including two with PhD’s, have developed a way of curbing food waste in Tauranga. “We started a Facebook page and Instagram... Read More

National weather forecast

This past week has followed the trend for the month of May, which has proven to be well below average for many places around the country in terms of... Read More

Tauranga Lotto winner wins over $20k

A lucky Tauranga player has won $20,266 with Lotto Second Division in Saturday’s live Lotto draw. The winning ticket was bought from AJ’s... Read More

Nearly 200 earthquakes in 24 hours

An earthquake swarm of nearly 200 earthquakes near Whakaari/White Island started on Thursday. Over the past 24 hours the rate and magnitude of earthquakes... Read More

Sighting signals recovery of whale population

The sight of a tohorā/southern right whale such as Matariki in Wellington harbour wasn’t just a fluke or a one-off – a report released today... Read More

New Zealand strike double World Cup gold

New Zealand enjoyed another outstanding day of success on the international stage by snaring two gold medals in a little under 90 minutes at the ICF... Read More

What‘s on - celebrations, sports and cow dump day

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday! The weather forecast is showing a fine start to the day, with possible morning fog. Cloud will be increasing overnight,... Read More

Council discuss pressing pause on projects

Putting a pause on some projects in Tauranga was heavily discussed during Annual Plan deliberation meetings that took place this week. Councillor Steve... Read More