Brown shoots magical 59 at Carrus Open

Mark Brown has shot the magical number of 59 (-11 par) to fly into the lead at the Carrus Open on the Jennian Homes Charles Tour this morning.  The defending champion achieves this feat for the second time at this course and is believed to be only... Read More

Mother’s Day fun run returns to the Bay

New Zealand's biggest Mother's Day event, the Jennian Homes Mother's Day Fun Run/Walk, is returning to Tauranga on May 13 – with tickets now on sale. Runners and walkers will set off from Kulim Park at 10am, in support of women's... Read More

Hillier sets the pace at Carrus Open

New Zealand's leading amateur Daniel Hillier showed red-hot form in the opening round of the Carrus Open to finish at six-under par and lead by one stroke on the Jennian Homes Charles Tour.  Hillier recorded eight birdies at the Tauranga Golf... Read More

Eight intensive days of club rugby

The Baywide Club Rugby competition enters a grueling schedule of three games in eight days. Week five of the competition kicks off tomorrow, with week six just four days later on ANZAC Day and week seven, three days later, on Saturday April 28. Tomorrow,... Read More

Trophy on the line at Carrus Open

All roads lead to this moment as golfers enter the final event of the Jennian Homes Charles Tour season at the Carrus Open in Tauranga this week with Daniel Pearce in control to claim the major prize of the summer. With two wins this season, the Ngamotu... Read More

Rotorua to join rugby holiday programme

The Bay of Plenty Rugby Union Holiday Programme is set to return for the upcoming school holidays in Tauranga, Whakatane, Opotiki and Rotorua. The programme provides the opportunity for rugby mad youngsters to get the chance to experience expert coaching,... Read More

International motocross fame at stake

There is perhaps no better launch-pad for young Kiwi racers hoping to achieve international motocross fame and fortune than the New Zealand Junior Motocross Championships, and this weekend should be no exception. It will be all about young racers stepping... Read More

BayTrust sports scholarships announced

Nearly 30 Bay of Plenty sports people, from a variety of different sporting codes, are the recipients of the first round of BayTrust Athlete, Coach and Official scholarships for 2018. The BayTrust Scholarships are funded from contributions to Sport... Read More

Captains to lead city walking groups

A leader, a commander, someone who presides over or governs. There's an air of authority about a Captain – by definition, at least – but get a group of City on its Feet Captains together are there is nothing but laughter and smiles. City... Read More

Baseball 'underdogs' win bronze

It's a story of underdog team turned podium finishers. Last year Tauranga City Baseball's U13 team ended in last place at the United Airlines Ripken Championship in Auckland. Fast forward to this past weekend and the hard-working Tauranga... Read More

Opinion Poll

What facilities do you think Tauranga needs?

A large performing arts centre/conference hub
A 50m swimming pool
An outdoor sports and events stadium
A museum
None of the above
All of the above

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