MND official charity of Emirates Team NZ

Motor Neurone Disease causes the muscles that enable us to move, speak, swallow and breathe to gradually stop working. New Zealand has the highest known... Read More

Injuries ranging across separate crashes on SH36

UPDATE 6.23PM: Emergency services are currently attending two separate crashes along State Highway 26 this evening. A police spokesperson says they... Read More

Grace Holland rowing into warmer shores

Tauranga rower Grace Holland is training hard in readiness for the Florida heat. Grace, who was selected in the New Zealand under 23 rowing team in... Read More

Todd Muller addresses budget frustrations

Bay of Plenty MP Todd Muller delivered a scathing speech to the Government last week during a budget speech in Parliament. Prompted by the Government’s... Read More

MacRury, Colin John.

MacRury, Colin John, died, 19th May, 2019.... Read More

2020 Summer Concert Tour sold out

Greenstone Entertainment are excited to announce the 2020 Summer Concert Tour has completely sold out. A total of 49,000 tickets have been snapped up... Read More

Minor injuries following 11th Ave crash

UPDATE: 1.34PM: One person is believed to have minor injuries following a crash on 11th Ave this afternoon. Emergency services were called to the scene... Read More

Fire and Emergency volunteers given $4m boost

Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin announced a $4 million-a-year package to recognise the contribution made by Fire and Emergency volunteers to... Read More

Thames-Coromandel tsunami awareness open days

The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency cleared New Zealand of a tsunami threat following the magnitude 7.0 earthquake near the Kermadec Islands... Read More

Tauranga RDA acknowledge selfless volunteers

This week, the Tauranga RDA are celebrating the hundreds of hours committed by our volunteers each week. Tauranga Riding for the Disabled has a strong... Read More

Car crashes into power box in Judea

A car has reportedly crashed into a power box on Waihi Road. A police spokesperson says the crash occurred at the intersection of Waihi Road and Cambridge... Read More

BOP carpentry apprentices put to the test

This Saturday June 22, carpentry apprentices in Tauranga will be putting their skills to the test in a practical challenge as part of the Bay of Plenty... Read More


On Wednesday 12 June 2019, at Acacia Park Omokoroa aged 89 years. Loved husband of the late Margaret, loved father of Brian, grandfather of Emma and... Read More

Frosts on horizon: icy road warning

MetService is warning people to brace for plummeting temperatures which are expected to be 4C lower than usual later this week. MetService meteorologist... Read More

Newborn hearing screeners celebrate 10 years

A team of healthcare workers who provide a vital screening service for tamariki is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. The Bay of Plenty District Health... Read More