Sunshine to showers this Easter

Tauranga residents should aim to make the most of the fine weather today and tomorrow before it takes a turn on Easter Sunday. An active front is forecast... Read More

Nacra pair sailing strong in Genoa

Gemma Jones and Jason Saunders felt like they have done enough sightseeing in Genoa and finally got to stretch the legs on a boat for a change on day... Read More

Workplaces encouraged to get active

Tauranga-based workers are being urged to sit less and move more as the Cooney Lees Morgan Lunchbreak Battle returns for 2019. Hosted by Sport Bay of... Read More

TECT announce special $21 million distribution

The TECT Trustees have agreed to distribute an unexpected windfall of $21 million to consumers. This distribution is in addition to TECT’s regular... Read More

Tauranga boxers represent NZ in Darwin

Two Tauranga Boxing Club members have been selected to represent New Zealand at the Arafura Games in Darwin on April 26 to May 4. Ariane Adlington... Read More

Original Kiwi Jazz opens festival

The 57th National Jazz Festival opened in Tauranga on Thursday evening with one of the festival highlights, and a distinctive Kiwi flavour. The audience... Read More

Jazz Festival CBD road closures

Road closures in Tauranga begin today until 9pm Sunday, April 21 for the Jazz Festival. The central portion of The Strand will be closed, from Harington... Read More

Cycle trail open for Easter Weekend

The new off-road cycle trail linking Paengaroa to Rotoiti is open to cyclists for Easter weekend. Part of the trail opened briefly during construction... Read More

What’s on this eggstra jazzy Good Friday?

Good morning Tauranga, I hope you’re feeling jazzy this Good Friday. It is a beautiful day to be out and about in the Bay, so make the most of... Read More

Get your pink ribbons ready for May

Registrations are now open for the Pink Ribbon Breakfast. Breast Cancer Foundation NZ ambassador Stacey Morrison is encouraging Bay of Plenty folk... Read More

NZTA say motorists need to plan ahead

The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) are urging motorists travelling across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty region for Easter to drive to the conditions... Read More

Canoe slalom event prep begins

On the eve of canoe slalom's national championships, officials and competitors are also casting a longer eye towards the biggest event to hit New... Read More

Kiwifruit industry ‘going the wrong way about it’

If the kiwifruit industry wants to encourage more workers, then they are going about it the wrong way, says local worker Mike Pratt. He says he is... Read More

Power cut at Papamoa affects over 1000 properties

10.45pm Update: The power cut to more than 1000 homes across Papamoa this evening is expected to be resolved by 2am on Easter Friday, April 19.  Power... Read More

Report warns environment in serious trouble

A bleak picture of the state of New Zealand's environment has been painted by the government's official report, Environment Aotearoa 2019. The... Read More