30 years of club cricket a rare feat for Murray

If you’ve spent 30 straight years at the sharp end of Bay of Plenty club cricket, you've probably come up against all the hotshots and got them out. That’s something Murray Jarvis - whose Greerton club has just held a function to mark...... Read More

Minister ‘disappointed’ at second fruit fly find

Minister for Biosecurity Damien O’Connor says the second find of an unwanted fruit fly is disappointing and the Government is committed to ensuring it doesn’t establish here. “Getting rid of the fruit fly is New Zealand’s most...... Read More

Bus crashes into parked cars in Tauranga CBD

Multiple vehicles are involved in a crash with a bus on Willow Street in Tauranga this afternoon. The crash, which is located opposite the Tauranga Police Station, involved a bus and two parked cars. A reporter at the scene says the bus has run into...... Read More

Wintry temperatures this weekend for some

A colder change is expected to arrive for most of New Zealand on Friday. WeatherWatch.co.nz says it may be enhanced further over the weekend depending on what specifically unfolds in the New Zealand area. Either way, the data supports temperatures...... Read More

HEAYS, Craig William (Lips)

Tragically in Waiotahe on Monday 18th February 2019 aged 44 years. Beloved soulmate of Liz and adored dad of Bree. Dearly loved son of Lorrayne and Tony. Much loved brother of Tracy, Rachelle, Daniel and the late Jason, and loved brother in law of Kelly...... Read More

Man faces charges after Tauranga police chase

UPDATED 1.50PM: A male is facing multiple charges after fleeing police this afternoon. Police attempted to stop a vehicle, but failed to do so at around 12.25pm. A police spokesperson says it fled but was stopped after spikes were deployed. “A...... Read More

McCALLUM, Malcolm (Mac)

On Sunday 17th February 2019, suddenly at Whakatane Hospital surrounded by family, aged 66 years. Loved husband of Dorothy. Loved dad and mate of Heidi and Terry, Brooke and Gareth ; and Felix and Lily, loved poppa of Jade and Jed. In accordance with...... Read More

BYRNE, Robert Norman (Bob)

M.B.E, JP. Regtl No 627110, 22nd Battalion, J Force. On Sunday 17th February 2019; in his 95th year. Loved husband of the late Yvonne. Loved and loving partner of Gaye. Loved and respected father and father inlaw of Perry and Jean, Tony and Trish (dec),...... Read More

Opinion Poll

Should the speed on SH2, between Katikati and Bethlehem, be reduced to 80km/h?