Today's weather with Rosalie

The weather forecast today is for a mostly cloudy day with a few showers from the afternoon and northeasterlies.  It's a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 20 and an overnight low of 15 degrees. Humidity is 90 per cent.  Low... Read More

Mums get first dibs on festival tickets

Mums will have the opportunity to secure their place at one of the region's most iconic festivals, as a limited Mother's Day ticket offer opens for the Bay of Plenty Art and Garden Festival. Festival director Marc Anderson says the bi-annual... Read More

A cracker of a day

The weather forecast today is for a fine day with light winds.  It's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 20 and an overnight low of 11 degrees. Humidity is 96 per cent.  Low tide is at 9.30am and high tide at 3.40pm. There's... Read More

The weather outlook for Anzac Day

Good morning, today is Anzac Day, Wednesday April 25, 2018. The weather forecast today is for a fine day apart from some evening cloud. Also southwest breezes. It's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 21 and an overnight low of 9 degrees.... Read More

Dawn service at the Mount Cenotaph

Hundreds gathered before sunrise at the Mount Cenotaph this morning to commemorate Anzac Day. Members of the public, cadets, and RSA members began gathering from 5am, with the parade beginning at 5.50am. Mount Maunganui RSA chaplain Reverend Marie Gilpin... Read More

Royal tour, soda fountains and weather

The weather forecast today is for a few showers. Fine spells increasing in the afternoon, with westerly breezes.  It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 19 and an overnight low of 9 degrees. Humidity is 80 per cent.  Low tide... Read More

Weather and history with Rosalie

The weather forecast today is for long fine spells with low southwesterly breezes.  It's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 18 and an overnight low of 11 degrees. Humidity is 94 per cent.  High tide is at 12.30pm and low... Read More

Banter and by-elections

It was a night full of banter, big personalities and everything by-election last night at No.1 The Strand.  The reason for the occasion being Sun Media's live by-election debate, which saw candidates standing for Tauranga City Council's... Read More

Today's weather with Rosalie

The weather forecast today is for fine spells with westerlies.  It's a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 21 and an overnight low of 13 degrees. Humidity is 81 per cent.  High tide is at 9.50am and low tide at 4pm. There's... Read More

This day in history and today's weather

  The weather forecast today is for a fine morning, then a few cloudy periods from the afternoon and southwesterlies.  It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 20 and an overnight low of 11 degrees. Humidity is 96 per cent.  High... Read More

Fake gun triggers armed police stop

A man carrying an imitation firearm prompted an armed police stop in Tauranga. A 36-year-old man has been arrested following last night's police operation. A police media spokesperson says the arrest follows an armed police stop which happened... Read More

A polar dip tonight

The weather forecast today is for a few morning showers, then sunny spells. Gusty westerlies easing towards the evening.  It's a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 20 and an overnight low of 9 degrees. Humidity is 84 per cent.  High... Read More

Snooker, brass bands and the weather

  The weather forecast today is for a fine day becoming cloudy this afternoon. A few evening showers and northwesterlies.  It's a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 23 and an overnight low of 14 degrees. Humidity is 89 per cent.  High... Read More

Charlie Chaplin, pandas and weather

The weather forecast today is for rain, possibly heavy, clearing during the afternoon. Also northwesterlies.  It's a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 22 and an overnight low of 15 degrees. Humidity is 99 per cent.  Low tide... Read More

Water, art and light

A major interactive three-exhibition experience filling out the entire Tauranga Art Gallery is enthralling all who visit the exhibition. Produced in partnership with Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, ‘Art Loves You' takes the visitor through... Read More

Tauranga Youth and a museum

Seeing into a cockroach brain or defeating a giant hornet, some exhibits at Te Papa may make you wonder what a museum is actually about. On Thursday morning Clayton McGregor from Design + Space, and Celeste Skachill from StudioC Design, both located... Read More

Welcome Bay house fire

The Fire Service were called to a house fire in Welcome Bay this afternoon. The house, located at 752A Welcome Bay Road was fully involved when they arrived. Directly opposite Faith Bible College, the unoccupied house caught fire between 4pm and 4.30pm... Read More

Happy Scrabble Day!

The weather forecast today is showing fine spells ahead with showers developing in the afternoon, then evening rain. There may be strong southwesterlies, dying out from the afternoon. It's a three-clothing and one-windproof-layer day today with... Read More

Strong winds sweep through Bay overnight

An overnight front has left a trail of havoc behind in Mount Maunganui this morning, after passing through the area. Portaloos at Mount Main Beach and construction sites on Marine Parade were some of many sites reported to have suffered the wrath of... Read More

Hopping on the Bayhopper

Yesterday morning I decided to catch a Bayhopper bus from Maunganui Road to The Strand. I used to work in a medical laboratory in Newtown, Wellington, and daily commuted from Silverstream, Upper Hutt by train into the city, then bus out to Newtown, taking... Read More



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Lest we forget, Mt Maunganui. Photo: Cherry Fowles.

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