Local News

Firing up Ford mania

  The opportunity to get up close and personal with all things Ford drew around 2000 people to the Tauranga Ford Muscle Car Club’s annual... Read More

Going full circle

  Repairs to the Mauao Base Track have officially been completed, allowing people to walk the full circuit without having to use stairs.   The... Read More

Is the steel colossus awakening?

  It’s now been revealed that foundation strengthening will also be required to fix the stalled Harington Street carpark building.   About... Read More

Tauranga events nominated for awards

  Tauranga is proving it’s the place to have a gathering with three events held in Tauranga last year nominated for New Zealand Events Association... Read More

Keeping our beaches sandy

  Sand is something we lie on, walk the dogs on, play cricket on – so many things come to mind when someone says sand, but how do our beaches... Read More

A simple, clean shot

  Archery is one of the oldest arts still practised today - probably dating back to the Stone Age – around 20,000BC. Ancient Egyptians popularised... Read More

Begging ban sent packing

  Tauranga’s controversial begging ban, which only came into force in April last year, has been revoked.   Councillors voted six-four... Read More

12.6 percent rise in rates?

  The Mayor of Tauranga Tenby Powell has delivered an impassioned message on ‘bold leadership’ while backing a substantial rates rise... Read More

Taking his rookie win at Baypark

  It may be his rookie season in the pro class for the Valvoline D1NZ National Drifting Championship, but Tokoroa driver Taylor James is showing... Read More

Just like ‘violent ballet’

  Everyone has their own sport and describes it in their own way.   Riley Houghton describes his sport of Pro-Wrestling as “violent... Read More

Infringe at your own peril

Whether we are just lazy, forgetful, plain careless or have a disregard for the law, parking infringement notices are costing Tauranga motorists a poultice. Exactly... Read More

Gang’s PR offensive

  A chapter of the Mongrel Mob is defending its decision to film members of the public at a recent meeting in Tauranga.   The 'Gangs... Read More