City Life

Scouts clearing out the trash

  A scout group in Mount Maunganui is taking out the trash when it comes to littering, and putting residents on notice for their fly-tipping habits.   The... Read More

Sundog blues

  NZ’s Music Month is a good time to tune into local bands and musicians, staying ahead of the winter blues with a fresh dose of new as well... Read More

The lesser known Mount icon

  Hopukiore or Mount Drury is often the forgotten hill when compared to its famous counterpart Mauao, but one that offers a lot of history. Around... Read More

One man’s war on rubbish

  Des Watson is on a mission. A mission to keep New Zealand’s waterways clean and free of waste.   Des started his journey on January... Read More

Frank’s Kauri sanctuary

    The three hectares of residential zoned land in a Tauranga central suburb that is home to one of the world’s largest collection... Read More

Help for the broken hearted

  Many people seem to have it all outwardly, but inside may be falling apart, crushed and wounded by their past, whether it be loss, abuse, or... Read More

Flocking to the bird show

  Rainbow colours abound amongst Martin Earles’ finches.   The Tauranga veterinarian is looking forward to helping run next weekend’s... Read More

Have a say on Tauriko for Tomorrow

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and Tauranga City Council are preparing for the next round of community consultation and engagement for Tauriko for Tomorrow.... Read More

Queen’s birthday half marathon

For the past six years, Graham Lawler has been hanging a sign from Gareth and Jo Morgan’s balcony, advertising the Mount Maunganui Runners and... Read More

Spinning the wheels for 30 years

  You can tell a lot about a person by the way they ‘drive’ their shopping cart around a supermarket. Some slowly navigate it through... Read More