City Life

Stranded in NZ – it could be worse

  Thousands of travellers have found themselves grounded in New Zealand throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, watching on from afar as their respective... Read More

100 years and all that jazz

Tauranga Big Band will be celebrating Niel Randrup’s 100th birthday with a special afternoon concert this month. The spry centenarian passed... Read More

Mount lifeguards small screen debut

  Mount lifeguards are getting their moment in the sun this summer as subjects of a new TV show Bay Patrol.   Becoming small screen celebrities... Read More

Orca-strated for underwater selfies

A cheeky octopus with a key trying to get through a nearby door, a little blue penguin diving, a jellyfish, stingray and an orca are all featured in... Read More

Popular show chugs along

  The Tauranga Model Railway Club's annual show on January 16-17 is chugging along as planned, with plenty to see and do for the whole family.   "What... Read More

New mural for Greerton Village

  Whango, the guardian and sacred owl of Ngai Tamarawaho that once graced a building in Dive Crescent, has reappeared in a new form in Greerton... Read More

Ball bounces into Bay’s court

  A fast-paced entertaining version of basketball is heading to Mount Maunganui with, hopefully, some potential Olympic stars of the future involved.   The... Read More

Anything but ordinary

  A creative art venue opens in Tauranga next month with the space available to artists and creatives who can offer “anything but ordinary.”... Read More

Surf’s up

  With temperatures this week in the high 20s, Mount Maunganui’s beaches have been packed with people cooling off in the surf and enjoying... Read More

Mountie drops back in

Mountie is back at the Mount, reappearing just before Christmas, much to the delight of all those who have been posing for a photograph with him. The... Read More