Latest News

Tauranga’s own Rocket Man

A red projectile ascending at more than 400km/hr up into the dark sapphire Bay of Plenty morning sky – welcome to Tauranga Rocketry. Mike Griffiths... Read More

Cost of living hits pet owners

The Pet Food Pantry, a non-profit organisation in the Bay of Plenty that assists those struggling with the cost of having an animal, is facing higher... Read More

Armageddon to descend on Tauranga

Pop-culture fans are gearing up for the much anticipated #Bayofgeddon 2022. The two-day event will showcase the best in gaming, technology, international... Read More

For the love of locomotives

Memorial Park Railway was forced to close ahead of schedule for the first time in 40 years, due to a shortage of volunteers earlier this month. The... Read More

Jazzy Jack

Jack Claridge is still ‘vibing’ out with his groovy jazz beats at age 97, wowing restaurant goers at this year’s Jazz Festival. As... Read More

KaiGo lifts off

Katikati has a new food redistributor – KaiGo, designed to address a need for those who are suffering from income or food poverty in the community. “On... Read More

The details in donating

Two local charity op shops share their do’s and don’ts when it comes to donating items at their stores. SPCA Op Shop manager Jill McDavitt... Read More

Modernising Rotary

Tauranga’s Rotary clubs are celebrating diversity, with a fresh set of female presidents taking over in 2022. The presidents are Carmen Goodwin... Read More

Keeping Kiwis safe online

Bay of Plenty residents are being warned that the ways malicious content and scams approach users online is rapidly changing, and Safe Surfer CEO Rory... Read More

Brains inside a brain

A giant knitted brain hanging between two trees in Greerton Village is a drawcard for people keen to see what the suspended artwork is all about. Also... Read More

Empowering girls one skill at time

Tipu Skills for Life is empowering young girls in the Bay of Plenty to value themselves and uncover their future potential. As a non-for profit organisation,... Read More

Tauranga lady on a dream golf trip

While most golfers can only dream of attending the British Open at the Old Course in St Andrews, this has become a reality for a Tauranga player this... Read More

View mural entries in person

Western Bay of Plenty residents are invited to come and view the entries to this year’s New Zealand Mural Contest in person at the Carlton Gallery... Read More