Mitre 10 Cup: Bay of Plenty thump Hawke‘s Bay

So much for a tightly contested top-of-the-table clash between Bay of Plenty and Hawke's Bay. The Steamers thumped the Magpies 51-24 on the back... Read More

Bay of Plenty Lotto player wins $52,016

One lucky Kawerau player won Powerball Second Division in last night’s live Lotto draw, taking their total winnings to $52,016.   The winning... Read More

Olympic-bound Jones wins world championship bronze

New Zealand kayaker Luuka Jones has realised a decade-long dream, winning her first-ever world championship medal by capturing bronze in the women's... Read More

Daylight saving begins

Tonight is the night when daylight saving begins, which means if you're working a standard day, for the next few months you get to enjoy an extra... Read More

Heart of Maketu

I discovered this week that not only is Maketu the home of Maketu Pies and Masterchef winners Karena and Kasey Bird, but it’s also home to a vibrant... Read More

Two car crash in Rotorua

Police received a report of a two car crash in Rotorua on Saturday morning. The vehicles were reported to have collided about 10.40am on Fenton St between... Read More

Wanted man arrested

A man being sought by Police has been arrested. Police have reported that the 49-year-old man they were seeking in the Eastern and Bay of Plenty districts... Read More

Congested field for trustee seats

A total of 30 candidates will contest six positions for the 2019 Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust elections in November. Nominations closed today. The... Read More

Young strike for climate in Rotorua

On a day of changing climates about 250 students marched to highlight climate change at Rotorua's Village Green today. The march was preceded by... Read More

Police seeking Anthony Thomas

Police are asking for the public’s help locating 49-year-old Warakii Thomas, known as Anthony, who has a warrant out for his arrest.  A police... Read More

New cops for the Bay of Plenty

The number of frontline Police officers has been boosted by 78 with the graduation of the latest recruit wing from the Royal New Zealand Police College. Police... Read More

Police seeking Jo Paul

New Zealand Police are currently looking for 27-year-old Jo Paul who is wanted to arrest in relation to a breach of conditions. A police spokesperson... Read More

Press the button – your life may depend on it

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is urging New Zealanders to check their smoke alarms are working this Daylight Saving weekend. “Checking the smoke... Read More

Strong wind watch remains in place for BOP

A strong wind watch remain in place for the Bay of Plenty today as gale west to southwest winds across parts of New Zealand. The strong and cold west... Read More

Police seeking Parata Taite

Bay of Plenty Police are asking for the general public’s help in seeking Parata Taite. A police spokesperson says Parata has a warrant for his... Read More