Sevens team receive another accolade

The Mount Maunganui-based Olympic gold-medal winning New Zealand Women’s sevens team has collected another accolade after being awarded the Best... Read More

Whakaari trial set for July 2023

The 13 defendants accused of health and safety breaches in the lead up to the deadly Whakaari/White Island eruption will go to trial in 2023, with Tauranga... Read More

Eastern BOP road works this week

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises road reconstruction works will get underway on State Highway 5 in Reporoa, south of Rotorua, this week. Works... Read More

APEC finance ministers focus on Covid recovery

APEC finance ministers will continue to work together to respond to the effects of Covid-19 and ensure a sustainable and inclusive recovery while capitalising... Read More

Two Covid-19 cases confirmed in Ōtorohanga

Waikato DHB has this evening advised the Ministry of two positive Covid-19 cases in Ōtorohanga. Early indications are that these two cases are close... Read More

Plan ahead and return home safely this weekend

With seven people dead on our roads this long weekend and over 36 hours to go, Police are imploring motorists to drive safely. “While our investigators... Read More

Think pink for breast cancer next weekend

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ is asking the people of Bay of Plenty to generously support local pink ribbon fundraisers happening next weekend.   Volunteer... Read More

Global award for NZ researchers on 3D printing

University of Auckland research into how companies can use 3D printing properly, to add value and improve lives, has won a leading global award against... Read More

Covid-19: 80 new community cases

The Ministry of Health say there are 80 new community cases of COVID-19 to report today. Auckland has 77 new community cases, Waikato has two, and Northland... Read More

SADD social media stickers to help make it home

Students from SADD, which stands for Students Against Dangerous Driving, want all New Zealanders to think a little deeper this Labour weekend.   And... Read More

Covid: Inter-island tougher measures called for

There are calls for tougher measures to limit the transmission of Covid-19 between the North and South Islands, after Te Waipounamu recorded its first... Read More

DHBs going for the 90 per cent vaccination target

Auckland and Capital & Coast DHBs are leading the charge in the race to get to 90 per cent vaccinated.   Auckland DHB has reached 80 per cent... Read More

Bay of Plenty Lotto player wins $100,000

One lucky Lotto player from Katikati has won $100,000 with Strike Four on Saturday night.   The winning Strike ticket was sold at Katikati Paper... Read More

Holiday road toll now five

The holiday weekend road toll currently stands at five. A person has died after falling from a moving vehicle in Kawakawa Bay south east of Auckland.... Read More

Patchy rain ahead

WeatherWatch is advising that high pressure is gradually sliding off the country to the east allowing a north to north easterly flow down across NZ. This... Read More