Two killed in separate crashes

Two people have died in the Bay of Plenty Police District this morning. One person died following a fleeing driver incident at Rotokawa, near Taupō,... Read More

First case of M.Bovis found in the BOP

  Farmers will be on high alert after a case of Mycoplasma bovis has been found in the Bay of Plenty.   A dairy farm in Waiotahi has a confirmed... Read More

White Island death toll rises to 20

Two people missing presumed deceased following the Whakaari/White Island eruption have now been confirmed as deceased by the Chief Coroner. "The... Read More

Need for emergency ambulances on the incline

St John has released emergency workload statistics for 2019 confirming the number of emergency ambulance responses continues to climb. Every year the... Read More

Whanau Ora: BOP woman to meet with PM

  Merepeka Raukawa-Tawa, one of five distinguished wahine to have launched a legal challenge at purported redirection of Whanau Ora funding, is... Read More

Warm weather for the weekend

As a ridge of high pressure settles in for the weekend, MetService forecasts warm and fine weather for much of the country. The weather is forecast... Read More

Diet and “detox” teas pulled from sale

Several brands of diet and “detox” tea have been withdrawn from sale after Consumer NZ found they contained a pharmacy-only medicine. Consumer... Read More

New digital partnership deal will help NZ business

The New Zealand, Singapore and Chile digital economy partnership deal signed today will significantly help Kiwi companies grow their digital trade, NZTech... Read More

Keh sisters make up a trio on CLPGA Tour

The new decade marks an outstanding new achievement for three sisters as they all look to pursue their careers in the professional game on the CLPGA. For... Read More

White Island victim: “Thank You”

A Whakaari/White Island tour guide burned in the fatal eruption has thanked people for the support in a message written from his hospital bed.  Whakatane... Read More

Locator beacon ensures swift rescue of tramper

A GPS locator beacon helped Police and a helicopter locate a lost Belgian man in the Tongariro National Park. The 18-year-old, who is on holiday in... Read More

Lava visible on Whakaari/White Island

Lava is now visible on the surface of Whakaari/White Island, but the likelihood of an eruption there has not increased, GNS Science says. GNS Science... Read More

Hundreds of Kiwis going veg for 2020

People across Aotearoa have signed up for the NZ Vegetarian Society’s 21-day plant based challenge. The popularity of the challenge has exceeded... Read More

New police recruits ready for action

New police officers have graduated after completing their training as part of the Tāmaki Makaurau based Wing 333, section 5. Commissioner Mike Bush... Read More

BOP racers set to take on hillclimb

Three Bay of Plenty racers will join other from around New Zealand, and the rest of the world, in taking on the brand new Ben Nevis Station Golden 1200... Read More