Name suppression for toddler murder accused

The man accused of murdering a two-year-old girl has been granted name suppression The 37-year-old was charged with murder on Thursday, almost four... Read More

Progress being made on the Waimana Gorge slip

    State Highway 2, through the Waimana Gorge, remains closed following a large slip. A significant slip occurred on Thursday July 4 between... Read More

Scion wins research grant

The attempt to reduce waste gained impetus in Rotorua with added Government funding. Associate Minister for the Environment Eugenie Sage announced a... Read More

Serious crash in EBOP

People who travel Opotiki via State Highway 2 are being warned to avoid the area if possible. A serious crash has happened on SH2, in the Waiotahi area. Police... Read More

Cold nights and mild days next week

For this time of year both daytime and overnight temperatures are slightly above average in a number of regions and despite colder nights next week the... Read More

Energy efficient heater grants now available

Grants for energy efficient heaters are now available as part of the Government’s Warmer Kiwi Homes programme which aims to make homes warmer and... Read More

Toi Ohomai embrace Maori AB’s game

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology is throwing its weight behind the Bay of Plenty Rugby Union to help deliver a week of activities in a bid to highlight... Read More

$1.6 million boost into BOP trades scheme

Minister of Employment Willie Jackson announced a $1.6 million investment into the Pathway to Trades programme at BCITO in Tauranga today. Pathway to... Read More

Murder charge in Little Waihi toddler case

Police have charged a 37-year-old man with murder following the death of a two-year-old girl in the Western Bay of Plenty. Nevaeh Jahkaya Whatukura... Read More

Cluster of earthquakes in Taupō, not uncommon

A swarm of earthquakes in the Taupō Volcanic Zone is nothing unusual, GeoNet says. Lake Taupō is the crater of one of the world's most violent... Read More

That sinking feeling as a low affects NZ

A westerly flow dominates NZ today but as we head into the weekend, a large low moves through with varying wind directions and areas of rain, showers... Read More

Detours to be placed on TEL this weekend

  People travelling along State Highway 2, near the Tauranga Eastern Link, are being warned to expect delays this weekend.   Roading contractors... Read More

Long list of Maori vie for board

  Prominent Te Arawa Maori have offered themselves for election to Te Tatau o Te Arawa Board.   With 14 positions to fill, 23 candidates... Read More

Rotorua Innovation Festival announced

Rotorua’s newest business event series will take place at the start of August to help inspire social good and business success. The Rotorua Innovation... Read More

BOP man pleads guilty for death of wife

A man phoned police to tell them he'd killed his estranged wife, then lay in front of an oncoming logging truck waiting to die. On July 12, Bay... Read More