Two livestream locations for Whakaari hearing

Interest in the next court hearing for the Whakaari/White Island eruption prosecution is so high the Ministry of Justice will livestream to a second... Read More

EPA delays deadline to phase out toxic gas

The country's environment watchdog has delayed by more than a year a deadline that could effectively mean a ban on the use of a toxic gas used to... Read More

BOP newcomers targeted in volunteering campaign

  An influx of newcomers to the Bay of Plenty brings good news for local charities struggling to recruit and retain volunteers says Volunteering... Read More

Field of Remembrance crosses returning to families

The Rotorua Returned Services Association are beginning the process of gifting World War One Rotorua District Field of Remembrance crosses to descendants... Read More

Police seek information following Rotorua assault

Police investigating a disorder incident outside a Rotorua bar are seeking information from the public who may have witnessed what happened.   Shortly... Read More

Exhibition acknowledges bi-cultural foundations

Tawhai Rickard has delved into 1960s American pop culture for his exhibition ‘The Misadventures of Te Kuri”. His first solo exhibition... Read More

Today‘s TECT Park trail run with a foodie twist

If you’re a trail runner, walker, or just someone who loves to get outdoors and explore, the Generation Homes Fern Creek Trail event at TECT Park... Read More

Trail run with a foodie twist

If you’re a trail runner, walker, or just someone who loves to get outdoors and explore, the Generation Homes Fern Creek Trail event at TECT Park... Read More

New pilot encourages digital tech pathways

NZTech is launching Tech21, a programme of activity and events in collaboration with the Ministry of Education to help inspire young learners into tech... Read More

TSB’s nationwide hunt for ideas to help NZ thrive

TSB is launching a nationwide hunt to find the next wave of innovative ideas which solve problems and help New Zealand communities thrive.  The... Read More

Racism education initiative backed in BOP

A campaign aiming to give teachers the tools and support to identify, confront and dismantle racism has been backed in the Bay of Plenty. The Unteach... Read More

Government announce KiwiSaver changes

Hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders will be significantly better off in retirement following changes to the default KiwiSaver scheme, according to... Read More

Huge job ad increase after Covid impact

  A massive rise in new job opportunities across the Bay of Plenty compared to this time last year has been put down to the impact of the Covid-19... Read More

Air Force fleet to base exercise out of Rotorua

People in Rotorua will have the chance to see the Royal New Zealand Air Force’s impressive fleet in action this month as Operation Wise Owl is... Read More

2021 Rotorua songwriting winner announced

In the lead up to New Zealand Music Month Rotorua locals have had the opportunity to enter Te Manu Tito Waiata Song Writing Competition, designed to... Read More