City Life

BOP temps dip below zero under clear skies

Central North Island regions dipped below freezing overnight as a wintry spell brings clear, cold conditions to most of the country. Rangitaiki was the... Read More

Tests for students from first year of school

The Government has announced new assessment for students from the first year of school. Education Minister Erica Stanford says from 2025 phonics tests... Read More

Dryer fire sparks lint reminder

The story of a house fire in July last year is being shared as a warning for people as we head into the depths of winter. Michelle and Rogan Borrie's response... Read More

Civil Defence response team volunteers sought

Keen, fit volunteers are being given a rare opportunity this week to get involved with New Zealand Response Team 16. NZRT16 is the Bay of Plenty's trained... Read More

Battle for support for mental health in schools

Teachers are struggling with mental health challenges and the Ministry of Education isn't doing enough to help, says an educational wellbeing coach from FLAX... Read More

Government bill to create marine farm certainty

The Coalition Government is delivering New Zealand's aquaculture industry the confidence and security it needs to grow, says Oceans and Fisheries Minister Shane... Read More

TVNZ financial woes deepen: loss of at least $28m

TVNZ is warning of a large underlying loss amid a worsening advertising downturn. The state-owned broadcaster says it now expected an underlying loss of between... Read More

Asthmatic teen died after ambulance sent on break

When Leanna Petherick walked into her asthmatic daughter's bedroom to give her medication to help her breathe, she knew something was seriously wrong. But... Read More

Tauranga animal rescue service finally reopens

Vada's Angels Animal Rescue Tauranga is thanking the community for its support in helping the service reopen. 'Thank you, everyone, for your support. Because... Read More

$43 million up for grabs on Wednesday

With Powerball not being struck in the weekend, the jackpot will be a mammoth $43 million this Wednesday. 'High jackpots are exciting, and we know Kiwis all... Read More

Stan Walker's tribute: Aotearoa Music Awards 2024

Stan Walker made an emotional tribute at the 2024 Aotearoa Music Awards to his late father who had died two days prior. Taiaho Ross Walker, who was involved... Read More

Serious injuries: ACC levies may increase

ACC levies may need to be increased significantly to cover soaring costs the organisation is facing for rehabilitation services and an increase in serious injuries. RNZ... Read More