Summer Concert Tour cancelled amid MIQ concerns

The organisers of the annual Summer Concert Tour have announced the cancellation of the 2022 event which was due to take place in Whitianga, Taupō and... Read More

New $40M lakefront a hit for out-of-towners

Out-of-towners are flocking to the new Rotorua lakefront playground, and it’s proving to be a hit. The $40m lakefront redevelopment project,... Read More

Tauranga DNB festival public health advice revised

The Ministry of Health has revised the public health advice given on Saturday about the drum and bass festival held in Tauranga. "A reassessment... Read More

Powerball and Strike roll over

Powerball and Strike have both rolled over on Saturday, meaning there is a combined prize pool of $9.3 million up for grabs on Wednesday night.   Powerball... Read More

Netsky, Chase & Status, Hybrid Minds, Friction etc

Following the announcement that two positive cases in Wellington are linked to the Drum & Bass Festival held in Tauranga in January, new close contact... Read More

Less drug harm being seen at summer festivals

Members of harm prevention services are saying that they are seeing a promising start to the summer festival season. Music festivals across the country... Read More

Will it be a fintastic fishing year?

A marine heatwave is happening all around New Zealand. Warmer waters are more pleasant for swimming in and can create wilder weather. But what do they... Read More

Taking the barb out of the barbecue this summer

What better way to enjoy summer than to eat outdoors? Before you lay those kebabs on the barbecue and whip up a salad – take a minute to ensure... Read More

Keeping safe while partying this summer

Police are reminding everyone to party safely these holidays. “Sexual assault is unacceptable,” says National Criminal Investigation Branch... Read More

Two Lotto players share $1 million

Two lucky Lotto players will be toasting a special win after each winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division in Saturday night’s Lotto draw.   The... Read More

A glowing paddle

Sitting in kayaks, staring at thousands of glowworms and listening to water trickle down the canyon walls, you wouldn’t think you’re only... Read More

L.A.B and TEEKS win big at Aotearoa Music Awards

After winning two Tūī last year, L.A.B have proven they’re going from strength-to-strength taking home four Aotearoa Music Awards at the Aotea... Read More

Te Puke turns into Christmas Town

Te Puke Primary School are the winners of this year’s Seeka Te Puke Christmas Town. Traditionally, the Te Puke Christmas Float Parade is held... Read More

One Lotto player wins $1 Million

One lucky Lotto player will be celebrating after winning $1 Million with Lotto First Division in Saturday night’s Lotto draw.   The winning... Read More

Festival of flavours on the menu

The Bay of Plenty coastline will host its first Flavours of Plenty Festival in April next year, showcasing the cuisine and creativity associated with... Read More