Four new cases - two community and two imported

There are four new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today; two community cases and two cases in managed isolation. The two community cases... Read More

NZSO to stream award-winning story in Te Reo Māori

An award-winning children’s story in Te Reo Māori about a giant with a kind heart has been reimagined by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Te... Read More

Challenging winter season for Mt Ruapehu

COVID-19 Alert Level restrictions have contributed to a challenging winter season for Mt Ruapehu, like many other tourism businesses around the country. "Climate... Read More

Murder charge in homicide investigation

A 24-year-old old man has been charged with murder in relation to the death of Sao Young in Hamilton earlier this year. The man was arrested at a Hamilton... Read More

Matariki award winners announced

The stars have aligned with the rescheduled Ngā Whetū o Matariki Awards 2020 now taking place during Māori Language Week 2020. The Awards, which... Read More

High pressure to push away light showers

A large high from the Tasman Sea moves in today, pushing away remaining light showers but still bringing a fairly cloudy day to a number of regions. Central... Read More

ECCs reluctant to raise fees - study

Many early learning centres are looking to draw on their own cash-strapped resources to survive COVID-19, rather than increasing fees for parents. A... Read More

BOP Steamers defeat Southland in Rotorua

All Blacks captain Sam Cane's long losing run is finally over, after his Bay of Plenty side beat a spirited Southland side 17-14 in Rotorua on Saturday. The... Read More

Promises of increased sick leave and tax cuts

The Labour Party is promising to double minimum sick leave entitlements for workers to 10 days a year and raise the minimum wage to $20 an hour. The... Read More

One case of COVID reported in the community

There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today; the first has been detected in a recent returnee in a managed isolation facility... Read More

Mother pays tribute to son killed in farm accident

The mother of a six-year-old boy killed on a dairy farm in the Bay of Plenty says the family is “traumatised” by his death. Rozayah... Read More

Countdown celebrates te reo Māori year-round

Committed to increasing the use of te reo Māori, Countdown has made some changes to the way it communicates with its customers and team for Te Wiki... Read More

NZ experiencing true spring style rain

In true spring style rain has been heavy on the West Coast but hardly making it to the eastern and northern parts of the country, thanks to the westerly... Read More

Double celebration on the cards for BOP hatchery

Rotorua’s National Kiwi Hatchery will reopen to manuhiri (visitors) in time for both the September school holidays and to celebrate the hatching... Read More

Car hits barrier on SH33

UPDATE 9.20AM: One person has sutained minor injuries following a crash on a Bay of Plenty highway. Police were called to a single vehicle crash on... Read More