State houses in Tauranga and Invercargill to go on the market
Tauranga and Invercargill have been chosen for the first 1000 to 2000 sales of state houses.Housing NZ Minister Bill English and Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett said the two cities were chosen "because they have stable demand...
© 2015 NZ Herald 1:54pm First regions chosen in social housing shake-up
Tauranga and Invercargill have been chosen as the first regions where state houses are proposed to switch to community housing providers.
© 2015 3news 1:34pm Men arrested for arson after Maungatapu house fire
Two local 21-year-old men have been arrested by Tauranga Police today after an arson attack on a home in Maungatapu yesterday afternoon.The house was extensively damaged by fire and smoke and police believe an accelerant was used.There...
© 2015 NZ Herald Tue 3:44pm Tonnes of oil debris collected around Tauranga waterways
More than 20 tonnes of oiled debris has been collected from Tauranga waterways after over a tonne of heavy fuel oil spilled into the city's harbour a week ago.
© 2015 Stuff.co.nz Mon 5:54pm Oil spill prosecution 'should be under way'
Mobil should be prosecuted for the recent oil spill in Tauranga Harbour, says New Zealand First Conservation Spokesperson Clayton Mitchell.
"New Zealand First believes Mobil has grossly understated the amount of oil leaked into the harbour," says Mr Mitchell, who lives in Tauranga.
© 2015 voxy.co.nz Mon 3:54pm Neighbours' shock at Tauranga stabbing - man arrested
A Tauranga man has this morning been charged after a stabbing in the Kaimai Range yesterday.The 32-year-old man is expected to appear in Tauranga District Court today.A well-known Tauriko family is reeling after the alleged stabbing...
© 2015 NZ Herald Mon 12:54am NZ@noon: Marathon anguish
Stories making headlines around the regions today include anquish for the lead runner in the Rotorua marathon and Prime Minister John Key tells Northlanders to "get on yer bike".After 25km of the Rotorua Marathon Tauranga runner...
© 2015 NZ Herald Mon 12:24am