|Council U-turns on bald tyre proposal|
Tauranga parking wardens will not be issuing tickets for cars that have dangerously bald tyres, the council decided today in a reversal of a controversial in-house staff decision.The meeting voted 7-4 to back Councillor Rick Curach's...
© 2014 NZ Herald 6:35pm NZ@Noon: Where to buy a winning Lotto ticket
Some stories making headlines across the regions today include: A lotto shop in Wanganui struck the Easter lotto trifecta by selling three winning tickets, and Tauranga parents are being extra careful when taking the kids to the playground...
© 2014 NZ Herald 12:05am Probe into chopper damage
A rescue helicopter's crash landing has left a big gap to cover in the Rotorua area and choppers from Hamilton, Tauranga and Taupo will pick up the slack until a backup machine arrives.
© 2014 Stuff.co.nz Mon 5:05am Pickard, Walker lead strong start for Kiwi BMX racers
Taurangaís Kurt Pickard led a powerful performance from New Zealandís leading BMX riders in qualifying at the opening UCI World Cup Supercross in Manchester today.
Pickard, 23, won all three of his motos to top the 48 qualifiers from 121 starters under the new qualification system.
© 2014 voxy.co.nz Sat 9:55am This (long) Weekend: Wet and wild
Cool bananas Jazz aficionados know their stuff so will have to choose between the traditions of the Tauranga Jazz Festival and Waiheke's smaller scale jaunt. Tauranga bills itself as the
© 2014 NZ Herald Fri 2:45pm World class riders gear up for BMX National Championships
There's plenty at stake for BMX riders of all ages at the national championships in Tauranga over Easter weekend.
However several world ranked riders from last yearís world championships in Auckland are competing for national honours.
© 2014 voxy.co.nz Thu, 17 Apr 8:35am Artificial surf reef to be removed
The $1.5 million artificial surf reef at Mount Maunganui, in Tauranga, is being removed.
© 2014 RadioNZ Wed, 16 Apr 5:35pm Drag race record smashed
New Zealand's fastest woman Karen Hay has just had the best day of her life.Seven days ago, the business analyst for Westpac thundered into Kiwi drag-racing history.The Tauranga woman has brought two babies into the world, and...
© 2014 NZ Herald Sun, 13 Apr 4:45am