|Apologies and compensation for Tauranga tribes|
Two Tauranga tribes have agreed to accept a package from the Crown for historical breaches of the Treaty.
© 2013 RadioNZ 7:45pm Special housing areas extended
Housing Minister Nick Smith says Christchurch, Wellington, Porirua, Tauranga, Upper Hutt and Western Bay of Plenty are all joining the accord.
© 2013 3news 6:15am Parents target of alleged murder plot
A Tauranga security officer has been accused of trying to arrange for someone to kill his parents.
© 2013 Stuff.co.nz Tue 5:05pm Suppression lifted for Merivale assault accused
The identity of the man accused of assaulting Merivale father-of-five Lance Scullin can now be revealed.Unemployed Anthony Jack Taikato, 32, from Parkvale who appeared in Tauranga District Court today, faced charges of assault...
© 2013 NZ Herald Tue 4:16pm Inquest into death of woman in rest home
An inquest has opened into the death of a woman in a rest home in Tauranga in February 2010.
© 2013 RadioNZ Tue 11:59am Maketu murder-accused appears in court
A Maketu teenager, accused of shooting dead a 46-year-old man in a local park, has been granted bail.Tyrone Daniel Flavell, 19, faced one count of murder when he appeared in Tauranga District Court today. Isaac Dale Bushell's...
© 2013 NZ Herald Mon 11:15am Police seek help after alleged attempted kidnap
Police are appealing for sightings of a car connected with an alleged kidnapping and burglary in Tauranga early on Sunday morning.
© 2013 RadioNZ Sun 8:15pm Murder charge over Bay of Plenty death
A 19-year-old has been charged with murder following the discovery of a man's body in Maketu, near Tauranga.
© 2013 RadioNZ Sun 12:30am Police investigate Maketu death
Police are investigating a death in Maketu, near Tauranga.
© 2013 RadioNZ Sun 7:15am Mayor says communication lacking after Rena grounding
The Mayor of Tauranga says a lesson learnt from the Rena grounding is that the community should be informed right from the start.
© 2013 RadioNZ Wed, 4 Dec 4:05pm
Car a great help to twins' family
A Tauranga family with twins who have severe disabilities have had their wish fulfilled thanks to community generosity.The Rotary Club of Tauranga has bought the family of Nikki Stokes and James Fowler-Oates a Mazda big enough for...
© 2013 NZ Herald 4:45pm Housing Accords work expanded
The Government’s work with councils to improve housing affordability has been expanded beyond Auckland with Christchurch City, Wellington City, Hutt City, Upper Hutt City, Porirua, Kapiti, Tauranga and Western Bay of Plenty being added to the Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Act.
© 2013 voxy.co.nz Wed 5:45pm Man accused of plot to murder parents
A Tauranga security officer is accused of trying to arrange for someone to kill his parents.Alan Francis Barlow, 42, who appeared in Tauranga Registrar's Court yesterday faced a charge of attempting to procure a special duties police...
© 2013 NZ Herald Tue 11:15am Passer-by halts kidnap attempt in Tauranga
Police are seeking information about a vehicle which they believe a man used to try and kidnap a woman following an alleged aggravated burglary attempt this morning.
© 2013 Stuff.co.nz Sun 5:35pm Man fatally shot in Maketu park
A man has been found shot to death after a party in the small seaside settlement of Maketu, south of Tauranga.
© 2013 Stuff.co.nz Sun 10:55am Homicide investigation launched over Maketu death
Police have launched a homicide inquiry after a man was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound at Maketu, near Tauranga.
© 2013 RadioNZ Sun 10:15am Tauranga iwi still wary of kaimoana despite recent Rena report
A hapu on Motiti Island off the Tauranga coast is still reluctant to collect seafood for Christmas in the area despite a recent report saying it's now safe to eat kaimoana.
© 2013 RadioNZ Thu, 5 Dec 6:45am