|Tauranga $10m Lotto winner's euphoric collapse: 'Whoa, this is for real'|
The Tauranga man who scooped $10.3m in the Powerball jackpot collapsed and was rushed to hospital after seeing all the zeros in his bank account.Lou Te Keeti's doctor later diagnosed it "as a case of euphoria"."I hadn't really...
© 2017 NZ Herald 5:45am Canterbury flooding: 'I've never seen anything like it'
Desperate to catch a flight, Kristy Rutherford and her family drove through a severely flooded rural Canterbury road with water at times lapping at the car windows. The family from Tauranga had been visiting Rutherford's father-in-law...
© 2017 NZ Herald 5:45pm Famous Five, including gran of three, tackle Tauranga on the road to 1000 marathons
The upcoming inaugural Tauranga International Marathon will help five running mates, including a grandmother, reach their goal of 1000 marathons by 2018.
© 2017 Stuff.co.nz Thu 12:35am Grab and go: Tauranga's brazen thieves
Thieves are plaguing Tauranga retailers with increasingly brazen raids targeting high-end merchandise - including one where the offenders were caught on security camera.The groups of thieves have been hitting high-quality clothing...
© 2017 NZ Herald Wed 7:45am Emotions boil over in bid to stop homeless village development
Tears streamed down a Papamoa woman's face after the Tauranga City Council voted to press ahead with providing land for a village offering short-term housing for homeless families.Residents filled the public gallery at yesterday's...
© 2017 NZ Herald Wed 7:15am Customer finds card skimmer on Tauranga ATM
A vigilant ATM user ripped a suspected card skimming device off a city machine on Sunday.Bellevue engineer Martin Stewart said he stopped at the Kiwibank ATM on the corner of Cameron Rd and 11th Ave about midday.He was about to...
© 2017 NZ Herald Tue 8:45am Hundreds protest Hauraki iwi treaty signing
Hundreds of people have turned out in Tauranga to protest what they say is a deal that unfairly gives harbour rights to other iwi.
© 2017 RadioNZ Sun 2:45pm
Squash: US scouts looking to lure away top juniors
By Jim Kayes It's a squash supermarket.And for young New Zealand boys and girls, there's lucrative, life-changing scholarships on offer.Seven coaches from American colleges are in Tauranga for the junior world squash championships,...
© 2017 NZ Herald 5:25am Nearly 600 homes in Pyes Pa without power
Hundreds of homes in Pyes Pa and Pukehina are without power as a severe weather warning remains in place for Tauranga and Bay of Plenty.PowerCo reported power outages for 590 properties in Pyes Pa at 8.21pm. Power is expected to...
© 2017 NZ Herald Thu 9:45pm Police chase through Tauranga ends in crash
A person has been arrested after a dramatic police chase through residential Tauranga today.The arrest was made after a driver allegedly crashed into a parked car on a driveway in Gate Pa.Western Bay of Plenty head of road policing...
© 2017 NZ Herald Thu 4:45pm English composer's lost manuscripts surface in Tauranga
Two works by Gustav Holst that have been missing for more than a century have been found in a New Zealand orchestra's library.
© 2017 RadioNZ Wed 10:35am Century-old manuscripts rediscovered in Tauranga
Two manuscripts which had been missing for more than 100 years have been rediscovered in Tauranga.The original music sheets were found in the library of the Bay of Plenty Symphonia.The 1906 manuscripts feature handwritten and...
© 2017 NZ Herald Tue 9:45am Six Tauranga suburbs priced below half a million dollars
Only six of Tauranga's 46 suburbs have a median house price of less than half a million dollars, according to new figures.Homes.co.nz's analysis has found Gate Pa, Greerton, Hairini, Judea, Parkvale and Poike have a median value...
© 2017 NZ Herald Mon 7:15am Tribal grievances aired in protest march across Wairoa Bridge
Nearly 500 protesters seeking to maintain their mana over Tauranga Harbour from a Treaty claim by Hauraki tribes took to roads today in a hikoi that included crossing Wairoa Bridge.Sunday morning traffic was brought to a halt as...
© 2017 NZ Herald Sun 3:35pm