|Pipe work causing problems in Matapihi|
A council project to lay a sewerage pipe through Maori land in Tauranga has come to a head after construction caused flooding in Matapihi. Court action is planned.
© 2014 RadioNZ 7:44pm Bridge rescue: 'The definition of a hero'
Quick thinking, adrenaline and a childhood spent swimming swollen rivers proved useful for Deane O'Connor when he jumped into icy water to save a man.Courage helped too -- courage so exceptional, the Tauranga senior constable has...
© 2014 NZ Herald 4:44pm Hairy Maclary project nears final leg
The Hairy Maclary sculpture project planned for Tauranga's redeveloped waterfront is closing in on its fundraising target.In a final push, Creative Tauranga has released a video offering a sneak peak of the bronze statues coming...
© 2014 NZ Herald Wed 11:44am Car and book bus collide, leaving two trapped
Two people are trapped after a serious crash involving a car and a mobile library bus in Tauranga.Western Bay of Plenty head of road policing Senior Sergeant Ian Campion said the crash happened at 9.05am on Welcome Bay Rd outside...
© 2014 NZ Herald Wed 10:14am Cop honoured for saving man
The policeman who dived into freezing waters to save a man from Tauranga Harbour will be honoured today with a New Zealand Police Association Bravery Award.
© 2014 Stuff.co.nz Wed 5:25am Tourists targetted near Tauranga
The police are talking to a man after complaints from tourists at a popular campsite near Tauranga. One tourist was woken by a man trying to steal his van, police say.
© 2014 RadioNZ Tue 7:44pm Blackcaps to bat first in opening ANZ ODI
The BLACKCAPS have lost the toss and will bat first in today’s opening ANZ One Day International at Tauranga’s Bay Oval.
© 2014 voxy.co.nz Tue 10:44am Online seller SellShed starts up
Trade Me may have another new competitor in Tauranga startup SellShed, which aims to make it easier for smartphone owners to list and find items for sale in their neighbourhood.
© 2014 Stuff.co.nz Mon 1:14pm Mauao closed as search for Jack escalates
Police dogs are now searching rocks to the right of the main entrance to Mauao, as a police operation to find missing five-year-old boy Jack Dixon escalates.The tracks at the Mount Maunganui landmark were closed from first light...
© 2014 NZ Herald Mon 9:44am