|Rena owners fund $35,000 'virtual buoy'|
The owners of the MV Rena have agreed to fund a $35,000 virtual buoy system in Tauranga Harbour to help prevent a repeat of the 2011 disaster.
© 2014 RadioNZ 8:25am Tauranga 'cat whisperer' saves kitten trapped in car
A kitten stuck inside a car's dashboard has been saved and returned to its grateful owners thanks to the efforts of Tauranga firefighters.Firefighters got a call to help rescue the tiny feline at 11.45pm at the Greerton McDonald's...
© 2014 NZ Herald Fri 12:05am Damning report into Rena grounding
The Rena bridge crew failed to stick to navigation and watchkeeping standards for at least six voyages leading to the container ship's grounding off the Tauranga coast in 2011.
© 2014 Stuff.co.nz Thu 5:26pm Two men due in court over Tauranga teen's death
Two men are due to appear in court today charged with murder following the death of a 19-year-old man in Tauranga last month.Takena Tiepa-Ranapia was discovered dead outside a house in Mansfield St early on November 30.Two Tauranga...
© 2014 NZ Herald Tue 12:05am 10 ill from contaminated council building
The Tauranga City Council estimates 10 staff have become ill as a result of toxic mould found in parts of the council building, forcing the evacuation of 205 workers.
© 2014 RadioNZ Mon 4:35pm Trustpower committed to Australian renewables projects
Tauranga based electricity company Trustpower says it remains committed to its renewable energy projects in Australia, in spite of the uncertainty created by the review of the Renewable Energy Targets policy by the federal government
© 2014 sharechat.co.nz Mon 3:25pm Body recovered from McLaren Falls
Police have recovered the body of a 25-year-old man who drowned at McLaren Falls, near Tauranga, yesterday evening.
© 2014 RadioNZ Sun 7:05am Swimmer, climber die in pre-Christmas tragedies
An Auckland man who drowned while having a swim yesterday was remembered as being a "very happy and jolly guy" by his heartbroken friend last night.Muhammad Jawad, 24, died after stopping at the popular McLaren Falls, near Tauranga,...
© 2014 NZ Herald Sun 5:44am