Fillies and fashion fever!

Ladies and Gentleman – it's time to don your fancy frocks and frills, grab your wallets and gather the kids – because tomorrow Racing Tauranga is hosting a horse racing and fashion in the field event for everyone. The Bayleys International... Read More

Painting the town – literally

Some of the CBD's streets and walls are being given a cosmopolitan dress-up by some of the world's finest street artists. “It's a chance for Tauranga to position itself as a city with a rich arts scene,” says Tourism Bay... Read More

Seawall now short term patch up

“They just wanted us out, plain and simple”. And whenever Brenda Butler – former manager of the Cargo Shed arts collective on Dive Crescent – sees another cruise liner across the harbour, whenever she sees the empty Cargo Shed,... Read More

Bypass wanted – now!

While Katikati residents will be “dancing in the street” upon hearing the New Zealand Transport Agency is adding a bypass for the town to its State Highway 2 Waihi to Tauranga programme, two long-time supporters want the project to start swiftly. The... Read More

This one’s for Morgan

He could have worn his hot pink skirt. Or his orange kilt. It was a toss-up. But Tauranga man Ross Steele opted for his orange tutu – apparently quite a cheeky little number. “Because orange is my favourite colour. And for a bit of fun,”... Read More

Warning over buses plan

Tauranga City councillors have been warned not to increase city parking fees before they increase cycle track and bus numbers in Cameron Rd. BikeNow spokesman and sustainable business network co-ordinator Glen Crowther spoke about the council's... Read More

Her voice is silenced – for now

“I am trying not to blub – so I will leave you with ‘The Organ, The Dance Band and Me'.” With that she flicked off the microphone, the red ‘on air' lights on the studio console dimmed and died –and Bonnie... Read More

Richard's birthday bash

A very special, and very famous guest is flying in from Australia for Richard O'Brien's ‘75 Years of Frock ‘n' Roll' 75th birthday celebrations next Friday, March 24, at Tauranga's Baycourt Theatre. ‘Neighbours'... Read More

Review: Service with a smile

Our current family in-house joke when we are on our way to Wharf Street Eatery, is where else can you call out “Oi” in a restaurant and get instant service with a smile and a bit of cheek. This is what makes Wharf Street Eatery a real family... Read More

Riding for a great cause

Get your motor running and head out on the highway because the annual Tauranga Ulysses Motorcycle Club Charity Easter Egg & Toy Run is roaring back into life. Now into it's 26th year, hundreds of motorcycles will rumble through the streets of Papamoa... Read More