Tauranga & Bay of Plenty
Police dive squad members help with the homicide investigation of a 2-year-old girl at Little Waihi, Maketu near Tauranga.
Man charged with murdering toddler in Western Bay of Plenty
Environment lawyer Andrew Braggins says the ramifications of the case could effect more than just the Bay of Plenty.
Potential Matatā court case may let other coastal communities at risk of flooding force councils to buy them out - expert
This comes after a 2005 flood which damaged homes across the town.
'People need to heal' - Matatā residents unhappy with proposal to move them on, 14 years after devastating floods
Homeowners in the small Bay of Plenty town might be told to leave their homes for good.
Government to help pay for 'managed retreat' of Matatā, 14 years after severe flood
He talks to Breakfast about what has been happening since the project launched.
Good Samaritan revels in 'showing love', a year on from re-mortgaging Rotorua home to help homeless
Man in critical condition following assault in Tauranga
Pizza shop where owner was murdered destroyed by fire
Taupō jewellery store staffer chases, tackles man accused of robbery
Missing 85-year-old Tauranga man found dead
The residents of Murupara have also learned that their police station will now be fully staffed.
Bay of Plenty town breathes sigh of relief as only ATM, damaged in bungled burglary, is restored
Bay of Plenty roads closed due to heavy flooding; farmers urged to move stock to higher ground
Police concerned for 85-year-old Tauranga man missing since yesterday
Rotorua man uses his mortgage to shelter hundreds of homeless
Girl playing with colorful toy wood blocks, her mother is helping her, education and fun concept
Toddler left alone in 'stifling' hot sleep room after teacher closes Rotorua centre for the day
Around 190,000 litres of wastewater went into Lake Taupō yesterday after two water mains burst.
Taupō residents urged to curb water use for up to five days after wastewater pipe burst
Two men arrested in Port of Tauranga after 25kgs ephedrine found strapped to their bodies
Man charged with careless driving after Te Puke crash leaves two seasonal workers from Vanuatu dead
A file image of a police car at the scene of a crash.
Two people dead after car slams into garage in the Bay of Plenty
The community of Minginui was sick of waiting for promised help which hasn’t come.
Bay of Plenty town banding together for better housing and better health
A file image of a New Zealand Police vehicle.
Homicide investigation launched as pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Waihi
Police deal with mass street brawl in Whakatāne
'Just come home' - sister of NZ man missing in Sydney makes emotional plea
Police raid meth lab near Tauranga capable of producing several kilos of drug a week
The volcanic activity shook the family awake at 2am on June 25.
Mudpool swallows more ground around Rotorua home, but landlord likely covered by EQC
For eight hours each day you could find Rihari Joseph at a roundabout with a “job wanted” sign.
Tauranga man who held 'job wanted' sign at roundabout now helping two job seekers a day
Man, 24, dies after fleeing police in Kawerau and jumping into river
The volcanic activity shook the family awake at 2am on June 25.
Drone footage of mudpool on Rotorua property shows extent of new geothermal activity
The residents of Murupara have also learned that their police station will now be fully staffed.
Man charged over theft of Murupara's only ATM
One person is in custody after the incident in Mangakakahi last night.
Man, 53, charged with murder of 39-year-old after shooting in Rotorua
In 2017, $20 million of the drug was seized following a Police and Customs operation.
Men admit roles in $20 million Tauranga cocaine bust