Name release - Matata fatal crash

Police have released the name of the person who died in a crash in Matata on Monday 15 October. The…

Boy dies following incident in Opotiki

On Saturday 13 October at about 8.40pm two boys were injured in a fall on the old Opotiki School grounds.…

Kawerau workplace death

Police have named the woman who died in a workplace incident at a sawmill on Manukorihi Drive, Kawerau on Friday…

Holiday Fun at HEG Whakatāne Library

The Horizon Energy Group Whakatāne Library has heaps of fun activities planned for the school holidays, with a programme offering…

Final update: Eastern Bay of Plenty search warrants

Police have now arrested seven people as part of Operation Notus II in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, following the…

Eastern Bay of Plenty search warrants

  Police have so far today arrested three people as part of Operation Notus II in the Eastern Bay of…

Search warrants executed today

Police are today executing a number of search warrants in Eastern Bay of Plenty. These warrants are part of an…

Man in critical condition following incident near Opotiki

A man has been transported to Whakatane Hospital in a critical condition following an incident at a property on Waiotahe…

Huge line up revealed for One Love

Now in its fifth year, ONE LOVE has well and truly established itself in the hearts of Reggae Fans from…

In Spaces by Sola Rosa

Kiwi band Sola Rosa have released their brand spanking new EP, In Spaces. In Spaces features the new single ‘Leave A…

Tomorrow People bring ‘BBQ reggae’ to town

Aotearoa’s favorite ‘BBQ reggae’ band Tomorrow People are hitting the road in celebration of their #1 album BBQ REGGAE. The…

Vallkyrie Whakatane show

Vallkyrie is a Rock mixed Hip-Hop band from South Auckland and has been acclaimed for their mix of moody theatrical…

Michael Jackson History Show to Moonwalk into town

Michael Jackson History Show to Moonwalk Across New Zealand in 2018. Michael Jackson fans will be moonwalking their way to…

Tony Rees garners top honor

On Saturday night Whakatane’s Tony Rees was inducted into Motorcycling New Zealand’s Hall of Fame, the latest honor in an…

Free workshop to enhance coaching development

Sport Bay of Plenty is hosting a free workshop this month to help local coaches build the capabilities of their…

Oxfam Trailwalker info night

Oxfam Trailwalker has helped raise close to $2 million for great causes since it was first held in Whakatāne in…

Nursing dream comes true

Ngahuia Muru’s dream to become a nurse will become a reality next year, thanks to a new Wintec scholarship. The…