Sorry, your browser is too old to view this website.

Click Here To See How To Update or

Visit our basic site

Friday, September 22, 2017

SunLive - The Bay's news first
Home >> Local News
RSS

The Whakatane District Council will undertake an initial ‘pre-consultation’ process with retailers and the community over the next fortnight to gather information on Easter Sunday trading preferences. The targeted consultation process will...

read more

Twelve teams from primary schools across the Eastern Bay of Plenty will compete in a new regional robotics competition this week, in Whakatane. The RoboPa Regional Scrimmage is a two-day challenge being held on September 19 and 20 and is the first robotics...

read more

Precautionary measures remain in place after a suspected norovirus outbreak in the acute care unit at Whakatane Hospital Acting Director of Nursing Rosalind Jackson says that as of midday there have been no new cases of suspected norovirus either in patients...

read more

The final throes of a failed tyre recycling venture has played out in Tauranga District Court this week, with three directors of the company involved pleading guilty to charges relating to tyre dumps at Kawerau and Waihi Beach. Alan Merrie of Mount Maunganui,...

read more

New Zealand is too small to have a rural/urban divide, Waikato Federated Farmers President Andrew McGiven told the farming rally in Morrinsville at noon yesterday. "We’d like to say to our urban cousins, be fully informed because we’d all...

read more

Police have been closely monitoring areas of Whakatane today after reports were received about heavy Black Power presence in the CBD. A Police media spokesperson says that a number of sightings of gang members, believed to be of the Wellington chapter...

read more

  Multiple offenders have today appeared in Rotorua District Court following prosecution for stealing wood from public reserves. The prosecutions are the result of community involvement and increased surveillance to address the theft of trees and...

read more

A system upgrade at First Credit Union has affected thousands of customers across the Bay of Plenty and Waikato. The bank announced to its customers last Friday that they would be upgrading their core banking system on the weekend of the September 9-10. The...

read more

The skipper of a ceremonial waka, which capsized on Whakatane River bar in January last year, has been convicted and fined $1350 for putting his five crew in unnecessary danger. Maritime NZ charged Clarence Takirirangi Smith under the Maritime Transport...

read more

A project between the Whakatane District Council and Google is aiming to bring the raw power of White Island/Whakaari online, with Google Street View.  People are now able to explore White Island with Google Street View alongside some of the World’s...

read more

BAY TODAY




Essence of the Mt. Photo: Kim Kelly Photography.

Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz