A Tauranga club owner is playing down the German Embassy's criticism of an Anzac Day stunt featuring the smashing of an Adolf Hitler pinata.
Taxpayers have paid more than $46 million for the clean-up from the Rena shipwreck and the sum is likely to grow further.
Determined not to let Tauranga's torrential rain get the better of them, three young Papamoa men decided to go wakeboarding at a flooded reserve.
Z Energy wants to reap significant savings in freight costs as it spends $40 million to boost storage at ports in Lyttelton and Tauranga.
A man angered by a protection order his wife took out against him stabbed her to death in the driveway of their Tauranga home, a court is told.
A limit has been placed on how much Bay of Plenty businesses can claim over the fallout from the Rena disaster.
A Bay of Plenty iwi has signed off its Treaty settlement with the Crown.
Police are investigating a series of crimes culminating in a woman's body being left outside a Matamata hospital.
Some passengers in a Kenya minivan that crashed killing three Kiwis, weren't wearing seatbelts an investigation has found.
A 19-year-old man is due to appear in court after a man was stabbed during an altercation near Tauranga.
One person is dead after a truck rolled in Western Bay of Plenty.
The family of two teenage girls killed in a horrific car crash are focusing on supporting a family member who pleaded guilty to their manslaughter.
The mother of two teenage girls who died in a horror car crash near Tauranga has been found not guilty of manslaughter.
A court has heard that following a crash in Tauranga, family were too busy arguing about who was driving, rather than looking after the dying girls.
Like other pigs, Zorro can't fly - but with the help of his owner Matthew Bell he sure can ride waves.
The deaths of two teenage sisters in a car crash near Tauranga on Christmas Day 2011 could have been avoided, a court has heard.
Police are trying to find out how premature twin babies found in a Bay of Plenty backyard died.
The Port of Tauranga has received approval to expand to enable access by larger ships, following years of delays.
The owner and insurer of the Rena are proposing to leave the remains of the wreck on the Astrolabe Reef off the Tauranga coast.
A 33-year-old Rotorua woman is dead and her teenage son is fighting for his life after a head-on collision near Tauranga.
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