Cows on a Bay of Plenty dairy farm were so chronically underfed that many had to be destroyed, a court has been told.
Raids were carried out on 169 properties and more than 20,000 cannabis plants were either found or destroyed in the four-week operation, police said.
A BOP man who indecently assaulted one niece and injured another while on home detention has avoided preventive detention.
South Island farmers are coming to the aid of their drought-stricken counterparts in the north, sending them excess straw to feed livestock.
The Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy has declared the Upper North Island to be in dro
Police are awaiting the results of post-mortems on twin premature babies found in a Bay of Plenty backyard.
Two people are dead after a vehicle hit a tree in Bay of Plenty.
Police have named the man who died yesterday after being swept away in the Motu River.
The body of a man who went missing while fishing with friends this afternoon has been found.
A search is under way in Bay of Plenty after a 25-year-old man was swept out to sea.
GNS Science says White Island’s current eruption episode has now finished.
Novopay’s bungles continue, Mahe Drysdale says he’ll be back to defend his Olympic title, but will the world have ended before he gets a chance?
Bay of Plenty has been hit by its worst-ever outbreak of paralytic shellfish poisoning.
Bay of Plenty residents are being urged not to eat shellfish taken from parts of the coastline after seven people sought hospital treatment within a day.
One person is dead following a two-car crash in the Bay of Plenty.
An apology for Pike River families, Sir Ian McKellen warns the PM to watch his language, the US prepares to vote, and Melbourne Cup horses gear up to race.
A Bay of Plenty coroner is calling for an urgent review of media reporting of suicides.
A Bay of Plenty man has been jailed for 15 months for bashing his former partner and then threatening to have her beaten up again if she gave evidence against him.
Loud warning sirens are to be tested along the Bay of Plenty coast
When more than 350 tonnes of oil spilled from the Rena, birds along the Bay of Plenty coastline were among the first victims.
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