Latest Bay of Plenty News

Electricity bills expected to reduce for Powerco and Wellington Electricity consumers
NZ police locate human remains after search in central North Island
PGF boosts growth in Bay of Plenty
Whakatāne to get $36.8m PGF boost
Bay of Plenty traffic eases thanks to funding for new freshwater carpool lane
Crime prevention for workers in small businesses
NZ Upgrade on North Island regional roads
Ōpōtiki Harbour finally gets green light
Land, air and sea: regions to benefit from NZ Upgrade
Milestones marked with 2,000+ new cops
Seaweek in Bay of Plenty
Caring cops – Police graduation tomorrow
Water investment in Raukokore
Name release: Cambridge Road crash (plus family statement, and photo)
$19.9 million from PGF for Kawerau
Free school lunches served up to thousands
Tougher penalties for gun crime a step closer
NZ police continue to seek Questo King
Charges made over Tauranga double homicide
Arrest made over Tauranga double homicide
Arrests made after organised crime operation in Whakatane
Increased Police presence after recent Western Bay of Plenty incidents
UPDATE: homicide investigation, Omanawa
Prime Minister breaks promise for early intervention
Petition launched to prevent fishing ban
Siren activations, east coast of North Island
Missing yachties who issued mayday calls found safe and well in Bay of Plenty
New Year must be time for sunscreen surety
Whakaari / White Island – search suspended
Further government support for Whakatāne community
Whakaari / White Island – search continues over weekend
UPDATE: Whakaari / White Island update
Protect kauri and come clean to Ngahere this summer
Coromandel visit sparks dolphin excitement
Prime Minister statement on White Island eruption
Excitement as Pakihi Track reopens
Two schools on way for Omokoroa
Air New Zealand and National Geographic Society partnership to give underserved youth a voice through Photo Camps
DOC welcomes new Tauranga SMART Operator
More homes where they are needed
Bay of Plenty Matuku/Bittern survey to help understand more about rare species
UPDATE: SH 29 crash
Crash – SH 29, Lower Kaimai
NZ police are responding to serious crash – Te Puna Road, Western Bay of Plenty
NZ police are responding to serious crash – Oropi, Western Bay of Plenty
Arrests made after Bay of Plenty organised crime operation
Young Pacific people can access earning and learning opportunities in Hawke’s Bay
Gang numbers growing rapidly under a weak Govt