Cloudy with a chance of showers

In today's weather we are expecting a partly cloudy day with a few showers until evening. Also southeasterly developing in the afternoon. It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 17 and an overnight low of 8 degrees. Humidity is 94...... Read More

Where will the EOL weather balloons land?

In a New Zealand first, three sub-orbital helium space weather balloons are being launched from near Tauranga from this weekend. As the balloons prepare to take flight, there’s a chance for the public to track them and guess where they land to...... Read More

Bayfair’s first $115m development milestone

  Bayfair Shopping Centre recently celebrated its $115 million development project hitting a major milestone with the completion of Countdown’s new roof.   The centre celebrated with a roof shout with the centre management team, Hayden...... Read More

Rain expected in Tauranga

In today's weather we are expecting rain developing in the morning, with a chance of it being heavy and thundery, and easing towards the evening. The northwesterly should be dying out overnight. It's a three-clothing layer day today with...... Read More

Mystery at Omokoroa Market

This morning, a sunny winter Saturday, I picked up my mum in Bethlehem and we headed over to the Omokoroa Lizard Market to explore some of the local arts and crafts. Today the market, which is held on the third Saturday of every month, has over 30...... Read More

Mostly fine today in Tauranga

In today's weather forecast we are expecting a mostly fine day with some evening cloud, and westerly breezes. It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 18 and an overnight low of 11 degrees. Humidity is 96 per cent. High tide is at...... Read More

Sun to shine across Tauranga

In today's weather forecast we are expecting a fine day apart from some early cloud. Southwesterlies should be dying out at night. It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 17 and an overnight low of 7 degrees. Humidity is 96 per cent. Low...... Read More

A desperate plea to save Bureta trees

A group of concerned residents are protesting to raise awareness of the danger 27 trees potentially face from a property developer. On Sunday, a group of protesters assembled at the Chapel Street Reserve on the corner of Chapel Street and Vale Street...... Read More

Cold, gold and the solar system

In today's weather forecast we are expecting a cloudy day with a few showers and westerlies. It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 17 and an overnight low of 10 degrees. Humidity is 84 per cent. Low tide is at 12.10pm and high...... Read More

More rain and wind as low falls + pics

A sub-tropical low is moving into the north eastern North Island and should make landfall somewhere in the eastern Bay of Plenty around noon. The low has already peaked in strength and will gradually weaken over the next couple of days as it tracks...... Read More

A chance to advertise from the edge of space

The Bay of Plenty will soon join the 'space race' and achieve a New Zealand first. In June three sub-orbital helium space weather balloons will be launched from near Tauranga and ascend to the edge of space to gather critical scientific data...... Read More

Rain and gales due

In today's weather forecast we are expecting periods of rain. Also southeast gales should be turning northeast in the late morning, then northwest by evening. It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 17 and an overnight low of 12...... Read More

hp48hours red carpet winners

'Manawa Bay', a musical made by a Coromandel-based team took out the top prize at the Bay of Plenty hp48hour Furious Film awards, held on Sunday night. The hp48hour film red carpet awards sparkled, with local filmmakers dressed up in their...... Read More

Southeasterly breezes blowing across Tauranga

In today's weather forecast we are expecting high cloud, then rain from the afternoon. This may develop into heavy rain in the evening, with strong southeasterlies. It's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 16 and an overnight low...... Read More

A fine winter day ahead

The weather forecast today is fine with southerly breezes dying out in the afternoon. It's a three-clothing layer and one-windproof layer day today with a high of 17 and an overnight low of 5 degrees. Humidity is 81 per cent. High tide is at 1.50pm...... Read More

HP48Hour Film finals

For those who were lucky enough to get a ticket, it’s time to dig out the finery. Tickets have sold out to the HP48Hour Furious Film Festival Bay of Plenty Finals being held on Sunday June 10. The red carpet event, organised by BOP Film at...... Read More

Fine and chilly for Tauranga

The weather forecast today is fine apart from some evening clouds, and southerly winds. It's a three-clothing layer and one-windproof layer day today, with a high of 13 and an overnight low of five degrees. Humidity is 83 per cent. High tide is...... Read More

D-Day and chilly night

The weather forecast today is for long fine spells. A few showers, mainly in the afternoon and westerlies turning southerly in the early evening. It's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 14 and an overnight low of 3 degrees. Humidity...... Read More

Southwesterlies bringing chill

In today's weather forecast we are expecting showers, possibly heavy and thundery, easing during the morning to fine spells. Southwesterlies also developing during the morning. It's a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 19 and an overnight...... Read More




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