A 21-year-old woman abducted from a local Burger King drive-through last month confronted her abductor in court, who apologised for "destroying" her life.
The back wall of a Mount Maunganui storage shed burst open sending some of the 10,000 tonnes of concrete rock inside spilling out and damaging a building next door.
Bayfair Shopping Centre is celebrating its latest success, made possible by the beauty of a full bladder.
One of Tauranga's main arterial routes will be closed this week as work begins to reduce the risk of slips in the area.
Steamers coaches Kevin Schuler and Rodney Gibbs have named their squad for the 2014 ITM Cup season.