A man whose face was impaled on machinery at his Rangiuru workplace was rushed to hospital last night.
MetService have issued a high risk of thunderstorms for western Bay of Plenty, including Tauranga and Te Puke, late afternoon and evening.
The 52-year-old woman who died after falling from a Tauranga CBD building last week has been named as Rawinia Doris Bennett, 52.
The excavation of a human skull found in Papamoa today has uncovered a skeleton.
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has invited Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, world heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko and motorcycle racer Valentino Rossi to his private album release party in Tauranga next week.