Ron Gray lost his son in a car accident earlier this week. Now he wants to send a message.
"What these people are doing is wrong but ... we can't just throw them in jail."
Two more Harcourts Dancing for Hospice participants have been revealed.
A customer acting suspiciously forced staff to retreat to a safe room and call the police.
Emergency services were notified at 12.07pm.
School 'blown away' by messages of support from the Tauranga community.
A 12-year-old boy was injured in a serious crash outside Tauranga Intermediate School.
Police were notified at 8.39am.
The fisherman estimated the shark was three to four metres long.
Te Hui Ahurei o Ngā Uri a Atuamatua was a showcase of Te Arawa kapa haka excellence.
Sitting at 170kg, Robyn Graves was uncomfortable and unhappy. So she changed.
Nahne Marsters has terminal cancer but refuses to give up.
Bay of Plenty's wharekura achieved some pleasing results in NCEA scholarship exams.
The shark was caught in the same area a woman was killed by a shark last month.
The school has also returned to its original house names.
Offender says "I'm sorry ... but I have to" during assault on bottle store worker.
In more than 25 years as a forensic police photographer, you see a lot.
A Rotorua local discovered a landslide while paddle boarding on Lake Okataina.