Video Journalist, Tauranga, NZH Local Focus
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Local Focus: Shifting to alternative modes of transport
Private cars account for 90 per cent of journeys in Tauranga and it’s causing headaches.
'Once-in-a-lifetime': Trophy visit kicks off Fifa Women's World Cup buzz
Local Focus: Five games will be played at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton.
Local Focus: Backyards in front line to making BoP predator free
The battle to bring native birds back to our backyards has begun.
Local Focus: City's first Latin Expo helps migrants 'break down the barriers'
'It’s an opportunity to connect with organisations that we didn’t know existed.'
Local Focus: 'Massive increase' in clothing need as cost of living bites, winter nears
Koha Apparel is on a mission to help the vulnerable look good and feel great.
Local Focus: The Altered Rose takes upcycling to the next level
The one-woman furniture restoration business turning something old into something new.
Local Focus: Long-forgotten footage of Charles and Diana recovered
Lost footage of Prince Charles and Princess Diana opening Baycourt in 1983 surfaces.
Local Focus: Lack of lifejackets causing problems for harbourmaster
Lack of lifejackets and moored boats causing headaches for the harbourmaster.
Local Focus: Inside Tauranga’s new water treatment plant
See the membranes that stand between you and nasty bugs in your drinking water.
Local Focus: Multicultural Festival marks ‘Race Relations Day’
Tauranga’s multicultural community is preparing to showcase music, food and fashion.
Local Focus: Wingfoil World Tour descends on Mt Maunganui
A major event of this fast-growing sport hits New Zealand’s shores for the first time.
Local Focus: Piha surf comp relocated to Mt Maunganui
Junior surf comp relocated after damage caused by Cyclone Gabrielle in Piha.
Local Focus: Cyclone Gabrielle brings huge swells to Mt Maunganui and Pāpāmoa beaches
Mauao base track and Moturiki (Leisure Island) are closed due to high swells.
Local Focus: Beach volleyball event to bring millions into local economy
Mount Maunganui hailed as “the perfect place” for beach volleyball in New Zealand.
Local Focus: Xanadu Book Exchange home to 10 million books
Inside the second-hand book store where people lose track of time.
Local Focus: Destination skatepark funding hits $3.2 million
Dramatic increase in funding means big things for skateboarding in Tauranga.
Local Focus: Rescues Palooza event to help animals in need
Rescue homes of all shapes and sizes to benefit from unique fund-raising market
Local Focus: Speaking up for the rainbow community
"So, that's why I'm here – to speak up for the gay community and speak up for democracy."
Local Focus: Migrants prepare for multicultural pōwhiri
Ngāi Te Rangi to welcome new migrants to the Bay Of Plenty with special pōwhiri.
Local Focus: Latin American Film Festival comes to Tauranga
Nine films from nine countries - each with a distinct Latin American theme.
Local Focus: Getting to know new regional councillor Ron Scott
Who is first-term Bay of Plenty regional councillor Ron Scott?
Local Focus: Getting to know new Regional Councillor, Kat Macmillan
Who is first-term Bay of Plenty Regional Councillor Kat Macmillan?
Local Focus: Ōtūmoetai students come together for multicultural Diwali dance
"We are preparing a dance for a festival that means a lot to us."