Beating a country with a population of over one billion is something to celebrate.
Opinion: Pitting Otūmoetai, Bellevue and Brookfield against one another.
Robin Hales remembers the old neighbourhood medical centre and his doctor as a youth.
Rotorua builder takes out top win in first Ultimate Athlete event.
$12m government boost for schools comes as some pay for expert help themselves.
Can students realistically go to the best university for their future career?
And the night shelter can only afford to be open five days a week.
The delays are putting pressure on centres to fill the staffing shortages.
Millions will be poured into Māori housing to address over-representation in homelessness.
A player was knocked unconscious and airlifted to hospital.
Report ranks the Bay of Plenty the top economic performer of NZ's regions.
Mongrel Mob member never thought he would walk across a graduation stage, but he did.
The intermediate-aged sports tournament will run from September 5 to 10.
What were once small, coastal centres is now the city in the fifth biggest city in NZ.
They've both served time behind bars - now two gang members are focused on helping others.
Thousands across the region are struggling to the point of needing a Government top-up.
Pauline Tai is now three years clean - and is supporting others in their recovery.
A dad living in emergency housing for seven months says it's no place for kids.
The footage was shared to spread awareness of sharing the road with others.
Regular ocean swimmer thrilled by close encounter.
Charity waitlists are growing as the support they provide relies on donations.
The bubble date with Australia has been set.
'In Tauranga, we're very lucky to have a festival like this.'
Forget Easter egg hunts, the Bay turned it on for all the sport nuts this weekend.
A Bay of Plenty cafe has been called Golliwogs for 18 years.
Locals reflect on a crazy year.
Council seeks to move hundreds of staff back to the Tauranga CBD.
Club members are always hopeful about the results.
After more than 80 years, production will shut down in June.
Tots, children in uniform, seniors and even a cat on a leash joined the tsunami exodus.
And some of these falls are proving fatal.
This is the sixth role of its kind in the Bay of Plenty.
'Motels are no places for children,' a local social support advocate says.
The man behind the plans wants to build it before the city reaches an 'extreme crisis'.
A building, measuring 40m by 20m was engulfed in flames.
Is this how you would chose to have your funeral?
The band's final stop will be in Mount Maunganui, and they're holding out for a big one.
The final totals are in and show the Tauranga community dug deeper than ever before.
The city's average property value is now $888,930, up from $876,122 in the last quarter.
He performed in front of a crowd of 20,000 people, and is still pinching himself.
The median rent in Tauranga was $550 a week last month.
Tauranga City Council is in charge of animal and plant pest control on coastal areas.
One year on, there is still no sign of the Tauranga man who vanished.
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Police are appealing for any information about the attack in Papamoa on Sunday.
The Tauranga boy is determined to get back to 'normal' life.
Some say the impeachment of Donald Trump is something that needs to happen.
The organisers are aiming to divert over 80 per cent of their waste across their events.
Land values in some Tauranga suburbs overtake the price the houses.
Shopper numbers were also higher than last year in the lead-up to Christmas.
"I think we can cope without home deliveries of booze for a few weeks."
The gift of choice at the community dinner was giving - from 150 volunteers.
A Mount Maunganui resident chucked on Santa's get-up for his annual dress-up surf.
One person was injured in the two-car crash.
All money they raised in the Longest Day challenge will go to the Cancer Society.
The events will be drawing thousands to the region and millions in economic boosts.
A new interactive tool can give information on the fire risk anywhere in the country.
Opinion: This year's Christmas Appeal has smashed all records.
Local company's record $30,000 donation helps push total to new high.
The generosity of the community helped Tauranga Te Papa Rotary Club raise $7700.