Empty shops plague Devonport Rd in Tauranga's CBD.
Opinion: Say it with me: Wet wipes do not get flushed down the toilet.
'New Zealanders love outdoor concerts, it's part of our culture.'
OPINION: The pro-cannabis campaigners' battle relied on people seeking information.
OPINION: With increasing unemployment, what does the future of the BOP look like?
First We Eat will showcase music, food, craft beer and New Zealand wines.
Opinion: Having a false sense of security while on holiday can have lasting consequences.
And the tournament celebrates 10 years this weekend.
The Leers are a group of musicians who found their passion through friendship.
Even if you aren't a Labour supporter you can't not be a Jacinda and Clarke supporter.
OPINION: Rotorua in a strong position for representation.
Music to the ears - there are plenty of gigs and concerts to look forward to.
Winston Peters: The regions are critical to our New Zealand's survival.
New Zealand First leader has addressed a public meeting in Tauranga this afternoon.
OPINION: Not being able to look elsewhere forces you to appreciate what you have.
OPINION: People who think orchard work is beneath them need to get over themselves.
OPINION: Our bus drivers, school children, elderly, women deserve to feel safe on buses.
OPINION: Don't risk people's lives because you think what you're doing is more important
OPINION: Children can't thrive if they don't have enough food or warm clothing.
Comment: I couldn't even recognise myself anymore but had no idea how to fix that.
Performing arts have become an entrenched tradition for the school.
From Mount Maunganui College to Mt Smart Stadium.
COMMENT: There's nothing wrong with schools having cameras.
COMMENT: Increasingly open conversations about wellbeing can only be a good thing.
The cultural influence of Arohanoa Mathews' work is obvious at first glance.
Maori Language Week: One Love and Bay Dreams to further support promotion of te reo Māori.
Te Wiki o te reo Māori/Māori Language Week gets underway today.
Te Wiki o te reo Māori/Māori Language Week gets under way today.
COMMENT: Tap and go payment systems should be available at all businesses.
A 3D health programme will available to all primary schools from next year.
Having guidance councillors at primary schools is worth a try for the sake of society.
Students need help in aftermath of lockdown, say principals.
COMMENT: The effects of coronavirus are far-reaching.
COMMENT: Our mental, physical and economic health can't cope with a nationwide lockdown.
But there are no schools people want to specifically avoid sending their children to.
Comment: FOMO gets the better of me.
Tauranga Moana and Hauraki kaumātua aim to strengthen relationship.
Generation Z - the future leaders to save the world.
Comment: I remember walking into my bedroom and it ransacked.
Hundreds of people seek medical help every week for work-related stress.
COMMENT: The general election is on September 19. Will young voters be heard?
Festival-goers have spent more than $16m while in Tauranga for One Love and Bay Dreams.
All we can do is wait and hope that there is no risk to those in our communities.
The victim is in hospital in a stable condition.
OPINION: Here's hoping the community has a new appreciation for what comes to their city.
But the owners remain positive and hopeful for a good rest of the year.
Artists and music industry excited to get back to work.
COMMENT: Welcome to level 1 - but please keep some of the habits you've picked up.
Tauranga's deputy mayor position - who gets to choose?
New deputy appointed but she also faces potentially being ousted.
Tauranga has a new deputy mayor.
Pamela Josephine Nicol Dawkins, known as Jo, has been appointed a MNZM.
He's enjoyed his first week in the job and is confident of winning the election.
Todd Muller joins Apata's Kaimai shed yearbook.
Comment: Normality is great, but there's still a long way to go for some sectors.
But there is confidence Tauranga can cement itself as NZ's main entertainment hub.
Budget 2020 will be delivered on Thursday - but what do locals want?
Why some bars will open this week and some won't.
Massive business support is being sought from government.
After a long six weeks, Tauranga's businesses are eager to open under alert level 2.
The rules around level 2 have been revealed.
Setting goals before going to sleep can help keep you active.
Top athletes say keeping routine helps their mind and body to thrive.
Bay of Plenty musicians join fight against Covid-19.