Bay Dreams – close to selling out + new acts added!

Less than 24 hours after going on sale, tickets for New Zealand’s biggest summer festival,Bay Dreams, are already close to selling out. Bay Dreams will be held at Trustpower Baypark Stadium at The Mount on January 2, 2020 and Trafalgar Park in Nelson, on January 4,...

Tsunami: do you know when to go?

Emergency Management Bay of Plenty wants to remind residents visiting or residing in coastal areas of the warning signs for a potential tsunami. If you experience any one of the following triggers: ·         FEEL...

Waimana Gorge Slip

 NZ Transport Agency is advising that SH2 through the Waimana Gorge remains closed. Bay of Plenty System Manager Rob Campbell says while the wet weather has had some impact on work this week our contractors have made good progress. “We are expecting to continue...

Native tree planting during Matariki

Whakatāne District Council Open Spaces staff have come together with a number of local students over the last two weeks to plant specimen native trees as part of the national Matariki Tu Rakau initiative supported by Tu Uru Rakau/Forestry NZ. Whakatāne District...