Entertainment

One Love crowds ready for magic

Canadian funk fusion band MAGIC! is about to receive a whole lot of love from reggae fans around the nation as they gear up for the coveted One Love festival, this weekend at Tauranga Domain. The band joins the line-up of more than 20 international...... Read More

$500,000 celebration for two Lotto players

Two Auckland players will be feeling on top of the world right now after each winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division in tonight’s live Lotto draw.   The winning tickets were sold at Oneroa Four Square in Waiheke Island and Botany Junction...... Read More

Stars of sailing to grace NZ’s biggest regatta

The Bay of Islands is gearing up to welcome over 100 boats and some big names next week, at the annual CRC Bay of Islands Sailing Week regatta. Organisers are expecting one of the largest fleets ever recorded in the event’s16 year history. A...... Read More

A bigger and better event for all

One of the world’s leading reggae music festivals and the nation’s favourite festival experience, One Love, returns to Tauranga this summer. Festival promoter Pato Alvarez says the event promises some of the biggest names in music including...... Read More

Tauranga park turning prehistoric

Picnickers in Sydenham Botanic Park in Tauranga over the summer are warned to be wary of lizards in the undergrowth - great big ones. A meat-eating Tyrannosaurus Rex and the giant plant-eating Titanosaurus will be among the pre-historic giants...... Read More

Lotto player wins $1 million

A Lotto player from Auckland will be smiling all the way to the bank after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division in tonight's live Lotto draw. The winning ticket was sold at Rockfield Superette in Auckland. Powerball was not struck this evening...... Read More

Snow comes to Mount Maunganui

Mount Ruapehu is sharing its love of snow and delivering it to Mount Maunganui beach this summer. A massive snow dump is happening this morning when a 60-tonne truck will travel around 260km to deliver two trailers of snow from Mount Ruapehu to the...... Read More

$6.5 million Lotto prize winner found

A Levin man has been the talk of the town for the past two weeks – but he had no idea that he was the person they were all talking about. A Powerball prize of $6.5 million was won on December 27 by a ticket sold at Levin Lucky Lotto in Levin...... Read More

Six ships in five days

Port of Tauranga is set for a busy period in the next few days with six cruise ships expected within the next five days. First of the lot is Sun Princess which arrived with more than 2000 passengers at 5.15am today. The cruise ship is expected to...... Read More

NZ’s favourite baby names revealed

Charlotte and Oliver have topped the list for the most popular baby names in New Zealand last year. This is the fifth year Oliver has topped the boys' list. Charlotte - which is also the name of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's daughter...... Read More