"Everyone else goes up the Mount - why shouldn't I?"
Four people have died in paragliding crashes over the last two summers.
A paraglider who died after hitting rock at Mt Maunganui on Saturday afternoon was a local pilot.
A car crashed into a fence on Ocean Beach Rd and the area is being cordoned off.
Police have named the swimmer who died at Mt Maunganui on Saturday as Bruce Smith, from Auckland.
A person has died in a water-related incident in Mount Maunganui.
Search and rescue teams are conducting a precautionary search after a wave ski was found floating near Mount Maunganui.
Tauranga City Council has voted it will no longer offer an organised New Year's event at Mt Maunganui's main beach.
Police have named the man whose body washed up on a beach in Mt Maunganui on Wednesday morning.
Police are looking for a man and his car in relation to petrol drive-offs in Mount Maunganui and Rotorua earlier this month.
A person has died after being caught between a truck and container in Mt Maunganui at about midday today.
A large shark has been spotted off the popular Mt Maunganui swimming beach.
A king tide combined with large swells have lifeguards on high alert in the Bay of Plenty.
A 17-year-old who drowned near Mt Maunganui in the weekend shared a love for the water with his family.