Swimmers were ordered to get out of the water immediately.
Ballance Agri-nutrients had been importing the rock from a disputed area in Western Sahara.
A woman died from neck injuries, police say.
Emergency services were alerted to the incident just before 3:30pm on Saturday.
It's time to batten down the hatches and get out the hot chocolate.
An international survey paints a bleak picture of our property market.
Three others have been transported to Tauranga Hospital with serious injuries.
A passing motorist snapped a photo of him in uniform at a road works site.
It might be January, but Tauranga's about to get a dumping of snow.
Start-up Robotics Plus makes machines that can pack apples and pollinate kiwifruit orchards.
An article published by Newshub on January 4 incorrectly stated that police had raided a wrecking yard in Tauranga in relation to an alleged murder.
The 26yo is charged with the murder of a man who was dropped off at Tauranga Hospital.
A 26-year-old man has been accused of murder after a man was dumped outside Tauranga Hospital.
He died shortly after being found at Tauranga Hospital.
The 35-year-old was found safe and well by search and rescue.