Candidates react to Te Pāti Māori’s decision

From upset to insulted is how other Tauranga by-election candidates feel about Te Pāti Māori’s decision not to stand a candidate for safety reasons. Te... Read More

Launch of new representative democracy in Tauranga

Former New Zealand First candidate for Tauranga Erika Harvey is about to launch what she says is an innovative style of democracy starting right in the... Read More

Tauranga “too dangerous” for Te Pāti Māori

Te Pāti Māori says it will not stand a candidate in the upcoming Tauranga by-election because of the threat from white supremacists. The election... Read More

Tauranga By-election: Candidates weigh-in on SH2

Tauranga’s traffic congestion is once again a topic of discussion, this time amongst the Tauranga by-election candidates. In a statement released... Read More

Governor-General issues Tauranga by-election writ

The next step in the preparations for the Tauranga by-election are taking place with the Governor-General issuing the writ for the by-election to be... Read More

NZ border reopening fully from end of July

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed the border will fully reopen from the end of July, including for cruise ships and international students.... Read More

Ōmokoroa community engages with new school plans

Members of the Ōmokoroa community are providing ideas and input into what they want to see incorporated into a new primary and secondary school for... Read More

Govt wage subsidies protect nearly half NZ‘s jobs

The Government’s swift action to secure our economic recovery in the midst of a pandemic has seen 47 per cent of jobs in New Zealand protected... Read More

Sign Language week recognises essential workers

This week is New Zealand Sign Language Week, a nationwide celebration of NZSL as an official language of New Zealand. “This year’s theme... Read More

Cause of “exploding” crime in BOP ignored

  The  pre-Budget announcement made by the Government on Sunday that Police numbers will be increased has been met with scathing comments... Read More

Broader immigration criteria welcomed

BusinessNZ welcomes the Government’s announcement that residence class visa holders who are not vaccinated against Covid-19 will now be able to... Read More

Covid-19: PM isolates after Gayford tests positive

Prime Minister and mother Jacinda Ardern has had what she calls "a mixed bag" Mothers' Day experience. Ardern will be spending... Read More

Budget 2022: More police to target gangs

The Government has announced a major package of law and order measures that further increases Police numbers, addresses gang violence and extends successful... Read More

Cameron Luxton on the trail for Act

Act Party Tauranga candidate Cameron Luxton is visiting Mount Maunganui on Sunday morning, as part of his campaign to meet Tauranga residents. “MP... Read More

Tauranga voters: get ready for the by-election

Voters should check their enrolment details are up-to-date now to make voting easy in the Tauranga by-election, says Graeme Astle, national manager of... Read More