Govt makes fund to help save local events and jobs

The Government has established a new $10 million fund for the domestic events sector to help save jobs and protect incomes as it recovers from the impacts... Read More

Government invests $73m in screen sector

Thousands of Kiwi jobs and investment in New Zealand productions will be protected through a screen sector support package announced by the government... Read More

STEMFest wins event excellence in community awards

Tauranga STEM Festival (STEMFest) has been announced as the winner of the Event Excellence Award in the TECT Community Awards. The first event of its... Read More

NZ and Japanese schools share classes online

New Zealand high school students are having conversations in Japanese with students at high schools in Tokyo. This international language-exchange pilot... Read More

Matariki Workshops at The Incubator

Floral art, weaving, carving, drawing, making poi and exploring plant-based recipes are just some of the topics being covered in Matariki-themed workshops... Read More

$1 million for lucky Lotto player

  It will be a night to remember for a lucky Strike player from Hamilton after winning $1 million in last night’s Strike Must Be Won draw.   The... Read More

Family friendly Munro’s

  While sitting sipping a coffee at Munro’s Restaurant and Café at Mount Maunganui I was reminded of the last time I’d been... Read More

Kiwis prefer physical books over ebooks – report

A new report has revealed Kiwis still vastly prefer print books, with sales of physical books growing while demand for ebooks has shrunk. Despite significant... Read More

Two Lotto players share $1 million

      Two Lotto players from Auckland and Ashburton will be on cloud nine after each winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division in... Read More

Life is short so wear shorts for hospice campaign

To celebrate the shortest day as well as help support the Waipuna Hospice, members of the Tauranga Sunrise Rotary club donned shorts for their breakfast... Read More

Unicycles and vintage shopping

The Tauranga Buy Local campaign is going so well, that people are turning up from Auckland it seems. David Ijsseldijk practiced riding his unicycle... Read More

A new comedy series for Tauranga

As I stood at Tauranga Airport I wondered what the next week would bring. It was Tuesday, March 17 and we were filming three scenes of a pilot for a... Read More

Nicky Sinden’s life on water

  A childhood spent fishing on Motiti Island inspired Nicky Sinden’s career.   She started Australasia’s first female-hosted... Read More

NZSO horn concerto to stream online

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will be streaming a Mozart horn concerto on June 17. In 2016 New Zealanders were enthralled by NZSO horn player Samuel... Read More

Fresh renovations for Tauranga Sport Fishing Club

Tauranga Sport Fishing Club members are “over the moon” with their fresh clubroom renovations, sending praise to the hardworking volunteers... Read More