Auckland ship congestion impacting Tauranga

More than ten ships are waiting to enter Tauranga Harbour to unload and pick up cargo.   The Port of Tauranga, NZ’s largest port and international... Read More

What‘s on - plant fest, village market, art

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. The MetService is forecasting a fine day,... Read More

Greerton car boot sale moving to racecourse

The monthly Tauranga South Community Patrol Car Boot Sale has found a new home at the Tauranga Racecourse. “After 12 wonderful years being based... Read More

BOP annual salary hits all-time high

Average annual salary in the Bay of Plenty has hit an all-time high in the first quarter of this year, according to a report from TradeMe Jobs. It is... Read More

New hope for future of Whakatane mill

A prospective buyer has appeared for the Whakatane Mill. The mill confirmed last month that it would close at the end of June, putting 210 employees... Read More

Te Puke business completes Kiwi Rail project

Te Puke company Splash Direct has spent the last six months creating water blaster drain cleaning units made especially for Kiwi Rail. The last of the... Read More

CEO explains Tauranga CBD departure

  The CEO of the latest store to leave its Tauranga CBD location says the lack of foot traffic is forcing his decision.   Barkers Men’s... Read More

Celebrating 37 years with special transmission

This Tuesday marks a very special day in the history of the Village Radio Museum at Tauranga Historic Village.   It will be 37 years to the day... Read More

What’s on – Cow Dump Day, duck race, orchestra

Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. The MetService is forecasting a day with... Read More

What‘s on - cricket, art, orchestra and museums

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. The MetService is forecasting a cloudy... Read More

Tauranga business owner left in limbo

A business owner in Tauranga is desperately on the hunt for a new location as Tauranga City Council commence with plans to demolish his currently leased... Read More

Businesses turn out for forklift roadshow

A country wide roadshow highlighting health and safety risks associated with forklifts reached 1055 businesses. The seminars, hosted by WorkSafe New... Read More

Tauranga businesses struggle without shoppers

Tauranga businesses are hoping new leadership in the city will help revitalise the CBD, which has been hit hard by lockdowns and a lack of cruise ships. Over... Read More

Help on the way for NZ‘s timber shortage

The opening of a new wood processing plant in Rotorua in a few weeks will help alleviate New Zealand’s timber shortage, says Red Stag group CEO,... Read More

Traffic and weather update, and what‘s on today

Good morning and welcome to Monday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. The MetService is forecasting a fine day... Read More