Heavenly hot pools in the BOP

If it’s tranquillity you seek, you’ll find the perfect place to unwind in the Bay of Plenty. This region is home to many geothermal hot... Read More

Tourism operators “not wrapping up souvenirs yet”

Despite the Government announcing New Zealand’s borders will open at the end of July, a Mount Maunganui gift and souvenir shop owner is still playing... Read More

Tech sector boost to benefit all Kiwis - NZTech

NZTech is backing the $20 million investment the government is committing toward accelerating tech sector growth. This will benefit all Kiwis as these... Read More

Trade Minister to travel to Bangkok for APEC

Trade and Export Growth Minister Damien O’Connor is set to travel to Thailand this week to represent New Zealand at the annual APEC Ministers Responsible... Read More

Tourism operators prepare for border reopening

More than 400 tourism operators will prepare for the full reopening of New Zealand’s borders at an online event next week. Livestreamed over two... Read More

“Simmering discontent” with port‘s social licence

The Tauranga Business Chamber is calling for the Bay of Plenty Regional Council to look at how it uses its dividends from the Port of Tauranga. The... Read More

Mount holiday home sets new revenue record

  A strong summer season for domestic tourism has helped rental revenue for holiday homes surge to record levels, according to new research.   Property... Read More

Budget 2022 invests in tech sector growth

The Government is investing to support the growth of New Zealand’s digital technologies sector in Budget 2022, guiding the country towards a high-wage,... Read More

Council-controlled organisation to change name

Rotorua Economic Development, also known as Destination Rotorua, is changing its name to RotoruaNZ. The organisation’s representatives say the... Read More

Lower card fees on way for business, consumers

A Bill to help lower the fees charged when credit and debit transactions are made, is expected to save New Zealand businesses around $74 million a year. The... Read More

Kids market at Pāpāmoa helps more kids into sport

Western Bay of Plenty children have the chance to support school sports programmes and make some cash at the next Kids Market in Pāpāmoa. Young entrepreneurs... Read More

Tourism leaders put ‘green’ aspirations into play

A brand-new initiative to encourage the Coastal Bay of Plenty’s visitor sector to work towards a zero carbon and regenerative future is being launched... Read More

What‘s on - markets, bands, musuems

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

ACC: “No need to beat yourself up each week”

Everybody knows a tradie with a sore back, injured shoulder, or crook knees. Many simply accept that working through sprains and strains comes with the... Read More

$1.5B in planned projects for Tauranga CBD

Showcasing the major growth in development that’s expected to take place in Tauranga’s CBD within the next eight years, the city’s... Read More