Mainstreets launch Buy Local video series

Tauranga businesses will now feature in a series of videos as part of the Buy Local Buy Tauranga campaign. The first of the ‘Buy Local. Buy Tauranga’... Read More

Tauranga families to receive food parcel surprise

A textile production business will give Tauranga Foodbank clients a reason to smile this winter, as they prepare to print about 500 fabric board games... Read More

PSA fight helps kiwifruit company through pandemic

Confronted with the challenge of harvesting 15 million trays of class one kiwifruit during a global pandemic, one Bay of Plenty company has discovered... Read More

Nearly $1m given to support BOP businesses

Nearly $1 million worth of business support vouchers have been distributed to businesses across the Bay of Plenty region during Alert Levels 3 and 4. The... Read More

Retail spending in New Zealand dives

Consumer spending fell through the floor as the economy went into lockdown and is expected to be subdued for the foreseeable future. Retail sales volumes... Read More

Macandmor at your door

The Macandmor Art Space collective has closed its doors but can still park a picture at an afficionado’s front door. “We’ve made the... Read More

Dairy farmers preparing for drop in milk prices

Dairy farmers are preparing to tighten their purse strings with milk prices likely to drop next year. Yesterday Fonterra announced it is forecasting... Read More

Potato prices reach all time high in April

Rising prices for potatoes, soft drinks (large bottles), capsicums, and fresh eggs saw overall food prices up 1.0 per cent in April 2020, Stats NZ said... Read More

Excitement builds as bars prepare to open

The glasses are being polished and the beer barrels tapped as New Zealand's pubs and bars prepare to reopen today. Venues which primarily serve... Read More

Coffee at a click in Tauranga

A Tauranga ordering app is free for cafes and eateries to use until June 15. The app, called Coffee Nexus, is a start-up business by Sarky Oh and Ben... Read More

ASB to phase out use of cheques

ASB is the latest bank to start phasing out cheques, which it says now account for less than one per cent of its payments. General manager of retail... Read More

Jobs offered in Bay of Plenty pest control

Will former air stewards, bar tenders and tour guides be lining up to shoot wallabies and fell wilding pines in the wake of Covid-19? In the Budget... Read More

Legal action started over air traffic control cuts

The chief executive of Rotorua Airport has launched "last resort" legal proceedings against plans to remove air traffic control services. Mark... Read More

COVID-19 changes job seeker demographic

The type of people needing government job seeker services has changed because of COVID-19 according to a new report. The impacted group are relatively... Read More

Quest Tauranga welcome corporate travellers

A Tauranga CBD accommodation provider who housed vulnerable community members in lockdown, says they are ready to welcome corporate travellers into their... Read More