Tauranga butchers win gold

  Two Bay of Plenty butchers have scooped medals in this year’s Great New Zealand Sausage Competition.   The medal winning sausages... Read More

No gym – no problem: Keeping it real for busy mums

The secret to success for one Tauranga start-up business is ‘keeping things simple’. While Marisha ‘Rish’ Wilson has joined... Read More

What‘s on - markets, comedy, Rhodesian museum

  Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou.   The day begins with a cloudy morning then fine... Read More

What‘s on - garage sale, festival, rugby and art

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

Tauranga rubbish operators face bleak future

  Tauranga’s Kleana Bins is facing an annual turnover loss of between 70 and 80 per cent, thanks to Tauranga City Council’s decision... Read More

What’s on – cycles, fluro fest, water safety

  Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira.   It’s a fine day ahead... Read More

A new way to love your local

  A new site is aiming to simplify the web experience for small businesses by giving them tools to maximise people’s online interactions... Read More

Surging house prices can‘t last forever - REINZ

Sky rocketing house prices are not sustainable for the local economy, according to Real Estate Institute of New Zealand chief executive Bindi Norwell. House... Read More

Farmers Development to launch inner city living

  With completion on-track for 2021, the Farmers Tauranga Development looks set to revitalise Tauranga’s CBD.   The $200 million development,... Read More

Kiwis urged to work on orchards this summer

More than 14,500 people will be required on kiwifruit orchards across the Bay of Plenty over the coming summer months to prepare vines for the 2021 season. This... Read More

Future of Kawerau paper mill uncertain

The future of another major industrial operation is under review because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Norwegian forest products company Norske Skog is... Read More

What’s on – soap making, rugby, expos and markets

  Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira.   It’s a mostly cloudy... Read More

Learning changes lives

  Tauranga lawyer and philanthropist, Denise Arnold, has been named a finalist in this year’s Women of Influence Awards.   Denise... Read More

New sensory pathway for Tauranga Special School

A worthy Tauranga community project is the recipient of a welcome helping hand from Mitre 10, following a nationwide call which attracted over 250 nominations. Mitre... Read More

COVID-19 curtails cruise ship visits and spending

  The effect of COVID-19 is being felt in the cruise ship industry after the season was cut short this year.   Stats NZ reports spending... Read More