Tradies earning more than graduates up to age 30

Some tradies are earning more than people who have completed degrees at university, a new study has found. Auckland consultancy firm Scarlatti tracked the average yearly income, through Inland Revenue tax records, of a group of 19 year olds right up...... Read More

Mount Hot Pools inducted into hall of fame

Mount Hot Pools now has hall of fame status. The well-known hot ocean water pools at the base of Mauao has just been inducted into the Trip Advisor Hall of Fame after receiving ‘Excellence’ status from customer reviews for the past five...... Read More

One last shot to save the Te Puke Post Office

In a matter of a few weeks, the Te Puke Post Office may be saved, but they still need to reach their goal to make that happen. With a letter box drop happening this week, chairperson of the Te Puke Centre Working group, Karen Summerhays says she is...... Read More

Sprout offers accelerator to argitech start-ups

Farm to fork agritech start-ups nationally and internationally are being encouraged to come forward for the next cohort of the Sprout Accelerator. The Sprout Accelerator benefits agritech businesses that have a prototype and existing revenue, but need...... Read More

Air NZ adds more flights out of Tauranga

Air New Zealand is set to increase capacity into and out of Tauranga, with extra flights to operate between the city and both Auckland and Wellington. The airline will operate an additional 10 one-way services a week between Tauranga and Auckland...... Read More

Reserve Bank ’expects easing of loan restrictions’

It may soon be a little easier to get a home loan. The Reserve Bank has flagged that it is evaluating whether to ease restrictions on lending to borrowers with small deposits. At the moment only 15 per cent of new lending can be to borrowers with...... Read More

Campus changes to benefit tertiary partners

  Changes at the Bongard Centre in Tauranga’s CBD are expected to bring benefits to students and staff of both Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology and the University of Waikato.   Toi Ohomai has decided that from the beginning of 2019,...... Read More

Yacht club upbeat about TCC Marine Park moves

Tauranga Yacht and Powerboat Club are 'generally supportive' of council moves to free up land at Sulphur Point's Marine Park for the University of Waikato's proposed marine research centre, says club Commodore Andy Knowles, but still have...... Read More

Lime Scooters recall a model worldwide

The electric scooter company Lime, which has taken the country by storm, has decided to immediately remove one of the company’s brands from every city across the globe after determining the scooters could break apart while in use. The decision...... Read More

Technology focus of Tauranga Business Awards

This year’s Tauranga Business Awards had a strong focus on technology, particularly in the Kiwifruit sector. Tauranga Chamber of Commerce CEO Stan Gregec is delighted to announce the winners of the Westpac Tauranga Business Awards 2018, with...... Read More




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