New $520m cable for NZ

A new US submarine internet cable will be built between New Zealand, Australia and the United States by the Southern Cross Cable company at a cost of... Read More

Petition for ambulance staff handed to parliament

New Zealand First’s Darroch Ball will accept a 14,000 strong petition in support of Ambulance Professional at parliament today. The handover... Read More

Zespri moves into new Mount Maunganui head office

Zespri staff have moved into the company’s new head office in Mount Maunganui following the completion of the first phase of the new office redevelopment. The... Read More

Business investment soars in the Hauraki District

Business investment in the Hauraki District has more than doubled in the last year, and people are spending more too. Latest figures show consent for... Read More

Capital Gains Tax would hit 500,000 businesses

National can reveal that more than 500,000 small businesses would be hit by the Government’s proposed Capital Gains Tax and no region of New... Read More

Carpentry apprentice of the year entries open

It is time for carpentry apprentices from across New Zealand to show off their skills and build their career by competing for the coveted title of Registered... Read More

Dementia ward gets a colourful upgrade

In an attempt to try and bring back some memories for some elderly who have dementia, the Bupa Cedar Manor Care Home in Tauranga, will be getting two... Read More

Seasonal labour shortage declared in BOP

  The Ministry of Social Development has declared a labour shortage in the Bay of Plenty.   The shortage is for a six-week period between... Read More

Stage 2 of Tauranga Crossing officially open

Tauranga’s Mayor Greg Brownless and children from three local primary schools officially opened Stage Two of the enclosed mall at Tauranga Crossing. The... Read More

White Island Tours welcomes new vessel

  White Island Tours in the Bay of Plenty has welcome a new vessel.   Te Puia Whakaari, a new boat for Ngāti Awa tourism business, is a... Read More

Electricians claim tradies‘ bills will balloon

An electrician could cost as much as trip to the dentist if the Government's proposed changes to apprentice training go ahead, industry leaders say. This... Read More

Late night shopping supported by residents

  Shopping is a popular hobby for many, but those with busy lifestyles find it difficult to fit in their retail therapy.   Tauranga residents... Read More

Toi Ohomai sponsors future environmental leaders

Wanting to encourage the next generation of environmental warriors, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology is sponsoring the Top School award at the 2019... Read More

Living Wage to increase in September

The Living Wage Movement Aotearoa New Zealand has announced the Living Wage will increase from $20.55 to $21.15. The new rate will come into effect... Read More

Tauranga realtor’s charitable demeanor

Real estate agents come in at number seven on a British list of least trusted professionals. Only bankers, journalists and politicians are more scorned. But... Read More