Spark halts cell tower construction in Coromandel

The halted construction of a 20m cell tower in Coromandel could mean a degraded 4G service over the Christmas period, Spark says. The telecommunications... Read More

Navy specialists and Police improving water search

Royal New Zealand Navy - RNZN - hydrographic specialists are conducting a search exercise with Police on Lake Taupo. The team, from Littoral Warfare... Read More

Celestial navigators arrive safely in Tauranga

The double-hulled sailing canoe Fa’afaite has arrived safe and sound in Tauranga Harbour on Friday, after leaving Tahiti on August 20 and crossing... Read More

Robotics Plus win ANZLF Trans-Tasman Awards

Tauranga's Robotics Plus, a world-leading robotics and automation company developing innovation to unlock new levels of productivity in some of the... Read More

Kupu 2.0 to support Te Reo Māori in the classroom

Kupu, a mobile app that helps people learn Te Reo Māori by translating photos of objects around them, can now be utilised across more schools in Aotearoa... Read More

Toi Ohomai holding digital colonialisation forum

Digital footprint, data management, big data analytics - these buzzwords are floating around in everyday vernacular, but do we know what they mean and... Read More

Access and design helps remove disability

Tauranga is making strides towards becoming a wheel-chair friendly destination, but more work needs to be done to make the city physically accessible... Read More

Bumblebees have smelly feet and other super powers

On Sunday, a new family of bumblebees will be buzzing around inside a bumblebee hive at the Tauranga City Library. The only thing I’ve ever really... Read More

Festival of architecture

The countdown is on for the annual Festival of Architecture, with a series of engaging, insightful and enjoyable events running from September 20-26... Read More

Bay of Plenty company helping bees thrive

The air is buzzing for 'bee aware' month and Comvita are celebrating after planting 2.3 million trees this year. They have added 6.4 million... Read More

International Space Station over Tauranga tonight

The Tauranga Astronomical Society has advised that weather permitting, the International Space Station – ISS - will be visible tonight. “The... Read More

Tauranga customer hit by unusually high power bill

Tauranga woman Keryn Mahoney is urging people to check their power bill after receiving an unusually high bill this month. Keryn is a Trustpower customer... Read More

Agreement signals exciting new journey ahead

A transformational partnership between the Rangitaiki Lot 28B No 22 Block Ahu Whenua Trust, Te Runanga o Ngati Awa, Ngati Awa Group Holdings Limited... Read More

Aquinas students inspired by science

Aquinas College students have recently returned from an overseas trip of a lifetime, dissecting human brains and discovering how the universe was made.... Read More

Germ of an idea becomes reality

“We had a little dream and it became a big dream,” says Karen Summerhays, who helped mastermind the bold business initiative to stop a crucial... Read More