Regional Council meetings available on YouTube

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has settled into a new normal during the COVID-19 Alert Level 4, with technology enabling staff productivity and ensuring... Read More

Port of Tauranga CEO speaks to select committee

Port of Tauranga CEO Mark Cairns is today discussing the impact of COVID-19 with the Epidemic Response Committee with a particular focus on the movement... Read More

BOP Health launches new COVID-19 website

  The BOP Health COVID-19 Response has created a new website to help address the Bay of Plenty and Lakes community’s COVID-19 questions. ... Read More

Govt app helps share COVID-19 information

A government WhatsApp channel has been launched to help make information more accessible and shareable in the fight against COVID-19. Govt.NZ, which... Read More

Don’t worry – be appy

The search is on for services and that’s driving a big spike in the number of people downloading the Tauranga City App. The Tauranga City App... Read More

Netsafe urges people to stay connected and safe

Netsafe has launched a new education campaign, aiming to help people have better online experiences during lockdown.  ‘Stay Connected, Stay... Read More

Starlink string of pearls crosses sky tonight

Bay of Plenty residents had an opportunity last night for a very clear viewing of the recently launched Starlink5 satellites as they soared overhead... Read More

Virtual health tech use during COVID-19 outbreak

  Virtual healthcare should play a big part in reducing the risks of the current coronavirus outbreak, says NZ Health IT.   New Zealand... Read More

Council parking app down

Tauranga City Council's PayMyPark app and online parking page are currently down. "This outage is affecting a number of Councils across the... Read More

Baycourt offering tech training for Tauranga teens

  Baycourt Community & Arts Centre is putting a call out for tech savvy Tauranga secondary school students who dream of working behind the scenes... Read More

Sharing pet photos encourages positivity

A Kiwi designed app is set to use new technology to encourage users to counter negative social media by posting uplifting content of their canine companions. The... Read More

Coronavirus scare impacting WeatherWatch imagery

The Coronavirus scare is having an impact on some weather infographics and maps at not only utilises extensive... Read More

“My soul is in the sky”

He is a suave, urbane 16-year-old with a vision. “Ultimately I want a career as an airline pilot,” says Sam Inskeep. He may dream of... Read More

Council considers quirky crossing

The fairytale of the Billy Goats Gruff is being played out in suburban Tauranga. In a real-life, but loose adaption, the mean ‘who’s that... Read More

Police embrace AI technology

  People will now be able to access police services through different mediums.   Two trials beginning today are a new self-service option... Read More