Sirens will signal tsunami threat

Ten to twelve tsunami warning sirens will be installed along 15 kilometres of coastline from near Mount Maunganui Primary School to Papamoa East. They... Read More

Google can now recognise written te reo Māori

Google can now recognise written te reo Māori and translate it instantly into more than 100 different languages. Before, the machine translation service... Read More

Research reveals confusion between generations

As New Zealanders celebrate World Emoji Day, it has been revealed how the playful symbols are helping create friendlier workplaces, but not everyone... Read More

Big tech giants’ financial moves could impact NZ

FintechNZ says three of the largest US tech companies Apple, Google and Amazon are encroaching on financial services and threatening incumbents with... Read More

Twilight train rides to celebrate 40th birthday

Hundreds of people wrapped up in their winter woollies on Saturday night to catch a twilight steam train from Palmerville Station.  The Tauranga... Read More

Police unveil new Eagle helicopters

New Zealand Police has officially unveiled its brand new fleet of Eagle helicopters at a launch event at Onehunga on Friday afternoon. From July 1,... Read More

Sky Waka opening a boost for tourism

Mt Ruapehu’s newest and most exciting tourism attraction, the Sky Waka gondola, opened last week and is expected to be a ‘game changer’... Read More

GirlBoss making moves in Tauranga

She’s met the Queen, flown with NASA, spoken at more than 50 events in New Zealand and overseas, and founded New Zealand’s largest organisation... Read More

Invoice fraud using intercepted emails on the rise

Increasing numbers of people are being defrauded out of large sums of money by scammers accessing the email accounts of legitimate businesses. Known... Read More

Kiwi ingenuity for collecting White Island samples

Volcanologists have used simple ‘kiwi ingenuity’ to collect toxic water samples from White Island’s crater lake in a unique way. “The... Read More

Slow-slip event off East Coast has now finished

Earlier this year, GeoNet’s GPS network recorded a large slow-slip event off the east coast of the North Island. Since about early June, this activity... Read More

Twilight trains to celebrate 40th birthday

It’s a very happy 40th birthday this weekend for the Tauranga Model and Marine Engineering Club, also known as Memorial Park Railway. The club... Read More

Vaccination fears due to social media: Scientists

Online tech companies such as Facebook and Google need to do more to prevent the spread of misinformation around vaccines, a group of scientists say. A... Read More

Primary sector drives increase in May exports

Exports remained at high levels in May, driven by increases in primary sector exports including dairy, fruit, and fish says Stats NZ. In May 2019,... Read More

Something tinkling in the wind

Little bells, children’s bells, gently tinkling in the breeze. And their ringing is a reminder about the giving of the greatest gift. Life itself. “To... Read More