All traffic hotspots now online

The New Zealand Transport Agency is encouraging everyone to plan ahead and check the Labour Weekend hotspots before heading away. The hotspots maps collate information from previous Labour Weekend journeys on the times where traffic is heaviest. NZTA... Read More

Krack attack: NZ wi-fi users warned

Internet NZ says New Zealanders should avoid using wi-fi following a global software hack. Weaknesses have been discovered by Belgina researchers that allow attackers to read data that passes between a device and the wi-fi router, and CERT NZ says in... Read More

Connecting Te Puke to the world

Te Puke residents can now stay connected like never before, following the announcement that Vodafone has switched on superfast 4G services in the township. Te Puke is the latest cell site to be upgraded as part of Vodafone's commitment to bring... Read More

$1m investments for Mount company

A Mount Maunganui start-up is the talk of the investment community after eclipsing the previous investment record of New Zealand's largest Angel investor group.  Enterprise Angels has pledged more than $1 million to DROPIT, on behalf of its... Read More

Using robots to cut labour costs

The robots are coming, and Professor Mike Duke will explain how humans can embrace their arrival in the next lecture in the University of Waikato's Tauranga public lecture series on Thursday October 19. More than 70 per cent of New Zealand's... Read More

Direct-line to Tauranga locals

A new phone and broadband provider's launch party leaves Tauranga local smiling from ear-to-ear, with massive prizes up for grabs. The Hawke's Bay-based company NOW officially launched in the Bay of Plenty today at their new store located... Read More

Making Tauranga more cycle-friendly

Schoolchildren from around Tauranga have been hard at work making videos sharing their thoughts on how the city can become more cycle-friendly. As part of their wider engagement with the community over the future of transport in the city, Tauranga City... Read More

Talking about tech in the art gallery

Four leading speakers sharing their insights, knowledge and experience around Digital Transformation, and the importance of Data and Analytics, and A.I. are speaking at an event at the Tauranga Art Gallery on Thursday. The later afternoon event is hosted... Read More

New app to help stop sexual assault

The Vodafone Foundation has teamed up with Bay of Plenty Sexual Assault Support Services to develop an app for young people who find themselves in unsafe or uncomfortable situations. The app, based on the Easy Rescue App originally developed by Vodafone... Read More

Wired for the future

Robots are the way of the future and four students are getting into the nuts and bolts of it all for the national Vex Robotics competition. Around 12 weeks ago Tauranga Boys' College started up a robotics club for students to have fun and learn... Read More

Opinion Poll

Are you happy with a Labour/NZ First/Green coalition?

Yes, it’s good news for the country.
No, New Zealand is screwed.
Will have to wait and see what happens.

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