Advice on tenants moving properties

“If parties must move in extreme circumstances, they must exercise extreme caution, follow Ministry of Health guidelines and follow the Alert System... Read More

Moderate 5.9 quake shakes Bay of Plenty

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake occurred offshore in the Bay of Plenty last night. Geonet reports that the quake happened at 11.05pm, 110km north or Te Araroa,... Read More

Dairy industry award winners look to future

The major winners in the 2020 Bay of Plenty Dairy Industry Awards, Adam and Maria Barkla, hope their win will portray dairy farming as a professional... Read More

Great idea but at what cost?

They’re sorting the rubbish from the recyclables, the fact from the fiction, as the debate over the Tauranga City Council’s proposed new... Read More

Sir Paul Adams – How to fix the housing crisis

Leading Bay of Plenty property developer and philanthropist Sir Paul Adams says New Zealand is facing its biggest residential land and housing crisis... Read More

Today‘s national weather forecast

WeatherWatch advises that a large anticyclone covering New Zealand will be bringing mainly settled weather today. “An east to southeasterly airflow... Read More

Is the steel colossus awakening?

It’s now been revealed that foundation strengthening will also be required to fix the stalled Harington Street carpark building. About a year... Read More

Living life from out of the garden

It’s taken 16 years to get Jizzy and Mike Green’s garden looking the way it does today. When they first moved in, it was a blank canvas... Read More

Tauranga Airport soars above all others

Another milestone and another accolade for Tauranga Airport – domestic travelers think it’s the best. Tauranga’s the eighth busiest... Read More

Tauranga rental prices up 4.4 per cent

    Newly released rental price statistics for February 2020, show an average all-time highest national rental price of $480 per week. This... Read More

Harvesting of Green, Gold and Red Kiwifruit begins

The 2020 harvesting of Green, Gold and Red Kiwifruit has begun with kiwifruit picking underway in Gisborne and the Bay of Plenty. The 2020 season is... Read More

12.6 percent rise in rates?

The Mayor of Tauranga Tenby Powell has delivered an impassioned message on ‘bold leadership’ while backing a substantial rates rise to cover... Read More

Crime prevention for workers in smaller businesses

A crime prevention initiative to improve the safety of workers in small businesses like dairies, liquor stores and petrol stations is to be rolled out... Read More

‘Property market performing well’ – survey

  The latest data shows the property market is continuing to perform strongly, with all of the major cities showing value growth.   The... Read More

Tauranga property management company fined $16k

MBIE’s Tenancy Compliance and Investigations Team has successfully taken a Tauranga property management company to the Tenancy Tribunal. The Tenancy... Read More