ACC invests $920m in fossil fuels

New Zealand's largest Crown entity investor, ACC, is defending an investment of nearly $1 billion in fossil fuels. ACC is responsible for New Zealand's... Read More

Hundreds of complaints made about early childhood

Bad teachers, fraudulent record-keeping and biting children were among the 430 complaints the Education Ministry received about early childhood services... Read More

Kiwis’ digital privacy must be protected

Nearly 80 per cent of New Zealanders are concerned about how their identity is managed online, Digital Identity NZ executive director Andrew Weaver will... Read More

TGC student awarded Maori scholarship

New Zealand’s only scholarship to support Māori high school students to gain admission to top global universities has been awarded to five high... Read More

BOP clock maker calls time at 93

  Bill Groves is 93.   Since 1948, making and repairing watches and clocks have earned him a crust. Some crust, as his weekly wage of 12/6... Read More

Tauranga mother’s worst nightmare

  A Tauranga mother says not all “millennials are a lost cause” after her worst nightmare unfolded before hear eyes. Kerri-ann Tutemahurangi... Read More

One woman‘s mission for easier disabled parking

  Three new disabled parking spots are now available at Fraser Cove Shopping Centre after a Tauranga woman’s persistence with centre management.   As... Read More

French Connection for Toi Ohomai

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology and French university Angers have signed a cooperation agreement that will enable exchange programmes and further... Read More

Papamoa Plaza set for further expansion

  Papamoa Plaza is thrilled to announce the beginning of the next phase of development.   “The rapid growth experienced in Papamoa... Read More

Stats NZ to include gender inclusive questions

The gender diversity of New Zealanders will be better reflected in future statistics with new information collected in household surveys, Stats NZ says... Read More

Multicultural committee making mussels stronger

There’s a mussel processing factory in Tauranga that has so many different ethnicities amongst its staff that it has set up its own multicultural... Read More

Police warn of phone scammers

Police are reminding members of the public to be wary of phone scammers claiming to work for telecommunications organisations and / or Police. This... Read More

Woolly winter lit-tree-ature in Greerton Village

What I hear on the grapevine is that the Greerton Village ‘communi-tree’ like to have their woolly and colourful trees socks on, to keep... Read More

Te Puke layout topic of discussion at meeting

  Members of the public are being invited meeting in Te Puke to discuss the new layout of Te Puke.   The meeting will be held at the Te... Read More

Sallies fill vital void in loan market

The cash-strapped, low income loan seeker has a powerful and willing new advocate in town – a former London stockbroker with a pedigree in accountancy,... Read More