Govt sets new moves to tighten mortgage lending

Mortgage lending rules are to be toughened after the government has given the Reserve Bank approval to tighten loan-to-value ratios and move to bring... Read More

What‘s on - orchestra, Mahy magic, career expo

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. MetService are forecasting a cloudy day... Read More

Tauranga store moving after close to 60 years

Smiths Motorcycle Mania have been trading at their 153 Durham Street property since 1963. For nearly 60 years, it has been a regular stop for petrol... Read More

Tauranga man named as intended 2degrees chair

Tauranga man Mark Cairns is being named as the intended chair of the 2degrees board, should its IPO proceed. “Mark Cairns has outstanding credentials... Read More

Thousands expected at this weekend’s careers expo

  Thousands of students, job seekers and those looking to upskill or change career are expected to descend on Trustpower Arena in Tauranga this... Read More

Commission releases supermarket prices findings

UPDATE 9.41AM: The Commerce Commission's draft report into competition in the retail grocery sector has found that it is not working well for consumers. Its... Read More

Petrol prices hit 18-month high

The cost of filling the car is climbing steadily towards pre-Covid levels, with 91 octane hitting its highest price in 18 months. The latest weekly... Read More

Log and beef exports at record $6 billion

Record prices for logs and beef have pushed up overall exports to a record $6 billion in the year to June. That's a 17 per cent or $871 million... Read More

Career connecting at Canvas Careers Expo

  Whether you’re looking for a new career, or you have a son or daughter grappling with their career options, the Canvas Careers Expo is... Read More

Reserve Bank Governor to speak at public meeting

The current state and future projections for our economy will come under the spotlight this Friday when Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr presents at... Read More

BOP iwi and NZ scientists sign marine agreement

A Bay of Plenty iwi collective is working with five national research institutes to collectively develop a large scale $20 million multi-year funding... Read More

What‘s on - markets, museums and art

Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. MetService are forecasting a cloudy day with... Read More

Ten days sick leave for employees delivered

Legislation doubling employees’ minimum sick leave entitlement to ten days comes into effect today, bringing benefits to both businesses and employees,... Read More

Trailblazing women share their insights

They are the women who have truly made a difference – be it in their community, in New Zealand or on the world stage. Each year the Women of Influence... Read More

What‘s on - Zinefest, museums, art

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. MetService are forecasting a mainly fine... Read More