BOP Skills Leadership Group seeks co-chair

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is seeking Expressions of Interest for co-chairs to lead the Bay of Plenty Regional Skills Leadership... Read More

New direction for Mount businesses

The Mount Business Association, formerly Mount Mainstreet, has a new chair and a new direction for 2021.   Last week the board voted in 37-year-old... Read More

Events hit by alert level changes

Events around Tauranga as well as the rest of New Zealand have been cancelled or postponed today following the return to alert level 3 for Auckland and... Read More

Aussie partnership 12 months in making

Tauranga-based national property funds manager PMG Property Funds Management Limited has announced a 50 per cent equity partnership with listed Australian-based... Read More

Vinnies needs more vollies

They’re the silent superheros of the community. They’re there when you call, they’ll do whatever they can to help, and they do it without... Read More

Buckle up on the farm

WorkSafe New Zealand is advising farmers to buckle up after an analysis of vehicle-related fatalities found that nearly half those that occur on farm... Read More

C4 street food life - food that starts with ‘c’

“What’s a churro?” I ask while visiting the C4 street food truck at Tauranga’s Village Night Market. “Is it like a sausage?” The... Read More

ACC invests in Robotics Plus

ACC’s Impact Investment Fund has taken a share in Tauranga-based Robotics Plus to improve the wellbeing of those working in some of New Zealand’s... Read More

Controversial phosphate rock shipment arriving

The latest in a controversial shipment of phosphate rock from Western Sahara is set to arrive in Tauranga this weekend.   The IVS Phoenix is scheduled... Read More

Pie Awards back on the menu

After an unscheduled year off, the largest and longest running food competition in New Zealand is back. Pie lovers around New Zealand were devastated... Read More

BOP showing economic activity resilience - report

A strong performance in Whakatane and Tauranga is driving economic resilience on the Bay of Plenty, according to the latest Infometrics’ report. Infometrics’... Read More

Port of Tauranga reports improved profits

  The Port of Tauranga is reporting improved profits, despite widespread disruption to cargo volumes.   Profitability increased for the... Read More

MP steps in to save Whakatane Board Mill

East Coast MP Kiri Allan says the imminent closure of the Whakatane Board Mill is “devastating” for the community and she will be arranging... Read More

Reserve Bank to consider housing impact

The Reserve Bank is now required to consider the impact on housing when making monetary and financial policy decisions, Grant Robertson announced today. Changes... Read More

Kiwibank proposes to close more branches

Kiwibank says seven more of its branches may close after Covid-19 accelerated the trend towards digital banking. The state-owned bank has reported a... Read More