What‘s on - festival, carboot sale, markets

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 partly cloudy... Read More

Financial boost expected from weekend events

Three high-profile events taking place next weekend are expected to attract more than 12,000 people to Tauranga and contribute more than $700k to regional... Read More

Tauranga cider best in New Zealand

  Last year saw a bat crowned New Zealand bird of the year and just like the long-tailed bat, a Tauranga based cider maker has broken the mold... Read More

No cruises but passenger ship returns to Tauranga

Passenger vessels arriving at Mount Maunganui and Tauranga have become a rarity in the post-pandemic era but one such ship will be hitching up in the... Read More

Cyber security professionals in high demand

Cyber security professionals are in high demand globally and New Zealand companies are struggling to find people with the right skills.   NZTech... Read More

The soft luxury of mohair

Michael Woodward’s father John Woodward was one of the pioneers of Angora goat farming in the late 1970s. Now, the Waikato dairy farmer sees a... Read More

Fonterra revises milk collection forecast

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited have this week revised the forecast for its 2021/22 New Zealand milk collections. The forecast is now 1500 million... Read More

What‘s on - dinner in the park, live music, 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 fine day with... Read More

More high risk locations for Tauranga and Te Puke

Seven more high risk or 'close contacts' locations in Tauranga and Te Puke have been added to the Locations of Interest list over the last seven... Read More

What‘s on - fairs, markets, speedway

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 fine day with... Read More

Record year for new vehicle sales - MIA

The Motor Industry Association is reporting record sales for new vehicles in 2021. Chief Executive David Crawford says that there were 12,097 sales... Read More

What‘s going on with the price of tomatoes?

If you’re buying tomatoes for your summer salads, be prepared to pay a little extra. While tomatoes were, on average, $3.99 a kilogram in November... Read More

Council mayhem, health chaos & political showdowns

As Local Democracy Reporting begins a new chapter under NZ On Air's Public Interest Journalism Fund and the new leadership of David Reid and Conan... Read More

Medicinal cannabis industry now in delivery phase

It has now been three years since Parliament unanimously passed the legislation to enable a New Zealand medicinal cannabis industry. With overseas... Read More

New café announced for Thirty Eight Elizabeth

Residents of Elizabeth Towers and locals alike have another reason to get excited about the Thirty Eight Elizabeth development with another stunning... Read More