New border exemptions to allow investors in

Hundreds of foreign investors are expected to arrive New Zealand in coming months as a result of new border exemptions allowing wealthy investors linked... Read More

Rocket Lab‘s latest launch fails

A Rocket Lab Electron booster carrying two commercial satellites failed to reach orbit yesterday after suffering an anomaly just minutes after lift-off. The... Read More

New pilot encourages digital tech pathways

NZTech is launching Tech21, a programme of activity and events in collaboration with the Ministry of Education to help inspire young learners into tech... Read More

TSB’s nationwide hunt for ideas to help NZ thrive

TSB is launching a nationwide hunt to find the next wave of innovative ideas which solve problems and help New Zealand communities thrive.  The... Read More

What‘s on - Frocks on bikes, football, bird show

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

Vanilla to change the world

When Cyclone Waka tore through the Kingdom of Tonga at the end of 2001, John Ross and his family wanted to do something to help. Now, 20 years later,... Read More

Stunning botanical art in downtown Tauranga

Jenny Coker’s first solo exhibition at The Art Lounge in Willow St opened on Friday night, with many enjoying the opportunity to be first to view... Read More

What‘s on - bird show, markets and museums

Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. This morning's early rain which was heavy... Read More

Classic Flyers on the lookout for more vollies

Classic Flyers is holding a volunteering open day on Monday to encourage anyone interested in being a volunteer to come along and find out what's... Read More

Local women building brighter futures

Feeding hungry bellies and hungry minds, and helping people achieve their financial goals faster will be the hot topics of conversation at Lyon O’Neale... Read More

Tauranga startup challenge begins this weekend

  A weekend long entrepreneurial event gets underway this evening with a focus on wellbeing.   Startup Weekend Tauranga will have roughly... Read More

Consortium named as white knight for BOP mill

Whakatāne’s packaging mill, one of the town's biggest employers, may yet be saved from imminent closure. The mill’s Swiss owner SIG... Read More

Huge job ad increase after Covid impact

  A massive rise in new job opportunities across the Bay of Plenty compared to this time last year has been put down to the impact of the Covid-19... Read More

Card fee changes welcomed in Tauranga

  Tauranga Chamber of Commerce is welcoming the introduction of a Retail Payments Systems Bill, which will see a reduction in merchant service... Read More

Omokoroa town centre move welcomed

  An independent commission decision to approve a new “mixed use” commercial town centre development in Omokoroa, has Western Bay of... Read More