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

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

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

Insurance Council NZ says ‘insurers not unfair’

  People who take out general insurance do get a fair deal from their insurer, contrary to Consumer NZ’s assertion that they don’t,... 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

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

Kiwis paying ‘more than ever’ for insurance

Consumers are paying more than ever for insurance but they’re not getting a fair deal, Consumer NZ’s latest report on the industry shows. Consumer... Read More

New farming infrastructure at Papamoa Hills

A set of yards, a hay barn and woolshed have been installed at the Papamoa Hills Regional Park. The Bay of Plenty Regional Council posted the updates... Read More

ExportNZ Bay of Plenty Awards winners announced

A tour operator with our national game at heart; an innovative agri-tech company; a General Manager of Sales and Marketing for an organic spice exporter;... Read More

Star building apprentices compete for title

The hunt is on for the next Registered Master Builders Apprentice of the Year. This morning, 12 Bay of Plenty-based building apprentices competed in... Read More

Trust chairman responds to SAVE Tumu Kaituna

Te Tumu Kaituna 14 Trust chairman Malcolm Short has responded to SAVE Tumu Kaituna following the group announcing to fight a plan that will strip them... Read More

Historic Village earns TripAdvisor accolade

The Historic Village has been recognised with a TripAdvisor 2019 Certificate of Excellence based on the consistently positive reviews it has received... Read More

Black Hawk arrives in BOP

A Black Hawk from the United States has settled into its new home in the Bay of Plenty. The military helicopter has been spotted flying across the... Read More

Diversifying income the name of the game

Starting out with sheep 30 years ago, the Honeyfield family at Welcome Bay, Tauranga, have diversified their 100ha farm into four different revenue streams... Read More

Small changes for huge impact

The numbers are staggering. Bay of Plenty post-harvest operator Trevelyan’s saved more than 300 tonnes of waste from landfill last year. That’s... Read More