Health workers fight for their jobs

Public Service Association members are taking a stand against a proposal that would see 16 people at HealthCare NZ in Tauranga lose their jobs. Around... Read More

Rethinking fashion consumption, style and making

My sewing machine has died and I need to cart it off to get fixed, mainly because it satisfies the need to make things out of the quirky, colourful fabrics... Read More

What‘s on - markets, macrame and motorkhana

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki.  Kia ataata tonu. We’re expecting a cloudy day with drizzle possible in... Read More

Zespri’s head office officially opened

Zespri has officially opened its Mount Maunganui head office as part of the kiwifruit industry’s marquee Momentum 2020 conference. With phase... Read More

Turning scrap metal into outdoor art

Making art and floral arrangements using driftwood from the beach was something my grandmother Esther Harvey loved doing. She’d find a curved,... Read More

Zespri to make packaging compostable by 2025

Zespri has announced a new commitment to make all of its packaging 100 per cent reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. The announcement is one... Read More

Growth continues in the Western Bay

Tauranga City and Western Bay District show ongoing growth across multiple economic indicators for the 2019 yearin statistics newly released by Infometrics. “While... Read More

A boost in sales for Mount Brewing Co.

A win for a Mount Maunganui brewery has seen their cider sales skyrocket. Mount Brewing Co’s Dark ‘n Stormy Cider was named in the Top 30... Read More

Youth ready employer programme launched

A programme for employers to help them engage effectively with younger employees was launched today by Minister of Employment Willie Jackson. The Youth... Read More

Popular Te Puna business closes following fire

A popular furniture and homeware business at the Clarke Road Village in Te Puna has had to close its doors until further notice due to fire damage in... Read More

What‘s on - dirt racing, greyhounds and comedy

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday. He maha nga huihuinga e tupu ana i tenei ra. Me harikoa ki to whanau me o hoa. We are expecting a fine day today, with... Read More

Women dominate young grower competition

For the first time in its 14-year history, more women than men have entered the annual Bay of Plenty Young Grower of the Year competition. The five... Read More

What‘s on - snooker, A&P show, beach volleyball

Kia ora and welcome to Saturday. He ua matou i te po whakamutunga. He pai mo te kari. Some cloudy periods with a chance of a shower are expected today.... Read More

Changing habits to reduce environmental impacts

More consumers are changing the way they shop in an effort to reduce environmental impacts, Consumer NZ’s latest survey has found. Consumer NZ... Read More

Zespri reveals bold new brand identity

Zespri, the world’s leading marketer of kiwifruit, has unveiled its first new look in its 22-year history, with a refreshed brand providing a strong... Read More