Wanting a fair system for towing in Tauranga

A Tauranga towing company is calling for a fair roster system to tow vehicles from crash scenes. Tauranga Towing is located out in Te Puna and has been... Read More

When a building is dangerous and insanitary

Is it to stop buildings falling on our heads – causing injury or death? Is it to spare the populace of buildings awash in sewage, that are damp... Read More

OGO Rotorua wins tourism operator award

OGO Rotorua has been recognised as the best in the business for Small Business Operator of the Year.   The 2019 Tourism Operator Awards are voted... Read More

Sixty years of the kiwifruit name

Last week, the kiwifruit industry celebrated the 60th anniversary of renaming the kiwifruit in 1959. On Friday August 9, the Te Puke War Memorial Hall... Read More

Great buys at Katikati Lions Container Garage Sale

I rang Sara Patrick to find out about the new little container ‘village’ that has popped up with brightly coloured awnings behind the Caltex... Read More

Potato mop-top virus response closes out

A joint Biosecurity New Zealand and Potatoes New Zealand response to the crop disease Potato mop-top virus -PMTV is being closed out, with industry taking... Read More

Cruise ship numbers and spend swelling

The number of cruise ships visiting New Zealand, and the amount of spending by cruise ship passengers has continued to rise significantly. Auckland... Read More

EastPack welcomes a new variety of Kiwi to the mix

EastPack, New Zealand’s largest post-harvest service Kiwifruit provider, usually embraces kiwis of gold or green variety but now it’s added... Read More

Give Eugenie the ammo she needs

After 15 years of lobbying successive governments on advanced recycling fees, there’s a chance to fix it now, and fix it for a long time. So speak... Read More

Students Tour Eastern BOP horticultural businesses

  Almost 100 students from four Eastern BOP schools have seen for themselves orchard and postharvest sectors of horticulture.   The second... Read More

New deal promises greater pack house efficiency

  Leading innovators are coming together to deliver a formidable range of automation services to post-harvest operators across Australasia who... Read More

NZ holiday company Bookabach goes international

New Zealand holiday rental company Bookabach is making its international debut. With over two million global properties in 190 locations across the... Read More

Port of Tauranga signs 30 year train agreement

Port of Tauranga and the TGH-subsidiary Port Ruakura LP today announced a long term partnership to support the development of the planned Ruakura Inland... Read More

Paeroa to get tourism boost

The Provincial Growth Fund is boosting tourism in Paeroa by providing over $700,000 for the Historical Maritime Park Marine development project, Regional... Read More

More evidence of public hospitals under pressure

“Reports of yet another full public hospital struggling to cope with the winter influx of patients is more evidence of a public health system under... Read More