Business & Markets

$15 million commercial wharf opens in Thames

A $15 million commercial wharf and floating pontoon in Thames, designed to boost the region's aquaculture industry, is open for business. Deputy Prime Minister... Read More

Parents hit with unanticipated tax bill

Many people are being stung with surprise tax bills of thousands of dollars - with employees on parental leave among the hardest hit. Since 2019, Inland Revenue... Read More

$14.7m back-up generators to keep lights on

Energy distributor Powerco is spending nearly $15 million to boost electricity supply to the Coromandel. An $8.6 million infrastructure project is under way... Read More

Historic Bond store bids farewell to Sun Media

Tauranga City Library is the new custodian of the Sun Media archives, which have previously been carefully stored in cupboards at the top of the stairs at 1... Read More

Zespri on track for $4.5 billion sales goal

Zespri's latest indicative forecast for the 2024/25 season reflects improved yields and the industry's largest ever crop of 197 million packed trays, with the... Read More

What's on: markets, Matariki Whānau Day, expo

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

Matariki at Historic Village today

Matariki celebrations are underway across the BOP with a star-studded event programme, Matariki Te Tauranga o ngā Waka. Get the whole family together today... Read More

17-hour days with no pay, treated like slaves

A group of 19 Indian migrant workers claim they are being made to work in what they describe as slave-like conditions up to 17 hours per day with no pay at Auckland... Read More

A night in the Caribbean for a good cause

A Caribbean Night in Tauranga is promising to raise money for a good cause through food, dancing and entertainment. The Cargo Shed will be hosting an unforgettable... Read More

Pyes Pā pub Good Local facing devastating delays

A Pyes Pā restaurant is facing serious delays in reopening after an electrical fire two months ago. The electrical fire, which occurred at Good Local in... Read More

Economy limps out of recession

The economy has edged out of recession, driven by service industries and energy production, but economists warn there is little cause for celebration. Stats... Read More

Struggling with low pay and customer abuse

Low pay, understaffing and customer abuse are causing major concern across the grocery industry, according to a survey of more than 1500 supermarket and grocery... Read More