Tin foil no barrier for Indian meal moths

When Sally May read about a Taupō woman’s pantry infestation, it brought back “some not so pleasant memories”. May, like Sylvia Wright,... Read More

NZ space sector set to star in Moon mission

The New Zealand space sector is set to star in NASA’s CAPSTONE moon mission. Rocket Lab will be launching a satellite to the Moon from New Zealand... Read More

Capturing tuna

When Himiora Nuku was growing up in Murupara in the 1980s "you could leave the car running, with the keys in it, shoot into the shop, do your thing... Read More

Feedback sought on marine protected areas

An email sent out this week by Waikato Regional Council is inviting people to feed back on a survey about the marine protected biodiversity areas in... Read More

Polystyrene recycling difficult but not impossible

Polystyrene’s typically high level of contamination makes it hard to recycle, but recycling companies around the world are proving it can be done... Read More

Crowds gather for jazz at the Mount

Music lovers are bracing the cold to enjoy a day-long free jazz event. 'Jazz at the Mount' is part of this month’s 59th Port of Tauranga... Read More

Volunteers: BOP trust‘s 12,000 acts of kindness

Ōtanewainuku Kiwi Trust is celebrating more than 12,000 hours of volunteer contribution over the past year. Acting chair Kerry Ryan says this is a... Read More

Urgent calls for flood protection investment

Bay of Plenty Regional Council Toi Moana is urging Central Government to prioritise co-investment in flood protection, warning that the time to act is... Read More

BOP company sharing ‘black diamond’ secret

A Bay of Plenty truffle company is sharing the secrets of the industry in a bid to get landowners growing ‘black diamonds’ across the country.... Read More

Search is on for NZ’s biosecurity champions

Entries are now open for the 2022 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards. These awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding contributions made around Aotearoa... Read More

Jazz at the Mount & The Hurricane Party

A new event showcasing live outdoors jazz in all its glory at Mount Maunganui – with a line-up of ‘groove-meister’ musicians –... Read More

Tongan volcano maybe cause of stunning sunsets

The Tongan volcanic eruption may be responsible for New Zealand’s unusually vibrant sunrises and sunsets, say NIWA scientists. Since late May,... Read More

Community invited to plant out historic site

An open planting weekend gives the community an opportunity to acknowledge an important part of Tauranga Moana’s history through the creation of... Read More

The changing face of Mount Main Beach

Mount Main beach of today is unrecognisable when compared to photos from sixty years ago. Photos from the 1960s show a drastically different beach with... Read More

Tauranga teenagers and tech combine to help kiwis

Forget TikTok, Snapchat and Instagram, dozens of Tauranga teenagers found another application for their mobile devices by volunteering their time to... Read More