Business

Enjoy your golden years

Aging isn't something that should be dreaded. It's a beautiful process, just like a maturing wine or cheese. And retirement shouldn't be seen as an end point - it's a new opportunity to embrace the things you love the most. The... Read More

Sticking to the Bay’s singing tradition

Mary and Joseph will be leading the songs and the procession this Sunday, December 10, when Carols on the Waterfront returns to Tauranga's CBD. The joint venture between Downtown Tauranga, Sun Media and several inner-city churches will centre around... Read More

Back to basics in Samoa

It's Sunday morning in Apia, Samoa and you can barely hear a pin drop. That is until church is in session. It is estimated that 98 per cent of Samoans are Christians and the whole country shuts down on a Sunday to worship. When you're on... Read More

'Look Sharp' this Christmas

Tauranga's popular Look Sharp store at Tauranga Crossing is the best place to find everything you need for Christmas and New Year's Eve parties. The store opened in October 2016, and manager Arun Kaushish says since then they've received... Read More

The landscaping experts for all your outdoor needs

With spring in full swing, trees, plants and flowers are flourishing. Everything is growing and keeping your property under control can quickly become a mammoth task. The team at Mount Rossko Landscapes can handle the maintenance for you to keep your... Read More

Making your floors shine

Whether it's creating a fashion statement or refurbishing an existing project, Megafloor can provide a full range of options to make your concrete floors stand out from the rest. Polished Concrete's Tauranga branch brings Bay of Plenty... Read More

Looking for an e-bike?

If you haven't tried an e-bike, see Len Haller at Anebike. He's got one of the largest ranges of e-bikes on display anywhere. Anebike works hard to bring you the best value and latest e-bikes from New Zealand and around the world. Len says... Read More

Hitachi Sakura Festival Tour

If a 10-day Japanese festive and cultural experience to Hitachi and Tokyo sounds good, put April 2018 in your diary. The trip is open to residents of Tauranga and surrounding areas, and this unique tour will showcase Tauranga's sister city Hitachi... Read More

Cooking up new ideas with free course

With a culinary career spanning 50 years Remy Zibung knows plenty about fine cuisine, but the 71-year old recently decided it was his computer skills that needed spicing up. After a chance encounter with a fellow chef who was studying the NZ Certificate... Read More

Saying “I quit” before “I do”

In the lead up to the big day, most brides-to-be will agree that looking their best in a wedding dress is a top priority. But for Bay of Plenty bride Ashleigh Nichols, her priority was to be smoke free. “I made the decision to quit after smoking... Read More