Putt for a cause

St John will be better equipped on the course after they received a donation from a golf competition. The $550 donation came from a fines system from... Read More

Young academic talent shines

He’s just 17. But despite his tender years, Md Shadman Jahin already knows he wants to put his life to good use helping others. “I do part-time... Read More

Rules changes affect all craft

Changes to Maritime Rules that come into effect on March 15 this year will affect both recreational and commercial boats. Sailing boats no longer have... Read More

A car yard, a grass verge or both?

They’re impromptu car yards – pop-up car yards – and they’re happening on grass verges at various strategic spots around town. They’re... Read More

The global plan for kiwifruit

A vanguard of 20 Italian Zespri kiwifruit growers have arrived in Tauranga to tap into local knowledge and expertise. The group are the first of a number... Read More

Aucklanders interest in Bay falls

Tauranga has recently been described in the annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey as the most unaffordable city in New Zealand... Read More

Massive retail complex up for sale

The land and buildings housing a “fashionable” mix of retail and commercial tenancies, along with a variety of marketing orientated businesses,... Read More

Retail giants urged to fix service

If you’re craving a pleasant shopping experience this Christmas, you’re more likely to find it at the little guys than at the big chain stores.... Read More

Life’s one long adventure

Kevin Jeffares has been robbed in Rio, robbed in Buenos Aires, robbed in La Paz and stranded in Caracus. The 80-year-old has certainly had his share of... Read More

Returning the love this Christmas

Animates’ annual Christmas campaign to help raise much needed funds for the SPCA and the Mobility Assistance Dogs Trust is now underway. Running... Read More

A female force to be reckoned with

Tauranga law firm Lyon O’Neale Arnold is championing a new women-led seed capital fund that aims to raise half-a-million dollars to support female... Read More

Art deco, ice cream and pachyderms

It’s a wonderful blast of art deco, a stop-and-ogle landmark down Mainstreet Te Puke. It’s the multi-screen movie complex, the historic Capitol... Read More

Biggest Christmas Parade yet

With amazing new floats, a host of well-known cartoon and movie characters, entertainment, music and, of course, the big guy himself, Downtown Tauranga’s... Read More

Life on the other side

She’s only been retired for three weeks, but there’s a lot to get used to for 74-year-old Karleen Fraser. The backpack that she used to carry... Read More

Campaigning for peace

  While New Zealand’s signing of the United Nations’ Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons went largely unnoticed during the frenzy... Read More