Government delivers Budget 2017

The ninth budget delivered by a National-led government was unveiled in Wellington on Thursday. Finance Minister Steven Joyce's first budget focuses on investing in the country's infrastructure and public services, plus reducing debt as a... Read More

Wrap Mum up warm this winter

There's plenty of options to keep Mum warm during the cooler nights this winter, with a large range of new season dressing gowns and nighties from Langtons Lingerie. From trendy to traditional, the Grey St store has plenty of different dressing... Read More

Franchise frenzy

As the region's specialist franchise lawyers, Harris Tate aims to keep up with and ahead of the latest trends. Having just returned from London representing New Zealand as the General Secretariat of the World Franchise Council, director David Foster... Read More

Discovering what cruises have to offer

Next week we are holding the Bay's HOTTEST Cruise Expo on Thursday, May 11.  The Expo will be held at the Mount Maunganui Club, 45 Kawaka St, and will run from 2pm to 8pm. Find out the latest deals and offers from the various cruise lines,... Read More

Latest technology on show

Bay of Plenty business people will have the opportunity to discover the latest innovative technology that could transform their business and underpin its growth at the 2017 Technology for Smarter Business Expo. The free technology expo is at Baycourt... Read More

Stitching history into fashion

Fashion trends come and go, but there's rich history stitched into this particular knitwear. More than six decades of history drapes elegantly over coat-hangers in Ebony Boutique stores across the country. Colin and Neil Wakefield founded family-run... Read More

Tauranga’s Techweek 2017

The Bay of Plenty's young innovators and businesspeople can discover new opportunities and learn about the latest technologies changing the shape of the near future, as part of a national festival of technology in May. Techweek Tauranga's... Read More

No vote is a vote for Rusty

A serial election campaigner will contest the Tauranga seat in September's General Election to give voice to the 35 per cent of voters who don't exercise their right. He's Rusty Kane, who's concerned the election system puts the... Read More

Getting real and dreaming big

The Business Women's Network, an arm of the Tauranga Chamber of Commerce, is again presenting the biennial Craigs Investment Partners and Cooney Lees Morgan Regional Business Women's Conference. The conference will be held on May 19-20 at... Read More

Call to clobber the speculators

All people need enough to thrive, not just survive, according to the income equality group, Closing the Gap here in Tauranga. And so it's renewed the call for a capital gains tax. The call comes on the back of an International Monetary Fund ‘mission... Read More