Business

Two great stores in one place

A mother-daughter duo has created a business that incorporates both their interests and creative talents to combine a most unique store. Whether you're after an unusual piece of art, traditional German Christmas ornaments, made-to- measure tableware... Read More

Guaranteed quality in turf services

With flooring being one of the defining aspects of any space it's important to get it right the first time. The Carpet Couple, who are a part of Flooring First, are a family-owned and operated business with 23 years' experience in the industry... Read More

Local pool builder wins top award

Local business Central Pools is celebrating after recently being named Compass Pools dealer of the year across Australia and New Zealand. In four years Central Pools has grown into one of Tauranga's leading pool companies – helped in part... Read More

Hairdressing superstars

It was a clean sweep for the Hair to Train team with four first places, three seconds, four thirds and four fourth place wins in the New Zealand Association of Registered Hairdressers' regional hairdressing competitions held recently at the Tauranga... Read More

Toi Ohomai on hand to help students aim

If you've been thinking about what's next, a step up, or you've got a teenager who's contemplating their future, make sure you head down to the Canvas Tauranga Careers Showcase this Friday and Saturday. Industry experts from... Read More

You can be anything you want

The Canvas Careers Showcase is taking place at the ASB Baypark Arena from Friday, August 11 to Saturday, August 12. The showcase will give students and job seekers the chance to speak face-to-face with real people from businesses and tertiary institutions... Read More

Supporting Money Week

"Record low interest rates mean that leaving money sitting in bank accounts will simply not grow the nest egg you need in retirement,” says New Zealand Shareholders Association chairman John Hawkins. The secret, he says, is to have a diverse range... Read More

Indulge without guilt

Nurtured for Wellness aims to encourage better nutrition through raw food cuisine and workshops. This cuisine does not use refined sugar, dairy, flour, eggs or meat of any form. It therefore caters for people with a variety of allergies and those looking... Read More

Time for organic food to become the norm

For more than 200,000 years, modern humans have been feeding themselves nature's bounty. Around 10,000 years ago we invented farming. And ever since farmers became obsessed with finding ways to improve their crop production, including tillage,... Read More

New orchard management programme

Employment breaches and labour exploitation is a widespread problem in the kiwifruit industry. Often contractors or employers are blamed for everything that is wrong with the industry, but there are different layers to the problem which need to be understood. It's... Read More