Job opportunities

The face of the skilled trades industry is transforming. There's more technology, better wages, rising numbers of women joining the industry and more training offered to create plenty of opportunities for the skilled tradie. In fact, there are... Read More

Tech skills to get started

Saunoa Pau has gone from someone who worried about her grades to excelling at Business Administration and Technology. The 24-year old is now in her second semester of business administration study at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, and her work is... Read More

A slice of golfing heaven

It's a picture postcard golf setting – listen to the waves lapping on Omanu. A well-struck 5-iron could be landed on the beach from the first tee. This is the Mount Maunganui Golf Club – a golfing haven set against the backdrop of Mauao. “It's... Read More

Getting it done right

CJ Design Solutions is a Tauranga painting company with a hands-on approach to make sure every stroke is just right in your home. Locally owned and operated, CJ Design Solutions offers high-end residential painting for Tauranga locals. With 27 years... Read More

A feast of fun in East Papamoa

It's Golden Sands School's key fundraiser for 2017 - the Papamoa East school's annual fun, run and walk on Saturday, 28 October, from 8.45am until 2.30pm. The event, featuring a 10km and 5km fun run and walk and a kids' dash,... Read More

Exciting new tech on offer at Toi Ohomai

Information technology students at Toi Ohomai are getting a taste of the future, using exciting new technologies like virtual and augmented reality, 360 video and robotics. Tutor Jacob Van Silfhout has been instrumental in introducing new technologies... Read More

New season curtain and blind designs

When it comes to building and renovating, one of the decisions homeowners face is choosing which curtains and blinds best match the look they're going for. Tony Baker of BOP Curtains and Blinds helps homeowners become inspired by their beautiful... Read More

Experience a DC3 classic scenic flight

Air Chathams and Classic Flyers are bringing you a unique experience and an adventure of a lifetime flying in a 1945 Douglas DC3. This aircraft is a true blue Kiwi, having served with the Royal NZ Airforce, National Airways Corporation, and even an aerial... Read More

Relief work in early childhood centres

Until there is a time when nobody is ever sick, has sick family members, takes holidays, attends training courses or permanent staff don't leave, there will be a need for registered reliever teachers and unregistered relievers to help fill those... Read More

Make a splash in your Barrier Reef pool

Barrier Reef pools have been imported to New Zealand by Andrew and Jocelyn McGilllivray of Tauranga since 2009. The Barrier Reef pool brand is sold and installed throughout New Zealand by retailers who appreciate the great reputation, fabulous designs... Read More