Celebrating 15 years of produce

One of the oldest farmers' markets in New Zealand is celebrating its 15th anniversary. Tauranga Farmers' Market has been providing fresh produce to the Bay of Plenty region since 2003, enabling food growers and producers to sell directly... Read More

Turning Bay residents into digital citizens

Hundreds of people from around the Bay of Plenty have enhanced their technology know-how thanks to a free computing course run by Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology. The course, known as ‘digital citizens', introduces people to modern computing... Read More

New warehousing course getting people jobs

A new warehousing and distribution course, with a focus on forklift driving, has an 82 per cent employment rate on completion. The level three course, offered out of Toi Ohomai's new Warehousing and Logistics centre on Truman Lane, was introduced... Read More

Record numbers for women’s triathlon

A record 800 women will take to the streets of Mount Maunganui on Sunday for the 2018 Generation Homes Women's Triathlon. The event was originally going to be capped at 700 participants, but the huge interest led to an increase of the cap to 800... Read More

Person centred care

With a 45 bed psychogeriatric dementia unit and a 15 bed secure dementia unit, Radius Althorp provides a safe and protective environment for dementia care residents and your loved ones while still offering independence and choice. Both units exude a... Read More

New found independence

Whether you require a mobility scooter for short journeys or to get you across town, owner and operator Gary Darkes can find the right one for you. Home Health and Mobility New Zealand are your mobility scooter specialists, with 22 years of experience... Read More

Feeling at home

Althorp Village is one of those rare places you can move to and instantly feel at home. More than 280 residents live independently in the village and enjoy resort style facilities ranging from the bowling green, heated swimming pool, spa and a gym to... Read More

It’s never too late to learn how to swim

  Can you swim? Can your children swim? As New Zealanders, we spend a lot of time in our pools and on our beaches and waterways, so it is important that everyone is given the opportunity to learn how to swim. At... Read More

Bay Play celebrates 20 years

As part of Bay Play's ethos of being a not-for-profit charitable trust that is dependent on community funding, part of our philosophy to give back to the community we receive from is to mentor our students who are passionate about music into budding... Read More

A jazz lounge with real character

Whether you prefer smooth sax, traditional-style jazz or a blend with contemporary pop, the National Jazz Festival Tauranga is the perfect spot for you to indulge this Easter. From March 29-31, the Baycourt Community and Arts Centre's X Space will... Read More