City Life

Baristas loving the LIDDA

    The focus around being able to purchase food and drink in a contactless way has shone the light on a small and effective Kiwi invention... Read More

Thanks for not coming

Local lounges came alive with music on Tuesday night as Waihi-based singer/songwriter Sarah Spicer performed at a virtual gala for Tauranga’s Grief... Read More

Meet ‘The Makers’

If you enjoy sipping a fine craft gin or watching a classic movie under the stars, project and event specialists Amy Kemeys and Becks Clarke are the... Read More

Back to Work Kiwi

A bit of Goodnight Kiwi nostalgia has been creatively woven into a new message to help New Zealanders transition back to work. Flair, a health and safety... Read More

A whim gone global

Professional circus performer Jason Butler has been doing a trick a day in May for the past three years. His online trickery goes under the hashtag #trickadaymay... Read More

It’s the Holy Grail of kumara

Jeremy Thompson was digging his kumara up last week when he struck the big time. Amongst his generous crop of kumara was a whopper – a massive... Read More

Open or not open?

To be or not to be, that is the question, asked Shakespeare. For retailers across the region, to open or not open - and how to open are some of the questions... Read More

Grief moves online

Funeral directors are expecting a surge in memorial services in the Bay of Plenty after weeks of low-key send-offs. People have been unable to gather... Read More

Hospice calls for volunteers

Fundraising for Waipuna Hospice has taken a major hit over the last six weeks, with the Hospice Shop unable to trade. It will be up and running again... Read More

Te Puna blues go global

Derek Jacomb, the untroubled troubadour of Te Puna, has filmed a different song every day for 42 days, wearing a new hat and shirt for each video. The... Read More