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Game-on for bird hunters

Game bird hunting season starts tomorrow – and despite being three weeks later than usual, local hunters are stoked. “There’s plenty... Read More

Leisure facilities re-open doors

Hydroslides and saunas, hot pools and halls, community, action and recreation centres – they can all re-open under Alert Level 2, says Bay Venues... Read More

Coffee at a click

Tauranga has its very own café ordering app. Sarky Oh and Ben Knowles started Coffee Nexus to help small cafés in their hometown become... Read More

Pest trap deliveries resume

April’s Lockdown was bad news for nature’s nasties with Predator Free Bay of Plenty recording its largest number of pest trappings. Predator... Read More

The wait for words is over

Tauranga City Libraries has extended the due date for 74,000 items loaned before lockdown. Libraries around the city reopened on Wednesday this week,... Read More

Fieldays online this year

      This year the popular Fieldays event will be pioneering a new digital future as it heads online. Following the government announcement... Read More

Virtual workshop for jazz youth

They say good things come to those who wait. And maybe even better things for those who wait longer. The Tauranga Jazz Society has made the difficult... Read More

Staying inside the bubble

  It wouldn’t be a stretch to say Donna Dancealot ‘The Balloon Lady’ has been the queen of bubbles over the last few weeks.   Her... Read More

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