New pilot encourages digital tech pathways

NZTech is launching Tech21, a programme of activity and events in collaboration with the Ministry of Education to help inspire young learners into tech... Read More

TSB’s nationwide hunt for ideas to help NZ thrive

TSB is launching a nationwide hunt to find the next wave of innovative ideas which solve problems and help New Zealand communities thrive.  The... Read More

WBOP Recovery Fund reaches funding milestone

The WBOP Covid-19 Recovery Fund has funded 16 community groups in the past eight months with over $360,000 in funding. It brings the total funded since... Read More

Huge job ad increase after Covid impact

  A massive rise in new job opportunities across the Bay of Plenty compared to this time last year has been put down to the impact of the Covid-19... Read More

NSW travel pause to be lifted at midnight

COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says the current travel pause with New South Wales will lift today – subject to no further significant... Read More

Fair Pay initiative announced

The government has released details around employers and unions setting minimum standards to implement the Fair Pay Agreements. It brings into action... Read More

Fruit picking incentive attracts just 339 people

An incentive scheme intended to attract unemployed people to plug the worker shortage in the horticulture sector by offering an $1000 incentive payment... Read More

The Home Show is back

The Tauranga Home Show is proud to return to Trustpower Arena Baypark on May 7-9 for its huge 22nd show.  With more than 325 exhibitors spread... Read More

Anzac Day Mondayisation - what does it mean?

The Mondayisation of Anzac Day has left a few businesses scratching their heads. Anzac Day is one of just three-and-a-half days a year when almost all... Read More

Apprenticeship numbers jump in 2020

The number of apprentices continues to grow, with people from across the community signing up for careers in the trades according to enrolment data. Tertiary... Read More

World‘s most advanced AI system installed

New Zealand’s most powerful supercomputer for artificial intelligence applications has been installed at the University of Waikato as part of its... Read More

Auckland airport bus upgrade

Transport Minister Michael Wood today marked the completion of upgrades to State Highway 20B which will give passengers quick electric bus trips to and... Read More

BOP annual salary hits all-time high

Average annual salary in the Bay of Plenty has hit an all-time high in the first quarter of this year, according to a report from TradeMe Jobs. It is... Read More

Help on the way for NZ‘s timber shortage

The opening of a new wood processing plant in Rotorua in a few weeks will help alleviate New Zealand’s timber shortage, says Red Stag group CEO,... Read More

Your caffeine hit can help burn fat - Study

It’s great news for coffee-loving New Zealanders who enjoy exercising, a cup of Joe can help burn fat. A new study from the University of Granada... Read More