Kawerau mill to close, 160 lose jobs

  Norske Skog has announced the closure of the Tasman mill in Kawerau and a sales process for the mill’s assets with 160 staff set for... Read More

Business confidence potentially peaking

Business confidence has slipped since earlier in the month but measures still showed an improvement on April. The ANZ's final reading for May indicates... Read More

EPA delays deadline to phase out toxic gas

The country's environment watchdog has delayed by more than a year a deadline that could effectively mean a ban on the use of a toxic gas used to... Read More

Consumers more certain of their rights - survey

Results of the New Zealand Consumer Survey 2020, released today, found that nearly all consumers are aware that laws exist to protect their consumer... Read More

The Warehouse will stop selling fireworks

The Warehouse will no longer sell fireworks, saying they no longer reflect the company's values. The company says research showed more than half... Read More

Syos Aerospace develops heavy-lift drones

A New Zealand-built pilotless helicopter, capable of lifting up to 200 kilograms, could help emergency responders deliver critical supplies into disaster... Read More

More sick leave on the way for employees

Sick leave entitlement is set to increase from five days to 10. Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Wood announced the passing of an amendment... Read More

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