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Land further developed to benefit Raukokore and Waihau Bay

A Kiwifruit and Water Storage Development project in Raukokore and Waihau Bay continues to cultivate more economic development and employment opportunities with the most recent...

New Edgecumbe solar farm underway

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa have officially blessed the Bay of Plenty’s newest solar farm, near Edgecumbe, and gifted the name ‘Omeheu’ in recognition...

The role of debt in funding community infrastructure

There has been much discussion in recent months about the debt issues the local government sector is experiencing and the need to find new...

CA ANZ Applauds Government’s Trust Tax Retreat

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) is pleased to see the Government welcoming a recommendation from the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee...

Aussie fert company crosses over

Early April marks the arrival of a new fertiliser heavyweight into Tauranga, with Australian company Marnco making its first play in the high-volume New...

Creative agency partners with global heavyweight

Leading advertising agency DDB Aotearoa and pioneering kaupapa Māori agency Whare Creative have today announced a unique partnership that will see them working together...

Bayfair first shopping centre to win most Sustainable Award

Business News speaks to Bayfair Shopping Centre manager, Steve Ellingford, about their pioneering win in securing a national sustainability award. Well-known local Tauranga shopping, dining,...

Introducing the SUV of ebikes

Whakatane-based e-bike guru Anthony Clyde has come up with a dual-use cycle that offers options for both regular commuting as well as rigorous off-road...

New rate will overtax 89% of trusts 

New data from Inland Revenue has revealed that incoming legislation to tax all trusts at the top 39% tax rate will result in 89%...

Fresh Identity for Tauranga Chamber

Everything in Jamie Lunam’s career came together recently when he was appointed chair of the Tauranga Business Chamber, soon after setting up his own...

New Milestone reached for Tauranga’s Property and Business Organisation UTF

Tauranga’s Urban Task Force (UTF) is celebrating its third anniversary, having more than doubled its membership during a transformational time for the city. The organisation...

Long-term plan our key focus

The Tauranga City Council Commission’s focus for the first four months of 2024 is very much on finalising and adopting the 2024-34 Long-term Plan...

Showcasing Kiwi Cleantech innovation to Silicon Valley

Twelve Kiwi ventures are a step closer to securing partnerships and a slice of around NZ$80 billion invested every year in cleantech startups after...

Freddie Bennett speaks to ZB’s Roman Travers about the 250km Ice...

BBN's High-Performance Columnist, Freddie Bennett, is about to embark on a 250km Ice Ultra race. He is undertaking the world's most challenging, coldest ultramarathon: Running...

Give Back and Get Back Before March 31 2024

Did you know that charitable donations made before 31 March 2024 qualify for a 33.3% tax credit this year, up to the amount of...

Western Bay Summer Students: Surveying, sampling and social media

Creating maps, taking water samples and filming TikToks with the Mayor are just some of the tasks Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s Summer...

2024: The year of progress

It was a tough year for many in 2023, with rising costs of living and severe weather events. However, there is a quiet optimism...

Setting a path for growth

The Tauranga City Council Commission’s priorities for the first half of 2024 are straightforward – finalise a 2024-34 long-term plan (LTP) which will set-out...

2023 property market review: Was 2023 the year of the property...

Total value of residential property listed down by $28.6 billion compared to 2022 as prices dropped and vendors paused. While Kiwi’s love affair with property...

Kiwi businesses ditch hybrid or remote working for return to office

Global research indicates a shift in SME priorities for 2024 New research released in January has revealed that 84.2% of SMEs list rising costs as...

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