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'It is really exciting': New gym, wharenui, library, classrooms for two schools
'It is really exciting' - Pāpāmoa College acting principal Pere Durie.
That's a wrap! Hundreds enjoy National Jazz Festival Tauranga
The manager of the festival was pleased with how it went down - and locals were too.
'They have lost absolutely everything': Outpouring of support for Welcome Bay family
On arrival, fire crews found the fire "well-involved" and all people out of the house.
New supermarket announced for Pāpāmoa as part of billion-dollar town centre
The supermarket is expected to create 180 new jobs in the growing area of Pāpāmoa East.
Zoe Hunter: Why we should roll out the red carpet for AIMS Games
The return of the AIMS Games will make for a truly memorable week. Bring on September
'I wanted to show support': School holds mufti day for Rainbow Youth
Pāpāmoa College students support Rainbow Youth after drop-in centre gutted by fire.
Zoe Hunter: We all need a bit of light in our lives
One headline stuck out like a beacon in the news this week.
Game of 'whac-a-mole': First-home buyers returning to market as median price drops
Tauranga's house prices dropped 2.5 per cent to $980,000 in the month to May
'X factor': Region's richest pay 425pc above Mount Maunganui's average
OneRoof's Property Rich List reveals where the wealthy buy in the Bay of Plenty
'Surge' of inquiry as first-home grant lifts, CCCFA changes looming
"It is perfect timing for first home buyers" - Praveen Bhati
Catastrophic: Exodus of Kiwi workers expected to hit hospitality sector
Survey shows 38% of businesses have staff planning an OE when borders open.
'Feeling the squeeze': Which 10 Tauranga suburbs have dropped in property value?
Tauranga's average property slid 0.2 per cent to $1.237m in the last three months.
Mount apartment tower's $25m makeover - and new name
$47m has been approved for the remedial work on Mount apartments in the last three years
'That demand pulls the highest dollars': Mount home earns $81,000 on Bachcare
A Mount booking earned its owners the equivalent of more than $1500 per week.
Zoe Hunter: My car got broken into. The thief was just a kid
OPINION: These kids are hurting themselves and their futures.
'It's my turn': 100-plus attend recruitment drive for $400m manufacturing plant
More than 100 people turned up to the open day at Youth Central to register their interest
'Businesses are suffering': Tolley questions delays in $12m CBD project
The streetscape work was supposed to be finished by December last year.
'The dream is a bit closer': Eased criteria for first-home funding good news
'The new caps are more realistic,' says Realty Group chief executive Heath Young.
'Record' sales: Tauranga's luxury house market running hot
Luxury market performing in complete contrast to the low-to-mid-range market.
'Inspiring': New business village helps Pasifika businesses prosper
The new village was established to support sustained growth in the Pacific business sector
$8m project: Building a new church 'from the ground up'
It was one of 164 building consents issued for April in Tauranga, valued at nearly $85m.
Zoe Hunter: Why women should be paid the same as men
OPINION: I cannot believe that in 2022 we are even still talking about this subject.
What women want: 'You do the mahi and get paid accordingly'
Bay of Plenty businesswomen weigh in on the gender pay gap issue.
City's 'sexiest suburb' loses steam as market cools
New data shows Tauranga is moving with the tide of a regionwide property slowdown
Zoe Hunter: Why it's important young people attend Anzac services
OPINION: Lest we forget. We will remember them.
'Happy', 'excited': $15m school extension for Brookfield School approved
Tauranga City Council approved $114 million worth of building consents in March.
Feeling fatigued? Here's how Bay bosses are managing stress before it boils over
Leaders are doing their best to get themselves and staff through the toughest of times.
Is this the right time to buy? Shift to buyer market, prices drop 5 per cent
Agents say the property market has "dramatically" shifted in the buyers' favour.
Opinion: Plenty of driver licencing roadblocks holding up young people
OPINION: Learning to drive for the first time is hard enough.
'Hard decision': Rich lister's record $10.2m sale of Mt Maunganui apartment
The penthouse price beats the previous record sale of a Mount home for $9.5m in July 2021.
'I broke into tears': Young woman's struggle to find a rental
'The fear kept creeping in. I kept thinking I'm not going to find a place.'
'Life-changing' decisions: Why now is a good time to buy a business
"Any business making sustainable profit and hasn't been too affected by Covid is selling"
Thinking about a pay rise? Why now is a great time to ask
Employment experts give their tips on how to ask for a pay rise.
Zoe Hunter: Working from home is not good for my mental health
COMMENT: We can gain so much reward from our daily jobs but there's more to life than work
'Left in the hot seat': Employers grapple with new mandate rules
Vaccine mandates and passes will no longer be required from April 4
'Powerful headwinds': Why consumer confidence in the Bay has hit a 30-year low
The index showed consumer confidence in the Bay dropped 8.4 points to 83.3 in March 2022
Employment lawyer Q&A: Navigating the mandate-free workplace
So can people who lost their jobs over the mandates get their jobs back?
Zoe Hunter: Lifting Covid rules great news - but there's a flip side
OPINION: Just because many mandates are being eased doesn't mean the virus disappears too.
'Everyone pays more': Housing affordability in Tauranga takes a hit
Tauranga's average property value has grown 53.2 per cent to $1.24m in the past two years.
Zoe Hunter: Man, or woman, owning property is something to be proud of
COMMENT: Owning property is a big achievement for any person, male or female, to do solo
'They know what they want': Why women are making their mark on the property market
Meet the Bay of Plenty women who have made it on to the property ladder.
Residents face massive bill to fix resort apartments
Work worth $11 million is to be carried out on the 22-year-old building in Adams Ave.
'Like breathing through a straw': I'm boosted but Covid hit hard - and isn't finished yet
OPINION: Covid can happen to anyone - it happened to me and it's awful.
'More choice for buyers': Four Bay towns reach price records but sales slide
REINZ: The Bay of Plenty has reached a new record of $960,000. Four other towns did too.
Zoe Hunter: Time for your OE? Why you shouldn't let Covid stop you
OPINION: The big OE can give young people independence, maturity, and confidence.
Zoe Hunter: My partner has Covid. I am ashamed at my first reaction
OPINION: In a time when life is so hectic, it is easy to be selfish.
'It's time to hang up my trousers': Murray Watts Mansworld in Tauranga CBD closes
Murray Watts Mansworld closes on March 1.
'Heartbreaking': Ex-Rotorua resident lays blame on Putin, not Russians
'No one wants this,' says a woman who came here from Moscow as her hometown is attacked.
'It's the right time': Real estate chief on why he's stepped down
There are many reasons why Simon Anderson has bowed out - and it's not his health.
'Don't risk what you can't afford to lose': Local businesses test the global market
The Covid-19 pandemic has encouraged more local businesses to trade online
'You've always got to reach for the stars': Businesses spreading their wings abroad
These local companies are tapping into international markets
Home buyers priced out of Tauranga help drive Western Bay values to record
Western Bay's market experienced steady growth leading up to the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown.
'Big growth spurt': Te Puke house prices up $200k in a year
Western Bay's market experienced steady growth leading up to the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown
'Homecoming': Farmers, Whitcoulls, Pascoes set to open in Tauranga CBD
The retail stores will open on February 3 as part of a "milestone" for the $200m project
The Great Resignation: Bay employees turn down roles, quit jobs in search of more pay
"We have people turning down a role if the hourly rate is not high enough" - recruiter.
From the CEOs: What's in store for businesses in 2022
"We will see how personal matters impact work performance and vice versa" - Matt Cowley.
Lending rules a challenge as Tauranga median house price up another $10k
REINZ: Tauranga's median house price climbed 1 per cent to $1,010,000
Comment: Banks want know what you're splashing out on
OPINION: Where is the line drawn when it comes to privacy and personal choice?
'Do not go into the water at all': Lifeguards on high alert after eruption
Beaches have been closed and multiple warnings issued, but people are swimming anyway.
Cyclone Cody, Tonga eruption: Metservice and Civil Defence warning extended in Bay
The Mauao base track has also been closed due to "strong and unpredictable surges"
Billion-dollar 'rebound' year for Tauranga building consents
This compared to $750 million worth of building consents issued in 2020.
Zoe Hunter: It's time to press the reset button with Omicron poised for attack
Opinion: We as a team of 5 million need to be fully armed and at the ready.
Tauranga's median house price hovers above $1m - what will happen in 2022?
REINZ has recorded Tauranga's median house price at $1,002,500 in November.
'Tide has turned' for Tauranga CBD as new businesses, developments surge
There are now currently 166 vacant spaces compared with 281 in 2019, data shows.
'Treat others as you expect to be treated': Bay retailers back Shop Nice campaign
"It really is that saying of treating others as you expect to be treated -" Retail NZ