Wisdom and experience come with age, but some of Tauranga's young entrepreneurs are proving age has no barrier in business. Because despite their youthfulness, young people are behind some of the Bay's most successful businesses.
Zoe Hunter profiles some of the city's young businessmen and women who are bringing a fresh perspective to the business world and a promising future.

A 6-year-old Lisa Rooney ran events for the kids in her neighbourhood growing up in Derry, Ireland.

Now, Rooney books about 60 gigs a month as area and entertainment manager for The Rising Tide in Mount Maunganui and High Tide at