Local Focus: Waiariki candidates’ biggest election issue is Covid 19 recovery

Economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic is front and centre of plans for the main candidates in the Waiariki electorate. In this Local Focus 2020 Election video, candidates were asked … Read More

Local Focus: Waiariki candidates put the environment first over business

The three main candidates for the Waiariki electorate all agree the environment is important and New Zealand as a whole should treat it with respect. In this Local Focus video … Read More

Local Focus: Nelson Lebo, the ‘house doctor’ is going greener

Nelson Lebo describes himself as a ‘house doctor’ and through his work as an Eco Design Advisor in Palmerston North, he’s ‘diagnosed’ more than 2000 homes in the central North … Read More

Local Focus: That’s a wrap – submissions close on Tauranga’s revised annual plan

Public submissions on Tauranga City Council’s revised annual plan have wrapped up, after four days of debate and discussion. Before the lockdown, the council received 291 submissions on the plan, … Read More

Local Focus: Lavish, expensive and local – Taupō honey is a sweet deal for several businesses project

New Zealand’s manuka honey has taken the world by storm. But Zealandia Honey in Taupō is taking honey to another level. Zealandia says the new ZH 2020 is the most … Read More