We meet ceramic artist Laurie Steer and hear about his brilliant work as well as his offbeat humour and world view.


The GoGenerosity platform enables Tauranga locals to pay it forward to those most in need in the community.


A recipe fresh and fragrant recipe from Pepper & Me's new cookbook, Keepers, by Tauranga local Cherie Metcalfe.

Exploring holiday spots in our beautiful region.


This irresistible baked cheesecake is from the fantastic Pepper & Me cookbook, Keepers, by Tauranga local Cherie Metcalfe.

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Along with selling vibrators in a sassy-not-seedy manner, Girls Get Off is also making moves to empower women, break down societal taboos around female pleasure and generally get gals talking...

A Bug's Life

Heather Loughlin has transformed part of her urban garden into a native paradise for bugs and birds — from rotting logs and leaves to safe insect ‘hotels’, it’s an environment that sees them thrive.

Shop for Good

Casita  in Greerton is opening up a world of new opportunities for people with disabilities as well as local creatives looking to sell their work to the community.

Pushpa & Vikram

A couple from Delhi that created a new life for themselves in the BOP.

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