D-Day for Peacocke

Peacocke family spokesman Mark Peacocke. Plan to develop Hamilton to the south gets the go ahead. A three-decade wait is  set to end, with the much-delayed development of Peacocke on Hamilton’s southwestern outskirts poised to get a 1000-home boost alongside the Waikato River. Hamilton City Council gave the long-awaited Peacocke development the thumbs up in [...]

Made in the Bay

The region’s innovative manufacturers are extending their range. The Bay of Plenty’s reputation as a haven for innovative manufacturing was clearly evident during a recent day on Tauranga Harbour when Pacific Seven founder Sean Kelly successfully launched New Zealand’s first purpose-designed and built, fully electric boat. With a ballast load of Tesla car batteries, and [...]

Fieldays 50th – A year to remember

Never mind Fieldays week – 2018 will be known as Fieldays year as celebrations for the 50th anniversary pack the calendar. Celebrations include a series of functions, artworks, a museum exhibition, two anniversary books and a surprise pre-Fieldays roadshow from the bottom of the South Island to the top of the North. For an organisation [...]