As you are gaining clarity and figuring out your next move, or pausing to refocus, it is amazing to witness the formation of communities of business owners and experts stepping in to support one another as a response to the uncertainty and challenges created by the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Coding and programming are two words that describe a great tool to bring ideas to life.

Hard to move your young ones off their screens? You can make screen time productive during this rāhui.

Here are five resources to get them to skip cartoons and write code.

And they’ll be learning heaps of those essential future of work skills without knowing it! 

Plus you can join in the fun with them and discover a new skill set for yourself!


Work from home, from home

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Available now, on a first come first served basis, our community and partners have organised a no-cost online meeting/conference app so small businesses, community groups and entrepreneurs can easily work-from-home.

So it begins! A new year, a new decade and a new opportunity for you to make your impact in the world — establish or grow your venture.

“What a line up!” was the reaction heard from the Judges table at the 2019 Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) Tauranga Regional Finals last month. The four leading business people came to Basestation coworking space to judge to business pitches from year 12 and 13 students. They left with a new level of faith in young people and their ability to lead.

The pitch from Team Bumble at the Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) 2019 Finals and Awards night was far from confused or indistinct. Clear, vibrant and full of energy the team from Otumoetai College demonstrated the early success of their plan to rid the world of soft plastic food wrap. Bumble is the YES Regional Winner 2019 and will go on to represent the region at the gala finale on December 4 in Wellington.

Meet the Tauranga City Council Candidates at Tauranga Startup Weekend

Tauranga’s 2019 Startup Weekend is taking on the seventeen sustainable development goals, address global problems and challenges surrounding sustainability – the first in New Zealand to have a Startup Weekend dedicated to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

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