Top 5 most viewed Bundaberg Now stories of 2021 – Bundaberg Now

Keisha and Maree Baker from the Gin Gin bakery.

While the Covid pandemic grabbed international headlines for most of 2021, there were still many positive stories to be discovered across the Bundaberg region.

Bundaberg Now published over 2,000 articles throughout the year.

Statistics are available, and the most popular stories among readers were those about local businesses, success and fortune.

The 5 most viewed Bundaberg Now stories of 2021

Gin Gin Bakery wins 11 awards for pies and pies – 14,285 views

The number one most read article of 2021 had all the ingredients to make a great story: local business, success and family.

Gin Gin Bakery won numerous awards at Australia’s Best Pies and Pasta Competition earlier in the year, with 11 of their delicious pastries winning a place in the national competition.

From cheese and bacon to curry, mushrooms and the delicious meat and vegetable pie, flavors of all varieties from the local bakery were showcased at the awards ceremony and Bundaberg readers Now have eaten the news!

Maree Baker took over the business with her daughter and three sons in 2019 and has said creating tasty and tasty treats is their specialty.

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Bundaberg couple win $ 1 million in Gold Lotto – 13,990 views

In second place, the story of a local couple who won the first prize of the Gold Lotto, pocketing $ 1 million.

The couple said they had been playing for years using their favorite numbers and were thrilled with the victory.

High on the list were mortgage repayment plans, along with the possibility of saving money for the family.

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E-scooters available for hire in time for Easter – 7,110 views

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Local residents traveling on Neuron Mobility electric scooters in Bargara

News of the arrival of electric scooters in town was a hot topic for Bundaberg Now readers in 2021, with thousands engaging in a story about the launch of Neuron Mobility in the region.

The article, published in April, detailed how 250 electric scooters would be available in the Bundaberg CBD in an area bounded by the hospital, botanical gardens and tourist area of ​​East Bundaberg, as well as the foreshore of Bargara.

The zones were among the first regional sites to be targeted by Neuron Mobility, which is undertaking a 12-month trial at Bundaberg.

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“Local Hands and Local Pride” Build Luxury Yachts – 6,753 views

Stretching 23.5 meters, the impressive luxury catamaran, the “Catalina”, was the largest construction of Coral Coast Marine Constructions, based at Bundaberg port.

The history of the construction was published in April and it was the first time the owners of Coral Coast Marine Constructions had participated in a media.

The couple started their business 17 years ago in Bundaberg after many years of boat building in Brisbane.

They celebrated their biggest project ever with the launch of the bespoke luxury motor yacht Catalina at Bundaberg harbor.

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New bakery owners add a crocodile to their menu – 6,645 views

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Huyen Nguyen and Lam Khong introduced crocodile pie to Paradise Bakehouse.

The fifth most watched story for 2021 introduced us to the new owners of Paradise Bakehouse getting creative with their pie recipes.

Huyen Nguyen and Lam Khong say they live in a “paradise” after moving to Moore Park Beach from Western Australia earlier this year.

The big move gave the husband and wife team the opportunity to create new pie flavors like red kangaroo wine or crocodile pie.

The community has warmly welcomed the new owners who have also recently won numerous awards.

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