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Dazz SwitallaFlavour SecretsNo.1 The Strand Chef www.no1thestrand.co.nz Tofu is cholesterol-free, low in fat, high in protein and calcium – and has been around for hundreds of years in Asian cuisine, made from coagulated soya bean milk. A...

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Matt CowleyTauranga City Councillor Our beautiful meandering harbour and estuaries make it really difficult to design a good transport system. Tauranga will inevitably have traffic bottlenecks during peak times because of our geography. Tauranga's...

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Brian RogersRogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz Summer's here and I know what you are all thinking. Wouldn't it be cool to walk on mud?No-one has really mastered the art of walking on mud. Some people have been walking on water for a couple...

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Catherine StewartTauranga City Councillor A majority of Tauranga City Council's elected members supported Bob Clarkson's proposal to investigate opening up land in Tauriko for development. Central Government has directed councils to...

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Weather Eyewith John Maunder A superimposed graph of five global monthly temperatures January 1979 to August 2014 is shown below. As the base period differs for the individual temperature estimates, they have all been normalised by comparing with...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz The Bay Oval passed its international cricket venue test with flying colours last week, with the two ANZ series encounters between the Black Caps and South Africa. The chat around the...

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Tee-ing offwith Rob Ilottfrom Golf Fusion During six short months of coaching at Tauranga Golf Club I've noticed many trends in club golf – and most can be fixed with a little change of concept and practise. This week I'll talk...

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Dazz SwitallaFlavour SecretsNo.1 The Strand Chef www.no1thestrand.co.nz The costs of food consumes a large part of the weekly budget – but there are many ways to make the most of dollars we spend. Now the is weather is getting warmer why...

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Brian RogersRogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz On the day NZ gained membership of the UN Security Council, one of the major news stories exciting Kiwis was not that we'd been accepted as a responsible and contributing partner to keep the world...

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Joseph GordonThe Phoenix The Phoenix and The Cornerstone have joined together to help Stranded Sunday this weekend by co-ordinating with the Bay of Plenty Mustang Owners Club and Bay-Rodders members to bring down some of their amazing cars for...

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Matt CowleyTauranga City Councillor Following the squabbles in Auckland and Wellington over sports stadiums, I welcome the news that Sport NZ is doing a stocktake of sport facilities in each region. A comment from a visiting Sport NZ officer resonated...

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Catherine StewartTauranga City Councillor A majority of elected members supported Bob Clarkson's proposal to investigate opening up land in Tauriko for development. Central Government has directed Councils to open up land and the Special...

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Scott SimpsonCoromandel MP It's been straight back to business and work for me since the election. Results in the Coromandel electorate reflected the nationwide trend and I'm very grateful for the mandate local voters have given me...

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Jane NeesBOP Regional Councillorwww.janenees.co.nz A recent report developed for Invest Bay of Plenty, the proposed Bay of Plenty spatial plan, indicated that generally, the region's infrastructure performs well and is fit for purpose. There...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Sideline Sid has had few more enjoyable days following sport than sitting on the bank at the Bay Oval on Tuesday, watching the Black Caps take on South Africa, in the first New Zealand...

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Weather Eyewith John Maunder Temperatures have been recorded in the Tauranga area at several sites in the last 100 years, including the current Tauranga Airport site from June 1990.   The graph shows details of the average daily maximum temperatures...

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Are you ready?with Leigh Elder A few decades ago an active lifestyle was normal – most people had no choice. We're designed to walk and move, and our body is comprised of 206 bones and more than 639 muscles. But de-training –...

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Dazz SwitallaFlavour SecretsNo.1 The Strand Chef www.no1thestrand.co.nz The cost of the grocery bill seems to go up constantly, so for many reasons we have to consider how to feed the family as economically as possible. Fresh greens, which should...

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Brian RogersRogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz We've had a rash of responses to our column last week, on curious ailments.Foremost was an invasion of emails and letters from our Scandinavian-descended readers who pointed out, some with fairly...

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