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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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Matt CowleyTauranga City Councillor It's a shame only small percentages of people actually tell council what they think about issues. Most people are too busy, uninterested, intimidated, or don't know how to submit feedback. This week...

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Catherine StewartTauranga City Councillor The Bay of Plenty Regional Council is undertaking a variation to the proposed Bay of Plenty Regional Policy Statement. Variation 2 is being prepared to address issues raised in appeals against that section...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz The top echelon of secondary school cricket kicks of this Saturday, with the Western Bay first X1 competition playing their first stanza, before being joined by division two and three...

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Weather Eyewith John Maunder   Rainfall for the month of September have been recorded in Tauranga since 1898, except for 1904, 1907, 1908, and 1909. The graph below shows the range of rainfalls from an extreme high of 274 mm in 1973 to a low...

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Todd TalksBy Todd Muller Two weeks ago we sat glued in front of our televisions to watch the election results trickle in. It gave a record result for the National Party and your humbling support for me personally catapulted me into a new life....

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Brian RogersRogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz Not many of you will have heard of this ailment. I recently became aware of it, when catching up with a very good mate who I hadn't seen for about 30 years. On shaking hands, I realised that either...

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Matt CowleyTauranga City Councillor We haven't communicated very well that it's tough to get a liquor licence under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012, regardless of a local alcohol policy. Council removed the cap for bottle-stores...

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