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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz The Bay of Plenty Cricket prize-giving at the brand new Bay Oval pavilion at Blake Park took centre stage for Sideline Sid last Saturday afternoon. The event was a celebration of excellence...

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Art Beatwith Rosalie Crawford   Video:Rosalie Crawford. Catching up with James Stanbridge feels refreshingly like stepping into a retro 1950s science adventure comic book. He's one of 12 mostly idiosyncratic artists contributing to Creative...

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Jen RileyRecreation AdvisorSport Bay of Plenty Play in the Bay is a calendar full of exciting ‘give it a go' style activities and events to help you get active, have fun and try something new. Each month is themed and activities are...

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Mark SimpsonTechnology Centre George Orwell was right, if a little early with his predictions. Everywhere we go and everything we do is being watched. Thousands of surveillance cameras monitor our every move, as we drive to work, walk down the...

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Weather Eyewith John Maunder Temperatures have been recorded in the Tauranga area at several sites during 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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  Rachel JonesTauranga Labour Candidate Has anyone tried to sell you synthetic cannabis from a parked car? When a friend of mine walked to a shop in the Avenues last week, a couple in a car asked him if he liked ‘AK' – the...

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  Chris ForbesBush Forbes partner As from March 1, 2014, sweeping changes were made to the New Zealand Family Court processes. Parents who are separating and are unable to reach agreement on the care arrangements for their children will need...

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  Catherine StewartTauranga City Councillor Elected members are receiving many emails, particularly regarding Tauranga City Council's swimming pools, in its 2014/2015 draft annual plan. Many emails are just one or two sentences long....

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Brian RogersRogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz The nation has been transfixed with the antics of a chubby little wannabe monarch.The country is nearly paralysed, enthralled with his changeable moods and silly faces, squealing with delight amongst...

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Dazz SwitallaFlavour SecretsNo.1 The Strand Chef www.no1thestrand.co.nz April has brought us exceptionally hot weather and the end of Daylight Saving, which seem to have the combined effect of making us a bit worn out at the end of a busy day....

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Simon BridgesNational MP simonbridges.co.nz During the last few weeks I have spoken to a number of people, who hold concern about psychoactive substances – also known as synthetic cannabis – and its impact on our community. I thought...

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Independent viewsBy Brendan Horan Capturing centre stage in politics this week is the Royal Visit by William and Katherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and their charming son George, affectionately known as ‘Little Hori' in rural...

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Jane NeesBOP Regional Councillorwww.janenees.co.nz Back when I was CEO of Tauranga Chamber of Commerce, I recall advocating for business-friendly councils to remove barriers for business growth and economic prosperity. Since then a lot has changed...

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Art Beatwith Rosalie Crawford On April 6, Mosaic released their new album ‘You Surround' and by the end of the day it was Number 1 on NZ iTunes chart. Recorded at Revolver Studios in Auckland, ‘You Surround' is a compilation...

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Mark SimpsonTechnology Centre We have a right to privacy and this is enshrined in various acts. However, when it comes to our online activities, most of us are blissfully unaware of how many people and governments want to learn everything about...

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Debbie GareaGO4it Fundamentals AdvisorSport Bay of Plenty The sound of laughter and support could be heard all over the playing fields and courts of Paengaroa School as the Year 5-6 Dynamo leaders and Te Puke High School leaders ensured Paengaroa...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Sideline Sid's club rugby season kicked off last Saturday, when he journeyed to Maramatanga Park to watch Te Puna take on archrivals Rangataua in the first of two annual Bay-wide...

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Weather Eyewith John Maunder Climate extremes in New Zealand, since instrumental records became available in the 1850s, show a range from the highest temperature of 42.4 degrees Celsius recorded in Rangiora on February 7, 1973, to the most intense...

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NewshoundAdy & Flo www.sunlive.co.nz As a water dog, I'm always keen for a thrash around in the ocean. Just one mention of the word ‘boat' and I'll jump into my four web paws, ready for action. Actually, I always wear webbed...

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