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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

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Insider's Guide to the Festivalwith Liz Frenchwww.nzgardenandartfest.co.nz This year's Garden and Art Festival may be the last for one gardener, but we hope it's not the last for her garden. Gael Blaymires, of The Looking Glass...

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Nicki ScottVirtually on Track Project LeaderSport Bay of Plenty Discover, explore and connect with the new and exciting Virtually on Track project. A unique partnership has formed between the regional Department of Conservation office, Sport Bay...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz It was a very different world, when the South Sydney Rabbits met the Canterbury-Banksdown Bulldogs in the Sydney Rugby League Grand Final at the Sydney Cricket Ground in 1967. A very...

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Julie AdamsonSport Bay of PlentySecondary school coordinator Peter Miskimmin, chief executive officer of Sport New Zealand recently said “Sport NZ has a strong belief in the importance of delivering quality sport experiences for young people,...

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Peter GriffinPlanwise Financial Services That is the question. Most Kiwis have been enjoying low home loan interest rates for a while. So how should you handle your loan? Should you fix or float? It's certainly a question plenty of homeowners...

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Dazz SwitallaFlavour SecretsNo.1 The Strand Chef www.no1thestrand.co.nz Last week I mentioned healthy eating and unhealthy choices, such as buying burgers for dinner instead of cooking a nutritious meal. So I began to wonder about the causes of...

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  Catherine StewartTauranga City Councillor This week Council received reports from Bay Venues Ltd, Sport Bay of Plenty, City Centre Action Group, Tauranga Mainstreet, Greerton Community Village Association and Mount Maunganui Mainstreet. Sport...

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Matt CowleyTauranga City Councillor Tauranga's first cruise ship of the season is the Sea Princess, due on October 4, 2014. The season continues through to May 24, 2015. Cruise visitors are greeted into Tauranga via the i-Port after disembarking...

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Weather Eyewith John Maunder The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited world leaders, from government, finance, business, and civil society to Climate Summit 2014 and this summit will be held this week in New York. The aim of the conference...

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Inside Start Upwith Jo Allum Yes, you can. Do you have a business idea, or skills you want to put to work on something new, where you are key to making it happen? Tauranga Startup Weekend is the event for you where, in 54-hours, idea's people,...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Some words within a comment on Super Rugby bypassing Tauranga, on SunLive last week, were right on the money. “Let Rotorua keep the Super games allocated to the Bay, and work...

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David Hill@ Papamoa Plaza We are a passionate bunch here in Papamoa – passionate about our community, passionate about what we want in a shopping centre, and passionate about meeting our potential. If engagement is measured by responses to...

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Dazz SwitallaFlavour SecretsNo.1 The Strand Chef www.no1thestrand.co.nz Spring is one of those times of the year, when we're reminded about new life as bulbs and dormant seeds sprout, leaf buds appear and new chickens hatch. For some reason...

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Catherine StewartTauranga City Councillor Councillors made several changes to the Draft Vegetation and Tree Management Policy this week before it went out for a three-week public consultation period. Elected members added Right to Appeal. This...

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Brian RogersRogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz The big news this week turned out to be, well, not big news. I'm still angry. We've been robbed of the chance to sensibly digest the real issues before we vote tomorrow. Need to get it off...

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Matt CowleyTauranga City Councillor When I stayed a night in Tauranga Hospital last year, I was amazed at how efficiently I moved between departments. I searched the internet and found many hospitals model themselves on other industries such as...

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Insider's Guide to the Festivalwith Liz French I'd be kidding myself to think I was still drinking from the fountain of youth. For goodness sake I've recently become a ‘pensioner'. I used my Gold Card to get a discount...

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Kirsty CarlingEarly Childhood AdvisorSport Bay of Plenty Sport Bay of Plenty's early childhood team has been promoting the benefit of movement to children's development across the Bay for the last nine years. These workshops educate...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Sideline Sid is over the moon with news of the Steamers securing a Ranfurly Shield challenge against Hawke's Bay this weekend. While the NPC plays second fiddle to Super Rugby,...

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