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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Judging by reports, the Eastern Region Surf Lifesaving Championships' return to the main beach at Mount Maunganui over the long weekend, was a roaring success. Formerly known...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Is there a better place in the world to be in the height of summer than the Western Bay of Plenty? There are lazy days, plenty of sun and a myriad of sporting events to follow in Tauranga...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz What a great sporting weekend we had in the Western Bay last Saturday and Sunday. Downtown Mount Maunganui was abuzz with the half ironman and all the other associated events, while...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Western Bay of Plenty Black Cap quick bowler Trent Boult reached an iconic milestone on the second day of the Boxing Day test in Christchurch, when he became just the 12th Kiwi bowler...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz As Sideline Sid gets older, he gets grumpier. One of the things that makes him grumpy is the plethora of reality TV shows that dominate television today. Staged rubbish where outcomes...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Reading newspapers and watching television sports news gives the impression that professional sportsmen and women earn wheelbarrow-loads of cash and live the good life jetting around...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Sideline Sid was born in a time where having good mates was very important and that one of the best complements that you could pay a mate was to say that he was a “good bloke”....

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz The two professional stars of the Tauranga Boxing Gym will take centre stage in Hamilton this Saturday night. While there is likely to be little of the glitz and glamour which was on...

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Sideline SidSports correspondant & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Penning the latest Sideline Sid piece at the Western Bay Cricket Mini World Cup at the Bay Oval at the Mount on Wednesday, was a delight, with 16 schools taking part in an enjoyable...

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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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