Age shouldn't be a brake on creativity

Is it ageist to be impressed by something an ‘older' person has done? I'm not really sure. (Apologies up front to anyone who was hoping for a definitive answer.) A few weeks ago I mentioned it was bugging me when people show surprise... Read More

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Sunshine at Yatton Park. Photo: Michael Lucas. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

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Sentry duty on the Mount base track. Photo: Mike Berry. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

Plans for next weekend?

Let me tell you my plans for next weekend. As it happens, I'm off to Wellington for four days, and looking forward to it immensely since ‘Wellington On a Plate' is happening along with all sorts of exciting things. However... as always... Read More

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St Joseph's Church, Te Puna. Photo: Denis Player. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

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  Sunrise at Athenree. Photo: Anna and Marn. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

The legendary Roy Phillips

They say it's never a good idea to meet your heroes. And they're usually right.I've met a few of mine, some through music writing, some just by coincidence, and it's always a bit of a lottery. There've been good ones –... Read More

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  A peaceful day floating on the water. Photos: Alan Forward. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz     Read More

August – everyone's coming to town

Perhaps it's the chill of winter attracting people, but a lot of out-of-town acts are heading this way at the start of August. There is, as they say, something for everyone, and I'll start with bits that have caught my eye before focusing... Read More



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Sunshine at Yatton Park. Photo: Michael Lucas.

Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz