Real solutions to world issues

Brian Rogers Rogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz There are so many important issues facing the world today.  Famine. Climate. Terrorism. Overpopulation. Plastic  shopping bags. Yet some people fail to take these things...... Read More

Delighted with the budget

Angie Warren-Clark Labour MP Last week I was proud to stand in Jacinda’s team as a part of the collation government as we presented our first Budget to Aotearoa. This Budget sees the rebuilding of critical public services,...... Read More

Spotlight on Curcumin and OPC part 2

John Arts Abundant Living www.johnarts.co.nz I speak daily to people affected by inflammation. This commonly affects joints, but can also affect most types of body tissue. While we can feel the discomfort of joint inflammation,...... Read More

Tauranga April Rainfalls 1898-2018

Weather Eyewith John Maunder Monthly rainfalls for Tauranga have been recorded at several recording sites during the last 118 years. From January 1898 to December 1904, the observation site was described as the Tauranga Harbour, from November 1904...... Read More

The RR guide to royal wedding clangers

Brian RogersRogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz Half the world will go all gooey  and the other half are already tired of it; inflicted with yet another Royal Wedding.Fortunately for those of you less interested it’s in the middle of the...... Read More

Tauranga April Average Afternoon Temperatures 1913-2018

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. It's very common for areas such as Tauranga to have had different...... Read More

Feedback, backlash and the comeback

Brian RogersRogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz That was a close call. I nearly  didn’t get around to writing a column this week. I was flat out with responses flooding in* after last week’s yarn. Thanks for the  massive feedback.You...... Read More

Solar Activity and the Maunder Minimum

Weather Eyewith John Maunder The ‘Maunder Minimum' is the name given to the period from 1645 to 1715 when the number of sunspots – ‘storms' on the sun – became almost zero. The period is named after the solar astronomer...... Read More

So you don't like it here?

Brian RogersRogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz   Here's an idea: Bugger off back to your snooty high ground Someone needs to tell Tony Wall to feck off back to Auckland. And I’m just the man for the job.Mr Wall, in case anyone cares,...... Read More

Tropospheric Temperatures 1979 to March 2018

Weather Eyewith John Maunder The chart below shows that since 1979, when reliable satellite observations became available, there has been little overall trend in the average tropospheric temperatures, apart from  milder/warmer temperatures...... Read More




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