Goodbye to two of the best

Winston Watusi Music Plus Justin Townes Earle. On Sunday I got an email from Ticketmaster. The subject line read: ‘Can you believe it's been a year since Justin Townes Earle?’ On Monday I got an email from music...... Read More

Tauranga Domain’s long history

Sideline Sid Sports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Another chapter in the history of the Tauranga Domain was written last Saturday, with the two 2020 Western Bay of Plenty Rugby titles fought out at the green oasis...... Read More

Global Temperatures 1996 – July 2020

Weather Eye with John Maunder Global temperatures are compiled for various areas including global (land-ocean), global (meteorological stations), three latitude bands,and hemispheric, by the Goddard Institute for Space Studies of...... Read More

Piglet, Eeyore and Winnie

Brian Rogers Rogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz We continue our series of classic Rogers Rabbits this week to mark The Weekend Sun’s 20th anniversary. This week we take a stroll through the last post-election ponderings. Piglet...... Read More

Hybrid Blues pushes on through

Winston Watusi Music Plus Let's start this week by taking time out for that evergreen segment of many a social function – a little housekeeping. I have spent the past month enthusiastically welcoming back live shows to...... Read More

Tropospheric Temperatures January 1979 to July 2020

Weather Eye with 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

The pink dress

Brian Rogers Rogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz We’ve had many requests for re-runs of classic Rogerings from over the years, so to celebrate the 20th year of The Weekend Sun publishing, we bring you some of the most...... Read More

New Shona Laing and more...

Winston Watusi Music Plus Recently it's all been live shows. Let's move on to the recording scene – there's a lot happening. I was reminded of this when I called into Record Roundabout at the Historic Village....... Read More

Tauranga Average July Afternoon Temperatures 1913-2020

Weather Eye with John Maunder The graph below shows details of the average daily maximum temperatures, called ‘afternoon', for Tauranga for July from 1913-2020. The temperature for July 2020 was 14.8 degrees Celsius. It's...... Read More

Reefer + Endum

Brian Rogers Rogers Rabbits www.sunlive.co.nz Scary but true. Rogers Rabbits is back, for a limited time only. But I promise you, readers, you’ll be wishing for a hasty return of Hutch by the time I’ve finished...... Read More