Walking in a Waikaremoana Wonderland

Active Voicewith Laura WeaserSport BOP Communication Advisor Christmas was cancelled in 2017 – well, for me it was. With a wedding in February, a large get-together held at the start of December with my partner's relations and my family... Read More

Cricket World Cup encounter at the Bay Oval

Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz When Sideline Sid left home last Wednesday to catch the West Indies verses South Africa Under 19 Cricket World Cup encounter at the Bay Oval - he had no idea that he would witness an... Read More

Cricket in the Bay

Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz What a spectacle at the Bay Oval on Sunday, where India played Australia in a Group B encounter in the 2018 ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup currently being played in New Zealand. In... Read More

A holiday filled with darts

Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz The Christmas season always brings an extra joy to Sideline Sid with one of his favourite sporting events broadcast on Sky.   There are few sporting events in the world that... Read More

Getting back on the bike

Active Voicewith Laura WeaserSport BOP Communication Advisor Glow sticks, letters and numbers stickers, pipe cleaners and bike helmets – what do these all have in common? A Bike Crafternoon. Part cycle scavenger hunt, part degustation... Read More

Boxing fans rejoice

Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Last Sunday's free viewing of the matchup between two double Olympic Gold medallists is one of the entrees that Sky occasionally serve up, to wet the appetite of boxing fans in... Read More

Making gutsy girls

Active Voicewith Debbie GareaFundamental Movement Skills Advisor I love Facebook. As a parent, it's my way of finding out where my four-year-old Daisy and I can go to be outdoors each week. We came across ‘Outdoor Explorers'... Read More

Climb every mountain…

Active Voicewith Belinda MullerSport BOP GRx Advisor (WBOP) Tauranga City Council staff say approximately one million people walk up and around Mauao each year, making it the largest natural fitness and leisure centre in the Bay of Plenty (BOP... Read More

The changing face of the Bay Oval

Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian www.sunlive.co.nz Even the most ardent Bay of Plenty cricket fans would have struggled to imagine the Bay Oval of today, when the first sod was turned on the first day of March in 2005. The catalyst... Read More



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Should the Christmas/New Year school holidays be moved to February when the weather is typically better in NZ?

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’Summer Pohutukawa Blossom’, part of an iPhoneOgraphy photo-series. Photo: Bill Gibson-Patmore.

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