Goodbye cricket, hello rugby

Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian The business end of the local club cricket season signals that club rugby is about to emerge from its summer hiatus. A quick look at the Bay of Plenty Rugby website, reveals that the... Read More

How does a Long Term Plan affect community sport?

Active Voicewith Zane JensenSport BOP Regional Facilities Advisor The Long-Term Plan (LTP) is a document that every council produces to set the direction, budgets and plans for the next 10 years. Every three years councils review their LTPs, to... Read More

Bay cricket up there with the best

Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian Bay of Plenty Cricket is entitled to be ranked the number one minor association in the country in recent years. Winning the Hawke Cup, which is the symbol of NZ Cricket minor association... Read More

Cricket viewing for all

Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian For the many cricket fans who can't be at the Bay Oval to see the Black Caps verses England action unfold, the alternatives are Sky Television or the or the old fashioned way... Read More

What is your why?

Jane Le GuayHealth Team Leader,Sport Bay of Plenty Tom wanted to connect with people, Valerie wanted to live life to the fullest and Robert wanted to get his strength back - all these are their reasons for getting active - their ‘why's'. One... Read More

The agony and ecstasy of the Winter Olympics

Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian The extreme agony and ecstasy of sport was on display during the of the television coverage of the Winter Olympics in South Korea last week.  Winning never looked better than when... Read More

Gearing up for the school year

Active Voicewith Buddy MeyerSport BOP Primary School Sport Director Another school year has begun and the emails have started again. It is an extremely busy time for schools, and those staff and volunteers that work in the school sport space. The... Read More

Olympic style wrestling

Sideline SidSports correspondent & historian Olympic style wrestling is a sport that flies under the sporting headlines in New Zealand, with many of the amateur wrestling clubs scattered amongst the provincial regions of the country.  Regional... Read More

Educating your children about activity

Lena Kairau Active Families AdvisorSport Bay of Plenty It's a new year full of new resolutions and new exciting things to look forward to. For some parents, it can be hard to find time, the motivation to exercise, or suitable fun activities... Read More

Opinion Poll

What facilities do you think Tauranga needs?

A large performing arts centre/conference hub
A 50m swimming pool
An outdoor sports and events stadium
A museum
None of the above
All of the above

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