What’s on? Garden and art and smashing and bashing

Good morning SunLive readers and welcome back. We're kicking off your weekend with more beautiful weather and plenty of events which are bound to keep you busy and content in the Bay. Relax and unwind during the Bay of Plenty Garden and Art...... Read More

Checking in with festival guests

One of the Bay of Plenty’s most prestigious events has kicked off with a bang. Crowds in the hundreds have flocked from throughout the region to get a taste of the Bay of Plenty Garden and Art Festival. The festival is comprised of two components...... Read More

All USA Day celebrates motoring icon

Ford Mustangs have lit up the silver screen since Steve McQueen’s Bullitt in 1968, and this weekend enthusiasts can get up close to some of the most admired models in New Zealand. The Bay of Plenty Mustang Owners Club, which was established in...... Read More

Safety and fun top priority at Demo Derby

Although there will be a lot of smashing and bashing, safety is still a must to having a fun night. Demolition derby is just like every speedway race, with certain safety rules and procedures put in place by Speedway New Zealand. Baypark Speedway...... Read More

See the comedians delivering the weeks news live

When some people talk about the news or current events, there’s the likelihood you might switch off, but when the 7 Days team talks about what has been happening this week, you are most likely to listen. 7 Days first aired in 2009 and has been...... Read More

Spreading Christmas love in Tauranga

Peace, joy and love – that’s what organisers of Kmart’s Wishing Tree Appeal are hoping to spread to Bay of Plenty families this festive season. The message has been shared at an official ceremony, for the launch of Kmart Bethlehem’s...... Read More

Tributes flow for comic book genius

Stan Lee, creator of Spiderman, The Avengers and Fantastic Four and the face of Marvel, has died. The 95 year old died early Monday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles, according to a family representative. His death follows closely...... Read More

Bums out for a cure in Tauranga

Last year, more than $3000 was raised for the breast cancer charities, organised by the Bayswater Village women’s group, and this year is the men’s turn. The residents are raising money for testicular and prostate cancer research, by posing...... Read More

Heather McLean receives heritage award

The Tauranga City Council Centennial Heritage Award has been presented this year to Tauranga local Heather McLean for her more than 40 years contribution to local history and genealogy. Particular mention was also made of her work in helping clean...... Read More

New award for Tauranga Art Gallery

Tauranga Art Gallery, in partnership with Seeds Trust, has announced a new biennial painting award called the Rydal Art Prize. The winner of the art award will be announced in 2019 with the recipient receiving a $20,000 prize and an exhibition at...... Read More

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