Celebrating autumn in spring

It’s called cai wei - a traditional Chinese dance, with its vibrant long-sleeved costumes, slow elegant stylised movements imitating the movements... Read More

Kim Westerskov - award winning photographer

While talking with multi-award-winning wildlife photographer Kim Westerskov, I realized most of his life has been one big adventure. Attacked by an octopus,... Read More

Nature Needs Us - 50 years of Conservation Week

I was first introduced to the idea of conservation when I was an 11-year-old student at Otumoetai Intermediate. Our teacher Betty Bennett took our... Read More

What‘s on - Battle of Britain and Village market

Kia ora SunLive readers and welcome to Sunday.   Today we are expecting a fine day with westerly breezes. It’s a three-clothing-layer day... Read More

$1 million win for MyLotto player

A lucky Lotto player from Auckland will be popping the champagne after winning $1 million with Lotto First Division in last night’s live Lotto... Read More

T20 Cricket coming to the Western Bay

Last man stands T20 Cricket is set to make its entrance in the Western Bay of Plenty. If you have ever wanted to score the most runs or take the most... Read More

Gumboots, embroidery and Dracula

Bran Castle - not everyone’s destination of choice – home of the fanged vampire, Transylvanian Count Dracula, in the cold brooding Carpathian... Read More

Conservation Champion to visit Te Puke

Waikato Council’s natural heritage team leader and respected scientist Alan Saunders will be sharing his knowledge in Te Puke on Monday as part... Read More

Family fun on Sunday at Anzac Park

Tauranga City Council are hosting a special family fun event this weekend at Anzac Park, Gate Pa.   The family fun event is taking place tomorrow,... Read More

Oropi Sunday Market needs customers

Just ten minutes up Oropi Road you will find a hidden gem on the last Sunday of every month. The Oropi Sunday Market at the Oropi Memorial Hall and... Read More

What‘s on - Bagpipe garage sale, rugby and darts

Kia ora and welcome to Saturday.   Today we are expecting cloudy periods with a chance of showers. Rain is forecast for the evening, along with... Read More

Plenty to see and learn in the Aongatete Forest

Did you know we have an amazing forest – the Kaimai Mamaku Conservation Park right on our doorstep here in the Western Bay of Plenty? Never been?... Read More

Ben Harper to play Mount show

Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals will return to New Zealand early next year for a five-date tour. The renowned American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist,... Read More

Musician Jerome Kavanagh to perform at Te Manawa

A Kiwi musician whose work has won Grammy awards will perform in Palmerston North as part of Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori. ​Jerome... Read More

US rapper Tyga to headline ‘Hip Hop in the Park’

American rap superstar Tyga will headline a star-studded cast of local hip hop talent for the Hip Hop in the Park in Mount Maunganui. Hip Hop in the... Read More