A week of serious film making

Serious film making has been underway today with about 25 youth participating in a three-day workshop at Baycourt. Facilitated by Jannine Bishop, the International Youth Silent Film Festival workshop will cover script writing, acting, directing, filming...... Read More

Longer lease for Bay Lions group

Ohope Lions Club’s popular monthly garage sales will continue to be hosted at Port Ohope’s Nissen Shed for the next few years, following a two year lease extension.   Whakatane District Council elected members have decided to extend...... Read More

Tauranga Gala tickets flying out the door

Into its sixth year, The Tauranga Gala Dinner is once again shaping up for another stellar night of glitz and glamour at ASB Arena on Friday, September 21. Featuring Rugby World Cup Winners Keven Mealamu, Kelly Brazier and Cory Jane, the event is pitched...... Read More

Star-studded concert returns to Tauranga

One of Tauranga’s premier outdoor concert series is set to make a star-studded return to the city’s event calendar this summer. Organisers of the Stars Under the Stars concert today announce the outdoor concert’s return on Sunday...... Read More

Women on wheels

They’re three entirely different women with one common thread – a love of what they do. Three Tauranga skaters of all different ages and skill-levels have qualified for the nation’s most prestigious meet, the NZ Artistic Roller Sports...... Read More

Lights festival cancelled

Tonight’s light festival Winter Nights Winter Lights has been cancelled due to the strong wind warnings and the heavy rain forecast. Tauranga City Council has advised members of the public to stay safe and warm tonight while strong winds, heavy...... Read More

Letting go through dance

Start your morning right with a dance party like no other. Rise Morning Yoga is hosting Tauranga’s first ever daybreak dance party will be on Wednesday, July 18. It’s like a regular dance party with a live DJ, bass-heavy beats and a barefoot...... Read More

The pearl of the Indian Ocean

  A smiling sun all year round, golden beaches, and ancient cities, Sri Lanka encompasses colour and diversity. However, if you don’t have a wad of cash tucked away in your back pocket to visit this elegant island, Living in Harmony’s...... Read More

What’s On: Ice Cream Sunday

Good Morning Sunners and welcome to a tip top morning. It looks like it is going to be rainy and windy all day, with heavy rain falls expected and strong easterlies as well as possible thunderstorms in the evening. However, don’t let that get...... Read More

Singing songs to buy good books

He could have just hung up the ‘gone fishing’ sign when he retired from his mechanic’s shop. Or pottered off to the golf club. Or moseyed around in the garden. But John Moore’s retirement was pre-destined. “A bloke called...... Read More

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