Calling all creative minds

Tauranga's creatives are being called upon to help 16th Avenue Theatre explore new paths and bring new types of theatre to local stages. An open meeting is being held at the theatre on Monday evening, with anyone interested in producing new, innovative... Read More

A hark back to the 1980s

If you were a teenager in the 1980s, you were bound to have bopped along to one or more tunes from The Mockers, and maybe even set up your tape recorder to record them off the radio. While ‘Forever Tuesday Morning' never quite made it to... Read More

What’s On? Women’s Triathlon

Well, it's Sunday again. The eighth Sunday of the year, in fact. Think back to how you were feeling on that first Sunday of 2018… still feel the same? It's amazing how much can change in a few weeks. But what never changes is the fact... Read More

Opotiki kiwifruit growers win award

Kiwifruit growers Mark and Catriona White and their Coastal Kiwis orchard have won the Bay of Plenty Ballance Farm Environment Awards. Ten years ago, the couple embarked on a quest to find an improved lifestyle for their family away from the city and... Read More

Nine feels fine for Carrington

Lisa Carrington has wasted no time getting her kayaking season underway, collecting the ninth New Zealand K1 200m title of her illustrious career at the national canoe sprint championships at Lake Karapiro today. A week after winning Halberg sportswoman... Read More

What's On: Farmers Market celebration

Good morning Sunners! And welcome to a day full of locally produced food and adrenaline rushing entertainment. One of two of the oldest Farmers Markets in New Zealand is celebrating its 15th anniversary. Tauranga Farmers' Market has been providing... Read More

Tauranga’s Airman of the Year

Tauranga born-and-bred, Carlin O'Neill has been honoured by the Royal New Zealand Air Force as their Airman of the Year. The acting sergeant is the second person to receive the recently-inaugurated award, which recognises the top airman from junior... Read More

Turf grant for Tauranga hockey

Tauranga hockey is one of the big recipients of 690,000 returned to the community in February by the Lion Foundation. Tauranga Hockey received $200,000 towards a new turf at Blake Park. The grant will help alleviate the pressure on the existing facility... Read More

Rivals to test Carrington’s supremacy

Forty seconds of kayak racing tomorrow morning could have lingering ramifications for the rest of the year, as the New Zealand canoe sprint championships get underway at Lake Karapiro. The women's K1 200m heats and finals help kick off the three-day... Read More

Local thespian heading to London

All the world's a stage for Fletcher Oxford – or at least, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London will be, when he joins 23 other young New Zealanders there in July. The Tauranga Boys' College student has been selected as a member... Read More

Opinion Poll

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