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Sunset turning the water pink. Photo: Lee Badham. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

A weekend of folk and jazz

Ready, steady, go! The second wave of festivals is underway. By now I assume we're all thoroughly sick of cyclones, so bring on the music. Luckily there's plenty around - starting this weekend in fact. I wrote about the Aongatete Folk Festival... Read More

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Hairy Maclary and his friends at dusk. Photo: Lynley Whitaker. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

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Walk around the Mount. Photos: Denis Player. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz         Read More

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Enjoying Tauranga's waterfront. Photo: Scott K MacLeod. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

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An uncommon butterfly spotted: New Zealand Admiral. A good start to the new year. Photo: Murray Smith. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

A festival under the figs

I'm writing on day five of seemingly constant rain; it's getting a bit soggy. There's a hurricane or cyclone coming, maybe both, and then more after that, and at this rate the cats are going to start building little boats so they can... Read More

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Sunset over Matakana Island. Photo: Linda Howe. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

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Early morning on the Strand. Photo: Andrea Thompson. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

Music stuff – the good oil

It strikes me that I write two types of column: stories and stuff. I actually prefer the “story” ones - columns with one main subject. Then you can have fun with a structure, by writing a column with a beginning, middle and an end, or do that... Read More



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Sunset turning the water pink. Photo: Lee Badham.

Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz