Think Easter, think jazz, think downtown

And it's here! The National Jazz Festival, Tauranga's biggest annual musical celebration, has arrived.The first concert's on Thursday night, Youth Band Competitions on Friday and then it's all on, the big shop-window for the festival,... Read More

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Port View. Photo: Ron Webber. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

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The Queen Mary 2 in Tauranga. Photo: Denis Player. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

Think Easter, think jazz, think Baycourt

As promised, this week we'll look at jazz bands playing at the Jazz Festival.There are - and I don't think I need to emphasise this too much - a lot of them. After all, this is the National Jazz Festival and, looking at the concert series,... Read More

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Amazing sunbow at 9am. Photo: Waltraut Speidel. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

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Bottle rebellion in Bethlehem on the weekend.  Photo: Richard Turner. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

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Rotorua lake, Mokoia island and a manned canoe.  Photo: Thirza Fleeson. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

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Penumbra on Sunday. Photo: Joan King. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

Playing blues at the Jazz Festival

Okay. As I promised last week – Jazz Festival stuff. It'll be here in a mere couple of weeks, so I thought as a blues lover I'd start with a couple of international blues visitors. Next week, jazz. First is award-winning guitarist Jöel... Read More

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Lovely view from Leisure Island. Photo: Ron Webber. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More



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Waterworld. Photo: Ron Webber.

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