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Editor's Picks

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company presents Swan Lake at Baycourt, 5-7...

Bring Tchaikovsky’s magnificent music and superb Russian ballet dancers together and you have Swan Lake. The most beloved classical ballet of all time, Swan Lake,...

Columnists

Let’s Hand Over the Keys to Forward Thinkers

Tommy Kapai Wilson likens spring to new beginnings, new hope and changes - and encourages voters to keep this word in mind as election season draws close.

Tommy Kapai Wilson: Where Did We Go Wrong?

Tommy Kapai Wilson investigates the possible reasons behind continued poor performance and financial hardship of our regional rugby teams.

Epic Rugby Showdown – Te Puna won!

If rugby is a religion — and for many of us it is, then making...

Laughter, Song and The Hammonds

The summer of 1973 was the beginning of a joyous journey through Otumoetai College and, with it burgeoning friendships which, as time has testified were to last a lifetime.

Labour-led government contradicts its own policies at heavy community cost

I am proud of the way our community has come together over the debacle of...

What's On - Events

Lifestyle

History of Tauranga’s Own Music Sensation The Hammonds

The Hammonds music phenomenon began on their six-week voyage en route from Ireland to New Zealand when they emigrated here in 1973....

Our Community

Business

Tony Hammond: From the Emerald Isle to the Land of the...

Tony Hammond shares his memories of his family's journey from Ireland to New Zealand, and the adventures along the way.

Sport & Wellbeing

Tommy Kapai Wilson: Where Did We Go Wrong?

Tommy Kapai Wilson investigates the possible reasons behind continued poor performance and financial hardship of our regional rugby teams.

Epic Rugby Showdown – Te Puna won!

If rugby is a religion — and for many of us it is, then making it to the finals in the Bay Wide competition is...

Children & Learning

Tane Bennett

Tane Bennett – Principal, Maungatapu Primary School

I am honoured and humbled to be the new principal of Maungatapu school starting in 2019. I would...
Anisha at BaySwim

Anisha’s BaySwim Experience

I first started lessons at BaySwim with Anisha when she was 10-months old. At our first lesson the...
Craig Nees

Tauranga Boxing Academy – The End Game is to Get Them into Work

In our Spring 2018 issue we wrote an article, “Turning Kids Lives Around Through Boxing”. “Bearing in mind, some...
Koha is knowledge

KOHA – The Gift of knowledge

Sir Apirana Ngata once said “It is the taiaha of knowledge that will win the battles for Māori in the future.” When creator Tommy Kapai...

The Hammond Family

Speaking with locals always reveals interesting surprising facts. For example, having lived here for only five years, I didn’t know anything about...

Pets & Wildlife

Homes & Housing

Art & Culture

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