Busting it out for a cause

Underwear will be centre stage at the Waihi Beach Community Centre on September 30 for the annual Arty Bra Show fundraiser. The event has been running for the past eight years and supports a different local charity each year. This year proceeds will... Read More

Busy weekend in the sky

Not only is it the General Election on the ground on Saturday, but there are a few things happening in the sky as well. September 23 is the date of the spring equinox, when days and nights have the same length. It is also at 2am on Sunday when clocks... Read More

Tweed for a cause

On Sunday Harley Couper will don his finest attire, tweak his moustache and sit astride his Royal Enfield Classic 350 motorcycle. Pressing his tweed is all for a great cause – to raise funds and awareness for men's health, specifically prostate... Read More

Waltzes, piano and love songs

On Sunday afternoon September 17, music lovers can relax to the charm and sentimentality of the Liebeslieder Waltzes. The performance of the Brahms love songs by Scholars Pro Musica will be followed by a piano duet of Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.  The... Read More

Celebrating the gold rush

It's usually not often you get to dress up in full Victorian dress but Papamoa author Angela Curtis has had several occasions to do it recently. Her green and gold Victorian dress was originally purchased from eBay to wear to a family reunion but... Read More

Art map for Tauranga

A new art lovers' map has been developed for Tauranga and includes locations to drive and walk to. The art map is a collaboration between Pete Morris of Te Kiteroa Gallery and Murray Clode of Macandmor Art Space and highlights street art, public... Read More

One for Lego fans

If you're a Lego buff, then Fairhaven School in Te Puke is going to be the place to be on September 16. Elaborate Lego creations and collections will be on display as the school hosts the Hamilton Lego Users Group for the first time in the Bay... Read More

Calling all young filmmakers

Young Kiwi filmmakers have less than one month left to get their entries in for the 2017 International Youth Silent Film Festival New Zealand Regionals before submissions close on Sunday, October 1. The international competition, which debuted in New... Read More

Bring your best to busk

Mark the date in your diaries – the Weekend Sun Mount Busking Festival is celebrating its 21st year and will be held this year on Sunday, October 8. The event is an opportunity for both youth and adults to showcase their performance skills and... Read More

Te reo version of Moana

A Maori language version of the Disney film ‘Moana' is set to hit Tauranga movie screens in celebration of Maori Language Week. The newly-dubbed te reo Maori version of the Academy Award-nominated animated feature has been created by Taika... Read More