Giraffing around

  If you grew up in the last two decades, you may remember buzzing with excitement as you lined up in front of a bus ready to meet the famous man... Read More

Alley cats adopt airs and graces

  From being waifs and little fur ball ragamuffins one week, to show ponies the next.   Show cats, actually. But either way, Gabby and... Read More

Bragging rights and a big win

  Local young fisherman Rylan Layne couldn’t contain his excitement when he tagged and released his first marlin at the recent Tauranga Sport... Read More

Oodles of fun at doggy playdate

  While the standard poodle might still be a popular breed, these days you’re more likely to come across a moodle, a choodle, a labradoodle,... Read More

Sparks to fly on closing night

  Baypark Family Speedway will see sparks, fireworks, and mud fly at its last event for the season.   As well as the usual end-of-season... Read More

City on its Feet is searching

A leader, a commander, someone who presides over, or governs. There’s an air of authority about a Captain – by definition – but get... Read More

A husband, a wife, and Mozart

He was the prince – a ballet dancer from the potato and onion patch of Pukekohe. She was the princess – beautiful and graceful and crafting... Read More

A new breed of tourism

There’s no doubt the Bay of Plenty is home to its own ‘wonders of the world’. The region boasts some of the nation’s greatest... Read More

New seats bring enjoyment back

A Tauranga couple who took a public stand last year against inadequate seating for wheelchair patrons and their companions at Event Cinemas Tauranga finally... Read More