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Whai to start season in Tauranga

When The Whai take to the court July 5 in Tauranga, they will be changing the face of women’s basketball in New Zealand as part of a movement to... Read More

Understanding Aphasia

To most, it’s simply a room of people chatting. To speech therapist and AphasiaNZ community advisor Kate Milford, it’s success worth celebrating. “Aphasia... Read More

Donations needed at Hospice shops

Waipuna Hospice’s six Charity Shops in the Western Bay of Plenty are in dire need of quality donations as winter and the cost of living bites,... Read More

Operatunity concerts are back!

Iconic Kiwi company and one of New Zealand’s leading arts organisations – Operatunity – is back and keen to get down to the business... Read More

Finn’s biggest gig yet

From banging on drums as a toddler to getting accepted onto a world-renowned music programme in the United States, Finn Hughes is well on his way to... Read More

Katikati lads soar onto world stage

Ultimate Frisbee is flying high at Katikati College where four students have been chosen to represent New Zealand at the World Youth Frisbee Championships... Read More

The sun won’t set on Willow St

Sara Hughes has positively transformed the Willow St bus shelter area through the creativity and vibrant light of her art installation, ‘Midnight... Read More

BOP boy returns home to Steamers

As Jacob Norris grew up up watching the Steamers, it was always a dream of his to play for the team. Now his dream has become reality – at age... Read More

Sailathon to float dreams

Members of the Sailability Tauranga Charitable Trust gain an “even playing field” when sailing out on the water – something that is... Read More

Kids buzz for Matariki

Students in Te Puke will carry the handles of a kete, and fill their kete with Matariki knowledge that they will gain from Te Kete Matariki’s education... Read More

Bountiful fair for bookworms

Book-lovers worm their way from all over the Bay of Plenty and beyond, to get a load of literature from the Te Puke Kiwi Coast Lions’ annual book... Read More

Focussed on representing Tauranga

Tauranga’s new MP Sam Uffindell has had a cracking start to his new role, arriving in Wellington on Monday, fresh from his win in the city’s... Read More