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Wading through the detail

  Tauranga is awash with worry as thousands of people receive letters telling them of newly defined flood prone areas.   Tauranga City Council... Read More

Jocelyn Hicks, honoured and loved

It was a well-kept surprise. Unbeknown to her, Omokoroa resident Jocelyn Hicks was to receive the Tauranga Centennial Heritage Award this Sunday at... Read More

Look hue’s arrived

    Stephen Cleland has been appointed as the new director of the Tauranga Art Gallery. “We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Stephen... Read More

Plans parked again

  Exasperation at Tauranga City Council’s prolonged decision-making around Park n Ride options bubbled up at the Bay of Plenty Public Transport... Read More

Inner city oasis

  Living above Farmers sounds like the perfect easy living, with benefits. If you’re cooking a large chicken and your appliance goes ‘boom’,... Read More

Curate sleighs at gift giving

  Last year, Curate Church’s Gift of Groceries Christmas hamper initiative resulted in 1200 grocery boxes being given to more than 30 Bay... Read More

Pining for a tree

  It’s a pinky pine Christmas time across Tauranga this month.   Three Tauranga students who have been studying at Otago University... Read More

School’s out for musicals

  Gobsmacked Productions aims to take the hassle out of shows for primary schools and literally gobsmack the audience.   Patrice Patel created... Read More

Going through the gears

  A team effort, 16 hour days and 70-hour weeks have gone into getting 300 bikes ready for the Good Neighbour bike drive.   The people in... Read More

Catty comments ruffle feathers

  Volunteers at Bay of Plenty animal rescues are facing verbal abuse and harassment which makes the work they do even harder.   ARRC Wildlife... Read More

Wedding celebrations going tiny

  A month deep into the wedding season and it seems couples are opting for small, rather than large scale celebrations.   Closed borders... Read More