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Showing their true colours

A brightly coloured mural illustrating Tauranga's cultural sites of significance now covers the lower level of an inner-city carpark. One hundred... Read More

That’s quite a run

‘IronMike’ Stowers has run more than five kilometres, every day, for the last 2116 days of his life. He hasn’t had a rest day since... Read More

Starting on the road to Wimbledon

Not all tennis balls are the same apparently. Ask the young hotshots at Gate Pa Tennis Club. The 320 million balls produced annually are mostly the... Read More

A young life changed

An 11-year-old Bay of Plenty boy may look like an ordinary child, but the challenges he has faced and the struggles he’s overcomes set him apart... Read More

Peering into a community

Groups working in the Tauranga social sector will soon receive a hand-up. SociaLink launched its Community Insights Lab this week, an initiative set... Read More

Meditation for the masses

When the crowd goes into deep meditation at Simpson Reserve next weekend they will reflect on four deaths – four young people from Papamoa who... Read More

Yay or neigh for cycleway

Some Tauranga horse riders are calling for increased accessibility on cycle tracks around the region, saying they are fed up with being restricted to... Read More

Steaming into Katikati

It’s a tantalising morsel from Katikati’s archives. Burned down by arsonists 30 years ago and buried beneath a housing estate, then ‘reincarnated’... Read More

Aiming for zero

“Be proactive, not reactive.” That’s the motto for surf lifesaving clubs across Tauranga and members are making it their mission to... Read More

Helping her home country

  Watching what’s happening in Australia is horrible and terrifying for most people, but it hits a bit closer to home for Kacie Gauld.   The... Read More

A slice of history

  A bright red 1938 Ford V8 vintage fire truck sits outside the Te Puke Fire Station.   Paint’s peeling, there’s some cosmetic... Read More