What’s On? Let the games begin

Black Sticks player Amy Robinson, who coaches the Tauranga Intermediate hockey team taking part in the AIMS Games this week. Photo: Jamie Troughton/Dscribe Media Services.

Kia ora, steadfast SunLive readers, and welcome to Sunday September 10, 2017.

Today winter will put in what is hopefully one last appearance, with a forecast high of only 12 degrees, and overnight low of five degrees.

Fresh westerlies and a chance of rain means today could be an indoors day for most. However, it's also the opening of the week-long Anchor AIMS Games , with SunLive endeavouring to bring you the best coverage.

In 14 years, the Anchor AIMS Games has gone from a small festival of sport, to what is now considered the international championships for intermediate and middle schools. Hand in hand with the growth has been the emergence of the Anchor AIMS Games as a pathway to sporting achievement and success.

Since its inception in 2004 the event has grown from 760 competitors representing 17 schools and four sporting codes to the 2017 Anchor AIMS Games embracing 10,139 competitors representing 303 schools from throughout New Zealand, Australia, Tonga and the Cook Islands.

SunLive will be live-streaming the games today, so be sure to check back in with the site later. For more information, visit the AIMS Games website.

For more events, check out What's On below:

WHAT'S ON – Sunday, September 10:

A Course In Miracles

Apply Miracle principles from this life transforming course. 50 First Ave 12:30-2:30 Koha. RSVP Txt 021 0274 2502

Baycourt: Russian Ballett

A festival of Russian Ballet 2pm at Addison Theatre www.ticketek.co.nz or 0800 TICKETEK

Bible Seminars

Sunday 1:45pm Greerton Senior Citizen's Hall, Maitland St, Greerton. “Genesis- 6 days of Creation” Interactive, Q&A. All welcome. Vic 543 0504

Farmers Market Mount Mainstreet

Held every Sunday 9-1pm rain or shine! Right in the middle of Mount Mainstreet at Phoenix Car Park, Maunganui Rd. www.mountmainstreet.nz

Gate Pa Junior Tennis

Pre season open day at club today with free coaching 5-7yrs 9:30am, 8-10yrs 10:30am, 11+yrs 11:30am. Racquets available. Graeme 576 5178 or 027 452 0600

Healing with OEFT

Sickness healed at emotional level.Grindz Cafe 50 First Ave 12:30 coffee. 1-2:30 Practise Optimal Emotional Freedom. Koha. RSVP txt 021 027 42502 www.eventspronto.co.nz/meaningfullife

Historic Village Market

Every 1st & 3rd Sunday monthly 8-12noon. Wet or fine. Inquiries: hvm@lionsclubs.org.nz A Bethlehem Te Puna Lions Club Project.

Introduction to Buddhism Classes

Join us for a ten week course based on the DVD “Discovering Buddhism”. Facility donation/Koha of $5 gratefully received. Email buddhismbop@gmail.com for details

Omokoroa Lions Market

2nd Sunday monthly. Western Ave Car Park, Omokoroa. 9am-noon. Bookings not required. Ph 548 2117 Keith.

Papamoa Lions Club Market

Gordon Spratt Reserve, Parton Rd, Papamoa. Gates open 7am for stall holder entry. Wayne 027 974 5699

Quakers in Tauranga

In hall behind Brain Watkins House, cnr Elizabeth/Cameron Rd 10am for an hour of mainly silent worship followed by tea/coffee & talk 544 0448 www.quaker.org.nz



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