A hit of nostalgia - coming soon

November has clearly been set aside as Nostalgia Month. At least that's how it seemed when two bundles of promotional leaflets dropped across the lawn of the Watusi Country Club on the same afternoon, both offering trips back into a past I was... Read More

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The Sun going down over the water @ Sulphur Point. Photo: Casey Fredericks. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

More music all the time

Tauranga is growing like Topsy – just look at the number of upcoming concerts in this sleepy ol' town. I guess you could regard it as a build-up to the Arts Festival, which kicks off on October 19 and runs for 10 days with a veritable... Read More

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Essence of the Mt. Photo: Kim Kelly Photography. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More

Gigs, small and (very) big

I've been seeing TV ads for Roger Waters' upcoming New Zealand shows: they look spectacular. And so you would expect. After all, this is the man responsible for the third biggest-grossing concert tour of all time. And the figures are truly... Read More

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Yatton Park. Photos: Michael Lucas. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz   Read More

Films and filmmaking

It's all go at the moment. So much so that I nearly forgot the International Film Festival. The festival has been running for just over a week at the Rialto and has been extended this year, offering three and a half weeks of tasty cinematic treats... Read More

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Overhead view of the blue. Photo: Alan Forward. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz   Read More

Another venue to consider

A couple of months back I was looking at venues in Tauranga. Of course I was complaining. Or at least pointing out that there possibly aren't as many options as a city this size with an ever-increasing population needs. That's not to say... Read More

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Salisbury Wharf at the Mount, c. 1950. Locals queuing up ready to board the ferry to Tauranga. Photo: Craig McFarlane. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz Read More



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The Sun going down over the water @ Sulphur Point. Photo: Casey Fredericks.

Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. kendra@thesun.co.nz