The book called simply Ali - A Life

Sideline Sid Sports correspondent & historian A recent birthday present was the introduction to the best sports book Sideline Sid has read for a long time. While there has been a industry built around the life...... Read More

Countdown on to Steamers game

Sideline Sid Sports correspondent & historian Sideline Sid is counting down the days until the Mighty Bay of Plenty Steamers run out onto the field at the Rotorua International Stadium to kick-start their 2018...... Read More

A lifetime of being active

Active Voice with Chloe Petterson Sport Bay of Plenty Insights Analyst For the first time ever, Sport New Zealand has tracked how people are being active from ages 5 to 75. The new Active NZ survey provides a fascinating insight...... Read More

NRL, rugby and hockey from OZ

Sideline Sid Sports correspondent & historian New Zealand sports news is as scarce as hens teeth on this side of the ditch. However the Courier Mail excelled in kiwi coverage in Monday mornings edition with...... Read More

Baywide rugby results via text

Sideline Sid Sports correspondent & historian Each Saturday afternoon since Sideline Sid has been on his Queensland sojourn, he has received a mid-afternoon text with the days Baywide rugby results. The Baywide...... Read More

New opportunities for all people in sport

Active Voice with Dave Clark Coaching & Development Team Leader At the midway point of 2018 some exciting new opportunities to better support coaching and talent development across the Bay of Plenty are beginning to emerge,...... Read More

A ticket to the Broncos verses Warriors

Sideline Sid Sports correspondent & historian What do you give a seventy something year old, for his birthday - a ticket to the Broncos verses Warriors NRL premiership match at Suncorp stadium in Brisbane last...... Read More

Let’s get physical (no matter our age)

Active Voice with Rachel Garden Keep on Your Feet Project Leader Twelve months in to the Sport Bay of Plenty’s Keep on your Feet seniors’ initiative and the results speak for themselves: Over 940 people aged over...... Read More

Opinion Poll

What do you think about businesses rejecting people’s job applications if they have tattoos?

I think it’s fine. Companies should be able to do what is right for their business.
They shouldn’t be able to discriminate someone for having tattoos.
I guess it depends where the tattoo is.