Creative and cultural events get funding boost

Creative and cultural events that highlight New Zealand’s diverse culture and build national pride are set to get a funding boost. The funding is... Read More

Road closures for One Love Festival this weekend

  Motorists are being advised to expect delays in Tauranga this weekend as thousands of people descend for the annual One Love Festival.   Dubbed... Read More

College to host Holocaust remembrance day

An exhibition honouring the survivors of the holocaust through images of current day Auschwitz will open at Bethlehem College this weekend. It is open... Read More

One Love to hit Tauranga

One Love Festival is returning to Tauranga in 2020 after a hugely successful 2019 event. One Love has cemented itself as one of the biggest events... Read More

Stock up on reading material for the year

Auckland Anniversary Weekend sees the 20th anniversary of the Mount's successful annual book fair. Hosted jointly by Mount Maunganui and District... Read More

Tauranga Air Show a soaring success

Crowds by the thousands gathered at the Tauranga Airport on Saturday to watch planes of all different shapes and sizes take over the sky. The Classics... Read More

What’s On: Indie-folk and Aussie fundraiser

Good morning SunLive readers, I hope you are having a good weekend and are making the most of the sunshine. Looking at the weather for this fine Sunday,... Read More

2020 Waka Ama Sprint Championships wraps up

It’s been a week of paddling for competitors at the 2020 Te Wananga o Aotearoa Waka Ama Sprint Championships, held along Lake Karapiro in Cambridge.... Read More

BOP players get lucky in Lotto second division

Bay of Plenty Lotto players will be feeling lucky after winning Lotto’s Second Division in Saturday night’s live draw. Ten Lotto players... Read More

A sunrise paddle to start the New Year and decade

It was the early hours of New Year’s Day. On the last day of the year I’d been working until well after midnight so was planning a sleep... Read More

Love, wooing and disguises

Watching a Shakespearean play outdoors during summer is increasingly popular with Tauranga audiences. Now into its fifth year Summer Shakespeare Tauranga... Read More

Richie and Rosie

The dynamic team at the Jam Factory set a high bar in 2019 with over 100 musical events to dive into. There was everything from funk to classical music,... Read More

The Adventures of Benjamin Boogie

Kourtney Troon’s children’s book has arrived. Full of fun illustrations ‘The Adventures of Benjamin Boogie’ tells the interesting... Read More

New BOP artist pushing the boundaries

The Incubator has launched a new year of art with Marilyn Muirhead’s first solo exhibition.   Meeting the award-winning artist in the gallery... Read More

Celebrating Chinese culture in the Bay

Stepping on to the village green at Tauranga’s Historic Village last week, I turned to find Wentao Zhang swirling past me, holding aloft a large... Read More