Three times a charm for The Ten Tenors

  Promoters of what looks to be one of Tauranga's most in-demand events have added a third The Ten Tenors show at Baycourt Community and Arts Centre in Tauranga. The third show has been announced today and will take place in the Addison Theatre... Read More

People’s history of the Bay published

About 100 local writers have had their names immortalised forever on the cover of a published book following the publication of ‘A People's History of The Bay of Plenty'. The book was launched at the Greerton Library last Sunday by... Read More

Morning Melodies

My phone rang. “Oh Rooosalieeee,” purred Alys Ingrid Wicksteed's velvet voice, “you simply must hear about what we have planned - it's going to be fabulous!” She mentioned Bob Addison, the city's Steinway grand... Read More

Are you our local Lotto winner?

Have you checked your Lotto ticket this morning? If you bought your ticket at Bayfair you might be waking up a wee bit richer. One lucky winner from Mount Maunganui,and another from Alexandra will be popping the champagne after each winning... Read More

What's On? Art, plays and playgrounds

Goodmorning SunLive readers, and welcome to the start of another short week!  WeatherWatch is predicting a particularly lovely Sunday for you today, with temperatures reaching around 20degC, and slight nor'easterly winds to keep things cool. There's... Read More

Brown bookies favourite for Carrus Open

Mark Brown has recorded two back nine eagles to stay in control at the Carrus Open and lead by one-shot over Kerry Mountcastle on the Jennian Homes Charles Tour. Entering the final round of the season, Brown is the bookies favourite and will be... Read More

Parkrun coming to Tauranga

A free, volunteer-driven community run that has taken the country by storm since reaching New Zealand shores in 2012 is coming to Tauranga this month. The first parkrun will be held in the Kopurererua Valley Reserve at the bottom of 17th Avenue by the... Read More

Young artist secures $10k scholarship

A Rotorua high school student has defeated more than 80 competing entrants to win a $10,000 scholarship as Supreme Winner of Rotorua Museum's The Art of Remembering - Te Pū o Mahara competition. The winners were announced at a special opening... Read More

Those Lethals at it again

A gig which is coming to Tauranga soon, is set to bring a night full of music with an edge. The Jam Factory at the Incubator Creative Hub is bringing you Those Lethals. Director Simone Anderson says the show is one you can't miss. "Drawing inspiration... Read More

The golden kumara

Tauranga's Graham Burns is stumped as to why his orange kumara has grown to the size of a rugby ball, but he is happy to show off his prized possession with the “big boy” weighing in at 2.27kg. The self-proclaimed ‘Kumara Man'... Read More



Opinion Poll

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A large performing arts centre/conference hub
A 50m swimming pool
An outdoor sports and events stadium
A museum
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Jack-o-lantern in the sunrise. Halloween’s come early this year! Photo: Nicholle Roberson.

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