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Omokoroa Beach Wharf. Photo: Mike Berry. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. email: photos@thesun.co.nz... Read More

Shed, quarry, beach: concerts everywhere

Easter. It’s coming up fast. Jazz Fest ‘n’ all. This column isn’t about that.No. Next week I’ll have a comprehensive look... Read More

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A new ship coming through the entrance. Photo: Andrew Scott. Send us your photos from around the Bay of Plenty. email: photos@thesun.co.nz... Read More

Bonnie and Blind Boy – no complaints

There is one complaint I hear more frequently than all others.About music that is. If we threw it open to any sort of complaint I wouldn’t know where... Read More

Busy weekends planned in the Bay

Organisers of recent festivals must be breathing a sigh of relief. No rain. That’s top of the wish-list for any festival organiser. All of the bands... Read More

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Great play on words in Papamoa. Send us your photos and stories from around the Bay of Plenty. Email: photos@thesun.co.nz... Read More

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Emerald Princess leaving Tauranga Harbour. By Linda Howe. Send us your photos and stories from around the Bay of Plenty. Email: photos@thesun.co.nz... Read More

Talking about Bruce

We need to talk about Bruce. I was in Auckland last Friday night for Bruce Springsteen’s second New Zealand concert, the final show of the tour,... Read More

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 Early morning view from the Mount. By Lynn Johnson. Send us your photos and stories from around the Bay of Plenty. Email: photos@thesun.co.nz... Read More

Oh Baby! Welcome to the Bay

Baby on the move, specialists in the rental and sales of baby products. 4 Lantana Place, Mount Maunganui.  Ph 07 575 7806. Casandra Jane Photography,... Read More

Fine weather and festivals

I imagine a long, lush, late-February and a March filled with glorious sunshine. That’s what we deserve, what really should happen after a January... Read More

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View of the Mount by Wendy van der Vyver. Send us your photos and stories from around the Bay of Plenty. Email: photos@thesun.co.nz... Read More

Oh Baby! Welcome to the Bay

Baby on the move, specialists in the rental and sales of baby products. 4 Lantana Place, Mount Maunganui.  Ph 07 575 7806. Casandra Jane Photography,... Read More

Folk and figs? It’s time for a festival!

Last year I managed to offend the organisers of the Folk Under The Figs festival and I’d like to take this chance to offer an apology. At the time,... Read More

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Bee getting busy in the flax by Tony Walker. Email: photos@thesun.co.nz... Read More