Migrants speak through words and art

Local writer Nina Payne is one of 25 migrants who have contributed to the book, Mixed: Creative Writing by Newcomers to Our Shores. An author with... Read More

Book worms turn to crime in lock-down

Mystery, crime and thrillers are leading the way when it comes to reading habits over the past few weeks. Online borrowers are particularly enjoying... Read More

These fat brothers are thinking big

Proudly and defiantly, unhealthy fast food – everything fat, nothing green, nothing vegetarian, nothing vegan. That was the business model that... Read More

Anthony‘s been a busy boy

So here we are: the first column without a newspaper to accompany it. After over fifteen years of writing a weekly column it seems strange. But, in the... Read More

Art Festival is knocking on the door

Tauranga Arts Festival is cancelling the Escape! Festival at Queen’s Birthday weekend but will deliver ‘arts at home’, a web-based project,... Read More

Magical wonder of elegant dining

Two white fox faces swirl through a magically intimate tableau. Did you really see them? You glance back, but the Delphic duo have vanished again into... Read More

Bay racers head to Leadfoot

The Leadfoot Festival is back for 2019, bringing with it a unique mix of classic cars, vintage motorcycles and motorsport legends. Each year, New Zealand... Read More

Throwing everything at their sport

It takes more than throwing a Frisbee in a park for your dog to catch. Pro Disc Golf is a gruelling sport that requires great aim and a strong arm. Disc... Read More

Events for the long weekend

Tauranga will enjoy an influx of people celebrating Auckland Anniversary Weekend, with music, dancing and good vibes on the cards this long weekend. Three... Read More

Silly spin on a classic story

“You can be called the director, but you can’t direct a show without a good team.” It’s not a one-man band, but Jonty Climo... Read More