Environment

Funky fungi find a home

One minute strange lights are creeping across the sky in a perfect line. Then strange living creatures start appearing in the backyard. Life has taken... Read More

Green space gobbles house

The Tauranga City Council is planning to remove a tidy, three-bedroom house in Pyes Pa to provide a second access to the park and playground behind it. The... Read More

Are we barking up the right tree?

All dogs classified as menacing to be neutered, and no more than two beehives in a residential zone. They’re just a couple of proposed changes... Read More

Fluttering and dancing in the breeze

Daffodils take Gael Blaymires on a magic carpet ride. “I see a daffodil and I can still sense, still smell the daffodils and jonquils and snowdrops... Read More

A pittance to pay for progress

The bus driver is venting in The Weekend Sun front office. To anyone who will listen really.   “Do they have any bloody idea?” He’s... Read More

Museum vote challenged

  A pro-museum interpretation of the 60/40 museum referendum result is being challenged by the council’s City Transformation Committee chairman... Read More

A new breed of tourism

There’s no doubt the Bay of Plenty is home to its own ‘wonders of the world’. The region boasts some of the nation’s greatest... Read More

A hobby with a conscience

There’s less than two weeks to go until every gamebird hunter’s favourite weekend of the year, so it’s time to break out the camo, ammo,... Read More

A plea on behalf of little blues

Nature is conspiring against the little blue penguin like it hasn’t done in many years. The birds are dying en masse and local wildlife workers... Read More