Thursday, November 15, 2018

Homemade and Healthy – recipe book to nourish the body and soul

Fundraising with a difference! Home grown, from a small school community right here in the Bay... When I joined the Tauranga Waldorf School Playgroup with my...

Te Kaha GP’s work with trainee doctors recognised

An Eastern Bay GP who goes above and beyond to train the next generation of doctors has been recognised with a prestigious award. Te Kaha...
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OPINION: Every Cancer Can be Cured in Weeks explains Dr. Leonard Coldwell

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DgbdNNfotwM&feature=related The idea that cancer needs an acidic environment in which to survive is not new. In simple terms Dr. Leonard Coldwell, explains about the idea...

Tauranga hosts two free live performances of ‘SHOT BRO’ – ARCHIVE ONLY

Diary 17th, or 18th August 2018 SHOT BRO – Confessions of a depressed bullet – Live performances from 7:00 pm To 8:30 pm – 17th...

Why not meditate?

Many people are curious about mediation but wonder if it is suitable for them. The good news is that anyone can meditate! In fact, meditation...

Chef Stephen’s – Taste of Spring

Kia Ora everyone! Well, spring is at long last here! We’ve made it through the cold and wet winter months, daylight saving is around...

Teddies on Call at Tauranga Hospital Emergency Department

Emergency Departments are frightening places when you are small, unwell or hurt. The people you meet seem bigger and if you are in pain it...
Paul McDonald

Press Release: They’re Just Paintings at The Incubator Creative Hub Gallery

Shortly after retiring early, Paul McDonald a lifelong artist, suffered a brain aneurysm. To say that the first year after the aneurysm was truly horrible would...

Fresh Cuisine Recipe Book

Our lives seem to be more and more concerned with eliminating gluten and sugar from our food, whether this is due to personal circumstances,...

Chef Stephen’s – Food that brings people together

Feasts have always played an important role in the history of empires across the globe, and the breaking of bread and sharing of meals have...

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She needed a hero…so she became one

Was sitting in a Turkish café in Hong Kong recently having a quiet meal and the waiter Nevzat Durmus, sat down and started conversing. Man,...
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Looking For Love Online

Looking for love online is fraught with risk and adventure. In a worst-case scenario, we have heard about people making an overseas journey and...
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The technology specialists in town…

If you have never heard of PB Technologies listen up! PB Tech as they are commonly known have been a computer, phone and all...
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The Eastern Bay of Plenty is a great place to do business. Technology Support and Supply company Stratus Blue have set up base in...
Tauranga Kerbside Glass Collection

Recycling right with kerbside glass collections

Tauranga’s first ever, council-led kerbside glass collection service got underway on 1 October 2018. The service provided to every residential property in Tauranga, is expected...
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Transforming Internet Coverage in the Eastern Bay of Plenty

Bay Waka wanted to talk with Evolution Networks Director, Mark Simpson about why he felt their offerings in the Eastern Bay of Plenty were...
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Wake Up In A Happier, More Vibrant Neighbourhood

OPINION: We spoke about Tauranga’s need for an Urban Strategy in Bay Waka Issue 11 titled ‘Density done well’. Cities around the world are...
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TECT – Unexplained

Opinion: In a previous article I concluded by saying, “TECT needs to explain to its consumers why, or if it is prudent for its...
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Skin In The Game Matters In An Uncertain World

US writer Nassim Taleb puts forward the idea that human societies are becoming more fragile through the systems, rules and regulations we put in...
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Transpower in Maungatapu

The existence of 110,000-volt un-insulated lines over Te Ariki Park, owned by Ngāti He hapū, and across Rangataua Bay were installed 60 years ago...
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Tauranga Hospital Pharmacist Wins International Award

Developing a care plan to a tight deadline alongside three teammates with English as their second language was one of the challenges a young...

From Aviation Apprentice to Boeing pilot

From Aviation Apprentice to Boeing pilot The first time I met Paul Ensor was the day I passed my commercial pilots license flight test. With...

From Motiti Island to Hamilton Island Australia

My Island Air and Motiti journey started in 2012. I had been volunteering part time sweeping the hangar and washing planes for Paul, then...

From Motiti to Dash 8 Q300

During the final stages of flight school, I spent most of my free time at Island Air Charter, where I began with sweeping the...

Paul: Part of our whānau

We have known Paul Ensor for over two decades now. Treated with great respect and a mentor over the years. He is whanau. A flight...

Up, UP and away…to Motiti Island

Motiti Island was the door opener for many a pilot over the years. Early starts, the constant barrage of phone calls, crosswinds and wind...

For The Love Of Flying

As a Tauranga local, my love for machinery and particularly aeroplanes began as a young lad when I would frequently ask to go to...

Postmodern Jukebox

On behalf of TEG Dainty, Nice Events and David Roy Williams Entertainment, Baycourt Community & Arts Centre is excited to announce Postmodern Jukebox will return to...

Missing cycle trail link gains $150,000 NZTA funding

A $150,000 investment in the Paengaroa to Rotoiti cycle trail by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) will provide an important link in the...

Tauranga Bay of Plenty Migrant Expo 2018!

Are you a newcomer to Tauranga / Bay of Plenty and want more information to help you settle well and learn about the range...

Pukehina Surf Club clears final hurdle for new build

Pukehina Surf Lifesaving Club members are elated that a pipedream to build a new clubhouse is to be a reality. Western Bay of Plenty District...

Former summer student at the forefront of Breast Cancer research

Four years ago Tauranga raised Olivia Burn was one of the first science students selected for the Bay of Plenty District Health Board Clinical...
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Arts Junction adds wow factor to Katikati

Katikati’s new Arts Junction has staked its claim on the old library by transforming the building into a stunning creative space. The `wow factor’ starts...

Three-strikes tenancy proposal no help

A three-strikes proposal to end tenancies offered by the New Zealand Property Investors’ Federation is of little use to either owners or tenants, Tenancies...

Waldorf School Fair! – Sunday 11 November

Handmade crafts and artisan stalls Line-up of delicious gourmet cuisines, live music & entertainment, fun array of activities, handmade crafts and artisan stalls perfect for...

Treasured Art Auction 2018 – Saturday 10 November

Run by the Tauranga Sunrise Rotary Club, Treasured Art – the annual art auction and exhibition - is this year proudly supported by Event...

5210 – The Healthy Way to Go

Tamariki across the Bay of Plenty are being given a head start on healthy habits thanks to a brand new range of health resources...

Omokoroa Domain plan gets green light

Development plans for the Omokoroa Domain and Esplanade have been approved by Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s policy committee and the first changes...

16th Ave Theatre – Stepping Out

23 November to 8 December 2018 (Comedy) By Richard Harris | Directed by Merv Beets Synopsis: This is a rollicking comedy about the attempts of some...

Melbourne Cup Charity Auction – Tuesday, 6 November 2018

When: Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm Where: ASB Stadium Lounge What: 2018 Melbourne Cup - Charity Auction & Long Lunch Join us! For an afternoon of fun and entertainment,...

Nurse-led cardiac procedure at Tauranga Hospital first in Australasia

An award-winning Australasian first at Tauranga Hospital is seeing faster access for patients needing long-term heart monitors implanted. Properly certified nurses carrying out implantable loop...

Tenancy reforms miss the main point — unpaid rent

Evidence obtained on Friday under the Official Information Act shows that Housing Minister Phil Twyford’s tenancy law tinkering misses the main issue, which is...

Whakatāne Hospital top choice for first year doctors

Whakatāne Hospital has been rated New Zealand’s most preferred hospital for first year doctors. Each year the New Zealand Resident Doctors' Association (NZRDA) ranks the...
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History – ‘Tauranga – Bay of Plenty’

If anyone knows the year of this documentary please comment below!

Steinway Open Day Sunday 21 October – ARCHIVE ONLY

STEINWAY OPEN DAY RETURNING TO BAYCOURT THIS LABOUR WEEKEND! Local musicians can tickle the magnificent ivories of Baycourt Community and Art Centre stunning Steinway D-274...

Complaints show problem with heaters in rentals

Complaints that 15,000 heaters installed in Housing New Zealand properties don’t heat give the appearance of an epic blunder and show a problem with...

Minister, there is an economic reason for letting fees

A claim by Housing Minister Phil Twyford that letting fees were unfair and had no economic rationale shows naivete unbefitting of a Minister, Tenancies...
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Speak Up for Freemasonry – Episode 8

<--- Episode 7 Episode 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8. (Begin) Episode 1 --->   Episode 8 of this series sees host, Barry Rushton, talk to Steve Simms from the Birkenhead Brewing Company. Speak...

Homemade and Healthy – recipe book to nourish the body and soul

Fundraising with a difference! Home grown, from a small school community right here in the Bay... When I joined the Tauranga Waldorf School Playgroup with my...

Te Kaha GP’s work with trainee doctors recognised

An Eastern Bay GP who goes above and beyond to train the next generation of doctors has been recognised with a prestigious award. Te Kaha...