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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Candida albicans

Candida May Cause Memory Loss

 There are many different types of yeasts one called Candida albicans can cause mild or severe health problems. Candida...
Fish and chips

New Fish and Chips in the ‘Hood

If you’ve visited the Maungatapu shops recently you probably noticed the new kids on the block, Jacky, Christy and Bowen (4) who have opened...
A taste of summer

A Taste of Summer

"Here comes the sun" and that signals lighter fresh healthy dishes to be enjoyed with family and friends. The following recipe is a festive Lebanese...
Ellie the cow

Salutations From Ellie The Cow At Walnut Tree Farm

I once heard a spider say “salutations” and some pig seemed to like it, and it kinda took off from there amongst the farm...
Mindfulness Illustration

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is becoming a common term, but what does it actually mean? Mindfulness means not to forget. This can mean being aware of (not forgetting) what’s...
Homemade and healthy

Homemade and Healthy

Our Homemade and Healthy recipe book features 40 fabulous recipes for healthier lunchboxes and shared morning teas - only $25. Gifted to you from the...
John Martin sitting at the controls of a Cesna plane

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...

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...
a picture of a woman and a child in a doctors office

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...
a man sitting on a hospital be with two nurses standing next to him

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...

Latest article

Speed Critical to a Better Recovery says Stroke Survivor

The fact that Barry Anderson is on his way to a full recovery after a major stroke is down to one...
Whakatane-based programme aimed at increasing the recruitment of rural health professionals has received recognition for its outstanding work.

Rural Health Programme Receives Student Award

A Whakatane-based programme aimed at increasing the recruitment of rural health professionals has received recognition for its outstanding work.
Western Bay of Plenty District Council

Kōkako Project Shows Council Community Funding at Work

Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s annual Community Matching Fund opens today with $140,000 available for not-for-profit community groups.

Council Boosts Community Matching Fund to $140,000

DWestern Bay of Plenty District Council has boosted its annual Community Matching Fund by $40,000 this year to $140,000 – and...

New Clinic Brings Better Support for People Taking Multiple Meds

Helping elderly patients who take multiple medications stay safe and well is the aim of a new outpatients clinic at Tauranga...

Bay of Plenty MS Faces Uncertain Future

Financial woes have pushed the Bay of Plenty Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society to the brink of closure, so members are rallying...
syphilis increase

Syphilis is On the Increase – Know How to Stay Safe and When to...

An increase in the number of syphilis cases across New Zealand, and including the Bay of Plenty, has prompted a sexual...

Flying Start for Pest-free Te Puna

Te Puna’s pest-free programme got off to a flying start on Saturday, 2 March, with more than 100 people attending and...
data collection

Poor Data Collection is Holding Our City Back

Bay of Plenty MP Todd Muller is calling the Government to account for a lack of accurate data on Tauranga’s growth...

Global First for Tauranga

Business leadership is crucial, says Dr Graham Little, it is the foundation of our wealth, and with almost every person employed,...

Stray Dogs Captured by Council

Animal services officers from the Western Bay of Plenty District Council have captured a pack of roaming dogs that has allegedly...

KiwiCamp Location to Go Out for Consultation

Western Bay of Plenty District Council has put the new KiwiCamp facility at Waihi Beach on hold until next summer.

Groundbreaking Tauranga Prostate Research Could Improve Life Quality for Older Men

Groundbreaking research underway in Tauranga could improve the quality of life for older men worldwide with a common condition.

‘Wanted Down Under’ Television Show Doctor Returns to Tauranga

“We love New Zealand and I can’t see us going back to England now,” says paediatrician Dr Angus Goodson after starting...

Council Acts on Te Puna Village Feedback

Western Bay of Plenty District Council has made recommendations relating to the future development of the Te Puna Village commercial area.

Active Seniors and Retirees Annual Expo 23 – 24 March 2019

*  Lots to see and all for Free !!  * When: Saturday, 23rd March 2019, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Sunday, 24th March 2019, 10:00 am - 3:00...
Picture of Council member Fiona McTavish

Relief in Sight for Tauranga Bus Network with New School Service

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is exploring alternative school bus options to help make the Tauranga Urban bus service more reliable.
16th avenue theatre

Matinees on Sundays: 31st March and 7th April

Work, love and life are just one long, hard slog for the fish-filleting foursome Pearl, Jan, Shelley and Linda.
what is real love

What is Real Love?

Many of us believe love is a feeling of infatuation we get for someone we are attracted to, but what about the...
Bee sting

A Christmas Working Bee

Christmas day was a busy buzzy day at this clinic. Five dogs were seen that day and every single case was because...
Ortho-Bionomy

Pain? Tension? Soreness? Headaches?

When the body is moving and functioning well, life can be productive. An integral part of that functionality is the nerves in...
felters

Local Felters Fighting Fit for National Competition

A small group from Tauranga Creative Fibre have entered a National Creative Fibre Festival Competition, one of 13 teams nationally.
Eleanor Bodge Eldernet

Eldernet – NZ’s leading Online Knowledge Base for Older Adults

Bay Waka first met with Eleanor Bodger at the Tauranga Successful Aging Symposium hosted by SUPA NZ in October 2018. 
Surf Club

Surf Club Names Boat After Sports Official

Tauranga resident and Omanu Beach Surf Club member Bruce Matheson has been around surf boats for many years having started in...
Happy Puku

The Happy Puku is Much More than Good Kai

The Happy Puku as a concept came about when Te Tuinga Trust realised that to be a self-sustaining not for profit organisation...
hashtag street food

Hashtag Street Food: Street Food at its Finest

So, a Swiss guy, a Filipino girl and a Japanese girl walk up to a food truck…no really, it’s no joke! 
Lemon Tart

Lemon Tart – Creamy, zesty-Sweet and Rich

Kia Ora everyone! I must say what an amazing summer we've had. Absolutely marvellous. Now that everyone is back...
zara

Zara McIndoe Principal, Otumoetai Primary School

He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata. What is...
jamie de la haye

Jamie de la Haye Principal, Welcome Bay Primary

Ma te huruhuru ka rere te manu Adorn the bird with feathers so that it can fly!
Tane Bennett

Tane Bennett – Principal, Maungatapu Primary School

I am honoured and humbled to be the new principal of Maungatapu school starting in 2019. I would...
Anisha at BaySwim

Anisha’s BaySwim Experience

I first started lessons at BaySwim with Anisha when she was 10-months old. At our first lesson the...
water

Water, water everywhere…

Cr. Paula Thompson Regional Councils are primarily responsible for the management of the region’s natural resources –...
Craig Nees

Tauranga Boxing Academy – The End Game is to Get Them into Work

In our Spring 2018 issue we wrote an article, “Turning Kids Lives Around Through Boxing”. “Bearing in mind, some...
Tod Muller

Grassroots Politics at its Finest

Where have the summer holidays gone? It’s almost as if you blink and miss it. While our community...

Regional Council all at Sea in its Dealings with NZ Bus

Bay Waka investigation – Monday, 11 February 2019, 10:00 PM Cr Thompson refers to bus service as a...
Candida albicans

Candida May Cause Memory Loss

 There are many different types of yeasts one called Candida albicans can cause mild or severe health problems. Candida...
Cyber

Cyber Resilience

Kiwi businesses and individuals have long held the belief that “she’ll be right” and “it won’t happen to me”.

Running Your Business in the Cloud

We continue to see businesses moving to the cloud for more of their business processes. The cloud...