Monday, September 24, 2018

Why do Tech Elites stop their own kids using cellphones?

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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,...

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...

2018 Tauranga Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration – ARCHIVE ONLY

The 2018 Tauranga Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration, will take place on 8 September 2018 at The Strand, Tauranga. The festival includes interactive traditional cultural activities...

Open letter: Dear Sir Spray of Plenty

Last Friday I awoke to a stunning sunny Friday in Te Puna, only to have it shattered by the sound of a groaning spray machine pouring Hicane...

Mayoral mentoring reaping rewards for Cale

Cale Borell, a rangatahi from Te Puna, is more determined than ever to achieve great things having begun a mentoring and leadership programme with...

Interim move for Omokoroa library and service centre

Omokoroa’s Library and Service Centre will be moving into a new building on the Western Avenue Recreation Reserve until a permanent home is found...

Volunteering BoP General Manager moves on after nearly five years

Volunteering BoP has accepted the resignation of its General Manager, Theo Ursum, who has taken a development role with Civil Defence, which also utilises...

Different Market – Different Thinking Required

Recently we have come off the back of an incredible market. If you were selling then, you didn’t need to do much in order...

Reflecting on creativity and landscaping

Most people have done some landscaping around their property that reflects their creativity, this is great but is often spontaneously inspired and not necessarily...

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Sporting codes unite to Lead the Cheer!

Sport Bay of Plenty, clubs and regional sporting organisations have united to launch Lead the Cheer! – a campaign that aims to foster a great sporting...

Bay Conservation Alliance launches with big aspirations for nature conservation

Bay Conservation Alliance launched on Friday 21st September 2018 as part of National Conservation Week and with the support of Conservation Minister Hon. Eugenie...

Tauranga city centre Access to Water project receives Judges’ Choice Award

Tauranga City Council’s Access to Water project at Tauranga’s waterfront received the Judges’ Choice Award last night at the inaugural Bay of Plenty Property...

Ageing Gracefully in the Era of Artificial Intelligence – 15 October 2018

When: Monday, 15 October 2018, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm Where: Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga  What: Successful Aging Symposium SUCCESSFUL AGEING SYMPOSIUM A Leading-edge Tauranga 2018 Event  Insights and opportunity...
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Speak Up for Freemasonry – Episode 7

Freemasonry spans generations and in tonight's episode, we talk to the youngest and oldest members of the Orewa360 Lodge. Speak Up for Freemasonry – Episode...

Why do Tech Elites stop their own kids using cellphones?

https://youtu.be/nnGodPHL0Aw  

Kauri Point Reserve road to be repaired

The roadway down to the harbour within Kauri Point Historic Reserve is to be repaired to enable access to the jetty and boat ramp. The...

International recognition for Tauranga Hospital healthcare initiative

A Tauranga Hospital healthcare initiative has been recognised for its excellence at an international conference held in Australia. A team from the Bay of Plenty...

Wanted – community civil defence champions

Champions to help in a crisis are the pieces of gold being sought in Western Bay communities by newly appointed Emergency Management and Community...

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,...

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...

2018 Tauranga Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration – ARCHIVE ONLY

The 2018 Tauranga Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration, will take place on 8 September 2018 at The Strand, Tauranga. The festival includes interactive traditional cultural activities...

Press Release: One more winter to clean the air Rotorua

Next winter is the last winter Rotorua residents will have to use their old wood burners before regulations are enforced. Old wood burners, multi-fuel burners...

Council receives funding for freedom camping

Western Bay of Plenty District Council has been granted $340,000 to help manage freedom camping over the coming summer. Council applied to Government for additional...

Open letter: Dear Sir Spray of Plenty

Last Friday I awoke to a stunning sunny Friday in Te Puna, only to have it shattered by the sound of a groaning spray machine pouring Hicane...

It’s a celebration: The Centre – Pātuki Manawa to open

Western Bay of Plenty District Council is on the countdown to the opening of Katikati’s newest public facility: The Centre – Pātuki Manawa on Tuesday...

Mayoral mentoring reaping rewards for Cale

Cale Borell, a rangatahi from Te Puna, is more determined than ever to achieve great things having begun a mentoring and leadership programme with...

Through Andy Belcher’s lens – Tuna Kuwharuwharu (long finned eel)

The founder of Earthrace Conservation, Peter Bethune recently ran a photo competition looking for the best images of New Zealand’s endangered long-finned eels. It...

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...

16th Ave Theatre – The 39 Steps

Adapted by Patrick Barlow. Directed by Dylan Frewin. The 39 Steps at 16th Avenue Theatre will be the best night out you have all year,...

Treasured art auction

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

The Bay’s own Community Orchestra!

Every community needs music of all kinds, and Tauranga is no exception. The area has an active arts scene and an important part of...

Turning Kids Lives Around Through Boxing

New to the Bay of Plenty and strongly supported by the NZ Police and community organisations, the BOP Youth Development Trust aims to inspire...

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...

Ancient and New Ways to Relieve Pain

Just reaching for medication to relieve pain is not the best answer; rather discover the cause of pain then help healing. Massage an ancient way...

Village Radio Museum – 1368 AM

Historic Village Radio Museum, call sign 1XT on 1368 AM, has been broadcasting from the Old Town Board Room and Library for 34 years. There’s...

The price of leadership is loneliness

The expectations of Māori leadership are immense. Our people demand a fearless warrior who will fight on their behalf, intellectually, physically, spiritually and politically. The...

Public speaking will take you anywhere

If you are looking for an edge for your small business, have you ever thought about joining Toastmasters? Huh? How would that help my...

Thought bytes: Drowning in the silicon sea – beware the bots!

There’s an ever-increasing list of issues that could keep you up at night: there’s an always-rising tide, or the relentless anti-bacon lobby, “Would you...

Westpac Tauranga Business Awards – new “Air New Zealand Corporate Sponsorship Award”

Anne Pankhurst, Special Projects Coordinator, Chamber of Commerce has announced, the Westpac Tauranga Business Awards are introducing a new award in 2018, the Air...

Westpac Business Awards are coming – here’s what last year’s winner says…

The journey for winning the “Service Excellence Award” at the Westpac Tauranga Business Awards began many years ago when we purchased the business of...

Keeping the business up and running

What would you do if a Key Employee had a sudden serious health issue and was unable to contribute in full? This can happen at...

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...

Get into worm farming today!

Tauranga City Council has been running worm composting workshops since 2003 to help residents to reduce the amount of organic waste they send to...

Reilly’s wickedly wonderful worm wee

My name is Reilly and I am eleven years old. Reilly’s Wickedly Wonderful Worm Wee is my business but Mum and Dad help me....

Memories on my branches

There has been a lot of talk about Kauri Dieback in the media recently. The closing of tracks in the Waitakere Ranges, and the...

Interim move for Omokoroa library and service centre

Omokoroa’s Library and Service Centre will be moving into a new building on the Western Avenue Recreation Reserve until a permanent home is found...

The garden to table programme – a need to sow the seed

Oropi School embarked on its ‘Garden to Table’ journey at the beginning of 2018 and has been steadily reaping the rewards. The programme provides children...

Alfie’s recovery from hypotherrrrmia, brrrr!

Keeping your pet warm with a cosy and comfortable place to sleep is a priority. Hypothermia (abnormally low body temperature) can be life-threatening and kittens...