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Tauranga Gala Dinner

  Do you know a local business still doing it tough due to Covid?   The Weekend Sun and Events Innovated are giving away a premium table of ten at The Tauranga Gala Dinner (worth almost $2000) to a worthy local business who need a break to shout their staff and clients for pulling through....


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(Closes: 29-06-2021)


Competition Winners

The inspirations behind the music

  Bay of Plenty Symphonia is pleased to present their June concert, Beethoven and Brass.   Featuring a slightly smaller orchestra than normal to fit the Holy Trinity Church stage, the programme...


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Get some training in

    This madcap comedy addresses an issue close to every woman's heart!   Does husband training sound impossible? Not when you have a legendary husband trainer living right next door....


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Jumping into the deep end

  After the extraordinary performances of 2020, the Scholars Baroque Aotearoa return with a special clutch of NZBarok friends to express their shared delight and joy in the music of Handel and Bach.   Throwing...


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Not too old to have fun

    When I hear the words adventure tourism, I don't think: “Oh, that's me”.   So, if you'd told me that I'd be climbing stairs, zipping through treetops, and experiencing...


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Updated local cafe

    They've gone modern, sleek and clean, and they've updated their look.   Robert Harris Café on Willow Street has recently had renovations and the café is now an inviting,...


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Beautiful music in Tauranga

The New Zealand Chamber Soloists was formed in 2006 by core members Katherine Austin, piano, Lara Hall, violin, and James Tennant, cello.   As one of New Zealand's premier chamber music ensembles...


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Win double passes to the Magic game

The Weekend Sun has a double pass to a Magic game up for grabs for the lucky reader who can tell us the name of the coach. Read the article here. Enter online at www.sunlive.co.nz under the competition...


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Get on board with conservation

    Tourism and conservation are starting to go hand-in-hand and this is a concept the team at Rotorua Canopy Tours knows better than most.   When you pay for your ziplining adventure...


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Win a trip to the pools!

  Bay Venues have a range of fun and affordable activities to keep your kids entertained during the April School Holidays! With full day drop and run sports programmes, aquatic fun at your local...


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Passionate about quality music education

    Auckland Chamber Ensemble Brass was formed in 2011 with the intention of bringing world class chamber music into the concert halls and homes of New Zealand. Bringing together a wealth of...


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Wellness made pretty

    With health and wellness being front and centre of so many people's lives at the moment, we're all on the hunt for something that will track our activity. I love the idea of tracking my...


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Easter egg-citement is building

  It has been a great summer for jazz in the Bay. So says Tauranga Jazz Society President Jeff Baker.   “As well as our regular monthly jazz jam at Mount Social Club, there has been...


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A focus on local connections

  Tauranga Musica are delighted to partner with Bayleys to bring you their up-and-coming concert Tauranga Connections, featuring four well-known and talented local artists.   Stunning marimba...


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Tea-riffic and organic

  Chantal Organics is the nationwide distributor for the premium, organic and Fairtrade Clipper Tea range. Founded in the UK, Clipper Tea is the world's largest fair trade tea brand, and the number...


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Steamy mirrors a thing of the past

  Steamed mirrors, condensation on walls and ceilings, slippery floors and mould are year-round, annoying home issues caused by shower steam, which can add significant costs to the upkeep of your...


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Looking at our actions

    ‘Life Love and the Choices We Make' is a collection of poems, readings, monologues, plays and songs that consider aspects of life and love that will be presented at 16th Avenue Theatre...


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Experience four seasons in one evening

    Spring, summer, autumn and winter – the four seasons as musically depicted by Vivaldi, alongside Piazzolla's South American angle – is a seasonal chamber concert with a difference...


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Concert coming to Katikati

    The second of the two 2021 Katikati Twilight Concerts is scheduled for Saturday, January 30, when some of our favourite entertainers will be back on stage for a show that will remember...


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Colour Dash - Win with the Sun

  File: Colour dash 2103 RC+  WWTS   Photo: Farmer Autovillage Colour Dash 2050- (3)   The Farmer Autovillage Colour Dash on Sunday January 24 from 11am – 1.30pm at Trustpower...


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Twilight concerts are back for summer!

  The 2021 Katikati Twilight Concerts will kick off on Saturday, January 16, with an energetic tribute celebrating the music of Creedence Clearwater Revival, or CCR as we know them. Opening act is...


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Supporting your body

    The hottest trending natural superfood containing one of the most nutrient-rich algae on the planet is 100 per cent Pure Organic New Zealand macrocystic pyrifera seaweed. Oceangreen Organics'...


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The Weekend Sun Christmas Lights Drive

  Dig out your inflatable Santa, your trees and your baubles and start untangling your strings of Christmas lights, because now is the time to plan for and enter The Weekend Sun Christmas Lights...


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A healthy snack

  Chantal Organics has the entertaining season sorted, with two delightful organic trail mixes that are a great addition for stocking fillers or for jazzing up grazing platters.   Grab Almond...


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The power of the Hallelujah

  Hallelujah! Celebrate this New Zealand Christmas with a stunning live performance of Handel's Messiah in a year when, due to lockdowns and distancing restrictions, most of the world cannot.   The...


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The power of hemp seeds

    Local is important to New Zealanders and integral to HempFarm, who are now producing 100 per cent premium New Zealand grown hemp hearts fresh from farm to table.   Kiwi hemp seeds...


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