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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 all the great classic rock hits from the 70s.    The 14-strong band of local Bay of Plenty...


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(Closes: 26-01-2021)


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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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One last laugh

  Finally, 2020 is coming to a close and 16th Ave Theatre has one more show to see the year out.   Its latest production of Last Legs has been a long time coming to the stage, with lots of...


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A good start to the day

  Start your morning the best way possible, Chantal Organics has added two new delicious organic granola options that are both gluten-free and needed on your next grocery list; Caramel Apple Pie...


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Shining a light on Kiwi Gems of the BOP

AA Traveller is encouraging Kiwis to take the road less travelled this summer with the unveiling of a new list of Kiwi Gems – including some intriguing Bay of Plenty experiences.  AA Travel...


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A tale of two sisters

  Daphne adores her sister Anne. To Daphne, Anne is beautiful, successful and smart - all the things Daphne longs to be. Anne, on the other hand, wants nothing to do with her sister and is intent...


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Pop-Up Comedy Club to open in Tauranga

  A full schedule of comedy is set to hit the city centre over Labour Weekend, with a new pop-up comedy club being installed on Devonport Road.   Taking over the old Glassons store, The Tauranga...


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Bigger and better – and back!

  The Tauranga Home Show is back on October 16-18 and it's shaping up to be a good one.    After a turbulent year, this exhibition is gearing up to be one of New Zealand's few major...


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Following a trail of art

  Meeting artists at some of the 80 stops spanning from Katikati to Te Puke in November's four-day Bay of Plenty Garden and Art Festival trail is a festival highlight.   A pleasant surprise...


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Tauranga Women's Expo

The Tauranga Women's Lifestyle Expo is returning for 2020, bringing together 140 of the best lifestyle companies under one roof for the weekend of October 10 and 11 at Trustpower Baypark. The expo will...


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Motor on down!

  The NZMCA Motorhome, Caravan and Leisure Show is shaping up to be a fantastic way to celebrate Level 1 and why not make a weekend of it over October 9-11.   The show is home to the biggest...


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Super-delicious cookies

  Kea Cookies has been batch baking delicious, premium homemade style cookies free from gluten, wheat, dairy, and egg in New Zealand for more than 30 years. The range comes in 10 flavours; chocolate...


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A musical feast

Despair and hope, pestilence and disease, release and escape in the face of impossible odds.   No, this is not the plot for ‘COVID-19: The Musical'.   It is a much more ancient drama...


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Talent to play at Baycourt

    Celebrated New Zealand pianist and pedagogue, Richard Mapp plays for Tauranga Musica on Sunday, September 20 from 4pm at Baycourt X Space.   Richard made his solo debut at the...


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Health conscious and easy on-the-go

    Chantal Organics has brought out more health conscious breakfast options to help kick start the day. Introducing a deliciously organic new hot cereal in two vibrant flavours; Cinnamon Roll...


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Mad sisters live on stage

    Daphne adores her sister Anne. To Daphne, Anne is beautiful, successful and smart - all the things Daphne longs to be. Anne, on the other hand, wants nothing to do with her sister and is...


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Elegance, drama and spontaneous flair

Waikato University-based duo Lara Hall and Rachael Griffiths-Hughes present a programme of Georgian violin music, full of elegance, drama and the spontaneous flair that their performances are known for.    At...


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Kokomo to play again

For five months during lockdown Kokomo didn't play, the longest break in the band's decades-long history. Now they're back on the road...   While isolated, singer Derek Jacombs kept busy singing...


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Devilskin to paint the town red

    Devilskin is excited to announce a New Zealand wide tour to support their chart-topping new album RED.   With the lifting of crowd and venue restrictions, and due to massive demand,...


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