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One Of NZs Best Collections Of Classic Kiwi Surfboards & Memorabilia For Sale

Tuesday, 14 November 2023, 11:10 am | Grant Dyson

One of New Zealand’s finest collections of classic Kiwi surfboards and surfing memorabilia – held in a private collection – is being offered for sale. The collection, stored in a hangar at Tauranga Airport, centres on more than 130 surfboards, both ... More >>

Veteran angler approaches 70 year milestone

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 11:48 am | Grant Dyson

Veteran Canterbury angler Walter Keenan has been fishing the country’s lakes and rivers for the past 68 seasons – and has all his licences from all those past years to prove it. More >>

The Koneke, a period novel set in small town 1940s NZ

Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 2:40 pm | Grant Dyson

Bay of Plenty writer Suzanne Singleton’s first novel The Koneke is a brooding mystery set in small town rural New Zealand of the 1940s. The township of Te Kauri is disrupted and its residents unnerved when local pig farmer Joe Priestley and his wife Molly ... More >>

When the times they were a-changing

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 3:51 pm | Grant Dyson

If you remember those long-ago days of fatty Sunday roasts, climbing mulberry trees, hula hoops, mini-skirts and rock ‘n’ roll – chances are you were a teenager in the 50s and 60s. More >>

Tauranga Hospital goes to aid of Fijian facility

Monday, 29 July 2013, 11:22 am | Grant Dyson

Tauranga’s Grace Hospital has gifted well over $50,000 worth of operating theatre equipment to Lautoka Hospital in Fiji – in a generous follow up to staff volunteer medical team visits there. More >>

Author releases worldwide Android guide in Tauranga

Thursday, 4 July 2013, 10:16 am | Grant Dyson

Tauranga author Bryan Winters has launched a ‘how to’ book on how to drive your smart phone. More >>

New E-Book Ipso Facto antidote to the Da Vinci Code

Wednesday, 7 November 2012, 10:02 am | Grant Dyson

Tauranga author Don Leichel’s latest book, Ipso Facto, examines some of the greatest mysteries in the Bible from a scientific perspective. More >>

Pommie Bastard Book on environmental renegade launched

Friday, 31 August 2012, 10:41 am | Grant Dyson

Tauranga author Bryan Winters has written a thought-provoking book about one of New Zealand’s most controversial figures – Stewart Smith – despised by many as an environmental renegade – who spread outlawed fish around the North Island. More >>

Round NZ Kayaker Aims to be Home in Days

Thursday, 23 February 2012, 3:29 pm | Grant Dyson

Long-distance kayaker Tim Taylor is hoping to reach Tauranga to complete his circumnavigation of New Zealand by about the middle of next week. More >>

Solo Kayaker Heads for West Coast Milestone in Epic Paddle

Wednesday, 23 March 2011, 2:41 pm | Grant Dyson

Tauranga kayaker Tim Taylor’s epic paddle around New Zealand has been boosted by “amazing” West Coast weather and the great hospitality he’s received from locals. That’s according to his mother Lyn Taylor, part of Tim’s support crew, ... More >>

Thieves Steal Gear from Round-NZ Solo Kayaker

Monday, 17 January 2011, 10:06 am | Grant Dyson

Tauranga kayaker Tim Taylor – a month and a half into a solo paddle around New Zealand – had been targeted by thieves who stole crucial equipment from his kayak. The theft happened at All Day Bay, North Otago- where he was camped overnight. Items ... More >>

Tim Taylor’s Round NZ Solo Kayak Paddle - Departs Sat Nov 27

Wednesday, 24 November 2010, 4:00 pm | Grant Dyson

Tauranga adventurer Tim Taylor will begin his epic paddle on Saturday 27th November at 2pm – aiming to complete the first solo, continuous sea kayak voyage around New Zealand. More >>

We Need to Move Faster on Regional Parks

Tuesday, 9 October 2007, 10:46 am | Grant Dyson

The Bay of Plenty regional council needs to accelerate vital work to produce more regional parks - as population pressures put a squeeze our green space. More >>

Candidates Push Ahead With Election Sign 'pull –ou

Thursday, 4 October 2007, 4:11 pm | Grant Dyson

Two Tauranga election candidates have followed through with their vow to remove their own election signs well ahead of the close of voting - to give 'sign-fatigued' locals a break from the wide-scale visual and environmental pollution. More >>

An Environmental Issue We Can Fix – Sea Lettuce

Monday, 24 September 2007, 10:28 am | Grant Dyson

‘Let’s do something about a nagging environmental issue that we can fix – sea lettuce,’ says regional council candidate Grant Dyson. He believes the regional council should show strong environmental leadership on a problem that affects so ... More >>




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