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Ever fallen victim to 'wish-cycling' — when you dump rubbish into the yellow bin and hope for the best? We address some of our nagging doubts by asking the local experts at Tauranga City Council.

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Matariki is a cluster of stars that reappear annually, signalling the Māori New Year. Matariki Tauranga Moana events range from fry bread workshops and carving exhibitions to the much-loved kite day.

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Holly McVicar grew to appreciate great food while growing up in rural Katikati. After years abroad, she’s returned to the Bay of Plenty to a new life (and vege garden), inspired to share her recipes in this new seasonal column.

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A picture is worth a thousand words, or maybe even more when it involves complex feelings. We find out about a course that allows youth to express their thoughts and stories through art.

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TLBM is a thriving community hub on a Saturday. In this regular feature, we meet some enthusiastic local stallholders with an array of talents, from cooking to painting, that make the markets such a good time.

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Style Mavens

We chat to the powerhouse women behind three of New Zealand’s fashion success stories — Blak clothing, Chaos & Harmony shoes and Saben bags (a brand that is celebrating 20 years, no less).

Great Shakes

Katie Short is a star of Tauranga’s bartending scene and now she’s also the talent behind Mingle + Me, a cocktail catering and bartending service that’s bringing the good times to you.

The Little Big Markets

TLBM is a thriving community hub on a Saturday. In this regular feature, we meet some enthusiastic local stallholders with an array of talents, from cooking to painting, that make the markets such a good time.

Thou Shalt Covet

Whether it’s sculptural hand-built vases or textural mugs and bowls to use everyday, the beautiful works by Slab Ceramics are all highly covetable. We check out Suzy Granger’s home studio in Pāpāmoa.

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