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Emma Prill — It’s A Colourful Life

Iconic Bay of Plenty artist, Emma Prill, opens up her studio and takes a wander through the garden with Talia Waldegrave.

Mount Brewing Co Brewery + Funk Estate are Better Together

It's unusually cold at Rising Tide today. Probably because a wall and part of the roof are missing. But it’s for a good cause. They’re making room for more beer.

Live Life with Great Hair — Ivy Hair and Havana Barbers

Tucked into the burgeoning creative hub on Totara Steet, IVY HAIR and HAVANA BARBERS invite Talia Waldegrave to celebrate their launch.

The Rabbit Hole’s Happy Cosy Haven

Making a hop, skip and jump from one end of town to the other, the newly opened Rabbit Hole is incomparable to its predecessor. This bar + eatery is on a completely different level.

Sam Dowdall — The Don Barber

Everyone I know knows Sam, either as The Don Barber, the Barter Barber, or just Sam. And everybody warms to him. Snipping locks in homes from Matua to Matapihi, local boy Sam has become a bit of an icon.

Jodie Verhulst — The Drift

New Zealand's number one female drift driver, Jodie Verhulst, takes our editor, Jenny, out for a spin.

Cult Cinema Club

For many, winter is a time to hunker down, but those dark evenings are a great opportunity to get out and fill your brain with a bit if culture.

Danny Redwood — The Framer

Nine years ago, Danny Redwood was admitted to hospital on a Friday afternoon and told, “If you are still alive on Monday, we’ll start chemo.”

Charismatic Birdman

On first appearance, Rex Homan seems regal and distinguished, but there’s a twinkle in his eye and I soon learn there’s a cheeky undercurrent pulsing through his artistic veins.

Financial Independence

When it comes to insurance, you want to make sure it’s done with the right people. Ben Ruthe and Steve Rogers are the right people.

The Men’s Shed

We visit The Men’s Shed in Tauranga’s Historic Village, a real life Santa’s grotto with elves making toys for charities and children in need.

The Curiosity Project

Tauranga locals Stacey Smith and Joy Tahere decided to wake us up by creating the Curiosity Project, to both excite and ignite curiosity. Informal, monthly, evening workshops taught by some of the Bay’s finest...