Today, the 87-year-old Mount Maunganui local has smashed over 60 Masters Games and world records, survived crash-landing a glider in the middle of The Mount football field, competes in yearly half-ironman competitions, and holds the record for the most swims around the Mount (29, to be precise).
Inspired by Jake Millar, we look closer to home at one of our region's highest achievers. Monique Balvert-O'Connor nds out how Kay Ganley combines a record-smashing career in real estate with time for her family – in particular, her beloved granddaughter, Georgia.
Our summer sundowner drinks cabinet edit. Refresh, relax, enjoy.
Officially the best! New Mount hot spot, The General, is fast becoming an institution, with its fresh menu and extra warm service. WORDS TALIA WALDEGRAVE...
This year, I learnt that humans know what they want.
We check out some of the international acts joining local talent at the 2018 National Jazz Festival Tauranga. The Canberra Times called him “dazzling”. London’s The...
Stalls bursting with SILKS + LEATHER. MOROCCAN LAMPS dangling above your head. MOUNTAINS OF FRESH SPICES. Mingle with locals. TASTE HOMEMADE ALMOND PASTRIES, washed down with a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice. A PLACE WHERE SOUNDS AND SMELLS COME TO LIFE.
UNO.’s youngest columnist shares his year’s highs, lows and learnings.
Just over an hour’s drive from Tauranga, there’s a launch spot that makes me so excited about the prospect of a paddle. And the epic right-hand break, thrown up by the beach and swell, is a hit with local and international surfers alike. I’m talking, of course, about Whangamata.
Reciting and recording whakapapa is a skill which reflects the importance of genealogy in Māori society. It helps esh out the story of leadership, land and fishing rights, kinship and status. As I understand it, and this is far from my specialist topic, reciting whakapapa with the speaker’s name spoken after the lineage description is a correct method of formal self introduction.