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We love an opinion! Our columnists share their views with you. They are a funny bunch, but they all share one thing in common, and that’s sharing cool stuff with you.

Jay Reeve: Meaty

He’s the first in generations not to be a farmer, but he’s still keen to teach his kids what it means to eat meat. l like to...

Cindy Powers Prosor: Turn It Around

One of the turning points in my life occurred when I was learning to powder ski through groves of trees. I loved the freedom...

SERIES: Andrea and Duncan Ritchie

This issue, we talk relationships – new ones and the ones you leave behind when you move – with Bayleys agents who could moonlight...

Mike Rudd: online dating entrepreneur

Mike Rudd was an online dating entrepreneur before digital entrepreneurs were even invented. Michael Absolum was my best mate back in Otahuhu College. He is...

Nathan Pettigrew

Poseidon of the Bay, Nathan Pettigrew, talks stingrays. Rain or shine. Winter or summer. There's always one creature I see while I'm out venturing in...
Cindy Powers Prosor

Cindy Powers Prosor: Celebrate More to Celebrate More

Cindy Powers Prosor explains how to get more of what you want.

Jay Reeve: Every Cover Star’s Best Friend

Have you featured on an UNO cover? Then chances are you’ve met Bay local Jay Reeve, UNO’s newest regular. I never imagined I would move away...
Andrea and Duncan Ritchie

SERIES: Andrea and Duncan Ritchie

For the next year, we’ll follow new Papamoa residents Andrea and Duncan Ritchie. We’ll find out how they’ve settled into Tauranga as Bayleys real estate agents, and how life measures up after Ponsonby.

Verity Johnson – What I’ve Learnt

This year, I learnt that humans know what they want.

Nathan Pettigrew – A Day Trip To Whangamata

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.

Mike Rudd – What’s In A Name?

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.

Sid Salek

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).