Thursday, April 26, 2018


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.

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).

Ulrich Frerk – All Connected

Our innovative guest columnist, Ulrich Frerk, talks about the internet of things (IoT): a network for all electronic devices to 'talk' to each other.

Cindy Powers Prosor – How To Overcome Emotional ‘Blind Spots’

Our guest columnist gives us seven tips to bring joy and happiness, and overcome our emotional 'blind spots".

Karl Chitham – Damien Hirst at Venice Biennale

The director of the Tauranga Art Gallery asks, “What's all the fuss about?”

Hayden Ricketts – Key Digital Trends For 2018

We ask Hayden From Digital Sciences about the key trends for 2018.

Yolande King – Auctions

Columnist Yolande King from EVES Real Estate loves the transparency of auctions.

Yolande King – Selling Your Home?

Columnist Yolande King from EVES Real Estate continues her series of advice for homeowners.

Louis Donovan – Major FOMO

I overcommit. Either because i feel guilty for saying no or because I suffer major FOMO (fear of missing out).

Mike Rudd – Lessons I’ve learnt

As a columnist, ​I usually take​ ​comfortable refuge​ ​in​ ​the​ ​rosily self-edited​ ​highlights​ ​of​ ​my​ ​memory​ ​and​ ​experiences.​ ​This issue, the ed has gone hard cop and asked me to share some of my mistakes.​

Sam Mannering – If I Did It Again

I’m not going to go on about food in this column. I have to write about my biggest mistake. This is difficult for me.

Verity Johnson – Lessons Learnt

First rule of being a professional in media: no bleeding on things. Or biting, scratching, kicking, screaming or dribbling. No bodily fluids in general, really.

Hayden Ricketts – Who Needs A Digital Agency?

Our technical expert, Hayden Ricketts, from Digital Sciences, demystifies the digital agency.