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ActiveVoice: Changes in secondary school events calendar

Written by Julie Adamson, BOP Secondary School Events Director

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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Over the years, secondary school events in the region have been focussed on more traditional types of sports – including athletics, cross-country volleyball and basketball – with around 500 to 700 students participating across a number of codes.

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SportsTalk: Basketball outgrows local facilities

Written by Mark Rogers, General Manager, Tauranga City Basketball

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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The 2017 New Zealand Secondary Schools Sport Council census shows basketball is now the third most popular sport in the Bay of Plenty, with a whopping 78% growth over the past four years.

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Mountain bike events boost Rotorua's economy

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Patrik Corbett in store at NZO Ride Central.

Crankworx is luring more visitors to Rotorua and not just during the event weeks, says local bike shop owner Craig Corbett.

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Tauranga hosts ACC Paralympics New Zealand Open Day

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

ACC and Paralympics New Zealand staff at the Open Day in Christchurch.

Paralympians Adam Hall, Corey Peters, William Stedman, Rebecca Dubber and Para athlete Anna Stevens will attend the Tauranga Open Day on 25 March.

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Workshop - ACC SportSmart Warm UP

Tuesday, March 20, 2018


What do Sonny Bill Williams, Portia Woodman, Sam Sinclair and Erin Naylor all have in common? They all warm up to play strong, to never give up and to make every game count!

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Workshop - Beginner's Cycle Skills Course

Monday, March 19, 2018


Be cycle savvy with a FREE five-week cycle skills course for adults. If you are new to cycling, haven’t been on a bike for years or lack confidence, this course is for you!

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Cycling as easy as ABC

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Debbie (right) and Paula took part in the Ruapehu Express for ABC.

From 15km to nearly 100km, a lot can change in a year – just ask Debbie Bly.

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Scholarship - Rugby Union Doctoral Scholarship

Wednesday, March 14, 2018


Applications are now open for the University of Waikato Bay of Plenty Rugby Union Doctoral Scholarship.

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ActiveVoice: How does a Long Term Plan affect community sport?

Written by Zane Jensen, Regional Facilities Advisor

Wednesday, March 14, 2018


The Long Term Plan (LTP) is a document that every council produces to set the direction, budgets and plans for the next 10 years.

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New Strength and Balance Classes for Ohauiti, Otumoetai and Mount

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

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Additional strength and balance class for older adults, designed to reduce falls and improve movement confidence, are starting this week as part of Sport Bay of Plenty’s Keep on your Feet project.

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