Events are heating up in the Bay of Plenty, with gigs, sporting champs and motocross keeping things busy for people in the region.
A performance from Australian star Guy Sebastian kicks things off tonight.
The rest follows on below:


Saturday, December 28
What: Brewers in the Park, Guy Sebastian and David Ryan Harris
Where: Soper Reserve, Newton St, Mount Maunganui
Time: From 5pm.
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Saturday, December 28
What: Surfbreaker
Sprint and Super Sprint distances, and a Sprint Duathlon. Based on Mount Maunganui's, Main Beach
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Saturday, December 28 and Sunday, December 29
What: Honda Summercross 2013
Where: BOP Motorcycle Club track, corner Caverhill Rd and Braemar Rd, Awakaponga.
Mini and junior racing on Saturday. Senior, veterans' and women's classes on Sunday.
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Saturday, December 28
What: Mauao Beach Volleyball Grand Slam
Where: Mount Main Beach
Time: 9am to 5pm
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Sunday, December 29
What: Omanu Classic Surf Life Saving Competition
Where: Omanu Beach, Mount Maunganui
Time: 12pm to 4pm
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Sunday, December 29 and Monday December 30
What: Banana Boat Sun Safe
Where: Papamoa Beach
Time 11.30am to 3.30pm.
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