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A major research project into how best to support Bay of Plenty children in the first 1000 days of their lives, and how to engage youth in the region, has identified significant opportunities for BayTrust to invest strategically for the region's...

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Yellow ‘no-parking' lines outside a Tauranga special school have lasted less than a fortnight after an outcry from the school forced the city council to admit fault and have them partially removed. Council contractors removed a section of...

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A Papamoa school is rubbishing claims that vital fundraising money is being allocated to fixing a sunshade issue as opposed to funding further sun smart options. In the last 18 months, Golden Sands School has been working towards installing sunshades...

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It took her three attempts to apply for teacher's college – but each time she fell pregnant. On the third time she concluded it just wasn't meant to be. “I wouldn't speak to my husband for a whole week,” laughs Tauranga's...

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Bay of Plenty ratepayers will pay nearly $270,000 this year to help subsidise fares for Bay of Plenty Regional Council's new Schoolhopper bus service. The expected rate rise comes after the Ministry of Education withdrew its funding for Tauranga's...

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“Miscommunication” has been blamed after a school bus failed to run its regular route this morning, leaving students stranded by the roadside in the rain. The 411 service, which runs from Ohauiti and Welcome Bay to Otumoetai Intermediate and...

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School children were left stranded by the roadside in the rain this morning after a daily bus service was cancelled for the day without any prior warning. The abrupt cancellation left a group of Welcome Bay parents scrambling to get their children to...

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Award-winning magician, ventriloquist and presenter Elgregoe is using a blend of magic and humour to deliver important social messages to Bay of Plenty children about anti-bullying in schools. Greg Britt – known as Elgregoe – has performed...

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An Otumoetai College student has provided the perfect example of why not to break school rules after illegally driving his friend's car and crashing into a power transformer. The two 17-year-olds left the school during the morning tea break on Wednesday,...

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Winter is looking pretty snug and cosy for Maketu Educare and its children as it happily pulls up its newly installed ‘big blankets' of insulation. This week Smart Energy Solutions set about installing insulation in the Maketu kohanga reo...

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