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A Tauranga school is fearful of losing up to 225 teaching hours following a $4500 cut in funding if it doesn't appeal the decile rating process. Kaka Street Special School and Pukehina Primary are two Bay of Plenty schools considering appealing...

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Omanu School and Gwen Rogers Kindergarten have joined forces to win an Enviroschools Green Gold Award. The award was presented to the schools yesterday, by Bay of Plenty Regional Councillor Phillip Sherry.  Students and teachers from Omanu School...

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Two Cambodian schools will be supported for the next 12 months thanks to the success of a fashion show in Tauranga. Denise Arnold, Julia Third and Helen Conway at the fashion show. Photo: supplied. The event at Classic Flyers last Saturday raised more...

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Did you know the Bay of Plenty doesn't have its own landfill – rubbish is trucked to Hampton Downs near Auckland every week? And that we don't recycle number fives here in the Bay? And your coffee cups can't be recycled because...

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A pure celebration of kapa haka has been taking place at the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre this week. Ra Whakangahau 2014 is not a competition, but an opportunity for students from more than 35 Bay of Plenty primary schools to take to the stage for the...

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A Tauranga mother faces the undesirable decision of sending her children to school hungry or finding cost-effective alternatives to the school bus, with the city's free system to be scrapped. From Term 1, 2015, children catching a bus will have...

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Western Bay of Plenty school budgets will be carefully scrutinised in the coming weeks after the Ministry of Education rolled out its latest decile review. In the last week schools nationwide have been receiving confirmation of the outcome of the recalculated...

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Mayor Stuart Crosby and Tauranga MP Simon Bridges were among a handful of invited guests who got to have a look around the new Pyes Pa School today. Today was the informal opening of the ACG School and to show people the school will be ready to open next...

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They may be imaginary friends – but the cardboard buddies created by Mount Maunganui Intermediate School pupils are sending out a strong message today. As part of Buddy Day, the pupils joined children from Hamilton, Auckland and Wellington this...

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More than 30 senior managers and staff at Tauranga Hospital will be spending the day with their ‘buddies' on Friday. Buddy Day is a nationwide event that sees people carry cardboard cut-outs of children (‘buddies') around with...

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