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New building works are beginning to take shape at the Windermere Campus at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. The campus is currently undergoing a development plan to replace all relocatable buildings with more permanent structures. Current frameworks of one...

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School holidays are usually a time for relaxation, but one group of teenagers spent their holidays in the company of young engineers and a few carefully crafted robots. The annual VEX World Robotics Competition was held in the Kentucky Exposition Centre...

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Elliot Bedford, 9, holds his grandfather's bugle with respect, treasuring the old, worn, brass instrument. Sun shining off the horn and eyes closed, Elliot blows into the instrument. ACG Tauranga pupils Elliot Bedford, 9, on the bugle, Kieran Slaven,...

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Children aged six to 12 have been getting one on one training tips from Bay of Plenty Steamers. The 2016 term 1 Bay of Plenty rugby holiday programme has been maxed out each day, with 130 children showing up at Blake Park at 8.30am yesterday, today and...

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Omokoroa Point School students have learned the valuable lesson that serving your community can be as easy as A.B.C. On Thursday morning the school's 206 students, aged 5-13, spent an hour collecting rubbish from around their community as part...

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PhD student Monica Peters will share her insights into citizen science as part of a public participation in scientific research at next week's Café Scientifique. Citizen science is growing in popularity around the world and often takes the...

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For many years Maylene Jennings has had a goal to work alongside at-risk children and families in the community. When she graduates with a Bachelor of Social Work at the Bethlehem Tertiary Institute graduation ceremony at Holy Trinity Church on Saturday,...

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Donning their lab coats and name tags, 11 children from House of Science's inaugural Outreach Programme graduated on Monday. The ceremony, held in-front of peers, parents, teachers, members of the Merivale Community Centre and House of Science volunteers,...

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A 94-year age gap didn't seem to get in the way of storytime at Radius Matua retirement home. Matua Primary took 20 seven-year-old students to the retirement home to listen to Disney tales together earlier today. Sarah-Jane Fowler, 7, with her great-grandmother...

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More than 900 Western Bay of Plenty students and teachers put their noggins to good use to promote the safe cycling message. The winners of the Travel Safe 'Design Your Own Helmet' competition were presented with helmets featuring their winning...

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Autumn beauty. By Tracy Hardy. Send us your photos and stories from around the Bay of Plenty. Email: photos@thesun.co.nz