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The 2011 grounding of the Rena inspired a University of Waikato students to pursue a postgraduate study. Caleb McSweeney, a self-professed jack of all trades and master of none, recently graduated with a Master of Science (Research) and has gone from...

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The future leaders of Tauranga got to strut their stuff in the halls of power impressing the organiser of today's Model United Nations Security Council. United Nations Association, Tauranga Branch vice president Doug Barnes says the secondary school...

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Awakeri School won the regional finals at the Kids' Lit Quiz last night. Ben White, Alex Robbie, Tayla Jones and Jake Webb were coached by Margo White and principle Peter Fitzgerald. Awakeri School Kids Lit A team took the title of regional Kids...

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Clever cookies at Tauranga Intermediate School will be competing at the regional Kids' Lit Quiz later today. Five students from Tauranga Intermediate School have been burying their noses in books in preparation for the literature general knowledge...

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Tauranga MP Simon Bridges is encouraging people in the community to put their hand up for School Board of Trustee elections. Simon says nominations are open until May 20, and he wants to encourage people with a mix of skills and experience to consider...

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Three Bay of Plenty schools have been recognised in this year's Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards. All three schools are from the central Bay of Plenty, the three finalists are from the Kohanga Reo, Primary School and Secondary...

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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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