Healthy eating creates change for Tauranga kids

Fruit kebabs, smoothies, banana muffins, cucumber sticks with hummus and strawberries were just some of the healthy foods on the menu at a Gate Pa Primary... Read More

New opportunities with Ōpōtiki digital hub launch

A new digital hub in Ōpōtiki will provide a wealth of new opportunities for individuals, community groups, and small businesses to access high-quality... Read More

First place, read all about it

A sudden death play-off was required after three teams tied for first place in the final of this year’s national Kids Lit Quiz competition held... Read More

Schools told to prepare for tougher NCEA standards

Academics and teachers are warning a new mandatory NCEA literacy and numeracy test could be too tough for some teens. The Ministry of Education recently... Read More

BOP rescue organisations tired of being abused

  Volunteers at Bay of Plenty animal rescues are facing verbal abuse and harassment which makes the work they do even harder.   ARRC Wildlife... Read More

Students urge motorists to “just slow down”

Hundreds of Tauranga students turned the CBD streets orange this morning in an effort to raise awareness for road safety and active travel in the community.  Orange... Read More

Montessori Markets uniting Tauranga community

If this year has taught us anything, it’s that nothing can ever replace human connection. Feeling a sense of community has always been a cornerstone... Read More

100 Robotics Champs Face Off In RoboPā Showdown

Robotics champs from 22 schools will face off this week in the National Robotics Scrimmage 2020, the culmination of a year-long programme engaging more... Read More

Fresh coat of paint for CCS

A fresh coat of paint has transformed the CCS Disability Action Bay of Plenty swimming pool changing sheds in 14th Ave thanks to the efforts of hardworking... Read More

Creating new futures for Bay of Plenty youth

  After leaving school two years ago, Ezra Harvey has had some casual work but nothing long lasting.   Since being accepted into the Imagine... Read More

Journey for life

  Otumoetai College Year 11 student Jurnee Jackson is one of 12 winners of the Graeme Dingle Foundation Excellence Award on Tuesday night after... Read More

Surviving Christmas alone

  The Christmas holiday period can be a trying time for everyone,but this may be particularly true for people who are separated, divorced or widowed.... Read More

Tauranga facility to harness seaweed’s potential

A brand-new aquaculture facility is now operating in Tauranga thanks to a $13 million algal biotechnology research project. The funding from the project... Read More

Govt investing $30 million into BOP schools

  More than $30 million is being invested for three new schools and expansions in the Bay of Plenty.   This is part of the Government’s... Read More

Jump in apprentice and trainee numbers

The number of New Zealanders taking up apprenticeships has increased nearly 50 per cent, and the number of female apprentices has more than doubled.... Read More