Last chance to apply for graduate programme

Time is ticking for graduates to secure their place in the GovTechTalent programme – dubbed a paid, once in a lifetime opportunity to fast-track... Read More

$10 million boost will upskill 70000 children

  An innovative research-based approach to how New Zealand children are taught to read is to be extended across the country with a $10 million... Read More

Power of pizza and song

Pizza and song is bringing Te Puke youngsters together in a way that only food and music can. Te Puke’s Youth Choir has over 25 members, and... Read More

School leavers inspired to consider food career

More than 150 high school leavers now have a better understanding of careers in New Zealand’s food and fibre sectors, thanks to the Feed Your Future... Read More

Giving learners the green light

More learner drivers in the Western Bay of Plenty will get a helping hand thanks to the donation of a new car to the Blue Light driver programme. The... Read More

A lifetime of outdoor living

Colin Hewens and Des Gardiner have spent their fair share of years in the bush. From building tramping huts during the Second World War, to trapping... Read More

Reawakening mana in men

A lack of men in early childhood education has inspired Wintec Master of Applied Innovation student, Grayson Newton-Smith to create a book about restoring... Read More

Kiwi research to turn bio-waste into economic boos

Waste products from New Zealand’s food processing industry – such as potato scraps and grape skins – could be transformed into high-value... Read More

Early education presentation in Tauranga

  The head of the child advocacy group ECE Reform, Dr Mike Bedford, will be in Tauranga this week to give a presentation on how to potentially... Read More

New JP service desk site for Otumoetai

Otūmoetai’s first service desk for the Bay of Plenty Justices of the Peace opened earlier this month at St Columba Presbyterian Church. The Otūmoetai... Read More

Second largest Fieldays in 53 year history

This year’s Fieldays 2021 was the second biggest in the event’s 53-year history, with a total of 132,776 people attending over the four days... Read More

Mighty Microbes launches in Tauranga

A new science resource kit title “Mighty Microbes” is being launched this week. “The kit is timely because it teaches children about... Read More

Greerton Village School grows for the community

  Staff, students, whānau and members of the wider community are welcoming the addition of a new community garden in Greerton.   A special... Read More

Inquiry launched into truancy crisis

MPs have launched an inquiry into what has been described as New Zealand's truancy crisis. Official figures in May showed more than 60,000 students... Read More

Local students win scholarships to Outward Bound

A total of 13 Bay of Plenty students have won a 2021 Outward Bound Scholarship. These scholarships are awarded annually to Year 12 students from local... Read More