Joel Shadbolt playing it forward

When music students at Papamoa College spent time focusing on performance this week, one of NZ’s leading musicians Joel Shadbolt came along too. As... Read More

Racism education initiative backed in BOP

A campaign aiming to give teachers the tools and support to identify, confront and dismantle racism has been backed in the Bay of Plenty. The Unteach... Read More

Local women building brighter futures

Feeding hungry bellies and hungry minds, and helping people achieve their financial goals faster will be the hot topics of conversation at Lyon O’Neale... Read More

Design-thinking to help grow businesses

When Clare Swallow started thinking like a truck driver, she knew she was on to something. A proponent of human-centred design thinking, Clare says... Read More

New app keeps students on their toes

Tauranga secondary school students gained a newfound appreciation of biomechanics, along with a challenging calf workout, at the University of Waikato... Read More

Autistic boy asks commissioner for help

The Children's Commissioner has warned that a school's exclusion of an autistic boy is the tip of an iceberg of problems. Judge Andrew Becroft... Read More

75th Jubilee of original college and high school

Students from a college and district high school that existed in Tauranga for just 11 years following World War II will be celebrating their 75th Jubilee... Read More

Apprenticeship numbers jump in 2020

The number of apprentices continues to grow, with people from across the community signing up for careers in the trades according to enrolment data. Tertiary... Read More

Families able to see the moon up close

Tonight families have the chance to view the moon in great detail, thanks to the Tauranga Astronomical Society. From 6.30pm the society is holding a... Read More

An RSA heritage

When Tauranga Boys’ College Year 13 student Shane Webb set the goal of going to Outward Bound for 21 days, the main hurdle he faced was meeting... Read More

World‘s most advanced AI system installed

New Zealand’s most powerful supercomputer for artificial intelligence applications has been installed at the University of Waikato as part of its... Read More

New netball uniforms for Oropi School

Emma Weston, age nine, is excited because she and her Oropi School netball team mates will be able to wear their new team uniforms this year, thanks... Read More

Mount student rubbing shoulders with ex-PM

A scholarship aimed at helping support Maori high school students gain admission to the world’s most competitive universities is back for another... Read More

Bethlehem School principal retires after 26 years

It’s been a week full of ‘lasts’ for Bethlehem School principal Brian Field, as he wraps up his final week after 26 years as principal... Read More

Tauranga teen takes out PM’s Science Prize

An aspiring scientist has won an award for his breast cancer data research that could have applications for other illnesses. James Zingel from Tauranga... Read More