New Pro Vice-Chancellor with innovative approach

Professor Patrick Leman has been appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor to the Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences – ALPSS -  at... Read More

Buckle up on the farm

WorkSafe New Zealand is advising farmers to buckle up after an analysis of vehicle-related fatalities found that nearly half those that occur on farm... Read More

Entries open for Education Excellence Awards

The 2021 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards are now open for submissions through until April 16. There are four main award categories:... Read More

Parents fed up with $75 school bus fare

  Parents of some students at Tauriko School are growing frustrated at having to pay for bus travel for their children to attend school.   Families... Read More

Bursaries help grow Maori mental heath workforce

More than 120 Maori students who have received bursaries for their mental health studies have been welcomed at two-day hui at Massey University. “We... Read More

Student scholarships for primary industry

  Young New Zealanders heading into primary industry are receiving scholarships to help fund their studies.   New Zealand cooperative Ballance... Read More

Scholarships awarded to UOW Tauranga students

There are many congratulations and words of appreciation flowing following a scholarship function held this week for a group of University of Waikato... Read More

Rangi’s Reo

Finding an easier method or a ‘hack’ for gaining knowledge about anything always appeals to me, and this week I’m embarking on learning... Read More

Communities rally as school begins

School is back and some families are struggling to afford new uniforms and stationery. Many schools and the community are doing what they can to ensure... Read More

Have a go at junior softball

The 2021 WBOP Junior Softball season starts this morning with a ‘Have a Go’ session at Carlton Reserve in Otumoetai. “We are holding... Read More

Salvation Army courses offer hope for whanau

The Tauranga Salvation Army is running two courses aimed at building resilience and improving people’s relationships. The Positive Lifestyle Programme... Read More

Students receive financial support from BOP trust

Eighteen young Bay of Plenty students have just received $108,000 worth of scholarship money to share as they head off on their tertiary education journeys. Thirteen... Read More

Students learning history outside the classroom

Bellevue School students are taking their learning outside of the classroom for the next two day. Year five and six students from the school will take... Read More

Apanui School moves into hall following fire

Teachers and students will be locked out of Apanui School grounds for up to three weeks following a fire that burned down a block of classrooms. Classes... Read More

Thousands of foreign student visas due to expire

Study visas for thousands of foreign students are expiring, and many are preparing to leave the country. Official figures show half of the 40,000 international... Read More