Celebrate Matariki in Tauranga

Events celebrating the Maori New Year in Tauranga Moana will be taking place from late May to early July. Matariki is the Maori name for the start... Read More

Tauriko School backed by ANZ this netball season

Tauriko School is celebrating the new gear they have received this week through support provided by ANZ, allowing them to take their training to the... Read More

Students overwhelmed by loans

Many university students say they avoid thinking about their student loans and some who owe the most describe feeling "sick" and anxious about... Read More

Area teachers vote to join mega-strike on May 29

Teachers in area schools have voted to join primary and secondary teachers in New Zealand's largest-ever education strike on Wednesday May 29. The... Read More

Katikati College student wins solo/duo in SFRQ

Baypark was the scene for the Bay of Plenty upcoming musical talent on Saturday May 18, with the top 12 bands selected for the Smokefreerockquest regional... Read More

Iconic Kids’ Lit Quiz comes to Tauranga

The Bay of Plenty heat of Kids’ Lit Quiz is coming to Tauranga Intermediate School on Tuesday, May 21. Kiwi quizmaster extraordinaire Wayne Mills... Read More

Taiohi-Taiao Youth Jam to tackle climate change

The Taiohi-Taiao Youth Jam will be tackling issues of climate change this year. Run by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, the free three-day summit... Read More

Toi Ohomai Turns Pink to Stand Up Against Bullying

With this week being Bullying Free NZ week, Toi Ohomai joined the conversation with Pink Shirt Day activations on its Whakatāne, Taupō, Tokoroa, Mokoia... Read More

Game changer for learning our history

  A unique homegrown board game designed to explore an important period of early New Zealand history has gone into production.   Devised... Read More

Installing child restraints made easy

The New Zealand Transport Agency has released a series of videos to help ensure that life-saving child restraints are properly installed. Properly... Read More

Toi Ohomai gives $40k back to BOP community

  Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology have presented $40,000 raised from last year’s Charity House project to several Rotorua community groups.   Among... Read More

Teachers vote to strike on May 29

  ​School teachers and principals across the country have agreed to stage New Zealand's largest-ever strike as negotiations with the Ministry... Read More

NCEA overhaul sees fees scrapped

Families of secondary students will no longer have to pay fees for NCEA and NZ Scholarship, in one of a raft of changes announced today. The Government... Read More

Students contribute ideas for Omokoroa playground

  Students from five Western Bay schools are putting on their thinking caps to come up with ideas for the new Omokoroa Domain playground planned... Read More

Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley reappointed

The University of Waikato Chancellor, Rt Hon James Bolger ONZ, has confirmed the reappointment of Vice-Chancellor, Professor Neil Quigley. Chancellor... Read More