Tauranga pre-schoolers perform their cultural best

  Youngsters have donned costumes and face paint to celebrate culture and diversity.   More than 100 children from 15 Best Start Early Learning... Read More

Whakatane primary wins national haka competition

Whakatane primary school Te Kura o te Paroa has taken out the top spot at the National Primary Schools Kapa Haka competition. Hundreds of tamariki from... Read More

Starlink string of pearls crosses sky tonight

7pm update: There has been an updated time given for the Starlink train of satellites passing overhead tonight. The new time is just before 9.50pm. "There... Read More

Cycling to celebrate overcoming brain injuries

The weather was perfect on Saturday for the inaugural Brain Injured Children Trust Pedal and Spokes Family Cycle Ride. It was a fun-packed time with... Read More

It‘s Get Outdoors Week

Getting outdoors is easy if you know how. This is the message that the NZ Mountain Safety Council are bringing for the Get Outdoors Week which starts... Read More

Upgrade your old lifejacket this summer

Following five successful years, Coastguard’s Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade will once again be motivating kiwis to check and upgrade their most important... Read More

Feedback on rules for earthworks near kauri trees

The Thames-Coromandel District Council is now taking feedback on proposed new rules to manage earthworks near kauri trees in urban zones of the district,... Read More

SafeSquares help Kiwi kids stay safe this summer

After the success of Parent to Parent’s inaugural first SafeSquares initiative this March, Parent to Parent and Bunnings are partnering again to... Read More

Connection builds community

It only takes 30 seconds to establish a connection with a stranger. That’s the key message of an award-winning Katikati community development... Read More

Quiet room for those with sensory needs

As part of Bayfair Shopping Centre’s $115 million development, a quiet room has opened for visitors with sensory processing and autism spectrum... Read More

Monochrome threads show support for staff

    It was a sea of black and white at Tauranga Special School today, but the monochrome mood is for a good cause. Staff and students donned... Read More

Thousands raised for Pyes Pa School playground

  A total of $10,000 raised at Pyes Pa School’s first gala in three years will go towards the new school playground.   Increasing... Read More

Week of action for school support staff

School support staff are in the middle of their week of action advocating for pay equity and better job security. Support staff at local schools are... Read More

Keeping the college cool

He’s stylist or groomer to the students, the young men of Tauranga Boys’ College. If the TBC 1st XV is looking especially slick before the... Read More

School arson not covered by MOE insurance

Apanui School principal Simon Akroyd is hoping that some poor decision-making by a group of teenagers will lead to some positive steps forward for the... Read More