BOP students win Outward Bound scholarships

Fourteen Bay of Plenty students are preparing for a trip of a lifetime after being awarded Outward Bound scholarships. The Acorn Foundation hosted the... Read More

BOP initiative to push participation in sciences

Enabling rangatahi to be active participants in the STEMM economy of tomorrow is a key focus of Pūhoro, and Toi Ohomai has joined the initiative. Pūhoro... Read More

Bethlehem College working to address concerns

  Bethlehem College is inviting people with “hurts and concerns from their time at the school” to get in touch with them directly.   “Our... Read More

Children learning the importance of Matariki

Students in Te Puke will carry the handles of a kete, and fill their kete with Matariki knowledge that they will gain from Te Kete Matariki’s education... Read More

National Youth Jazz Competition winners named

The 44th National Youth Jazz Competition in Tauranga featured the most competitors in its 44-year history, says National Youth Jazz Competition manager... Read More

Future leaders just getting warmed up

  Local history has been made, with the Bay of Plenty’s schools’ debating team qualifying for the semi-finals for the first time at... Read More

Tauranga lawyers launch law scholarship

Students in the Western Bay of Plenty region keen to explore a career in law will have the opportunity to apply for a new annual law scholarship announced. Sharp... Read More

BOP student leaders get a jump start on University

The first face-to-face hub day for the Waikato Management School's Leadership Academy at the University of Waikato’s Tauranga campus is proving... Read More

Soaked in jazz

Young musicians jazzed up Baycourt’s auditorium on Monday with musical flair for day two of the 44th National Youth Jazz competition. At the largest... Read More

Schools facing budget blowouts and staff shortages

  “It’s going to be a relentless year.” Oropi School principal Andrew King is talking about the constant challenges he is facing... Read More

University selects inaugural FAME Trust winner

The Trustees of the FAME Trust and the team at the Acorn Foundation are proud to announce that Oliver Bramah has been selected as The University of Auckland... Read More

STEMFest to return to Tauranga after two years

  New Zealand’s largest science, technology, engineering, and mathematics festival is set to return after a two-year hiatus.   More... Read More

Mount singer can’t stop making music

Even before he speaks in his gravelly baritone, country singer Brendan Dugan is often recognised around Tauranga. “Even when I’m wearing... Read More

Inaugural Ngā Tohu Toi event to celebrate arts

An inaugural awards night at the Tauranga campus of  Waikato University will align with the first Matariki Public Holiday in New Zealand and is... Read More

Hundreds compete in NZ-wide chamber music contest

More than 300 secondary school ensembles from across New Zealand will be competing in the 2022 NZCT Chamber Music Contest. During June, the District... Read More