Countdown celebrates te reo Māori year-round

Committed to increasing the use of te reo Māori, Countdown has made some changes to the way it communicates with its customers and team for Te Wiki... Read More

Merivale Community Garden brings people together

We all know we should eat our fruit and vegetables. But Merivale Community Garden is teaching our community the many benefits of growing them too. Merivale... Read More

The power behind saying kia ora

One of the simplest yet most powerful expressions for any Kiwi to learn during Maori Language Week if they don’t already know it is ‘kia ora’. ... Read More

$12.5m project to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

University of Waikato School of Engineering Professor Michael Walmsley will lead a seven-year research programme to reduce energy-related greenhouse... Read More

The right chemistry at Aquinas College

Accurate analysis of samples in the chemistry labs secured a win for four talented Year 13 students from Aquinas College at this year’s NZIC Analytical... Read More

Long term learning at Toi Moana

  Poipoia te kākano kia puāwai - Nuture the seed and it will blossom   For many organisations, Te Wiki o te Reo Māori has become an opportunity... Read More

Scholarship sets Shayla up for success

  Last year, Shayla Thompson made Te Puke High School history when she became the school’s first head girl of Waitaha descent.   This... Read More

Be one in a million for Māori Language Moment

  Half a million New Zealanders are set to make history tomorrow in the inaugural Māori Language Moment.   Excited by the high interest... Read More

Tauranga Hockey hits 100 mark

  Hockey has changed immensely in 100 years - original sticks resembled candy canes, balls were made of leather filled with wool or cork and games... Read More

Readying nesting boxes for rifleman

  In the lead up to the titipounamu/rifleman’s nesting season, it’s not uncommon to find Barry Pethybridge in the Aongatete forest... Read More

Tourism providers share insights with students

Strengthening industry connections and enabling students to learn from the best has been a key driver of the Toi Ohomai tourism industry connect sessions. Rotorua’s... Read More

Free workshop for young Tauranga storytellers

  Young Tauranga theatre makers will be treated to expert storytelling advice at a Baycourt Commuity & Arts Centre workshop next month.   The... Read More

Participation a priority at multi-sport festival

More than 400 Tauranga intermediate-level students hit the sports field this week at an inter-school tournament hosted by Bethlehem College. Students across... Read More

Children in limbo to enrol at local schools - Govt

School-age children from overseas who are unable to leave New Zealand due to COVID-19 will be allowed to go to local schools as temporary domestic students... Read More

Psychology professor leaves 50 year legacy

A drive to improve family life has underpinned most of Neville Blampied’s 50-year career in Psychology at the University of Canterbury. The internationally... Read More