Water safety kicks off in term four

The Water Skills for Life Plus pilot project is ready to be delivered into a number of local schools in term four this year. Major partners and funders... Read More

Nanogirl to host webinars for education staff

From today, Nanogirl Labs together with the Ministry of Education, is hosting a series of interactive and informative webinars for education staff who... Read More

Principals confident most staff will vaccinate

School principals are confident their staff will comply with the government's order to get vaccinated before January 1. They are also relieved Cabinet... Read More

Mandatory vaccines for health and education sector

Vaccines will be mandatory for workers in large parts of the health and disability and education sectors.   Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins... Read More

Siblings‘ compositions win national awards

Thomas and Eva Bedggood have been playing music together since they were young children and they’re excited to share the experience of taking part... Read More

Psychologists in schools begin nationwide strike

Over 120 psychologists working in schools and early childhood centres will be striking from tomorrow. From 5am on Tuesday, October 5 to 5pm on Tuesday,... Read More

Government backs down on NCEA arts changes

The Government has backed down on a proposal to merge three art forms into one subject at NCEA-level education.   But some remain unhappy, with... Read More

Water safety floods into local schools

Pyes Pā School is participating in the first Water Skills for Life Plus pilot programme. The programme aims to teach children lifesaving skills and knowledge... Read More

Study finds Kiwis keen on eating insects

A majority of New Zealanders would be happy to try eating an insect even if they have never tasted one before, preliminary findings from a new study... Read More

NCEA support confirmed for Auckland students

The number of Learning Recognition Credits for senior secondary school students will be increased for Auckland students, Education Minister Chris Hipkins... Read More

Mature student scholarship launches in Tauranga

A new scholarship has been developed to meet the needs of older students in the Bay of Plenty who would like to access education but face challenges... Read More

Outrage over Auckland students in Tauranga classes

A Tauranga parent is horrified to learn that their son has been attending class all week with Auckland students who travelled to Tauranga during the... Read More

Joining forces to preserve the environment

Climate change and the forest was the focus of a field trip at Aongatete recently. Tauranga Sunrise Rotary, Bay Conservation Alliance and students from... Read More

Lungs may have answer to type-1 diabetes

A major genetic trigger for type-1 diabetes may act in the lung, according to researchers at the Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland Their... Read More

Whakatāne school arsonist arrested

Eastern Bay of Plenty Detectives have today arrested a man in relation to the arson of Apanui Primary School in Whakatāne. The fire occurred in the... Read More