Tauranga early childcare teacher disciplined

An early childcare teacher has been censured for serious misconduct after a three-year-old was left bruised after being picked up "rugby style"... Read More

New campaign to tackle low awareness of ACC’s role

Anyone who grows up in New Zealand, or visits from overseas, is naturally drawn to our bodies of water. Whether it's our beaches, our lakes or our... Read More

It’s time to care about the insects

While reports last year on insect decline calling the situation an ‘insect apocalypse’ have been widely criticised for their methods, Dr... Read More

The Adventures of Benjamin Boogie

Kourtney Troon’s children’s book has arrived. Full of fun illustrations ‘The Adventures of Benjamin Boogie’ tells the interesting... Read More

Public east coast beach safety concerns

Surf Life Saving NZ is urging beach goers to be extra vigilant next week if they are visiting the East Coast. Due to the low pressure systems in the... Read More

Starting on the road to Wimbledon

Not all tennis balls are the same apparently. Ask the young hotshots at Gate Pa Tennis Club. The 320 million balls produced annually are mostly the... Read More

Doing great things in the name of accessibility

Nominations are now open for the Inaugural Access Alliance People’s Choice Accessibility Awards for Business. The Access Alliance is calling for... Read More

Tooth-conscious mokopuna win health challenge

  Children and their parents have triumphed in an Eastern Bay of Plenty oral health challenge. Kohanga Reo from across the Eastern Bay were invited... Read More

Mental health before marks says education expert

  As NCEA results are being released this week, it’s important that students and whanau remember that mental health is more important than... Read More

Mount water polo team competes in Australia

A Mount Maunganui College team has broken onto the international scene this week at the Australian Youth Water Polo Championships. Coach Danny Kay says... Read More

New scholarship open to Tauranga tertiary students

    With NCEA results released, tertiary study may now be an option for Bay of Plenty students. A new scholarship, named Te Ara Hou, is... Read More

Exam marks available online for 140,000 students

NCEA results have been released online, ending the nervous wait for thousands of secondary students. About 140,000 students attended 119 exam sessions... Read More

Our glowing orange ‘Wolf’ Moon

On Saturday night, Dave Greig, who is the president of the Tauranga Astronomical Society, headed up to the Minden Lookout at Te Puna to see if he could... Read More

Tauranga artist’s life comes full circle

  Kelcy Taratoa leans back in his chair in the Te Ara a Mauao building at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology’s Windermere Campus and asks:... Read More

One week until NCEA results announced

It is only a week away until students find out their results from their NCEA exams. More than 140,000 students attended 119 exam sessions across New... Read More