Mount College wins regional Smokefreerockquest

Their There, a band from Mount Maunganui College has taken out first place at this year’s Bay of Plenty regional Smokefreerockquest final.   "They... Read More

National wearable arts: Mount students come second

Mount Maunganui Intermediate students Lillian Akagi and Mia Labone have won second place in Toi,  New Zealand's largest annual wearable arts... Read More

NZ Students excelling on the world stage

  Four New Zealand students who competed at the International Biology Olympiad in Armenia have all returned home with medals after excelling on... Read More

How Zespri AIMS Games helped save intermediates

Henk Popping, co-creator of the Zespri AIMS Games and principal of Otumoetai Intermediate, was supposed to be sitting in a conference at Wairakei. Instead,... Read More

InsectBot creator can win Rocket Lab tour

New Zealand’s young innovators have been set a mission of creating an InsectBot capable of surviving on Mars for the chance to win an exclusive... Read More

Creative conversation for writers

If you’re an aspiring author, you won’t want to miss the next panel discussion event organised by Tauranga Writers on Sunday. ‘Spreading... Read More

Dale Carnegie 2022 scholarship winners celebrate

Twenty-two students from schools across the Western Bay of Plenty have received their graduation certificates for completing the 2022 Acorn Foundation... Read More

Ready, set, cyberchallenge

The largest cyber security challenge in New Zealand kicks off this week with students from around Aotearoa preparing to hack, learn and solve their way... Read More

Te Puke Ocean scientist awarded L’Oréal Fellowship

A University of Waikato PhD student has won a L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science mentoring fellowship. Only one is granted in New Zealand... Read More

Anger over Māori kids being zoned out of iwi land

Some Māori educators want an overhaul of school zoning rules, saying the system ignores local iwi connections to the land that schools were built on. They... Read More

Kiwi filmmaker on top of the world after IYSFF win

  A young Kiwi filmmaker has conquered the Everest of the silent filmmaking world by winning first place at the International Youth Silent Film... Read More

More asbestos testing for former school site

Kawerau District Council is still wavering over whether to continue marketing potentially asbestos-contaminated sections in its Central Cove subdivision. On... Read More

Biology students’ futures “in jeopardy”

Olympiad dreams of New Zealand’s best biology students are in danger of being crushed after being told the money originally allocated to them is... Read More

Farmers asked to go back to school

Farmers across the country are being asked to go back to school as a part of a new educational programme for children called Farmer Time. The initiative,... Read More

Schools welcome holidays as pressure mounts

Tauranga principals are hoping the next two weeks will serve as a bit of a reset before schools head into term three. Colds, flus, other various viruses,... Read More