Getting from A to B with Mr D

Darrell Hellier, commonly known as Mr D, truly does put the word ‘care’ into his role of caretaker at Bethlehem School. He has gone above... Read More

Tertiary providers collaborate on study options

They say that good things come in threes. It’s fitting, then, that when University of Waikato kaiako Ngairo Eruera was invited to name the study... Read More

New writer in residence for the Waikato Uni

  From small towns in Waikato to a Japanese text – the newest writer in residence at the University of Waikato is set to take inspiration... Read More

Buzzing their way to success

Otumoetai College student-entrepreneurs have been recognised for their work producing a sustainable alternative to zip lock bags. Bumble make and sell... Read More

Wildlife biologist speaking about pest control

Wildlife biologist Cam Speedy is talking to Te Puke residents about the need for pest control in the Kaimai Mamaku ranges. Te Puke Forest and Bird are... Read More

Dazzling day at TRYathlon

It’s been a hot day out there for the hundreds of children from around the Bay of Plenty who took part in today’s Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids... Read More

Growing competitive swimmers in Papamoa

New competitive swimming coach Andy McLay has been making waves at the Papamoa Swimming Club. Arriving with wife Anna in June, Andy has come on board... Read More

From Tragedy to Success

Stepping into Barbara Wilson’s garage, one expects to see a car. Instead a large loom nearly fills the single garage space. “I used to have... Read More

Katikati College seeks ‘complex matters’ support

Katikati College’s Board of Trustees has made the decision to seek Ministry of Education support for some complex employment matters, says the... Read More

Mushrooms used to clean up Whakatane canal

Oyster mushrooms are helping to clean up a historically contaminated timber processing site in Whakatane, and a University of Waikato student is helping... Read More

Students gain rural health experience

Students from a diverse range of health professions called Whakatāne home this year as they got to grips with the requirements of practicing in a rural... Read More

Two schools on the way for Omokoroa

Four parcels of land have been bought in Omokoroa, in the Western Bay of Plenty District, for an education facility that will accommodate both a primary... Read More

Tauranga pre-schoolers perform their cultural best

  Youngsters have donned costumes and face paint to celebrate culture and diversity.   More than 100 children from 15 Best Start Early Learning... Read More

Whakatane primary wins national haka competition

Whakatane primary school Te Kura o te Paroa has taken out the top spot at the National Primary Schools Kapa Haka competition. Hundreds of tamariki from... Read More

Starlink string of pearls crosses sky tonight

7pm update: There has been an updated time given for the Starlink train of satellites passing overhead tonight. The new time is just before 9.50pm. "There... Read More