Muller: ‘Lack of school build urgency’ in Omokoroa

Bay of Plenty MP Todd Muller is annoyed at the lack of urgency and delays in acquiring land and building a new school in Omokoroa. A petition for a... Read More

Everything you need to know in one place

Get advice about your future career options from people already doing the job at Canvas Tauranga Careers Expo. Which university is best? How do I get... Read More

Donna Dinsdale wins fashion design awards

Donna Dinsdale has won the overall Award of Excellence at the MLT Hokonui Fashion Design Awards. She is a fashion design tutor at Toi Ohomoi and wasn’t... Read More

Did girls really need more education?

They’re a feisty bunch, this group of schoolgirl buddies, all but one are glowing golden girls. Wanganui Girls College obviously instilled attitude. When... Read More

Sundowner of the Skies

When Oscar Garden landed his Gipsy Moth plane Kia Ora in Australia on November 4 1930 after flying solo from England, there were no welcoming crowds... Read More

Tauranga teen wins award at Blue Light camp

Local Tauranga Boys College student, 15-year-old Zachary Murray was awarded a top prize of ‘Overall Excellence’ at the recent Blue Light... Read More

Warm fuzzies about deep deep cold

At a time when New Zealand heroes exclusively wore rugby boots, Tauranga’s Peter Otway was in awe of men of snow and ice, men of the Antarctic... Read More

Des O’Leary’s first book ‘Slice of Heaven’

When Des O’Leary was teaching in a South Auckland school, he became aware that books reflecting the lives of young immigrant multicultural Kiwis... Read More

DNA and family history mysteries

Do you know your whakapapa, ancestry and heritage? For those who love the idea of exploring their family history and unravelling their DNA mystery,... Read More

Terminus - riding a virtual travelator

This week I flew across a mysterious alien world on a digital travelator, passing humanoid clones and slipping down through tunnels and into orbs that... Read More

All welcome to share Chinese culture in Te Puke

Today there is an opportunity to experience some unique Chinese culture in Te Puke, and make some new friends. “We are going to show our local... Read More

Minister explains what ROVE means for BOP

  With a shortage of skilled workers across sectors from agriculture to construction, horticulture to tourism in the BOP, the latest ROVE announcement... Read More

A new dawn for work skills and training

The Government is tackling the long-term challenges of skills shortages and the mismatch between training provided and the needs of employers, by comprehensively... Read More

Students tackling bullying on the main stage

Tauranga Intermediate students are tackling bullying on the biggest stage in town. The school are in final preparations for their school production,... Read More

Lessons still learned

EmployNZ is taking over a series of free courses from the Salvation Army within the Bay of Plenty. Salvation Army recently decided to discontinue these... Read More