Broadway brought to the Bay of Plenty

For many teenagers, the NCEA workload often takes priority over passion projects. Yet for 17-year-old Papamoa College student Archer Bernards, his passion... Read More

Tauranga‘s Durham St to become careers central

Durham Street will be transformed into the Canvas Careers Expo this Friday and Saturday, with more than 50 exhibitors from across the region and New... Read More

Seeking out sauerkraut makers

  Jim Pringle’s fermented foods business was born out of a desire to improve the health of New Zealanders.   It's not often a... Read More

Student therapy garden also grows confidence

  A Tauranga children’s therapy garden will help grow “confident, active and resilient” leaners who can thrive in a traditional... Read More

Eastern Bay kids to get RIP Rugby Module

On Monday August 3, approximately 230 primary and intermediate school boys and girls will take part in the inaugural Eastern Bay RIP Rugby Module at... Read More

Keeping science alive for Tauranga students

House of Science Tauranga aims to change a worrying trend in our education system – that many children enter high school with little to no science... Read More

Small group find jobs following dairy training

A campaign to train Kiwis to work on dairy farms has so far only delivered a handful of graduates who have gone on to start the 2020-21 milking season. But... Read More

Fireside chat with David Seymour

The Weekend Sun has a warm spot by the fire, at Number 1 The Strand, for politicians to stop by and share their ideas ahead of the upcoming election.... Read More

NZ and Australian scientists uncover a world first

A New Zealand sunfish expert and Australian museum scientists have successfully identified the tiny larva of the giant Bump-head Sunfish, vital to conserving... Read More

Investing in youth in the BOP

A newly developed Cadetship Resource shares learning from the experience of a local company to recruit and support young cadets to thrive, and offers... Read More

Toi Ohomai hosts aspiring mountain bikers

Helping develop young talent and exploring high-level competing options is a key focus for the National Mountain Bike Hub training camps. Toi Ohomai... Read More

Free courses offered in high-demand industries

As New Zealand unites to recover from the impacts of COVID-19, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology will be offering free courses in a range of high-demand... Read More

KidsCan schools eligible for sports grants

  KidsCan partner schools are able to apply for financial grants to fund sporting activities for students, teams, or school participation under... Read More

New alcohol labelling rules to protect Kiwi kids

New Zealand will be moving to mandatory pregnancy warning labels on alcohol products, Food Safety Minister Damien O’Connor has announced.   The... Read More

New school bus tendering ‘a phenomenal cock-up’

Bus companies are worried a new Ministry of Education plan for tendering school bus routes will annihilate medium-sized firms, particularly in the regions. It... Read More