Students contribute to science during lockdown

Life during lockdown looked a lot different for environmental management students at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology. With campuses closed, many... Read More

Temporary changes to NCEA

Further temporary changes to NCEA and University Entrance will support senior secondary school students whose teaching and learning have been disrupted... Read More

It takes a team for MND awareness

      Having a dance off, broadcasting an online tutorial on how to make a delicious chocolate fudge cake, or running an online art... Read More

Services to education honoured in Queen‘s awards

“I’m grateful that someone felt that I was worthy enough to be nominated,” says Graham Preston on hearing that he was being awarded... Read More

Tauranga teen’s tennis prowess rewarded

A Tauranga teenager has received a scholarship for her determination and talent in Tennis. Hannah Walpole has been awarded a 2020 Variety Gold Heart... Read More

Papamoa chef aims to make mighty difference

A Papamoa chef who has experienced first-hand how changing your diet can improve your life is on a mission to do the same for children. Andrew Hughes... Read More

Graduate uses pandemic to refocus career path

Rather than sitting on the couch clocking up Netflix hours, Levi Chand has used the COVID-19 pandemic to refocus his career path. Since graduating with... Read More

Teachers aides to get backdated pay increase

The Ministry of Education and NZEI Te Riu Roa have agreed to settle the pay equity claim for teacher aides. This will see more than 22,000 teacher aides,... Read More

Virtual workshop for jazz youth

They say good things come to those who wait. And maybe even better things for those who wait longer. The Tauranga Jazz Society has made the difficult... Read More

Night classes receive funding boost

With the raft of announcements in last week’s Budget, focusing on the rebuilding of the New Zealand economy in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis,... Read More

Pyes Pa School parking facility complete

School drop-offs and pick-ups for students at Pyes Pa School are now much safer. As children return to the classroom this week, Pyes Pa School is celebrating... Read More

$278.2m funding for early learning services - Govt

The government has announced a higher funding rate for early learning services that employ fully qualified and registered teachers.  Prime Minister... Read More

Predicted increase in truancy rates

Teachers and principals are bracing themselves for all manner of reactions when 800,000 school children return to class today for the first time in eight... Read More

Tauranga teen takes on national speech comp finals

A Tauranga teen has overcome anxiety to earn herself a place in a national speech competition. Ngariki Tamainu decided to push herself to enter the... Read More

Multicoloured Mauao wins art competition

A drawing of Mauao incorporating a multi-coloured kiwi, hongi and more than 20 flags has won the inaugural Tauranga Art in Schools competition for 2020. Jahren... Read More