Pukehina man captures images of space rocket

A Pukehina man captured images and video footage of Rocket Lab’s two-stage Electron rocket as it sped through the sky after launching from Mahia... Read More

Getting creative with saving penguins

I’ve decided to become a backyard trapper. I always loved watching Daniel Boone, America’s great frontiersman and explorer when I was growing... Read More

New scholarships to boost university assistance

Two new scholarships currently being offered by the University of Waikato could help students who want the chance to study at university. The Te Ara... Read More

Charity House up for sale

Looking for an innovative and affordable new home? Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology recently put this year’s Charity House up for sale by deadline.... Read More

NZ teenagers hit new lows in tests

New Zealand's 15-year-olds have hit new lows in the international PISA tests of reading, maths and science. The country's average scores in... Read More

Operation Phoenix takes off due to support

Less than a month after the senior playground at Apanui School was destroyed by an act of arson in November 2019, Principal Simon Akroyd is thrilled... Read More

Science and technology sparks interest of students

Students at Papamoa Primary School have been immersed in world of science and technology. They have been using virtual reality to learn about science,... Read More

NEMA replaces Civil Defence emergency management

The new National Emergency Management Agency has become operational from today. All of the existing functions and staff of the Ministry of Civil Defence... Read More

Greerton and Mount to decide 2019 BOP Cup title

Eves Realty Greerton and Carrus Mount Maunganui will contest the 2019 Bay of Plenty Cup Final, after the two clubs won their semi-finals on Saturday-... Read More

What‘s on - music, markets and giant rock hunt

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday. Me whai wa ki te noho tahi me to whanau me o hoa. Today we are expecting some cloudy periods with occasional showers... Read More

Free backyard rat traps for Mount residents

A free backyard rat trap for Mount Maunganui residents wishing to combat predators and help native species thrive is the goal of Tauranga’s wildlife... Read More

Down in the dunes

Dune restoration specialist Greg Jenks says healthy dunes play a crucial role in preventing erosion of Tauranga beaches. Forest and Bird Tauranga is... Read More

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