Scholarship changes Papamoa woman’s life

A BayTrust Scholarship is helping one Papamoa woman change her career after a devastating motocross accident left her paralysed.   Casey Waterhouse... Read More

Toi Ohomai shows community spirit

This year the COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge effect on the Bay of Plenty community so Toi Ohomai organised a community day to help those hit hardest. The... Read More

ACG Tauranga: The Bedford family story

When the Bedfords enrolled at ACG Tauranga, they took a leap of faith. Not only had the school not even opened yet, but the family lived in Rotorua,... Read More

No gym – no problem: Keeping it real for busy mums

The secret to success for one Tauranga start-up business is ‘keeping things simple’. While Marisha ‘Rish’ Wilson has joined... Read More

Nepalese celebrate Dashain with special event

This evening the Nepalese Association in the Bay of Plenty will be celebrating Dashain in Paengaroa. The Hindu celebration will include musical performances,... Read More

Book festival for literature lovers in Tauranga

The first annual Tauranga Moana Book Festival launches this November, with a line-up of New Zealand authors that will make any book lover happy. A collaboration... Read More

Katikati students lend a helping hand

Learning about healthy relationships through the Loves-Me-Not programme hasn’t just sparked a wider awareness for a group of Katikati College students... Read More

Honorary Fellowship for Waikato Health expert

A Professor of Population Health at the University of Waikato has been awarded Honorary Fellowship of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. Honorary... Read More

UoW engineering students set to shine

The annual Waikato Engineering Design Show kicks off this week, with students from the University of Waikato’s School of Engineering showcasing... Read More

Students run to raise funds for new playground

  Matahui School students are planning on running laps around the school for an entire day in a bid to raise funds for a new school playground.   The... Read More

Kids’ Lit Quiz returns to the stage in Tauranga

The Bay of Plenty heats of the annual Kids’ Lit Quiz is back in Tauranga this week. Tauranga Intermediate School will host the event on Thursday,... Read More

High hopes homebound teachers will fill vacancies

Chief executives aren't leading the country's brain gain, new data about the occupations of returning New Zealanders shows. Airport arrival... Read More

Artificial Intelligence course coming to Tauranga

The University of Waikato is launching a four-day short course in Artificial Intelligence in Tauranga. The aim of the course is to teach people how... Read More

ACG Tauranga: Paving the way to university

ACG Tauranga alumna Laoise McCarthy is sailing through her first year at the University of Waikato, and she attributes much of her success to the skills... Read More

Free water safety fun community day

It’s time to splash around and learn some safety in and on the water ahead of summer.  Tauranga Swim School in conjunction with Water Safety... Read More