Tauranga teen takes out PM’s Science Prize

An aspiring scientist has won an award for his breast cancer data research that could have applications for other illnesses. James Zingel from Tauranga... Read More

Residents disappointed at school rezone proposal

  A group of Mount Maunganui residents have expressed their disappointment at rezoning plans that will impact their school.   Residents... Read More

Teachers get boost into Masters study

Matamata Primary School teacher Carma Maisey credits the University of Waikato’s Poutama Pounamu Blended Learning for encouraging her into Masters... Read More

Inspirational speakers lined-up for summit

Māori women business leaders and decision makers from throughout Aotearoa will be gathering this month for the annual FOMA Huihuinga Wāhine Māori... Read More

New Maori program on its way for Tauranga schools

A new project currently in development is establishing a Te Ao Maori Localised Curriculum for all 67 Tauranga Moana schools, early childhood centres... Read More

What’s on – Cow Dump Day, duck race, orchestra

Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. The MetService is forecasting a day with... Read More

Instrument petting zoo and Stavinksy firing up

Getting up close to musical instruments and musicians of our country’s orchestra is part of this weekend’s musical treats on in Tauranga. Today... Read More

Students urge Kiwis to take care on the roads

SADD - Students Against Dangerous Driving - is urging Kiwis to drive with care this weekend, following the deadliest Easter in a decade. “SADD... Read More

Tauranga teen wins prestigious scholarship

Tauranga's Benjamin Adams has been awarded the prestigious 2021 Girdlers’ Scholarship, which will enable him to study for a Master’s... Read More

Climate change march planned for Tauranga

Students from colleges across Tauranga are planning to hold an intergenerational march on Friday, demanding climate action. “As climate change... Read More

Produce programme fruitful for kids

Bowls filled with fruit and veggies can be found in every classroom at Gate Pa School, providing children the chance to try new things. Gate Pa School... Read More

Tauranga Village Radio to feature on Good Sorts

Tonight, Tauranga’s own Village Radio will be featured on Good Sorts, a TV1 News segment that has for ten years celebrated ordinary Kiwis doing... Read More

LifeCurve app for aging well launches in BOP

There is now a free and easy way to age well and maintain independence say healthcare experts.   Stay stronger for longer and add life to your... Read More

Time to turn back time as Daylight Saving ends

It’s time to turn back time, while also trying to figure out which appliances will need adjusting. Daylight saving time – DST - ends at... Read More

Primary staffing system ‘blunt and damaging’

Primary school principals have warned that the system for deciding how many teachers each school gets is blunt and even damaging. They have told a panel... Read More