Last chance to apply for graduate programme

Time is ticking for graduates to secure their place in the GovTechTalent programme – dubbed a paid, once in a lifetime opportunity to fast-track... Read More

$10 million boost will upskill 70000 children

An innovative research-based approach to how New Zealand children are taught to read is to be extended across the country with a $10 million Ministry... Read More

A lifetime of outdoor living

Colin Hewens and Des Gardiner have spent their fair share of years in the bush. From building tramping huts during the Second World War, to trapping... Read More

Reawakening mana in men

A lack of men in early childhood education has inspired Wintec Master of Applied Innovation student, Grayson Newton-Smith to create a book about restoring... Read More

Kiwi research to turn bio-waste into economic boos

Waste products from New Zealand’s food processing industry – such as potato scraps and grape skins – could be transformed into high-value... Read More

New app to train teachers in Te Reo

Bay of Plenty teachers now have access to a world-leading Te Reo Māori app, through a Ministry of Education initiative aimed at strengthening New Zealand’s... Read More

Second largest Fieldays in 53 year history

This year’s Fieldays 2021 was the second biggest in the event’s 53-year history, with a total of 132,776 people attending over the four days... Read More

Inquiry launched into school truancy crisis

MPs have launched an inquiry into what has been described as New Zealand's truancy crisis. Official figures in May showed more than 60,000 students... Read More

Over 10,000 Kiwi kids learn to prevent injuries

In May 10,271 students across New Zealand have learnt how to prevent injuries through the new ASB St John in Schools programme. Students in years 1-8... Read More

Maori Battalion school resource launched

Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis has launched a new learning resource to help the next generation learn about the storied history of the Maori... Read More

Massey University stops new domestic enrolments

Massey University has closed its doors to new domestic students to avoid breaching government enrolment limits. It says it is not accepting new domestic... Read More

Changes to firearms dealer licencing

Police are alerting firearms dealers to the next round of the Arms Legislation Act 2020 changes that impacts the current dealer licencing regime.   "One... Read More

SADD challenges Kiwis this weekend

Students Against Dangerous Driving - SADD is calling for a collective Kiwi response to change the course of a dismal 40 year record.   From 1980... Read More

Calls for civics education in schools

A civics and citizenship curriculum should be cemented in New Zealand schools because knowledge Kiwi students are entitled to is being left to chance,... Read More

Scholarships encouraging people in forestry career

  Three new forestry scholarships are being offered in the Bay of Plenty.   Te Uru Rakau – New Zealand Forest Service has announced... Read More