Rural principal welcomes road safety review

A Rotorua school principal has welcomed a review that will help identify and mitigate road safety issues outside rural school gates. Rotorua Lakes Council... Read More

Rotorua Multicultural Hospice support group meets

Last week the Rotorua Multicultural Council had its first meeting of the Multicultural Hospice Support Group. “It was a historic day for the Rotorua... Read More

Career opportunities for Rotorua tourism students

The fourth consecutive year of the New Zealand School of Tourism – NZST - Speed dating initiative has demonstrated the value of developing tourism... Read More

50th Conservation Week offers an activity for all

Planning for a multitude of conservation-themed events around Rotorua is well underway, with rangers anticipating Conservation Week 2019 will reach new... Read More

First health science diploma with Maori worldview

A Rotorua-based polytechnic is trying to turn around the region's poor health outcomes by offering the first health science diploma with a Māori... Read More

Toi Ohomai shouts free lunch in Rotorua

They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but that’s not quite true at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology. In a bid to strengthen... Read More

Sir Toby Curtis rails at Maori education

    The Government’s wellbeing budget is being greeted with a reminder of past grievances by one of Maoridom’s leading figures... Read More

Secondary teachers to strike again in June

Further strike action is on the cards for secondary teachers after this week's "mega-strike" of primary and secondary teachers. Members... Read More

Teacher protest in Rotorua rally

Themes of "pay us more", overwork and staff shortages were metaphorical chalks thrown at the Government in Rotorua today. Amid an almost party... Read More

Animated start to teachers‘ strike in Rotorua

About 150 teachers are waving banners with colourful slogans to a busy main arterial route into the Rotorua CBD this morning. From 8am today, motorists... Read More

Teachers strike: ‘Not just about money’

Today's historic strike by primary, secondary and area school teachers will close nearly every state and state-integrated school in some regions. The... Read More

Bike donation for Whakarewarewa School

Students at Whakarewarewa School now have more opportunity to get on a bike. Bike Barn dropped off six bikes as part of its Bike it Forward initiative... Read More

Standing on principal

Phil and Jordan have two things in common. They are father and son and they are principals of major schools in their respective areas. Both thrive... Read More

Rotorua school drives cellphones out of class

A decision to ban the use of cellphones in all classes at Rotorua Intermediate School is being driven by the school’s teachers. “The drive... Read More

NCEA fee cuts welcomed but principal still wary

Alarm bells and positives. That’s how Rotorua Boys’ High School principal Chris Grinter has reacted to the Government’s decision to... Read More