Nervous students to get NCEA results

About 140,000 nervous students from across the country will be jumping online today to find out their NCEA results. The New Zealand Qualifications... Read More

Careers event to registered nurse for BOP woman

A chance opportunity five years ago to attend a careers event with a friend opened the door for 21 year old Katelyn London to become a Registered Nurse. “My... Read More

AA top tips for first time campervan drivers

Are you a first-time campervan driver? The Automobile Association is sharing its top tips for a safe roadie this summer.   As Kiwis hit the road... Read More

Clean, cook, chill to keep whānau safe

  As the festive season kicks off and we welcome the rise in summer temperatures, the risk of food poisoning at home increases, Minister for Food... Read More

Check drinking water safety at your holiday spot

Let’s be careful this summer as we go to our summer baches, cribs, holiday homes or campsites. Your water tank could have become contaminated... Read More

Calls for national 40km/h school speed limit

A rural school principal’s fears it will take a child’s death for a speed limit reduction outside his school has prompted a new call for... Read More

Charity golf day raises $20k for scholarship

Women from Rotorua and the Bay of Plenty are being helped into tertiary training thanks to scholarships from New Horizons for Women Trust with funds... Read More

Students record worst results in maths & science

New Zealand's 13-year-olds have recorded their worst-ever results in a major international maths and science test. The Year 9 students' scores... Read More

Rural schools look to online classes

Some rural schools are struggling to find enough teachers for next year. Principals told RNZ it was hard enough attracting New Zealand teachers to... Read More

Hard work pays off for Rotorua robotics students

Rotorua robotics students came out on top after the 2020 AquaBots National Competition held in Masterton last weekend. Twenty-one students travelled... Read More

Local youth programme granted $90k

A programme designed to inspire local youth - the Aspiration Rotorua/Rangatahi PATH Planning programme - has been granted $90,000 from the Rotorua Trust... Read More

Schools told to prepare for tougher NCEA standards

Academics and teachers are warning a new mandatory NCEA literacy and numeracy test could be too tough for some teens. The Ministry of Education recently... Read More

Demand surges for kids’ mind health programme

Demand for a programme aimed at equipping school children with tools to navigate life’s ups and downs has more than doubled in the past three months. Interest... Read More

New outreach approach to Rongoā in Rotorua

A new “community outreach” approach is being taken to teaching Rongoā (traditional Māori healing) in Rotorua. It’s giving students... Read More

100 Robotics Champs Face Off In RoboPā Showdown

Robotics champs from 22 schools will face off this week in the National Robotics Scrimmage 2020, the culmination of a year-long programme engaging more... Read More