SADD social media stickers to help make it home

Students from SADD, which stands for Students Against Dangerous Driving, want all New Zealanders to think a little deeper this Labour weekend.   And... Read More

Principals confident most staff will vaccinate

School principals are confident their staff will comply with the government's order to get vaccinated before January 1. They are also relieved Cabinet... Read More

Mandatory vaccines for health and education sector

Vaccines will be mandatory for workers in large parts of the health and disability and education sectors.   Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins... Read More

Government backs down on NCEA arts changes

The Government has backed down on a proposal to merge three art forms into one subject at NCEA-level education.   But some remain unhappy, with... Read More

Free Rotorua events these school holidays

With the October school holidays nearly upon us, there is a range of free events happening in Te Manawa – the heart of the Rotorua. “It... Read More

NCEA support confirmed for Auckland students

The number of Learning Recognition Credits for senior secondary school students will be increased for Auckland students, Education Minister Chris Hipkins... Read More

Outrage over Auckland students in Tauranga classes

A Tauranga parent is horrified to learn that their son has been attending class all week with Auckland students who travelled to Tauranga during the... Read More

Free counselling service for teaching workforce

Teachers and support staff across all early learning services, kōhanga reo, kura, and state and state-integrated schools can now access free Covid-19... Read More

Training young heroes to operate drones

Search and rescue operations are tremendously resource-intensive. At the heart of them are often volunteers, who selflessly give their time as members... Read More

Ballance Agri-Nutrients sponsor science fair award

Ballance Agri-Nutrients has announced a nationwide programme of sponsorships intended to foster and celebrate scientific and innovative thinking among... Read More

Local chess champs qualify for national finals

Two intermediate and primary school chess teams from Rotorua and one college chess team from Tauranga have qualified this week for the national chess... Read More

Black cranes and monster stories

Tauranga author Lee Murray is now a two-time Bram Stoker award winner and monster lover, yet she is still scared of the dark. In a New Zealand first,... Read More

Healthy school lunch programme praised

Early evidence suggests young people are less hungry, eating healthier food and have better physical and mental wellbeing since the introduction of the... Read More

Tackling male stigma in early childhood education

A lack of male influence in early childhood education has inspired a Wintec student to create a book about restoring mana in men. Master of Applied... Read More

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