Bird of the year is ready for take-off

New Zealanders are getting ready to campaign and vote for their favourite native birds in the nation's most popular annual bird contest. Forest... Read More

Rotorua schools take out regional Showquest comp

Rotorua high schools have taken out the top two places in the regional Showquest competition for 2020. Western Heights High School won the Bay of Plenty... Read More

NCEA credits reported to authority drops 20%

The pandemic has caused a 20 per cent slump in the number of NCEA credits schools have reported to the Qualifications Authority. The authority says... Read More

ECCs reluctant to raise fees - study

Many early learning centres are looking to draw on their own cash-strapped resources to survive COVID-19, rather than increasing fees for parents. A... Read More

Long term learning at Toi Moana

  Poipoia te kākano kia puāwai - Nuture the seed and it will blossom   For many organisations, Te Wiki o te Reo Māori has become an opportunity... Read More

Be one in a million for Māori Language Moment

  Half a million New Zealanders are set to make history tomorrow in the inaugural Māori Language Moment.   Excited by the high interest... Read More

Readying nesting boxes for rifleman

  In the lead up to the titipounamu/rifleman’s nesting season, it’s not uncommon to find Barry Pethybridge in the Aongatete forest... Read More

Police ask for help to find Phillip Wadsworth

Police are seeking the public’s help in finding Phillip Wadsworth of Matamata, aged 52, who has been reported missing from Taupo. He was last... Read More

Tourism providers share insights with students

Strengthening industry connections and enabling students to learn from the best has been a key driver of the Toi Ohomai tourism industry connect sessions. Rotorua’s... Read More

More Kiwis turning to vegetarianism for health

An increasing number of Kiwis are turning to vegetarian meals believing them to be healthier, cost less and be more environmentally friendly according... Read More

New multi-sport junior programme launches

WaiBOP Football has announced the launch of the Multi-Sport Junior Programme supported by NZ Football Foundation. WaiBOP Football will partner with... Read More

Don’t dump your dog

  Don’t dump your dog is the request from Rescue, Revive, Rehome’s Rowan Elliott.   A small chocolate Labrador puppy left abandoned... Read More

Don‘t sit on the sidelines urges former head girl

Go for it is what one former Mount Maunganui College head girl is urging others to do, after personally benefiting from receiving a University of Waikato... Read More

NZ Fruit & Veges in schools acknowledged globally

  New Zealand’s most successful and effective school-based nutrition initiative Fruit & Vegetables in Schools (FIS) has been selected for... Read More

Face mask sale funds student exhibition

With the re-emergence of community transmission of COVID-19 and the advice to wear face masks, Toi Ohomai students saw an opportunity to raise important... Read More