Two-hundred authors wanted

If you've ever wanted to see your name on the cover of a published book, then Tauranga Writers has a doozy of an opportunity for you. In celebration of the group's 50th anniversary this year, Tauranga Writers is aiming to create a Guinness... Read More

New school for growing number of families

A new primary school will open in Tauranga from 2019 – and is expected to reach a roll of 650 to cater to the growing number of families in its vicinity.Pyes Pa West School will be built on Kennedy Rd in Tauranga and enrol students in Years 1-6... Read More

Welcome home former students

When more than 350 people arrive at Pongakawa School this weekend, in a way they'll be returning to their second home. Tomorrow morning they'll be aptly greeted onto the grounds by current students singing Kiwi musician Dave Dobbyn's... Read More

More chippies need to be trained up – now!

The head of a construction industry training organisation is warning more building apprentices need to be trained to meet demand. Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation chief executive Warwick Quinn sayswhile his organisation has a record... Read More

Relief work in schools

A love of working with children is a must for those that work for ECE Consultants. The company has been providing Early Childhood Education relievers to many of the wonderful early childhood centres throughout the Bay and the Waikato for more than 15... Read More

True beauty of music

Hannah Josephs picked up a saxophone at Bay Play when she was just nine. It was her first taste of music and from then on, she never put the saxophone down. Now she's back as a student teacher at Bay Play, the Mount Maunganui Music School Charitable... Read More