Articles Categorized: Education

University life spelled out

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YOUNG people contemplating university next year will have an opportunity to learn more about uni life next week. The University of Waikato is hosting an…

UN win for young students

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TWO Whakatane High School students overcame the odds to finish first equal in the prestigious Model United Nations Competition in Tauranga at the weekend. Eighteen…

Creating homes for treasures

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CHILDREN created special homes for their treasures at a workshop led by artist Jordan Davey-Emms this week. The Little Homes workshop, held at Te Koputu,…

Science projects wow judges

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FROM a Handy Hygiene project to a multi-functional hi-vis vest for athletes, Awakeri School students wowed judges with their innovative projects at this year’s Science…

Unlocking young potential

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SIX Secrets to Becoming an All Black is the attention-grabbing title of free workshops aimed at helping Eastern Bay parents grown their children’s potential. The…

Funding shakeup welcomed

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PRINCIPALS in Whakatane have welcomed a major shake-up in the way schools are funded, which will see the school decile system scrapped. Education minister Nikki…

School back at hall for play

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OHOPE Beach School is back at its usual venue for its end-of-year production after reaching an agreement with the Whakatane District Council on charges for…

Pre-school kiwi encounter

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CHILDREN at Whakatane’s Pohutukawa Pre-School came face-to-face with a real live kiwi recently. After being contacted by a teacher at an Oamaru Kindergarten in May,…