'Teachers don't have the time to sit down and unpack what is going on.'
And 100 deaths a year were predicted at an 80 per cent vaccination rate.
A group of students were seen covering school buildings with flour and toilet paper.
But one principal says the mandate adds "a layer of stress and anxiety " for schools.
Streaming at John Paul College will stop from the start of next year.
Streaming at John Paul College would stop from the start of next year.
All profits from artworks will be donated to surf therapy charitable trust Live for More.
Priya Fernandes has the made the call to return to India to reunite with her family.
The first on-site school vaccine clinic is being held this Friday.
Bay Dreams has called off its 2022 festivals in both Mount Maunganui and Nelson.
A $23 an hour water blasting job has been open for months.
Campbell had owned the Kawerau butcher for the past 46 years.
Four appliances were called to a fire at a commercial building on Onslow St.
Bay employers are trying to make it as "easy as possible" for staff to get vaccinated.
Former teachers and principals are speaking out about why they left the profession.
Kiwis from the Bay of Plenty say Melbourne's buildings rocked and rolled.
A Rotorua principal says some students are "struggling with anxiety" post lockdown
"We would have emphatically instructed them to stay in Auckland."
Businesses like McDonald's Rotorua are enjoying the journey towards bilingualism.
"There is no real light at the end of the tunnel, there is no certainty."
Face-to-face learning is back in Rotorua as schools return under level 2.
Bay of Plenty students are set to return to school on Thursday.
Only two property viewings are permitted per property per day at alert level 3.
Schools and individuals across the Bay will take part in a te reo event on Tuesday.
Council has reported a "noticeable increase" in local traffic at alert 3.
After two weeks, many businesses have been able to partially open at level 3.
Two New Zealand bread producers have since introduced recyclable cardboard bread tags.
More than 100 Bay of Plenty schools are taking part in the lunch programme.
One school delivered roughly 100 learning packs to students over the weekend.
Some 350 students attended the events; asked to keep eye out for symptoms in meantime.
One Rotorua principal says the lockdown decision is "unpleasant but understandable".
A total of 176 patients with RSV had been admitted to Lakes DHB hospitals this year.
She has spoken out about the cost of rent in the motel.
Loose tomatoes were on sale for $14.99 a kilo at one supermarket.
he urged kiwis to exercise kindness when shopping in stores.
The Lakes DHB says more patients require admission to hospital in winter.
The next meeting will take place on Tuesday in Rotorua Library.
Politicians divided over purchase of 0.66 hectare site at 265 Fenton St.
The three-bedroom apartment boasts bush and ocean views.
Kids age 5-9 make up for more than half the violent incidents against staff.
Ministry working with the students to find them a new school after they were excluded.
'We are pretty booked up all the way till March,' says one Tauranga catering company.
Vaping was becoming an increasing problem for Bay of Plenty schools.
The schools worked hard to identify barriers impacting student attendance and found it.
KidsCan supports students in 829 schools with breakfast, snacks, hot meals and clothing.
'You just need them, it is like having toilet paper'.
Kawerau bravely faces future without town's biggest employer.
An eight-hour nurses' strike will go ahead tomorrow in Rotorua and nationwide.
Māori Development Minister Willie Jackson made the announcement in Rotorua on Thursday.
Six schools in the Bay are receiving support from Kura Kai.
One in five school leaders is reported to be working more than 60 hours per week.
The Norske Skog paper mill employs 160 people
Keeri Hooper still remembers the confusion in her brother's eyes before he was shot.
The ashes have ended up at a non-existent Queenstown address.
Priya Fernandes has been separated from her husband for more than two years.
'Bad luck' has made personal trainer aware of the need to look after her body.
But collective that helped produce the series defends it.
Health system changes would start to come into effect in July next year.