Youth unemployment problem solved by motorcycling Mayor of Otorohanga

Sporting a blue t-shirt inscribed with 'London, New York, Sydney, Otorohanga', Dale Williams, Mayor of Otorohanga, wears his heart on his sleeve. Earlier this...

The mentoring role

Settings for Mentoring Most mentoring models will involve matching older volunteers with young people, the specific focus being to build a relationship of respect and...

In honor of Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, I recommend celebrating some of my favorites, including the personal collections of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. https://www.librarything.com/profile/MartinLutherKingJr,...

How Te Puke’s goodness grows

Te Puke has stopped vibrating. “It's great!” says Mark Boyle, managing director of Te Puke Economic Development Group and the un-anointed high priest of...

Enjoy your weekend

Have a great and safe Labour weekend, from the team at Vector Group Charitable Trust

Otorohanga’s zero youth waste

The district is Otorohanga and the motorbike mechanic is Dale Williams – only these days he’s also the Mayor. With a unique apprentice support scheme...

The wait is over: Te Puke High School Students check NCEA results

Tens of thousands of teenagers will be hitting the refresh button on their computers as their exam results are now out. Almost 168,000 NCEA students...
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Check out the NEW Te Puke High School Video, it is Awesome!!

Here is our new school video. What do you think...?

Sponsorship Opportunity in Te Puke – Our People, Our Space – Te Puke’s Vector...

The iconic RSA building has a long history of community use, initially as a notable Church in 1920 and then the RSA from 1980s....
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Outlook for Someday Free Film Making Workshop in Te Puke, Bay of Plenty

Vector Group Charitable Trust will host a free filmmaking workshop for youth put on by The Outlook for Someday crew. We are excited and...
Severe Weather Warnings BOP

Major storm expected to hit Bay of Plenty – warn of flooding risk

Issued by MetService at 8:13pm Wednesday 31-Jan-2018 Major storm expected to hit the South Island with significant heavy rain and strong winds for much of...

Te Puke High School 2017 House Captains

TPHS 2017 House Captains   Blake: Eli Emmanuel Fawcett and Amelia Fleming Hillary: Jayden Kennedy and Storme Barclay Morihana: Daniel Bowler and Chanel Wotten Ngata: Credence Potiki and Georgia...

New Year Honours 2014: Dale Williams, ONZM

A former mayor who championed innovative ways to get youth into work says he may have retired, but still has some unfinished business. Dale Williams...
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Brothers in Arm Youth Mentoring – Capturing the powerful self-talk of 4 young people...

We are thrilled to be able to share a powerful new 3 minute video Brothers In Arms Youth Mentoring has just released. It captures...

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Te Puke Vigil unifies community in the wake of the Christchurch Mosque shootings

Thank you to everyone who showed their support and care in our community tonight. A give-a-little page has also been setup...
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Town wins big at Business Awards

Written by Isaac Gunson – Isaac was the Head Boy of Te Puke High School in 2017, and is currently studying Journalism at the...

Waiāri Water Supply Scheme

Tauranga is growing and we need to provide core infrastructure to cope with the increase in our population. View Full Documentation Waiari Fact Sheet 1 Oct 17 Waiari FAQs...