Hundreds show up for Comic Book day in Hawera

Hawera streets were packed with kids and adults today for the 2019 Comic Book Day held by the Hawera Library Plus. Hundreds of comic books, free coffee cards, art lessons and face painting were amongst the freebies that locals were gifted. The creator of the Moa Comic Series James Davidson held a workshop and Q&A,... Continue Reading →

Teachers reject latest offer by Ministry of Education

Primary teachers and principals have overwhelmingly rejected the latest offers from the Ministry of Education to settle their collective agreements. NZEI Te Riu Roa president Lynda Stuart said the outcome indicated teachers and principals were united and resolute in their commitment to getting significantly improved pay, time and support for learning needs. “We will be... Continue Reading →

Ultimate game of tag in the heart of Taranaki

The Survival Game is the ultimate game of tag, emulating the food chain in a forest. Participants assume the roles of herbivores (plant-eaters), omnivores (plant + meat eaters), and carnivores (meat eaters) and entire the survival zone at Rotokare for one hour. The herbivores must battle the bush to find food and water---and also escape... Continue Reading →

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