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By Christine Linnell
- Tuesday, 04 February 2014

Lorde’s newfound stardom is an indirect claim to fame for Tai Poutini Polytechnic, which is promoting the link between its Auckland-based Music...

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- Friday, 20 December 2013

A Greymouth family got academic honours twice over this week when sisters Annie and Sophie Molloy were crowned dux of St Patrick’s Primary School...

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- Thursday, 28 November 2013

Greymouth High School 2013 dux Brook Fleming-White shows off his haul of silverware, including the dux medal, after he was named top student at...

By Brendon McMahon
- Tuesday, 05 November 2013

Paroa Playcentre is back from the brink as it celebrates a one-year milestone following a flooding disaster.

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- Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Westland High School art teacher Rebecca Busch and students Louie Neale and Mandy Jo Fife draft a new interactive public art project, which will...

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- Thursday, 26 September 2013

Greymouth High School teacher Andy England has been appointed

By Janna Sherman
- Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Kokatahi-Kowhitirangi School principal Megan McLellan with new entrant Harry Lucas, who has bolstered the roll to 60 — the highest it has been in...

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- Wednesday, 07 August 2013

Grey Main School’s Year 8 maths whiz team — Daniel McLeay-McNish, left, Joseph Bertrand, Cody Robinson and George Rubbo — claimed victory in the...

By Laura Mills
- Friday, 19 July 2013

West Coast schools have shown the biggest improvement in level two of NCEA in all of New Zealand.
The Government yesterday released national...

By Christine Linnell
- Monday, 15 July 2013

Growing up on the West Coast was all the inspiration Fullbright scholar Sunkita Howard needed to study fisheries and come up with a way to protect...

By Christine Linnell
- Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Tai Poutini Polytechnic is working on a new base of operations in Hokitika, just a few years after closing down its Hokitika campus due to the...

By Christine Linnell
- Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Tai Poutini Polytechnic is moving the drilling programme from Greymouth to Reefton in time for the next 2013 course, which starts in six weeks,...

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- Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Greymouth songbird Cheyney Anderson shows off the Trinity College London certificate she recently received after achieving the top marks in New...

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- Tuesday, 14 May 2013

What is the sound of 100 children biting into an apple at the same time? It is like a giant eating an enormous apple — much louder than you would...

By Nicholas McBride
- Thursday, 02 May 2013

Westport will have a loud voice at the Youth Parliament this year, with three Buller High School students selected as representatives.