The NEXT supported education initiative Ngā Pūmanawa e Waru was recently selected as a finalist for the prestigious Rotorua Westpac Business Excellence Awards.

The Rotorua district-wide initiative brings together the best of teacher practice coupled with an appropriate future focused learning pedagogy with the endorsement and support from parents, caregivers, community, business and iwi.
Ngā Pūmanawa e Waru is currently engaged with 42 schools, 10 Te Arawa iwi/hapū, 8 community groups and a number of reputable technology partners.

NPeW has recently released this video telling the story of the collaborative journey to make Rotoroa a great place to learn.