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Hamilton Boys’ High win ChemQuest …again

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:43:05 +1300 | University of Waikato

Students from Hamilton Boys’ High School took out the top prize for the second year in a row at the University of Waikato’s ChemQuest challenge held last night on campus. More >>

Rangi Ruru Students Achieve National Success at Music Awards

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:03:36 +1300 | Rangi Ruru Girls' School

Over the weekend Year 13 music scholars Amy Lee and Siyu Sun took out 1st and 3rd place respectively in the Performing Arts Competition Association of New Zealand (PACANZ) National Young Performer Awards in Palmerston North.More >>

Young performer awarded UCOL acting scholarship

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:42:59 +1300 | UCOL

Feilding High School student Cohen Stephens has acted his way into the UCOL Diploma in Performing Arts programme as the recipient of a scholarship announced recently. More >>

Whitireia celebrates ten years of Pacific nursing

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:06:28 +1300 | Whitireia NZ

Tomorrow Whitireia will be celebrating the tenth anniversary of its Bachelor of Nursing Pacific programme. More >>

Student pitches film ideas

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:33:07 +1300 | Eastern Institute of Technology

While her classmates were enjoying their study break, EIT student Rhiannon Edwards was in Auckland pitching script ideas at the New Zealand Writers Guild 2014 Showcase. More >>

World of Opportunities for New Zealand Graduates

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:04:23 +1300 | Weltec

The Summer Olympics, Edinburgh Festival, Glastonbury Festival, London Film Festival, Cricket and Rugby World Cup – these are just a few of the amazing events New Zealand graduates contribute to as a world of opportunities opens up for them after completing ...More >>

New Head of King’s College’s Welcomed

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:22:30 +1300 | King's College

King’s College this week welcomed its new Headmaster, Mr Michael Leach’s with a pōwhiri at the Otahuhu campus which was attended by several hundred Botany Downs Secondary College students and staff. Chairman, Mr Ross Green, says Mr Leach’s ...More >>

SCIRT traffic update - week starting 13/10/14 – new term

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:15:56 +1300 | Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team More >>

New Zealand Secondary Schools - Day Two Summary

Thu, 9 Oct 2014 14:44:55 +1300 | Netball New Zealand

Day Two of the New Zealand Secondary Schools Netball Championship has concluded with the premier teams rising to the top with some outstanding performances at Arena Manawatu. The competition moved into post-pool play in the afternoon with Mount Albert Grammar ...More >>

Filipo Levi Appointed in Pivotal Partnership School Role

Wed, 8 Oct 2014 13:59:12 +1300 | Villa Education Trust

The Villa Education Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Filipo Levi into the pivotal role of Community Liaison Manager for the new Partnership School. More >>

Intrepid pair in Subantarctic yellow-eyed penguin expedition

Wed, 8 Oct 2014 13:52:25 +1300 | Sir Peter Blake Trust

Two Kiwi teachers will be spending spring in the Subantarctic, after being selected to join the 2014 DoC Yellow Eyed Penguin Survey in the Auckland Islands. More >>

New Academic Director for Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Wed, 8 Oct 2014 09:37:32 +1300 | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Newly appointed Academic Director Dr Amanda Torr was welcomed by more than 30 guests to Bay of Plenty Polytechnic last week at a special powhiri at the Windermere Campus. More >>

Studylink Listens and Responds to Students

Fri, 3 Oct 2014 14:22:26 +1300 | NZ Union of Students' Associations

Studylink are launching their new student focused campaign in preparation of semester one 2015. The campaign was developed in partnership with the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA). In addition, Studylink have redeveloped their website, ...More >>

Celebrating World Teachers’ Day

Fri, 3 Oct 2014 12:09:10 +1300 | Ministry of Education

The huge part that teachers play in the lives of every New Zealander is being acknowledged this weekend as World Teachers’ Day is celebrated. More >>

PPTA's EDUCANZ battle continues

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:04:03 +1300 | PPTA

The legislation around the government’s EDUCANZ body is so sloppy it is impossible to know what kind of monster will eventually be unleashed, says PPTA president Angela Roberts.More >>

UCOL Chief Executive Appointment

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:37:16 +1300 | UCOL

Leeza Boyce has been appointed as UCOL’s new Chief Executive to succeed Paul McElroy upon his retirement in December. UCOL Chair, Malcolm Inglis, said that he is delighted to make the announcement on behalf of the UCOL Council, and is thrilled with the ...More >>

Three first places at the national Young Designer Awards

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:01:38 +1300 | ACG Strathallan

1 October 2014, Karaka. ACG Strathallan is thrilled with the Young Designer Awards 2014 results. The design students have scooped three 1st placings and with seven of the ten ACG Strathallan entrants receiving a place the school is consistently ...More >>

ACG Expands Its Tertiary And Careers Division

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:01:34 +1300 | ACG Group

Academic Colleges Group (ACG), New Zealand’s leading independent educational services provider, has significantly expanded its Tertiary and Careers Division with the acquisition of New Zealand Management Academies (NZMA).More >>

Delinquent- A Fundraising Feature Film

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:55:45 +1300 | Shadowlight Studios

“When Peter, an ordinary quiet school boy arrives at his new school, he swiftly falls in with a group of friends. This is until Paige, the outgoing and self-professed leader of the group displays her blatant dislike for the more shy and timid character ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on the farcical elevation of David Seymour

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:20:09 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

With the election won, it's time to find jobs for the boy. David Seymour is the Act Party’s latest scrounger to be rewarded by the National Party, and not only with a seat in Parliament. This time around, a couple of parliamentary Undersecretary ...More >>


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