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Southland Sharks Co-Captain to Tutor SIT Sports Programme

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:22:07 +1200 | Southern Institute Of Technology

The Southern Institute of Technology is proud to announce the appointment of Southland Sharks Co-Captain James Paringatai as tutor of the newly developed National Certificate in Recreation and Sport (Core Skills) Level 2. More >>

13 graduate as funeral directors

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:38:15 +1200 | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

They were presented with the NZ Diploma in Funeral Directing (Level 5) at a ceremony in Wellington on Wednesday night. More >>

School Kids Build Kiwi Shelter Boxes

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:09:30 +1200 | Rainbow Springs

Rotorua 16 September 2014: Howick Intermediate students nailed and hammered for a worthy cause recently building sturdy wooden kiwi shelter boxes for Rotorua’s Rainbow Springs .More >>

Young Chefs Step Up To The Plate

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:03:13 +1200 | NorthTec

Two young chefs from the NorthTec Hospitality Trades Academy scooped up silver medals at the national finals of the City and Guilds New Zealand Secondary School Culinary Challenge 2014.More >>

Chris Cole Catley Writing Awards

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:18:17 +1200 | Michael King Writers' Centre

New awards for young writers in the Auckland region are being launched by the Michael King Writers’ Centre this year, as part of the Michael King Young Writers Programme. More >>

One Winner, Three Gold Medals in ‘Junior Masterchef'

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:59:10 +1200 | Manakau Institute of Technology

Nelson College edged out two very close competitors to take the National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge Title for 2014. More >>

Te Kura O Hata Maria wins HP national tech competition

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:47:19 +1200 | Rural Women New Zealand

Te Kura O Hata Maria School in Northland has been awarded $10,000 worth of HP products and support for their entry in the inaugural HP Rural Schools Competition. More >>

Open Polytechnic senior lecturer awarded fellowship

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:41:13 +1200 | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic senior lecturer in accounting Gwyn Narraway has been awarded a Fellowship by the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand for her outstanding service to the profession.More >>

Young Artists Take the Floor at Geoff Wilson Gallery

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:35:20 +1200 | NorthTec

‘Flux’: a state of continuous change. The latest exhibition at Geoff Wilson gallery at NorthTec, ‘FLUX – Ideas to Reality’, opens a professional exhibition space to NorthTec’s youngest art students. For these emerging artists, continuous change ...More >>

BCITO Build-Ability Challenge winners announced

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:21:54 +1200 | BCITO

Manawatu’s Feilding High School has been named the Supreme Winner of the BCITO Build-Ability Challenge. More >>

2014 Smokefreerockquest & Smokefree Pacifica Beats Finals

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:40:54 +1200 | Smokefreerockquest

Smokefreerockquest is New Zealand’s only nationwide, orginal youth music event, and this year attracted just on 700 entries. Winners from 23 regional finals sent in DVDs of their original music, and the top six bands and three solo/duos were selected ...More >>

German, Kiwi films big winners at Uni Shorts 2014

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:04:29 +1200 | Uni Shorts

AUCKLAND: German filmmakers dominated the awards at the third annual Uni Shorts International Student Film Festival held over the weekend in Auckland on 12-14 September. Four of the eight categories; including Best Animation, Best Documentary, Best Undergraduate ...More >>

National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge Final

Sat, 13 Sep 2014 17:20:23 +1200 | MIT Communications

The best regional secondary school culinary teams, hospitality tutors and a judging panel of industry-leading executive chefs have arrived at the Manukau Institute of Technology for the final of the cooking competition dubbed ‘Junior Masterchef’.More >>

Passionate Māori educator welcomed to the Bay

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:23:56 +1200 | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic welcomed new Director Education & Māori Development, Kieran Hewitson, to the senior leadership team. More >>

Emotions run high at business end of the NZCT AIMS Games

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:25:51 +1200 | NZ Association of Intermediate and Middle Schools

The agony and the ecstasy of playoffs time hit the NZCT AIMS Games today, with a flurry of finals in Tauranga. More >>

Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge Final About to Begin

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:46:10 +1200 | Manakau Institute of Technology

The best regional secondary school culinary teams, hospitality tutors and a judging panel of industry-leading executive chefs have arrived at the Manukau Institute of Technology for the final of the cooking competition dubbed ‘Junior Masterchef’.More >>

Full Steam Ahead For NorthTec’s STEM Programme

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:08:52 +1200 | NorthTec

Dissecting a rat to see how its innards differ from birds and humans was par for the course for a group of Tikipunga High School students who are working closely with NorthTec on a stream renovation project.More >>

Government gets arrogant and reckless over charter schools

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:56:09 +1200 | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa National President Judith Nowotarski says she’s flabbergasted that the government is throwing more money at its woeful charter school experiment a week before the election and just days after revelations of mismanagement at a charter ...More >>

Govt endorses ACT policy, announces new partnership schools

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:51:29 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

"The ACT Party is thrilled at the government’s announcement of four new Kura Hourua Partnership schools." said ACT leader Jamie Whyte. More >>

Four new Partnership Schools to open

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:28:21 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced the Government has signed contracts to open four new Partnership Schools in 2015. More >>


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