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Mangaweka students create unique Check, Clean, Dry sign

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:29:51 +1200 | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is praising Mangaweka School students for their efforts in creating a unique Check, Clean, Dry sign for the popular Mangaweka camping ground. More >>

Northland College: huge improvements in NCEA achievement

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:25:30 +1200 | Youth Horizons Trust

The last day of term 1 is worth celebrating for Northland College as success in NCEA levels one and two increased in 2013. On Thursday April 17, the Police sound stage truck will entertain and help students celebrate their success during their lunch ...More >>

HBHS First XV to Japan for international rugby tournament

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:57:13 +1200 | Lodge Real Estate

The 2014 Hamilton Boys High School (HBHS) First XV rugby team will this week come face to face with 16 of the world’s best secondary school rugby teams in Japan’s Sanix World Rugby Youth Invitational Tournament. More >>

Novopay a clear winner in this year’s Roger Awards

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:27:03 +1200 | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Talent2, the company that bought us Novopay, is a deserving winner of the People’s Choice Award in the 2013 Roger Awards for the Worst Transnational Corporation Operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand.More >>

Term One Report Card for Hekia Parata

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:33:48 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Principal’s comment: I am concerned Hekia has been drifting and has shown no improvement this term. I believe she should consider seeking the help of a careers counsellor. More >>

Auckland Grammar to Build State of the Art Classroom Block

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:51:28 +1200 | Auckland Grammar School

Auckland, 16 April 2014 – Auckland Grammar School, today announced the biggest fundraising campaign in the school’s history to help pay for a new state-of-the-art classroom block. More >>

Smokefreerockquest & Smokefree Pacifica Beats 2014

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:58:51 +1200 | Smokefreerockquest

Out of the classroom and onto the stage – it’s the big motivational promise that Smokefreerockquest has been offering to young Kiwi musos for the last 26 years, matched for the last decade by its ‘sister’ event Smokefree Pacifica Beats.More >>

Queenstown Locals’ Day raises over $7,000 for WHS

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:58:02 +1200 | Southern Discoveries

Lakes District residents came out in force to support Southern Discoveries’ locals’ day raising over $7,000 for Wakatipu High School. Southern Discoveries’ sales and marketing manager Anita Golden said the company was “delighted with the support” ...More >>

Programme to increase Pasifika NCEA achievement praised

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:52:40 +1200 | State Services Commission

“A joined-up approach led by Ministry of Education and Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs will have long-term benefits for our Pasifika youth,” States Services Commissioner Iain Rennie said.More >>

Rural Women NZ calls for extra mirrors on school buses

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:12:58 +1200 | Rural Women New Zealand

Rural Women NZ urges bus companies to follow the lead of Ritchies Transport, which installed extra mirrors on its buses following the 2012 death of a five year old West Coast boy after he was dropped off a school bus operated by the company.More >>

New video captures impact on senior students

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:03:38 +1200 | Ignite Sport

Youth development organisation Ignite Sport recently launched a new video featuring eight former Porirua College students. The video was made at the end of a four-year journey with 25 Porirua College students. Several students spoke of their growing ...More >>

Case to answer in relation to leaky school buildings

Wed, 9 Apr 2014 15:30:43 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye said today that legal action will continue in relation to the supply of allegedly defective wall cladding materials by Carter Holt Harvey (CHH).More >>

Hekia Parata fails to answer basic questions

Tue, 8 Apr 2014 15:58:44 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Education Minister Hekia Parata’s inability to answer even the most basic questions about her proposed new Executive Principal roles will have alarm bells ringing in school communities all around the country, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris ...More >>

International honours for Māori researchers

Fri, 4 Apr 2014 15:49:45 +1300 | The Maori Party

The Māori Party congratulates the two Māori recipients of prestigious AERA Fellowships that are being presented in Philadelphia today to Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith of Ngāti Awa and Ngāti Porou, and Distinguished Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith ...More >>

One of NZ’s Oldest School’s Opens NZ’s Newest Buildings

Thu, 3 Apr 2014 16:48:33 +1300 | Rangi Ruru Girls' School

Tomorrow sees the opening of the first two of several new buildings on the Rangi Ruru Girls’ School campus in Christchurch. More >>

ASH Year 10 survey by DHB region

Thu, 3 Apr 2014 16:19:32 +1300 | Action On Smoking And Health

The Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Year 10 smoking survey by DHB results are: More >>

Minister of Education compromises senior OECD official

Thu, 3 Apr 2014 16:12:05 +1300 | Quality Public Education Coalition - QPEC

The Quality Public Education Coalition is concerned that an OECD official's integrity and independence has been compromised by New Zealand’s Minister of Education, Hekia Parata.More >>

IITP supports promotion of IT Career options for girls

Wed, 2 Apr 2014 15:03:40 +1300 | Institute of IT Professionals

The Institute of IT Professionals, New Zealand’s largest IT representative body, is to host ICT Minister Amy Adams at Christchurch Girls High School this week to promote ICT career options to students.More >>

Top scholars honour Korea-New Zealand connections

Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:16:52 +1300 | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Two aspiring doctors who have combined their academic abilities with passions for sport and music have been awarded scholarships designed to deepen understanding between New Zealand and Korea.More >>

Oxygen Skincare offers free schools presentation workshops

Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:55:33 +1300 | Oxygen Skincare

Nelson-based Oxygen Skincare owner Alana Riley has been offering similar workshops to teenagers for more than 20 years and currently provides free workshops at a Nelson intermediate. She believes that the tips and techniques she offers can make a real ...More >>


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