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Knack craft market offers retro, collectibles

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:20:26 +1200 | Berhampore Primary School Knack Market

If you’re looking for something to do after casting your vote this election day, why not pop by Berhampore Primary School’s fabulous spring Knack craft market. More >>

Children build “decent homes” to raise awareness

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:11:25 +1200 | Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity kicks off its third annual national children’s event, the Build Challenge, on 27 September. More >>

1200 Performers. Two Free Concerts.

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:27:33 +1200 | Christchurch Civic Music Council

Christchurch Civic Music Council Inc. (CCMC) is proud to present two concerts at the Horncastle (formerly CBS) Arena; “ Celebrating Our Musical Diversity” , with the support of the Christchurch Migrant Centre, and “ Strum, Strike, and Blow” ...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 >>

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 >>

Grant for leading edge school project

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:34:39 +1200 | Waikato Regional Council

Rhode Street School in Dinsdale has been granted $11,000 by Waikato Regional Council to help complete its leading edge ecological island project. More >>

Te Kura Maori o Waatea

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:01:30 +1200 | Manukau Urban Maori Authority

The Manukau Urban Maori Authority (MUMA) is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Te Kura Maori o Waatea which will open in February next year. 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 >>

Unanswered Questions about Charter Schools

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:12:12 +1200 | Quality Public Education Coalition - QPEC

QPEC Chairperson, Bill Courtney, participated in two interviews broadcast on Radio New Zealand on Wednesday 10 September 2014 on the subject of the first five charter, or Partnership, schools.More >>

Brown genes run strong in AIMS Games multisport

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:56:01 +1200 | NZ Association of Intermediate and Middle Schools

Cameron Brown's normally impassive race-face was beaming proudly today as the ironman legend watched son Braeden compete at the NZCT AIMS Games in Tauranga. More >>

Staggering Half-Year NCEA Results at Vanguard

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:03:29 +1200 | Vanguard Military School

Over 91% of Vanguard Military Level Two students have already achieved, or are on track to achieve their NCEA Level Two qualifications, Vanguard Chief Executive Nick Hyde said today. More >>

Gold flows for gun NZCT AIMS Games swimmer

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:38:35 +1200 | Association of Intermediate and Middle Schools

Chelsey Edwards' golden deluge has continued with a record-breaking swimming performance at the NZCT AIMS Games in Tauranga today. More >>

Charter Schools now even smaller and more expensive

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:44:50 +1200 | Quality Public Education Coalition - QPEC

NZ’s charter school experiment is proving to be even more expensive than first thought, as two schools have experienced falling rolls since the start of the 2014 school year and three remain below what is termed their “Guaranteed Minimum Roll” ...More >>

Charter Schools now even smaller and more expensive

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:12:14 +1200 | Quality Public Education Coalition - QPEC

NZ’s charter school experiment is proving to be even more expensive than first thought, as two schools have experienced falling rolls since the start of the 2014 school year and three remain below what is termed their “Guaranteed Minimum Roll” ...More >>

$3m upgrade for Ngaio School

Tue, 9 Sep 2014 16:02:11 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Ngaio Primary School will receive a major property upgrade worth almost $3.3 million, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says. More >>

Greens’ special needs education plans will benefit children

Tue, 9 Sep 2014 13:59:04 +1200 | NZEI Te Riu Roa

The Green Party’s plans to provide more support for children with special needs targets education investment to where its needed, says NZEI Te Riu Roa National President Judith Nowotarski.More >>

Charter School Shambles Show Government’s Failing Experiment

Tue, 9 Sep 2014 13:52:01 +1200 | NZEI Te Riu Roa

The shambles surrounding the Northland charter school are another indication of just what a gross waste of taxpayer money the Government’s charter school experiment has been.More >>

Taiohi Tū training will focus on health needs of youth

Tue, 9 Sep 2014 13:42:54 +1200 | Taranaki DHB

Seven local youth workers from South Taranaki, including high school alternative education teachers, will be taught how to deliver kaupapa Māori Youth Health workshops. The Taiohi (Youth) Tū training will take part over two days, Wednesday 10 and Thursday ...More >>

 

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