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Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Council appointments

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:04:34 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today announced two appointments to the new combined Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic council. Michael Chapman has been appointed as Deputy Chair, while Ian Macrae has been appointed as ...More >>

Whitecliffe Top Art School in Auckland

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:58:24 +1200 | Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design

The annual Eden Arts Art Schools Award brings together Central Auckland's four major art institutions: Whitecliffe, AUT, Auckland University Elam School of Fine Arts and Unitec with six undergraduate students selected as finalists from each school. ...More >>

Destination Rotorua and Waiariki BoP Polytechnic sign MoU

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:11:51 +1200 | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

This morning [Friday, 29 July] Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (WBoPP) and Destination Rotorua signed a Memorandum of Understanding, acknowledging a shared operating ethos that they will be successful if they help others become successful.More >>

Making Sanitary Products Accessible to Students

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:33:56 +1200 | Young Labour

New Zealand Young Labour was pleased to be a part of the launch of the Foodbanks project to make sanitary items available to students who cannot afford them along with Countdown, the Salvation Army and Manuwera MP and Labour Youth Affairs spokesperson ...More >>

Partnership serves up a great opportunity for students

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:28:01 +1200 | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Local residents will be able to sample a special Speights Ale House menu served by Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) hospitality students over two weeks, thanks to a new community partnership. More >>

Iwi select their member on Te Mātāwai

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:06:55 +1200 | Te Puni Kokiri

Te Waipounamu, Rēkohu/Chatham Islands/Wharekauri select their member on Te Mātāwai. 28 July 2016 Iwi from Te Waipounamu, Rēkohu/Chatham Islands/Wharekauri have selected Nuki Tākao to be on Te Mātāwai, the new organisation set to lead the revitalisation ...More >>

Outward Bound Launches Inaugural Women in Leadership Course

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:35:21 +1200 | Outward Bound

Outward Bound Launches Inaugural Women in Leadership Course Professional development will take on a new meaning in September when women will trade their work place for the bush and their meeting rooms for huts in Anakiwa at Outward Bound’s first Women ...More >>

Tongan Prime Minister Makes Official Visit to MIT

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:16:15 +1200 | Manukau Institute of Technology

The Prime Minister of Tonga, Hon. Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva, will visit Manukau Institute of Technology’s (MIT) newly opened Pasifika Community Centre onSaturday 30 July, as part of his first official visit to New Zealand.More >>

Māori UC student teacher wins Kupe scholarship

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:08:06 +1200 | University of Canterbury

An outstanding University of Canterbury Māori student teacher has been awarded a Kupe Scholarship for providing a strong role model of success in education, it was announced in Parliament this week.More >>

Record entries received in the New Zealand Food Awards 2016

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:12:28 +1200 | Massey University Food Awards

Record entries received in the New Zealand Food Awards 2016 Entries for this year’s New Zealand Food Awards have now closed, with a record number of entries for new products vying to be the best of the best in New Zealand’s food and beverage industry. ...More >>

Incompetency and Competency Training in Making Decisions

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:47:49 +1200 | University of Canterbury

An upcoming public lecture from an American professor of marketing will look at the wisdom behind the quote: “It's not what we don't know that hurts. It's what we know that ain't so.” (Will Rodgers).More >>

PORSE Expands Education Opportunities with Online Training

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:30:53 +1200 | PORSE

New Zealand’s leading in-home childcare provider, PORSE, is gearing up to deliver a range of early childhood education courses online, having successfully piloted its first online course in Nelson. Parents and educators in the Nelson region were ...More >>

Airways NZ and Aviation Australia to launch training centre

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:54:45 +1200 | Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand and Aviation Australia have announced they will open a purpose-built air traffic control training centre for international students in Brisbane. The joint venture is the first move under a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between New ...More >>

10,000 Kiwis in construction apprenticeships

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:50:21 +1200 | BCITO

10,000 Kiwis in construction apprenticeships A record number of Kiwis are deciding a career in the trades is the best way to build their future, with more New Zealanders in trade apprenticeships than ever before. For the first time in the organisation’s ...More >>

Five ‘Tiny Huts’ winners announced

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:35:14 +1200 | Christchurch City Council

Five ‘Tiny Huts’ winners announced A Shell Chapel, a Mini Marae and a Turret are among the five winning ‘Tiny Huts’ designs that will be built in New Brighton. The winners were announced at New Brighton Mall this afternoon. Each winner will ...More >>

‘The Foodbank Project’ targets the most vulnerable

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:10:26 +1200 | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) and Tertiary Women New Zealand (TWNZ) congratulate the forward thinking move of a number of groups who are working to provide free sanitary products to secondary and tertiary students.More >>

Customised Careers Advice a Solution Long Time Coming

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:53:15 +1200 | NZUSA

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations applauds the moves of the Labour Party to acknowledge the need for good careers advice. More >>

Labour’s careers policy encouraging

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:49:12 +1200 | Road Transport Forum

Labour’s careers policy encouraging The road transport industry welcomes the policy announcement today from Labour to boost the role of careers advisors in schools, says Road Transport Forum Chief Executive Ken Shirley. “Like many other OECD nations ...More >>

Job-hunting skills help offenders in Hamilton

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 11:16:27 +1200 | Department Of Corrections

Job-hunting skills help offenders in Hamilton Hamilton Community Corrections is helping people serving sentences in the community to get work-ready through a new ‘work and living skills’ programme. Following feedback from Community Work crews ...More >>

Wellington’s local naked girl spreads her wings

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:11:46 +1200 | Virginia Kennard

Wellington born, bred and based live artist Virginia Kennard, self confessed “local naked girl”, has earned a place on the MA in Performance programme at Leeds Beckett University and flies away in 2 months time.More >>


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