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Teina Pora decision shows need for review

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 23:12:27 +1300 | University of Canterbury

The Privy Council’s upholding of the Teina Pora appeal is further evidence New Zealand needs a Criminal Cases Review Panel, Dean of the University of Canterbury’s School of Law, Associate Professor Chris Gallavin says.More >>

University writer up for International Short Story Award

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:22:47 +1300 | University of Auckland

University of Auckland lecturer and award-winning fiction writer Paula Morris has made the shortlist of six for the 2015 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, the world’s richest prize for a single short story.More >>

High Flyer’s Career Takes Off

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:10:42 +1300 | Weltec

Jono Daly who majored in electrical engineering for his Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree at the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) in 2014 couldn’t be happier. Not only has he been accepted as an Engineering Officer with the New Zealand Air ...More >>

NZ’s largest chemistry school celebrates 100 years

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:58:32 +1300 | University of Auckland

The School of Chemical Sciences at the University of Auckland celebrates 100 years this month with a range of public events and lectures. More >>

Developing moral fibre, key findings of coaches’ survey

Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:21:26 +1300 | University of Canterbury

A university research project has explored the different visions among rugby coaches from South Africa, Australia and New Zealand and investigated how they foster players, succeed in coaching and develop values among their players.More >>

Information-sharing on student loans welcomed

Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:56:57 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce and Revenue Minister Todd McClay have welcomed the announcement of an arrangement that will see Australia and New Zealand share data to assist New Zealand to recoup unpaid student loans of ...More >>

Massey launches own publishing press

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:26:37 +1300 | Massey University

Massey University scholars and authors will have the chance to share their specialist knowledge with a much wider readership thanks to the launch of a new publishing press this week. More >>

Circus theme for Shakespeare’s King Lear

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:50:59 +1300 | Massey University

The tragedy of King Lear gets a makeover as a freak show/circus in this year’s Summer Shakespeare, directed by Chilean-born dramatist and Massey University Visiting Artist-in-Residence Jaime Dörner.More >>

Movie Creative Joins Ideaschool

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:42:03 +1300 | Eastern Institute of Technology

Having created movie magic at Weta Workshop for 14 years, newly-appointed EIT lecturer and technician Jonathan Brough is now passing on his model-making and set design skills to ideaschool’s screen production students. More >>

University marine bike ride part of SeaWeek activities

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:34:23 +1300 | University of Waikato

The University’s Coastal Marine Field Station staff will lead a coastal bike ride ‘with a difference’ as part of the Marine Station’s annual Open Day on Saturday 7 March in Tauranga. More >>

Otago researcher wins prestigious Harkness Fellowship

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:57:03 +1300 | University of Otago

Otago researcher wins prestigious Harkness Fellowship Friday 27 February 2015 Dr Jennifer Moore from Otago’s Law Faculty, and the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, has won a prestigious Harkness Fellowship in Healthcare Policy and Practice.More >>

Young basketball ace on a high

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:49:51 +1300 | Lincoln University

A young basketball player is following in the footsteps of some of the country’s top athletes as he embarks on his first year of a sports scholarship programme at Lincoln University.More >>

‘Insulting’: MPs’ pay up $192 a week – students’ up 90c

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:43:16 +1300 | NZUSA

Media Release: New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations Students are outraged that the same week the Government announced a 90 cents-a-week increase to student support – well behind rising housing costs-, MPs are in line to give themselves ...More >>

New Zealander of the Year 2015 announcement

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:15:15 +1300 | Kiwi Bank New Zealander of the Year Award

Auckland philanthropist and businessman Sir Stephen Tindall has been named Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year 2015 at the gala awards ceremony held this evening in Auckland. More >>

Mobile phones not causing increase in brain tumours

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:11:46 +1300 | University of Auckland

The risk of brain tumours has not changed significantly with increased mobile phone use, according to new research from the University of Auckland. More >>

TRA partners with Te Wānanga o Aotearoa in brand review

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:52:58 +1300 | TRA

Auckland-based consumer demand agency TRA has partnered with New Zealand’s second largest tertiary institution, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, in a major review of the educator’s brand.More >>

Kapa Haka Festival Boosts Academic Research

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:46:27 +1300 | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT staff have been drawing on their leadership and research skills as they gear up for next month’s Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival in Christchurch. More >>

‘Out of Touch’ Regional Council Cuts Key Bus Route

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:17:39 +1300 | Victoria University Students Association

The Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) is deeply disappointed that Greater Wellington Regional Council decided to proceed with cutting the number 18 bus route today - a key service connecting campuses.More >>

Intueri misses annual earnings forecast on NZ performance

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:18:45 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Intueri Education Group, New Zealand's largest private training college, missed its annual earnings forecast as its New Zealand businesses lagged behind expectations.More >>

LPC university scholarship gives boost to young achiever

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:17:18 +1300 | Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

This week students headed back to University and some started their first year. One lucky first year student in particular is Florjan Camlek, the recipient of the Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) Directors’ - University of Canterbury (UC) Scholarship ...More >>


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