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1. ECE Benefits Overstated, Costly To Taxpayer - Study

23 October 2014 2:21pm | Family First

Family First NZ says that a UK study on early childhood education should make the New Zealand government reevaluate their policy of increasing the rate of participation in early childhood education to 98 per cent by 2016... More >>

2. Local provider appointed to Early Childhood Centre in Tamaki

24 October 2014 12:57pm | Tamaki Redevelopment Company

Tāmaki Redevelopment Company (TRC) and the Ministry of Education (MoE) are pleased to announce the appointment of local education provider Totara Seed Trust, to run the learning programme at the new Early Childhood Education (ECE) Centre at Glenbrae ..... More >>

3. University's Learning and Change Networks delivering results

23 October 2014 1:07pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has welcomed a report highlighting the benefits of Learning and Change Networks among schools. The New Zealand Initiative report - No School is an Island: Fostering Collaboration in a competitive system - looks at the benefits ..... More >>

4. Pick up sticks - engineering style

24 October 2014 1:33pm | University of Waikato

Picking commercial pine tree seedlings is about to get a whole lot easier thanks to a class of engineering students from the University of Waikato. As part of a third-year mechanical engineering design paper, 10 teams of students were each asked to create ..... More >>

5. PORSE Looks at Opportunity to Change Paradigms in NZ and AUS

25 August 2014 11:56am | PORSE

New Zealand's leading in-home childcare and training provider, PORSE is exploring an opportunity, which will positively change early childhood education paradigms in NZ and Australia... More >>

6. Which are the Best Schools in Auckland?

29 July 2006 5:15pm | Metromedia

Auckland Grammar failed the cut, but Mt Roskill Grammar outshone wealthier rivals in Metro magazine's investigation to find the top 25 high schools in Auckland... More >>

7. Japanese group enjoys NZ Aviation English study

23 October 2014 4:45pm | Airways New Zealand

A group of Japanese trainee pilots are in New Zealand to benefit from intensive training in Aviation English before they commence their commercial pilot flight training. .. More >>

8. UC academic hitting the right notes internationally

24 October 2014 11:22am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) composer and music teacher has hit the right notes by being elected to the Executive Committee of the International Society of Contemporary Music (ISCM)... More >>

9. Hamilton Boys' High win ChemQuest ...again

23 October 2014 4:43pm | University of Waikato

Students from Hamilton Boys' High School took out the top prize for the second year in a row at the University of Waikato's ChemQuest challenge held last night on campus. .. More >>

10. Language expert to lecture at the University of Auckland

24 October 2014 2:44pm | Auckland University

Professor Jack Richards - a world renowned specialist in second and foreign language teaching - will present his inaugural lecture at the University of Auckland's Faculty of Education next Friday... More >>

11. Vanguard Military School

17 September 2013 12:30pm | Advance Training Centres

Vanguard Military School is very proud to be established as one of the Government's new Partnership Schools and will open in February 2014 in Albany, Auckland. It is a senior secondary school that will cater for Year 11 and 12 students in its foundation ..... More >>

12. University of Auckland to offer free online courses

03 October 2013 5:25pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland, New Zealand's leading tertiary institution is to offer free online courses open to students around the world. In the initiative announced this week, the University will partner with FutureLearn, a UK-based consortium founded ..... More >>

13. Hamilton students among new Hillary Scholars

24 March 2014 1:40pm | University of Waikato

Sixteen students from Hamilton are among this year's Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship recipients. The University of Waikato awarded more than 50 scholarships to students who have been recognised as being high achievers academically and also excelling ..... More >>

14. Chemistry Professor Alistair Wilkins awarded title

16 October 2014 10:36am | Waikato University

University of Waikato chemistry Professor Alistair Wilkins has been made an Emeritus Professor, receiving the award at a function on October 15. .. More >>

15. Workplace learning the focus of new report

20 October 2014 3:19pm | Ako Aotearoa

Supporting high quality learning in the workplace is the focus of a report launched today by Ako Aotearoa, the National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence. .. More >>

16. Students Call on Minister to be truthful in his calculations

22 October 2014 1:39pm | VUWSA

Students are calling on the Minister of Tertiary Education, Steven Joyce, to go back to class and check his maths after he suggested that the government subsidises 80% of tuition costs... More >>

17. Online tool allows schools to compare benefits of plan

23 October 2014 11:46am | NZEI

Principals, teachers, school boards and parents are now able to compare the impact of the government's controversial $359 million education initiative with other options such as more resourcing for teacher aides and smaller class sizes... More >>

18. Dyslexia and Learning Disability Conference

29 September 2010 1:15pm | Speld

Tickets are available now for the SPELD NZ dyslexia and specific learning disability conference 2010 being held at the Langham Hotel, Auckland from 8 to 10 October. The theme of this year's conference is developing successful Strategies in Schools ..... More >>

19. Top Class Northtec Kitchen Facilities Inspire Chefs

23 May 2013 1:32pm | NorthTec

NorthTec Chef Tutor Hughie Blues, who for 15 years was chef and co-owner of the Waikokopu Café on the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, says having international class kitchen facilities in Whangarei makes it easy to host competitions like the Northland Salon Culinaire ..... More >>

20. Rise UP Academy: New Partnership school in South Auckland

17 September 2013 12:48pm | Rise Up

The Rise UP Trust are pleased to announce The Rise UP Academy, Junior School will open in February 2014 for fifty students from years 1-6. .. More >>

21. Rhodes Scholars Elect For 2014

08 November 2013 4:20pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Benjamin Abraham, Hamish Tomlinson and Alice Wang and have been selected as Rhodes Scholars Elect for 2014, following a selection meeting chaired by the Governor-General at Government House in Wellington on 7 November... More >>

22. NIE Launches International Student Counselling Centre

02 May 2014 10:36am | International Student Counseling Center

A free Counselling and student mentoring assistance agency has been launched by the National Institute of Education in Auckland, a division of the National Tertiary Education Consortium... More >>

23. National win will not benefit Early Childhood Education

22 September 2014 12:10pm | ChildForum

The election outcome does not bode well for the care of children and the early childhood education sector which sees little positive change in the near future. Promises for improving the sector were made on the hustings and the more vibrant ones were made ..... More >>

24. 'Investing in education' must show returns

21 October 2014 10:50am | The New Zealand Initiative

Wellington (21 October) - The government must incorporate a rigorous evaluation framework into Investing in Education Success (IES) programme, to ensure that the $359 million is indeed a good investment, says The New Zealand Initiative. That is ..... More >>

25. Fighting cyber-crime one app at a time

22 October 2014 1:54pm | Victoria University of Wellington

This summer Victoria University of Wellington will be home to four Singaporean students researching cyber threats. The students have been working with Dr Ian Welch, a lecturer in Victoria's School of Engineering and Computer Science, as part of a partnership ..... More >>

26. Excellence in IT education recognised

23 October 2014 12:54pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) computer scientist has been awarded two awards at the inaugural New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards. .. More >>

27. Fijian academic to head Macmillan Brown Research Centre

23 October 2014 4:16pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has appointed Fijian academic Dr Steven Ratuva as professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and director of the prestigious Macmillan Brown Research Centre for Pacific Studies... More >>

28. Impact of Student Loans on Finance Raising Ability

19 September 2002 6:44pm | OPSA

The aim of this study was to investigate reports of people being refused finance because of their student loans, and to investigate the extent if such a problem existed... More >>

29. Celebration Of Family Commitment To Education

10 December 2007 1:51pm | COMET

Last night approximately 500 people celebrated the graduation of 57 parents who spent a year learning alongside their children at their primary school and early childhood centre. .. More >>

30. Metro Names The Best Schools In Auckland

03 July 2010 11:43am | Metro Magazine

The best high schools in Auckland are Marist College in Mt Albert and Macleans College in Botany, according to the annual list just published by Metro magazine. .. More >>

31. Sunday's Advent Fair is gift from the heart

11 November 2010 12:44pm | Titirangi Rudolf Steiner School

The parents of students from one of Auckland's smallest schools pour their hearts and souls into the Titirangi Rudolf Steiner School's Advent Fair, which draws thousands of visitors for a very special day of magic, music and celebration... More >>

32. Auckland University opens doors to traditional art of Samoa

02 August 2011 9:39am | University of Auckland

"While women shall bear children, men shall feel the fire of the tatau"- A Samoan proverb .. More >>

33. American scholar appointed new Dean of Faculty of Arts

14 May 2012 10:36am | University of Auckland

Professor Robert Greenberg, a high-ranking academic from the City University of New York (CUNY), has been appointed the new Dean of the Faculty of Arts. He takes up the post in February 2013... More >>

34. 100 education academics sign letter against league tables

16 July 2012 3:36pm |

We are a group of New Zealand academics teaching and researching in universities. As a group we are very concerned about the proposed publication of 'league tables' of primary school performance based on National Standards, whether compiled by media ..... More >>

35. Christchurch Redesign Winners Bound For Britain

22 August 2012 1:59pm | Lincoln University

Press release Wednesday, 22 August 2012 Christchurch Redesign Winners Bound For Britain An urban plan designed to attract residents back into Christchurch's southern CBD by connecting housing along the Central City Plan's proposed greenway, and ..... More >>

36. Sir Paul Callaghan Science Meets Humanities Scholarship

22 March 2013 12:55pm | McGuinness Institute

Sir Paul Callaghan's vision of New Zealand as 'a place where talent wants to live' will be developed by two young scholars. To mark the anniversary of Sir Paul's death on 24 March 2012, the McGuinness Institute announced today that Charlotte Greenfield ..... More >>

37. Diocesan Dux Wins Coveted Scholarship to Cambridge

02 April 2013 11:49am | The Write People

April 2, 2013 Diocesan Dux Wins Coveted Scholarship to Cambridge Former Diocesan School student and 2012 Dux, Kerry Mackereth, has been awarded a coveted scholarship worth around $180,000 to attend Cambridge University in England where she will major ..... More >>

38. 7 NZ universities featured in QS World University rankings

08 May 2013 9:44am | THE-QS World University Rankings

London 8th May: The 2013 QS World University Rankings by Subject, published today on TopUniversities.com, reveals the top 200 universities in the world for 30 disciplines including degree subjects such as mathematics, economics, civil engineering, psychology, ..... More >>

39. Villa Education Trust: South Auckland Middle School

27 September 2013 2:17pm | South Auckland Middle School

The Villa Education Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Bryce Anderson as the Community Liaison Manager for South Auckland Middle School being established to begin at the start of the 2014 school year... More >>

40. MIT appoints industry stalwart as Dean of NZ Maritime School

07 October 2013 4:49pm | Manukau Institute of Technology

Paul Harper has had a dynamic and varied career in many aspects of maritime, shipping and logistics and it is his diverse knowledge of these industries that has seen him appointed to the role of Executive Dean Maritime at Manukau Institute of Technology ..... More >>

41. Top Scholar hat trick by talented ACG Senior College student

28 January 2014 10:32am | Academic Colleges Group

The last 24 hours have been incredibly exciting for ACG Senior College student Wei Wu who has received his Cambridge International Examination results. This year he received all A*'s, the highest grade for three A level subject and two AS level ..... More >>

42. First free online courses from the University of Auckland

06 June 2014 1:22pm | University of Auckland

6th June 2014: Two new free online courses from the University of Auckland are open for registration now, the first since the university partnered with FutureLearn to create massive open online courses (MOOCs). To register, please visit www.futurelearn.com.. More >>

43. Ten scholarships on offer worth $40,000 each

29 July 2014 11:45am | University of Waikato

Students wanting to apply for a scholarship worth up to $40,000 at the University of Waikato have only a month left to do so. As part of this year's 50th celebrations, the University of Waikato is offering ten Golden Jubilee School Leaver Scholarships ..... More >>

44. A new era in business innovation and commercialisation

04 August 2014 12:11pm | AUT University

AUT University is making a public stance that research and education will shape the future of New Zealand business success with the appointment of Dr Rosanne Ellis to the role of Director - Research Strategy and Management... More >>

45. Law is the closest we get to applying philosophy

02 September 2014 2:44pm | AUT University

The reputation of New Zealand's most contemporary law school has attracted not one, but two world-leading academics. The newly appointed Dean of AUT University's Law School is Professor Charles Rickett and Professor Allan Beever has been appointed ..... More >>

46. Students spend their summer working to keep themselves going

09 September 2014 10:18am | NZUSA

Study shows students spend their summer working to keep themselves going, rather than saving for the year ahead. .. More >>

47. University of Auckland launches MOOC

07 October 2014 10:59am | University of Auckland

With more data being generated and collected than ever before, the University of Auckland's first official Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) will teach students how to find the stories told by statistical data. With more data being generated ..... More >>

48. University of Auckland Living Wage Network

20 October 2014 11:49am | University of Auckland

On Tuesday, 21th of October, at 1pm the University of Auckland Living Wage Network is holding rally calling on the University of Auckland to become the first New Zealand Living Wage University, by paying all staff, both directly-employed and contracted ..... More >>

49. Top UK award for Waikato writer

22 October 2014 1:24pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato English lecturer Dr Tracey Slaughter has won one of the UK's top writing prizes. .. More >>

50. 1000th school connects to fast internet

23 October 2014 9:15am | New Zealand Government

The rollout of fast internet to schools continues to exceed expectations with the connection by Network for Learning (N4L) of the 1000th school to the Government's Managed Network, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says... More >>

51. Fusion of Pacific and street dance a winner

24 October 2014 11:42am | University of Auckland

An award-winning choreographer and dancer, whose work is a fusion of Pacific and street dance, is creating new work to perform at next year's Auckland Fringe Festival, helped by a Summer Scholarship from the University of Auckland... More >>

52. Auckland Students Say WINZ Must Face The Music

18 February 2000 10:06am | THE AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION

"The time for the culture of incompetence is over, it's about time that WINZ came to campus to face the music," said Auckland University Students' Association President, Kane Stanford today... More >>

53. Waikato a hotbed of corruption of student politics

16 October 2000 3:24pm | Student Choice

"Waikato University is again involved in a hotbed of corruption of the democratic process. In a recent meeting of the Waikato Students' Union (WSU), the compulsory Law Students' Association and the Vice-Chancellor and Assistant Vice-Chancellor and ..... More >>

54. New Presbyterian Principal

10 July 2001 4:18pm | Mediacom press release distribution

More colour in church institutions and expressions of faith is one of the key aims of the new Presbyterian School of Ministry principal, the Rev Neville Emslie... More >>

55. Pioneering Landscape Architect Rediscovered

18 June 2002 10:51am | UNITEC

The family of pioneering landscape architect Fred Tschopp will fly in from the US next week to give a $50,000 scholarship to UNITEC, after his groundbreaking work in New Zealand was recently rediscovered... More >>

56. Māori Provider Developing Māori Workforce

11 October 2002 1:43pm | Hauora Waikato

Hauora Waikato, a Tainui provider of specialist mental health services for Mãori and non-Mãori will launch next Wednesday 16th October, the first kaupapa Maori registered Private Teaching Establishment (PTE) - Rapu ki Rua Institute - developed by a mental ..... More >>

57. University Scholarships for Rural Students

08 April 2003 12:42am | Federated Farmers

The Rural Community Trust and Transpower NZ Ltd have announced the Transpower Tertiary Scholarship grants for rural students for 2003... More >>

58. School of the Year Awards - Ceremony Photos

19 June 2003 8:53am | Goodman Fielder

Sue McLachlan (Principal) and Susana Tang (10 year old student) from Mountain View Primary School in Mangere, Auckland receive the overall 2002 Goodman Fielder School of the Year Award from Minister of Education the Hon. Trevor Mallard and Goodman ..... More >>

59. Rhodes Scholars Selected

05 December 2003 1:11pm | Vice-Chancellors Committee

The three latest Rhodes Scholars from New Zealand were selected last night following a series of interviews involving 13 candidates at Government House in Wellington... More >>

60. Speech and Language Therapy Degree Accredited

09 February 2004 1:43pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury's Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy (BSLT) Programme has become the first and only course in the country to be accredited by the New Zealand Speech-Language Therapists' Association (NZSTA). The NZSTA is the professional self-regulatory ..... More >>

61. Wentworth College Joins Independent Schools of NZ

15 April 2004 2:20pm | Independent Schools of New Zealand

"Independent Schools of New Zealand are delighted to welcome Wentworth College as the 44th member of the organisation that represents the majority of students in independent schools in New Zealand," said Peter Ferguson, Chairperson of ISNZ today... More >>

62. Ex-120kg prop now an 85kg high performance manager

24 August 2004 2:03pm | Waikato University

Ex-Rotorua Boys High and Waikato under-19 rugby prop Glenn Barry was once a beefy 120kg. Now, at a more slimline 85kg and competing in triathlons, Glenn has taken over as Waikato University's new high performance manager... More >>

63. Poetry on the Hutt River wins national award

30 August 2004 11:43am | Victoria University of Wellington

A touch of escapism is how Poppy Haynes, winner of the 2004 Bell Gully National Schools Poetry Award, describes her winning poem, Had I an intelligent dolphin... set on the Hutt River... More >>

64. Wellington Principal Re-Elected As NZEI President

22 September 2004 5:38pm | NZEI

Wellington primary school principal, Colin Tarr, has today been re-elected to serve another year as National President of NZEI Te Riu Roa, the country's largest education union... More >>

65. Parents Find NCEA Lacking - Survey

12 October 2004 11:36am | ASG Scholarships Group

A new survey shows that many parents still have doubts about the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA), struggle to understand the results and want schools to offer a mix of New Zealand and international qualifications... More >>

66. New courses to help Re-build community

25 February 2005 5:32pm | Waiariki Institute of Technology

A new training initiative got into full swing on Monday in the township of Kaingaroa, near Reporoa... More >>

67. New Rail School Opens To Meet Upgrade Spend

08 July 2005 3:28pm | Transfield Services

A serious shortage of skilled workers in the rail industry has prompted Transfield Services, the company that maintains the country's entire rail network, to open a dedicated rail school to recruit and train people to join its rail workforce... More >>

68. First prize goes to non-existent newspaper

11 October 2005 11:09am | Auckland University of Technology

A prize-winning newspaper may never hit the stands* but maybe it should. The newspaper, Nesian Nius, is the brainchild of four Year 13 students from Aorere College, Papatoetoe. They masterminded the Pasifika broadsheet to scoop top prize of $8,000 in the inaugural ..... More >>

69. Retraining Grant Applications

18 November 2005 12:41am | Auckland Graduate Women

Auckland Graduate Women is offering a new grant. The Retraining Grant offers financial assistance, minimum $1000, for women who require retraining to gain employment in New Zealand. Applicants must hold a tertiary qualification, be New Zealand Citizens ..... More >>

70. Playcentre Supports Kindergarten Teachers

09 December 2005 2:43pm | New Zealand Playcentre Federation

The New Zealand Playcentre Federation has announced its support for kindergarten teachers in their struggle to maintain high quality conditions for teachers and children... More >>

71. Whitireia names Don Campbell as its new CEO

31 May 2006 2:32pm | Whitireia Polytech

Whitireia Community Polytechnic has appointed Don Campbell, Chief Executive of Tai Poutini Polytechnic, in Greymouth, as its new Chief Executive... More >>

72. NZ retains the Paper Plus Kids' Lit Quiz Cup

19 June 2006 3:22pm | Paper Plus

St Margaret's College from Christchurch successfully defended their world champions title at the final of the Paper Plus Kids' Lit Quiz[TM] held in Auckland today, as part of the Storylines Festival. The competition features the best intermediate aged readers ..... More >>

73. Victoria University visits Auckland

17 July 2006 10:35am | Victoria University of Wellington

School principals, careers advisors, senior teachers and prospective students and their families have the opportunity to find out more about studying south of the Bombays at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand's capital city university... More >>

74. Which are the Best Schools in Auckland?

29 July 2006 5:15pm | Metromedia

Auckland Grammar failed the cut, but Mt Roskill Grammar outshone wealthier rivals in Metro magazine's investigation to find the top 25 high schools in Auckland... More >>

75. NZEI Launches Guidelines On Physical Contact

26 September 2006 2:01pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa is today (Tuesday September 26) launching new guidelines on physical contact with students, to assist its members who work as teachers and support staff in schools and early childhood education centres... More >>

76. Playcentre looks forward to answers on Free ECE

19 June 2007 2:27pm | New Zealand Playcentre Federation

How is government going to ensure three and four year olds who attend Quality Parent-led ECE services get the same opportunity for free education as those who choose teacher-led services?.. More >>

77. Phenomenal funding for cutting-edge research

20 July 2007 4:15pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University has won more than $5.5 million in contracts from the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology as part of NZ$628 million in contracts announced this week... More >>

78. Best Practice Behaviour Management

27 September 2007 1:40pm | PPTA

At the PPTA Conference in 2006, delegates expressed concern over the increasing incidence of challenging behaviour in New Zealand secondary school classrooms. As a consequence, a resolution was passed at the conference: 'That PPTA conduct a literature search ..... More >>

79. Talented students to attend entrepreneur course

10 April 2008 12:22am | Victoria University of Wellington

Up-and-coming Wellington businessmen Daniel Crabtree and Benjamin Matthewson are off to Silicon Valley for an entrepreneurs' course... More >>

80. AUT wins national title for third time

24 July 2008 5:00pm | AUT University

AUT Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) will represent New Zealand in Singapore this October after scooping the 2008 SIFE New Zealand National Competition championship title... More >>

81. 5 Gisborne Students Receive Tertiary Scholarships

25 September 2008 5:15pm | Public Trust

Five Gisborne students are the deserving recipients of this year's Walter William McLean Scholarships, presented at a ceremony at the Gisborne District Council Chambers yesterday (23 September). Farm revenues from Gisborne's Gowerville Station, the ..... More >>

82. New Chancellor for University of Auckland

09 December 2008 2:44pm | Auckland University

Roger France, a prominent chartered accountant and company director, has been elected Chancellor of The University of Auckland. .. More >>

83. Carbon Neutral Victoria?

20 July 2009 3:51pm | Salient

Phil Barker, Gecko co-leader, believes Victoria has an ethical and social responsibility to commit to carbon neutrality. 'As a public organisation, university is meant to be the critical conscious of society and step forward on leading issues [like ..... More >>

84. Educators join forces to ensure Wanganui gets the best

24 September 2009 2:17pm | UCOL

Educators join forces to ensure Wanganui gets the best Wanganui-based tertiary education providers get together next week for a seminar aimed at and ensuring students in the region benefit from the best possible teaching. A combined seminar and dinner, to be held next Monday, has been organised by providers involved in the award-winning Whanganui Tertiary Education Collaborative Venture which incorporates 12 Wanganui tertiary training providers. It will be held the at the Matapihi ki te Ao campus in Rutland Street... More >>

85. Stellar Trust: How to Spot a P User

30 November 2009 1:14pm | Stellar Trust

Family, friends and colleagues concerned about the possibility of someone they love or know using or being addicted to P can now readily find some useful guidance to spotting the symptoms of use. The Stellar Trust, a charitable trust with a vision ..... More >>

86. School Support Staff Will See Pay Packet Increase

22 March 2010 12:54pm | NZEI

Thousands of school support staff will see a boost in their pay packets this week after the ratification of a pay settlement reached last year. .. More >>

87. Wintec's Council Members Announced

15 April 2010 10:10am | Wintec

As confirmed in a release from the Minister's office today, the ministerial appointments for Waikato Institute of Technology's (Wintec) council are: Gordon Chesterman (chair), Mary Cave-Palmer (deputy chair), Rahui Papa and Steve Tucker. .. More >>

88. Māori Gestures

30 June 2010 10:11am | University of Canterbury

In an impassioned speech regarding spending on his council credit card Manakau mayor Len Brown made a number of dramatic gestures, including face, chest and nose slapping. Brown's spokesman, David Lewis, suggested that such gestures were a sign of the ..... More >>

89. NorthTec Applied Arts tutors win prestigious awards

23 November 2010 10:54am | NorthTec

NorthTec Applied Arts tutor at its Rāwene campus, Sue Daly, has won the prestigious Arts and Culture Award in the annual Northland YWCA Women of Distinction Awards. .. More >>

90. fabrication and welding Graduates from NorthTec

26 November 2010 1:17pm | NorthTec

The first graduates from NorthTec's 18-week Certificate in Fabrication and Welding lined up with the fruits of their labours at NorthTec's Future Trades campus in Whangarei today... More >>

91. Prof Harlene Hayne announced as Vice-Chancellor of Otago Uni

09 February 2011 11:24am | Otago University Press

Professor Harlene Hayne to lead Otago and becomes first woman Vice-Chancellor of New Zealand's first university Leading Psychology researcher Professor Harlene Hayne, ONZM, has been chosen as the University of Otago's next Vice-Chancellor. Currently ..... More >>

92. Elite Scholarship Win For Karl Burnett

18 March 2011 2:45pm | Media Design School

Former Shortland Street actor Karl Burnett has been chosen as the recipient of the 2011 Sidhe Elite financial scholarship. .. More >>

93. BoP Polytechnic wins tender for Immigration Training

15 April 2011 11:07am | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

The Department of Labour announced last week that Bay of Plenty Polytechnic had won the tender for delivering a new tertiary qualification for immigration training. .. More >>

94. Mortar the Bricky Industry is required

30 June 2011 11:23am | Aoraki Polytechnic

70% of Christchurch homes are built of brick and the repair work required as a result of the earthquakes will be substantial. .. More >>

95. University of Auckland's $640,000 vice chancellor

19 September 2011 3:48pm | Tertiary Education Union

University of Auckland's boss Stuart McCutcheon received an increase in his remuneration of between $40,000-$60,000, according to data released by the State Services Commission. The vice-chancellor now has a remuneration package of between $640,000 and $649,999... More >>

96. Award-winning technology showcases Maori cultural hotspots

21 September 2011 12:21pm | Otago Polytech

An award-winning, interactive i-phone and i-pad application which highlights Māori cultural points of interest and provides information about marae and heritage buildings, has been developed in Dunedin... More >>

97. Scots College seeks 'all-rounders' for 2012 Scholarships

26 September 2011 5:19pm | Scots College

In 2012 Scots College is delighted to be able to offer a number of scholarships to new and existing students for the newly formed Senior School (Year 11-13). "As a result of the College's transition to the internationally-recognised International ..... More >>

98. Christchurch Schools Jump Aboard the Fitness Trail

30 March 2012 4:28pm | Youthtown

Fitness trails were officially launched Thursday 29 March at Aranui High School and Linwood College. The launches are part of a national fitness trail initiative being rolled out by Youthtown to encourage physical exercise and health for New Zealand ..... More >>

99. New Enviroschools funding welcomed by WWF

10 May 2012 5:11pm | World Wildlife Fund

WWF-New Zealand is welcoming today's announcement by the Government to reinstate much-needed funding for the Enviroschools and Te Aho Tu Roa initiatives that help children across New Zealand learn the importance of sustainable lifestyles, with ..... More >>

100. Computer Power - stronger than ever

12 June 2012 5:25pm | Computer Power Plus

Computer Power Plus (the New Zealand operation of the former Computer Power Institute) will be graduating more than 80 students at a ceremony to be held at the James Cook Grand Chancellor Hotel at 6.30pm on Friday 15 June... More >>

 

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