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1. Government Plans For Tertiary Education

26 October 2014 12:23pm | TVNZ

Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce told TV One's Q+A programme that he wants more NZ universities to expand overseas to boost their income. "More international income, that's right because some of it can be done offshore. The Australians are ..... More >>

2. NZ Needs to Recognise And Invest in School Leaders

27 October 2014 2:44pm | New Zealand Initiative

o Report shows principals crucial to lifting student achievement o Ex-Auckland Grammar headmaster calls for investment in leadership .. More >>

3. 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 >>

4. Wai-Research launched

28 October 2014 11:38am | Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

Waipareira has launched its own research unit - 18 years after the idea was first floated. Waipareira Chief Executive Officer John Tamihere said the intelligence and information gathered by Wai-Research will validate the work Waipareira does in the ..... More >>

5. Nourishing and nurturing young minds

09 September 2014 11:46am | Ruahine Kindergartens

The long-term benefits of proper nutrition and its direct link to the development of young minds and bodies are well known. While recent publicity around poverty, empty family fridges and limited school lunches, has highlighted a need, there's ..... More >>

6. Chemistry teacher tops NZ

20 June 2014 10:26am | St Cuthbert's College

St Cuthbert's College teacher Ian Torrie has been named one of the top teachers in New Zealand. The Chemistry teacher was honoured at the National Excellence in Teaching Awards last month, where he was the only Auckland recipient of an ASG Excellence ..... More >>

7. 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 >>

8. Fulbright New Zealand appoints new Executive Director

28 October 2014 11:29am | Fulbright NZ

The Board of Directors of Fulbright New Zealand is delighted to announce the appointment of Penelope Borland as the next Executive Director of Fulbright New Zealand. .. More >>

9. 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 >>

10. University reconnecting with CBD at the Arts Centre

28 October 2014 11:10am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury will build on and strengthen its connections with the central city, leasing the Chemistry Building in the Arts Centre for at least the next eight years... More >>

11. Schools would see positive impact from minimum wage increase

31 July 2014 12:02pm | NZEI

Labour's promise to raise the minimum wage by $2 an hour to $16.25 if it wins the election would have a noticeable impact for low-paid school and pre-school support staff and low decile school students, says NZEI Te Riu Roa... More >>

12. 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 >>

13. 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 >>

14. Prime Minister increases Kings College Funding By 40%

16 April 2013 9:25am | Quality Public Education Coalition - QPEC

Media Release: Prime Minister increases Kings College Funding By An Eye-Watering 40% In Just Two Years Today's revelation that the government is giving active consideration to increasing state subsidies to private schools in the budget (RNZ story today) ..... More >>

15. 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 >>

16. 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 More >>

17. Auckland leads global asthma fight

28 October 2014 11:36am | University of Auckland

A new global campaign to combat asthma is being led from Auckland. Professor Innes Asher, head of Paediatrics at the University of Auckland is the Chair of the Global Asthma Network... More >>

18. 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 >>

19. ATC New Zealand celebrates 30 years

20 October 2014 1:37pm | ATC New Zealand

Hamilton-based Private Training Establishment (PTE) ATC New Zealand is celebrating a successful history and a promising future as it steps into its 30th year this year. .. More >>

20. Former students' garden plans finally bear fruit

22 October 2014 4:04pm | Lincoln University

Former students' garden plans finally bear fruit Landscape Architect Carolyn Ramsbottom has graduated from Lincoln University but a special piece of design work she did while studying there two years ago will be coming to fruition on Labour Day. While ..... More >>

21. 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 >>

22. Time running out to apply for 2015 engineering scholarship

28 October 2014 9:58am | Eastland Group

There are just three days left for Eastland region university students to apply for Eastland Group's annual tertiary study scholarship. The scholarship offers $5,000 to students studying engineering, and comes with the possibility of paid holiday ..... More >>

23. 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 >>

24. Sun Access The Secret When Pruning Avocados

28 December 2004 10:20am | Lincoln University

By Dr Mike Mickelbart - Plant Sciences Group, Lincoln University Enjoying those avocados with your summer salads, hors d'oeuvres and other seasonal fare? They're enjoying them in other parts of the world too, with the New Zealand industry exporting ..... More >>

25. 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 >>

26. James (Snr) and Mary Garcia Scholarship

18 October 2011 2:26pm | Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

James (Snr) and Mary Garcia Scholarship o Open to Taranaki journalism students o Worth up to $5000 o Closes November 30 .. More >>

27. Public libraries a solution to the Digital Divide

27 November 2013 4:13pm | Public Libraries of New Zealand

The 2013 World Internet Project New Zealand (WIPNZ) Report identifies a significant number of New Zealanders with no or limited access to the web. .. More >>

28. Te Kura Maori o Waatea

11 September 2014 5:01pm | 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 >>

29. MOOC on Academic Integrity will help students avoid cheating

15 October 2014 1:28pm | University of Auckland

University of Auckland academic Dr Jason Stephens decided to study why students cheat after he was surprised by the number who admitted doing it, despite believing that it's wrong... More >>

30. Job losses: MIT announce major staffing review

15 October 2014 5:15pm | Tertiary Institutes Allied Staff Association

Staff members at MIT's two largest faculties, the Faculty of Education and Social Sciences (FoESS) and the Faculty of Engineering and Trades (FoET) were called to meetings yesterday to be advised of a major review of the faculties which will result ..... More >>

31. Māori CoRE selection committee announced

21 October 2014 11:34am | Tertiary Education Union

A panel of highly qualified and respected experts has been chosen to undertake the process of selecting a Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) focused on Māori research. .. More >>

32. 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 >>

33. 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 >>

34. 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 >>

35. 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 >>

36. Research casts Mansfield in a new light

24 October 2014 12:49pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A fresh interpretation of early writing by author Katherine Mansfield has not only enhanced understanding of her work, but also sheds light on an important period in New Zealand's history... More >>

37. Timely piece a winner in kinetika awards

28 October 2014 1:54pm | Massey University

A kinetic scupture featuring a rotating hourglass to represent controversy over the proposed iron sand mining off the Patea coast won a special Massey University award at kinetika... More >>

38. U-Skills students celebrate success

28 October 2014 3:55pm | UCOL

Over 200 secondary school students are eligible to walk across the Regent Theatre stage as U-Skills graduates on Thursday night, in a ceremony to celebrate completing their programme... More >>

39. Primary Teachers take up Secondary Teaching

13 December 2002 9:30am | Victoria University of Wellington

New Zealand's hard-pressed secondary schools will get an injection of new vitality with the arrival of a group of primary teachers who have decided to switch to secondary teaching with the help of the Wellington of College of Education. Twelve primary ..... More >>

40. AUT Professor Wins International Award

26 November 2003 2:28pm | Auckland University of Technology

AUT's Dr Kate Kearins has won an international award for a case study on cellular communications company Vodafone and its standing in the New Zealand market place... More >>

41. Challenge to early childhood educators

06 July 2005 10:31am | Auckland University

Some early childhood services in New Zealand have a tendency to cocoon children in a warm fuzzy world and are reluctant to face up to social and cultural realities, says Diti Hill, a senior lecturer in professional inquiry in the Faculty of Education, ..... More >>

42. Rhodes Scholars Elect For 2006

18 October 2005 3:26pm | Vice Chancellors' Committee

Nicholas Douglas, Rosara Joseph and Malcolm Birdling have been selected as Rhodes Scholars following a recent selection meeting at Government House in Wellington... More >>

43. Former principal appointed Dean of Education

06 November 2006 5:30pm | Victoria University of Wellington

The last chief executive and principal of the Wellington College of Education has been appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education) and Dean of Education at Victoria University of Wellington. Professor Dugald Scott has been appointed to the role, ..... More >>

44. Twin opportunities in MIT engineering

26 July 2007 3:23pm | Manukau Institute of Technology

Stereotypes about engineering are being overthrown in Manukau Institute of Technology's Bachelor of Engineering programme. Not just one but two sets of identical female twins help make up the total of six women out of 13 honours students completing their ..... More >>

45. Halloween in Student City

24 October 2007 3:27pm | Universal College Of Learning

Palmerston North Fashion, Health and Beauty students at UCOL are working hard to put together their annual parade and show - with a difference this year... More >>

46. 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 >>

47. 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 >>

48. $18M advertising for students they can't take

17 November 2010 12:06pm | Tertiary Education Union

Universities, polytechnics and wānanga are spending millions of dollars advertising to students even though there are more potential students than there are student places in New Zealand. "Why would tertiary institutions spend all this public money ..... More >>

49. Otago University students say CHEERS to Top Ten Lecturers!

14 October 2011 3:41pm | OUSA

OUSA Teaching Awards Top Ten lecturers list is out! Students have nominated lecturers that went above and beyond the calling of their educational duty and the 10 best have been found. .. More >>

50. Orion Health Scholarships

22 February 2013 11:03am | Orion Health

$100,000 investment to provide five scholarships encourages students to pursue careers in Information Science to lead innovation in New Zealand .. More >>

51. Professor Arthur Grimes Wins Visiting Professorship For 2013

04 March 2013 10:42am | NZ-UK Link Foundation

Sir Graeme Davies, Chairman of the NZ-UK Link Foundation, has announced the second of two Visiting Professors who will be visiting the UK from New Zealand in 2013 in association with The School of Advanced Study (SAS), University of London... More >>

52. Children's Health Camps Takes a Stand for Children

18 April 2013 3:15pm | Stand Children's Services

One of New Zealand's longest running social services, Te Puna Whaiora Children's Health Camps, is changing its name in a bid to shine a light on the issues faced by vulnerable children in New Zealand... More >>

53. 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 >>

54. 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 >>

55. 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 >>

56. Learning Set to Accelerate in Two Auckland Schools

29 October 2013 9:24am | Microsoft New Zealand

Two of New Zealand's most tech-savvy schools, both in Auckland, have been awarded classroom sets of Microsoft Surface RTs in recognition of their leadership in digital learning... More >>

57. High school female students excited about IT

11 December 2013 12:02pm | Manukau Institute of Technology

The Manukau Institute of Technology's (MIT) Faculty of Business and Information Technology (FOBIT) played host to 48 female students from across Auckland as they competed in the annual Programming Challenge for Girls (PC4G)... More >>

58. Gaps in education for gifted - report finds

06 June 2014 2:03pm | New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education

An independent scoping report commissioned by Gifted Kids , now New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education, found gaps in service delivery for gifted children in New Zealand's schools. Chief Executive Officer, Deb Clark hopes the report prompts government to ..... More >>

59. New Zealand's First Solar Powered School Opens

17 June 2014 12:13pm | Pegasus Primary School

Thursday 12 June marked the opening of the Ministry of Education's Pegasus Primary School - New Zealand's greatest advancement in sustainable schools. It is designed to achieve a NZ Green Building Council 5 Green Star Certification, but goes much ..... More >>

60. Letter to the editor: Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Whangaroa

03 September 2014 2:29pm | Gary Bramley

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing in response to the press release from Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Whangaroa whanau published on Scoop yesterday (1 September) and dated 28 August. [ ..... More >>

61. Theme for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2015: 'Ngā Mātua'

18 September 2014 12:53pm | Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Ko te Kaupapa mō Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2015 ko 'Ngā Mātua' .. More >>

62. Colouring Competition winner gets awesome Go Bag

29 September 2014 2:38pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Te Puru School student Istari Sta received a welcome surprise at her classroom when she was presented with an awesome Go Bag prize last week. .. More >>

63. Investigation at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi completed

01 October 2014 12:36pm | Tertiary Education Commission

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) have completed an investigation into practices at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi (TWWOA) including the delivery of the National Certificate in Māori Tourism (Hei ..... More >>

64. 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 >>

65. School students Partner up with Starship Children's Hospital

10 October 2014 5:13pm | Murrays Bay School

The Year 5 students from Murrays Bay School have worked alongside staff at Starship Children's Heart Ward to create 3 dimensional sculptures for their Treatment Room to distract patients when they are having painful procedures performed... More >>

66. Stop the Job Cuts at Manukau Institute of Technolgoy

17 October 2014 2:56pm | NZTEU

The chief executive at Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) wants to cut the equivalent of 50 full time jobs from the faculties of engineering and trades, and education and social sciences... More >>

67. '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 >>

68. 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 >>

69. 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 >>

70. 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 >>

71. Waikato tennis star empowers youth through education

28 October 2014 3:25pm | HMC Communications

When Hamilton-based Hannah Fick was just nine years old, she jumped on a plane to New Zealand with her family in a bid to escape unrest in her home country of Namibia. And having since experienced opportunities in this country that she may-never otherwise ..... More >>

72. University Bursaries Top Scholars Announced

26 January 2000 2:50pm | Unknown

Top Scholars in the 1999 University Bursaries examinations were announced today by the Qualifications Authority. Awards are made to top overall candidates, male and female, and the top candidate in each Bursaries subject... More >>

73. Auckland Student Takes Top Architecture Award

23 April 2002 4:06pm | Unknown

A University of Auckland student is the only entrant from the Southern Hemisphere to win an award in an international architecture competition... More >>

74. Fees Maxima F*#ks Students

15 May 2003 3:05pm | Otago University Students Association

The Labour government has announced the Fee Maxima Levels for 2003-2006. The levels set break all the election promise of making Tertiary Education more affordable... More >>

75. Goodman Fielder School of Year Winners Announced

18 June 2003 3:03pm | Goodman Fielder

A clear vision, a well thought out plan to achieve that vision and then making it all happen is behind a south Auckland school's success in the 2002 Goodman Fielder School of the Year Awards... More >>

76. Term Two Classes At Otara Music And Arts Centre

01 April 2004 9:04am | Manukau City Council

Enrolments are now being taken for term two classes and workshops at Manukau City Council's Otara Music and Arts Centre... More >>

77. University names new Assistant Vice-Chancellor

01 September 2004 3:05pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University has filled a second senior management position within a month with the appointment of Dr Sheelagh Matear of Dunedin to the post of Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Academic)... More >>

78. Special Education Resourcing QPEC Report released

19 October 2004 8:36am | Quality Public Education Coalition - QPEC

Attached with this media release is a copy of the report of a nationwide survey undertaken by QPEC on special education resourcing in New Zealand schools... More >>

79. Stroke Expert Shares Knowledge on Prevention

08 November 2004 5:45pm | Auckland University

Help is at hand for the 7000 New Zealanders who will suffer a stroke this year, with the release of an easily understood book, offering practical advice both for preventing strokes, and caring for those who have suffered one... More >>

80. Rhodes Scholars Elect For 2005

08 December 2004 1:30pm | Vice-Chancellors Committee

Richard Beal, Chelsea Payne and Silas Xu last night joined the illustrious list of New Zealand Rhodes Scholars following a selection meeting held at Government House in Wellington... More >>

81. NZ Girl Prepares to Tackle US Spelling Bee Final

24 May 2005 12:18am | New Zealand Spelling Bee

New Zealand Champion Speller Charlotte Roose, a 12 year-old from Hillcrest High School in Hamilton, is deep in preparation for the 78th Scripps Howard Spelling Bee contest in Washington DC from May 31 - June 2... More >>

82. Neville Withers Appointed Chief Executive Officer

12 July 2005 5:54pm | Waiariki Institute of Technology

Council has announced the appointment of Dr Neville Withers as the Chief Executive Officer commencing 1st August 2005. Dr Withers has a PhD from Massey University and previously worked at the University of Waikato, Te Wananga o Aotearoa and Eastern ..... More >>

83. Economist Rates Otago Mba Amongst World's Top 100

26 September 2005 3:48pm | University of Otago

The University of Otago School of Business has been officially recognised as the leading provider of MBAs in New Zealand... More >>

84. Te Wananga o Aotearoa - Restructuring Consultation

12 April 2006 9:29am | Te Wananga O Aotearoa

Te Wananga o Aotearoa this week began a further consultation round with staff about its restructuring process... More >>

85. Music therapist wins Goal Setter award

29 June 2006 4:54pm | Massey University

From street kid to a Massey masters music student, Dennis Kahui's efforts to overcome obstacles and achieve educational excellence have been recognised with a $2000 Goal Setter award from the Port Nicholson Rotary Club... More >>

86. Mäori Language Week Awards A Tribute To All NZ

12 September 2006 5:12pm | Maori Language Week

A record number of entries to the 2006 Mäori Language Week Awards has lifted language innovations to new and exciting heights, and according to Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Mäori that's an achievement all New Zealanders can be proud of... More >>

87. CQU expands zone to New Zealand

11 October 2006 12:24am | CQU

Central Queensland University will offer up to 10 Accounting, Business and Information Technology programs in New Zealand this year when its first cohort of students commences studies in November, it was announced this week... More >>

88. Rhodes Scholars Elect for 2007

18 October 2006 2:30pm | Vice Chancellors' Committee

Luke Fenwick, Eesvan Krishnan and Holly Walker have been selected as Rhodes Scholars following a selection meeting at Government House in Wellington last night... More >>

89. Peiming Wang PhD Appointed To AUT

23 March 2007 11:53am | AUT University

Dr Peiming Wang has been appointed to AUT University as Associate Professor of Finance in the Faculty of Business... More >>

90. Dana Finnigan Wins Scottish International Scholars

09 July 2007 1:11pm | British Council

26 year-old Dana Finnigan is the 2007 recipient of the Scottish International Scholarship. The award will see the Massey design student leave Lewis's in Tawa for a Masters in Design Practice at the prestigious Glasgow School of Art. The Scholarship Scheme ..... More >>

91. Students Start Digging Their Future

14 September 2007 4:00pm | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

In a unique joint venture with Tai Poutini Polytechnic, Aranui High School students will be able to prepare themselves for a career in the civil construction and mining industries when the country's first ever school-based training course for heavy machine ..... More >>

92. Rhodes Scholars Elect For 2008

19 October 2007 3:27pm | Vice Chancellors' Committee

Amanda Gilbertson, Jesse Wall and Julia Matheson have been selected as Rhodes Scholars following a selection meeting at Government House in Wellington last night... More >>

93. Students find IT solutions for Manawatu businesses

28 November 2007 9:30am | Universal College Of Learning

MITRE 10 Mega and New Zealand Pharmaceuticals now have improved computer systems, thanks to UCOL Information and Communications Technology (ICT) students... More >>

94. 20 Secondary Students to Receive Scholarships

03 December 2007 1:27pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

This year PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has awarded a record 20 Aspire Scholarships to New Zealand students under the two strands of the Firm's secondary schools' programme. A total of 68 scholarships have now been made over the four years the ..... More >>

95. CPIT to offer new trades qualification

29 January 2008 10:12am | Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology

The Trades Innovation Institute at Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT) is offering a new qualification, the National Certificate in Plastics Processing Technology Level 2... More >>

96. Early childhood conference will have a real impact

01 May 2008 9:53am | Early Childhood Council

New Zealand’s largest annual conference for early childhood professionals starts in Wellington tomorrow with 685 delegates booked to attend a packed three day programme... More >>

97. Conviction, fine for using fake Massey degree

03 June 2008 5:33pm | Massey University

Massey University will continue to take a firm line against anyone attempting to use fake qualifications or falsely claiming to have qualifications from the University, says Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Research) Professor Nigel Long... More >>

98. Trade in Your Teen

10 June 2008 4:38pm | Universal College Of Learning

Parents with a secret desire to 'trade in' their teen, or at least upgrade them, might find an upcoming competition tempting... More >>

99. Marae welcome for national haka champions

20 June 2008 5:15pm | Massey University

Massey University's Te Kupenga o Te Mätauranga Marae at Hokowhitu will be the scene of an emotional welcome for this year's national secondary schools kapa haka competition winners this afternoon... More >>

100. Christchurch students to represent NZ in France

25 August 2008 11:11am | Canterbury Development Corp

Explaining Canterbury initiatives to improve environmental issues in front of a potential audience of about 1000 international delegates in France may not be nearly as scary as talking in front of 1500 of your peers, two Christchurch students say... More >>


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