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1. Jack Shallcrass: educator and humanist

15 August 2014 4:19pm | Quality Public Education Coalition - QPEC

Jack Shallcrass: educator and humanist QPEC notes with regret the death of Jack Shallcrass-- fourth generation New Zealander, writer, broadcaster and 'devout Humanist.' Jack was educated in Wellington and for more than fifty years taught in schools, at Wellington ..... More >>

2. Māori Pay A High Price For Flawed Tertiary Policies

19 August 2014 5:43pm | Daniel Haines

I'm excited about growing up in a post-settlement era where Te Tiriti o Waitangi respects the mana and tino rangatiratanga of our people as genuine and authentic treaty partners. But it doesn't mean, by any stretch of the imagination, that things ..... More >>

3. NZEI says education cuts will damage children's learning

19 August 2014 12:34pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa says the government's plans to slash education spending over the next three years will be very damaging for children's education, particularly for those from poorer backgrounds... More >>

4. New Māori business major launched at Otago Polytechnic

19 August 2014 12:18pm | Otago Polytechnic

Māori business development has surged ahead in the past decade, from the growth of the iwi organisations responsible for the management of multi-million dollar assets, through to enterprises in industries from natural resources to tourism... More >>

5. Chemistry student wins three minute thesis event

20 August 2014 11:19am | University of Canterbury

Chemistry student Anna Farquhar who has researched the energy storage potential of thin sheeted carbon graphene, last night won the University of Canterbury's fifth annual thesis in three presentation event... More >>

6. Students Share a Passion for Wine

20 August 2014 10:19am | Eastern Institute of Technology

STUDENTS SHARE A PASSION FOR WINE Italian and New Zealand Bragato scholarship winners Christopher Bonifacio and Ben Tombs found plenty of common ground when they recently met in Hawke's Bay... 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. Reimagining disability: Ground-breaking new research

13 August 2014 11:09am | University of Waikato

University of Waikato PhD candidate Ingrid Jones is conducting ground-breaking new research into changing the way society thinks about disability. Her research, entitled "Reimagining disability: Towards learning disability pride" aims to explore the ..... More >>

9. Rock Star Researchers at Selwyn-HOPE Knowledge Exchange

19 August 2014 11:12am | Selwyn Foundation

The nation's rock star researchers into Ageing and Gerontology, and a robot or two, will come together 29-30 August at the first ever HOPE-Selwyn Knowledge Exchange. .. More >>

10. Medals for Hospitality Students at Top Culinary Competition

19 August 2014 5:40pm | Wellington Institute of Technology

Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) students Ryan Bloomfield, Maxine Scheckter and Nicolas Abril have proven that when the 'heat is on in the kitchen' it is no barrier to success, after they won gold and silver medals plus an Innovation Award ..... More >>

11. EIT Team Scores Medals in Top Culinary Competition

19 August 2014 5:03pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

A team of EIT hospitality students has won a cache of medals in the Nestlé Toque d'Or competition in Auckland. .. More >>

12. NZ universities support Labour's commitment to lift funding

18 August 2014 2:38pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand welcomes the Labour Party's commitment to increase funding for health, education and other public services by $1 billion a year, says acting Universities New Zealand chair and University of Otago Vice-Chancellor, Professor ..... More >>

13. University of Canterbury ranked No.1 university twice

12 August 2014 3:29pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury is ranked first in the country in two out of the four annual performance rankings just released by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC). .. More >>

14. Scholarship to study the benefits of dance on dementia

19 August 2014 10:46am | University of Auckland

A desire to bridge the divide between science and the arts and help the community has won a student a $5,000 scholarship. Carlene Newall, from the University of Auckland, has been awarded the inaugural Gavin and Susan Walker Postgraduate Scholarship in ..... More >>

15. Waikato Doctorate Caps Principal's Achievements

12 April 2010 1:18pm | University of Waikato

Nine years ago, the prospect of starting her doctorate threw Lesley Murrihy into a spin. This week [Friday April 16] the Taumarunui school principal and mother of eight will be surrounded by friends and family at her graduation at the Waikato University ..... More >>

16. Upper North Island Regional Spelling Bee Champions 1st equal

15 August 2014 12:43pm | New Zealand Spelling Bee

Manvinder Kaur and Clarissa Wiratmadja, both in Year 10 from Macleans College, are heading to the 2014 New Zealand Spelling Bee Final after being declared first equal at the Upper North Island Spelling Bee Semi Final today... More >>

17. Finding the next generation of female leaders

19 August 2014 12:24pm | Massey University

Massey University hopes to address one of the business world's most persistent issues with a new initiative to encourage female leadership. The inaugural Young Women's Leadership Programme will bring over 100 female Year 12 students to the ..... More >>

18. Teaching Excellence winner for the University of Auckland

02 July 2014 12:10pm | University of Auckland

Sustained excellence in tertiary teaching has earned a national Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award for University of Auckland Senior Lecturer in Law, Khylee Quince. .. More >>

19. University of Canterbury Earns International Accreditation

18 August 2014 9:35am | AACSB

TAMPA, Fla, USA (18 August 2014)-AACSB International announced today that the University of Canterbury has earned accreditation for its School of Business and Economics . Founded in 1916, AACSB International (AACSB) is the longest serving global ..... More >>

20. 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 >>

21. AUSA pleased with recent decision of ERA

25 October 2013 4:47pm | Auckland University Students Association

The Auckland University Students' Association is pleased with the decision of the Employment Relations Authority regarding its actions in ending the employment of its former General Manager, Tom O'Connor. .. More >>

22. New Mā te Reo 2014 Funding Round to Open in July

03 June 2014 1:22pm | Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori announces a new Mā te Reo funding round will open on 21 July 2014. Mā te Reo is a community based funding programme established in 2001 to support projects, programmes and activites that contribute to local level ..... More >>

23. Career College joins growing education specialists ACG

04 August 2014 3:13pm | Academic Colleges Group

4 August 2014, Auckland. Academic Colleges Group (ACG) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the New Zealand Career College (NZCC). .. More >>

24. Schools Still Failing Disabled Students

09 August 2014 11:23am | CCS Disability Action

Community organisation CCS Disability Action has said that more needs to be done to ensure schools are inclusive of students with disabilities. .. More >>

25. grad selected for Imperial College London doctoral programme

18 August 2014 3:41pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato chemistry graduate Sophie Sim will join 12 top young scientists from all over the world at Imperial College London next month, where she has been selected to participate in the NexGenAgriChem Innovative Doctoral Programme... More >>

26. 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 >>

27. Increasing Class Sizes May Disadvantage Disabled Students

05 June 2012 9:42pm | New Zealand CCS

5 Jun 2012 Increasing Class Sizes May Disadvantage Disabled Students One of New Zealand's leading disability organisations, CCS Disability Action, today warned proposed increases in class sizes will disadvantage disabled students. The changes ..... More >>

28. Establishment of Iwi Education Authority Breakthrough

15 June 2012 12:28pm | Nga Kura A Iwi O Aotearoa

The establishment of an Iwi Education Authority (I.E.A) at Whareroa Marae Tauranga Moana on Wednesday 13th June 2012 marks a significant watershed in our development as a people according to Pem Bird, Chairman Nga Kura-a-Iwi o Aotearoa... More >>

29. Unitec's Albany Campus turns one

07 August 2012 4:04pm | UNITEC

Unitec's newest campus is about to turn one. The Northern Campus based in Albany was opened in 2011 and serves the needs of students and the community of the North Shore and Rodney regions. It provides an ideal place to study for people from this ..... More >>

30. Student-owned bar facing difficulty

05 November 2012 5:27pm | Auckland University Students Association

"Shadows Bar" at the University of Auckland is entering a difficult period as its holding company, Bacchid Benevolency Ltd (BBL), has a liquidator appointed. BBL. The Auckland University Students' Association (AUSA) is an indirect beneficiary ..... More >>

31. 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 >>

32. Celebrating Elwyn Richardson's legacy of art in education

16 July 2013 4:17pm | AUT University

Artists, teachers and researchers will celebrate the legacy of renowned educationalist Elwyn Richardson at a symposium with art exhibition on Wednesday 17 July. .. More >>

33. Top International Scholarship For Labour Candidate

15 August 2013 2:55pm | NZ-UK Link Foundation

Kate Sutton from Auckland has won the 2013 Cranfield New Zealand Alumni Scholarship to complete an MBA at Cranfield School of Management, one of Europe's top business schools... More >>

34. 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 >>

35. 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 >>

36. New Te Wānanga o Aotearoa CEO Jim Mather welcomed

21 October 2013 2:28pm | Te Wananga o Aotearoa

New Te Wānanga o Aotearoa chief executive Jim Mather will focus on getting fully up to speed with the business and the key priorities for the nationwide tertiary education provider in his first weeks in the job... More >>

37. Minister Sharples unveils Pou Mātauranga at Open Polytechnic

07 August 2014 1:15pm | Open Polytechnic

Māori Affairs Minister, Hon Dr Pita Sharples, unveiled a new Pou Mātauranga at the Open Polytechnic this week as part of the distance learning organisation's celebration of Māori student achievement... More >>

38. $1 million scholarship fund launched

08 August 2014 3:19pm | University of Waikato

A $1 million international scholarship fund has been launched by the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand. .. More >>

39. Lower South Island Regional Spelling Bee Champion Crowned

12 August 2014 12:46pm | New Zealand Spelling Bee

Alex Leckie-Zaharic from John McGlashan College, Dunedin, is heading to the 2014 New Zealand Spelling Bee Final after winning the Lower South Island Spelling Bee Semi Final late yesterday... More >>

40. Earlybird Special for Organics and Biodynamics students

20 August 2014 3:52pm | Taruna Essential Education

With more people looking at alternative ways to care for the land, Taruna College's Certificate in Applied Organics and Biodynamics offers a holistic approach to agriculture. .. More >>

41. Awahou students support Check, Clean, Dry

20 August 2014 4:26pm | Horizons Regional Council

Awahou School students are using artistic flair to communicate an important message in a new Check, Clean, Dry sign installed at Raumai Reserve. .. More >>

42. Report finds values education disastrous

13 September 2002 10:29am | Maxim Institute

The current direction of values education in New Zealand is potentially disastrous, says 'Kids Adrift', a report for the Maxim Institute by author Paul Henderson... More >>

43. New Zealand's greatest engineering feat

16 November 2006 11:27am | University of Auckland

New Zealand's greatest engineering feat has been voted the Manapouri Power Station in Fiordland. Close behind are 1995 America's Cup winning yacht Black Magic NZL32 and Auckland's Grafton Bridge, which take second and third place respectively... More >>

44. Parental pressure sees kids quit sport

17 July 2008 9:28am | NZ School Trustees Association

Increasing pressure to perform on the sports field from an early age is one reason some young people are dropping out of sport, says Sport and Recreation New Zealand's Lawrie Stewart... More >>

45. 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 >>

46. Journalism and PR to battle it out

12 August 2010 4:08pm | Amnesty International

Amnesty International Aotearoa NZ, in conjunction with AUT University's Club PR, is pitting public relations practitioners against journalists next Tuesday to debate whether human rights violations are being overlooked by the New Zealand news media... More >>

47. 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 >>

48. Training professional bus drivers for Auckland

21 June 2012 4:08pm | UCOL

A national qualification in urban bus driving is available in Auckland for the first time, delivered by North Island polytechnic, the Universal College of Learning (UCOL) . .. More >>

49. Budding New Zealand scientists congregate in Auckland

25 January 2013 5:12pm | AUT University

The next generation of New Zealand scientists congregated in Auckland this month for a two-week camp. .. More >>

50. Survey - 70% of early childhood centres with empty places

28 March 2013 1:16pm | Early Childhood Council

A survey of business confidence, released this week reveals more than 70% of early childhood centres with empty places, and increasing competition between providers. The survey finds almost 60% of centres expecting things to be tougher still in 12 ..... More >>

51. Lower North Island Regional Spelling Bee Champion Crowned

20 August 2013 10:28am | Vegemite Spelling Bee

Amanda Dharmasekhara, a year ten student from Newlands College is heading to the National Vegemite Spelling Bee Championship after winning the Wellington regional competition last night. This talented wordsmith will be up against other regional ..... More >>

52. Variety on offer during KÄ«ngitanga Day

26 August 2013 1:52pm | University of Waikato

Graphic design, guns and going across the ditch are among a wide ranging line up of subjects being discussed at this year's KÄ«ngitanga Day at the University of Waikato... More >>

53. Applications for 2014/15 Chevening Scholarships now open

03 September 2013 4:21pm | British High Commission

The Scholarships, which are funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, operate in 118 countries worldwide, and this year will support over 600 established or emerging leaders. Awards are typically for a one-year ..... More >>

54. A Job For Every Graduate

11 September 2013 5:11pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

On the eve of the launch of the latest Tertiary Education Strategy that proposes punishing tertiary institutions for the employment outcomes of their graduates, it's time for the government to step up and take responsibility for delivering the jobs... More >>

55. Students Occupy Corporate University

02 October 2013 4:02pm | Reclaim UOA

50 students are currently occupying the Campus Life offices at the University of Auckland in protest of the increased corporatisation and privatisation of university life... More >>

56. UC bridge building pivotal for students and for engineering

07 October 2013 11:33am | University of Canterbury

Today's bridge building competition at the University of Canterbury (UC) is important for students and for engineering businesses, a postgraduate engineering student says. .. More >>

57. CPIT Campus Master Plan launched

06 November 2013 3:44pm | CPIT

CPIT has announced an extensive $120m, including government support, programme of new building and refurbishment work that will enable the institute to train high quality graduates in more flexible, modern facilities... More >>

58. App to bring region's history to life wins funding

07 November 2013 3:15pm | Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

A project led by a Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) student to develop an augmented reality history-sharing application (app) has received $45,000 in funding from New Zealand On Air's Digital Media Fund... More >>

59. Adventure Tourism Relocation Scholarships

07 November 2013 4:13pm | Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

Getting paid to move to Nelson to study adventure tourism might sound too good to be true, but it's the real deal being offered to residents of Wellington, Southland, Otago, Canterbury and the West Coast by Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology ..... More >>

60. Unitec launches U Mag - NZ's 1st personalised magazine

15 November 2013 4:22pm | UNITEC

Unitec have taken their support for the success of Kiwis to the next level with the launch of U Mag. This new project, which is a New Zealand first, invites users to feature as the cover star on their very own personalised printed magazine. .. More >>

61. Winners for Ngā Tohu Reo Māori Announced

18 November 2013 11:07am | Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Kua puta ngā ingoa o te hunga toa mō Ngā Tohu Reo Māori mō te tau 2013, i whakanuia i Tūranganui-a-Kiwa. .. More >>

62. Support Unitec's design school staff - sign the petition

25 November 2013 3:57pm | Tertiary Education Union

Design students at Unitec need your help. Last week we reported that Unitec plans to make 50 of its 53 Design and Visual Arts staff redundant. Students at Unitec are protesting this. They say it will hurt the quality of their education if Unitec replaces ..... More >>

63. First art design degree for Bay of Plenty

28 March 2014 4:57pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

The cream of the Bay of Plenty's creative community came together last night to celebrate one of the most exciting advances in creative collaboration in decades - the launch of Bay of Plenty Polytechnic's Bachelor of Creative Industries... More >>

64. University of Auckland offers new Master of Teaching degree

11 April 2014 3:00pm | University of Auckland

The country's largest tertiary teacher education provider, the University of Auckland's Faculty of Education, will offer a Master of Teaching (Primary) from July 2014. .. More >>

65. Hamilton secondary school announces $8 million development

17 June 2014 5:23pm | St Paul's Collegiate School

St Paul's Collegiate School, an independent day and boarding school based in Hamilton, last night announced an $8 million development project made up of four key undertakings to be executed over the next 12 months... More >>

66. Judgment: Lucan Battison v St John's College

27 June 2014 12:44pm | New Zealand High Court

Lucan Battison sought judicial review of decisions suspending him from St John's College, Hastings and the conditions imposed by the Board of Trustees on his return to the college. The decisions of the principal and Board of Trustees stemmed from ..... More >>

67. Five History students receive Auckland Museum grants

01 July 2014 2:31pm | University of Auckland

Five University of Auckland History students are delighted to have received research grants from Auckland War Memorial Museum in a recent round of awards. .. More >>

68. Student Activism Still Alive at Victoria

22 July 2014 1:29pm | Reclaim Vic

Newly formed student activist group Reclaim Vic are set to host their first public speaker event this Wednesday at 2pm. The Victoria University student led group formed in response to the increasing corporatisation of the tertiary sector... More >>

69. Victoria announces new strategic appointments

11 August 2014 2:49pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington has announced the appointment of New Zealand's first Provost, Professor Neil Quigley. "This is the first of a number of strategic leadership appointments at Victoria that signal a change in the way the University ..... More >>

70. Open Letter to the Vice Chancellor

15 August 2014 11:23am | Reclaim UoA

Open Letter to the Vice Chancellor of the University of Auckland regarding the Faculty Administrative Review .. More >>

71. Trust Ownership and the Future of News

18 August 2014 3:29pm | University of Auckland

A new book by University of Auckland Honorary Academic Dr Gavin Ellis debates how the public would be better served by media if some news organisations were run as trusts instead of being owned by large corporations expected to make a profit... More >>

72. Education Priority for Children of the East Coast

14 April 2000 9:30am | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education and Te Runanga O Ngati Porou were "absolutely determined" in their goal of ensuring that children on the East Coast were successful at school, the Secretary for Education, Howard Fancy, said today... More >>

73. What's Coming Up At Vic?

14 August 2001 12:58am | Victoria University Students Association

The Victoria University of Wellington Students' Association has plenty of events coming up over the next few months, and we're keen to get as many people involved as we can, so please feel free to forward this email on to everyone you know... More >>

74. Correspondence School Prizewinners Announced

19 December 2001 2:17pm | The Correspondence School

18 December 2001 The Correspondence School has awarded 81 prizes for academic excellence and outstanding achievement to primary, secondary and adult students, living throughout New Zealand and overseas... More >>

75. Education in 2020 focus of major seminar

08 August 2002 11:15am | Victoria University of Wellington

The future of New Zealand's education system has been a hot issue in this year's General Election campaign with debate on secondary teacher salaries - but what will education be like in 20 years? That's the question to be posed at Victoria University ..... More >>

76. Victoria student gets Datacom Scholarship

20 March 2003 10:50am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University student, Rachel Robertson has won the sixth annual Datacom Systems Scholarship for her achievement in Computer Science... More >>

77. Winners In Hospitality Training Awards

28 July 2003 9:41am | Hospitality Standards Institute

The winners of the Excellence In Training Awards were announced by Michael Friend, Chairman of the Board of the Hospitality Standards Institute (HSI) at an awards dinner at the Sheraton, Auckland tonight... More >>

78. Nursing & Health Studies celebrates 25 years

16 September 2003 12:46am | Waikato Institute Of Technology

The Minister of Health, Hon. Annette King, will be in Hamilton on Friday September 19 for a civic reception to celebrate the silver jubilee of nursing training by Waikato Institute of Technology... More >>

79. Hamilton Assistant Principal Honoured

22 September 2003 8:46am | NZEI

Hamilton assistant principal and teacher, Lynne Holder, has today been honoured for her contribution to education... More >>

80. Medical Staff Honoured For Teaching Excellence

23 February 2004 11:47am | University of Otago

Years of teaching excellence and clinical expertise have been recognised at the annual Academic Inauguration at the Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago... More >>

81. Fale a New Zealand first

31 March 2004 11:18am | UNITEC

The completion of the only Samoan fale tele in New Zealand to be built using traditional techniques and materials has been a Pacific-wide effort... More >>

82. Helplessness Trust Mark Asian Attitudes Survey

20 September 2004 9:08am | Shee-Jeong Park

A pioneering survey of Asian political and social attitudes in New Zealand has revealed strong feelings of "political helplessness"... More >>

83. 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 >>

84. Foundations for Discovery Fact Sheet

12 April 2005 1:28pm | Ministry of Education

Foundations for Discovery Fact Sheet Foundations for Discovery is available on www.minedu.govt.nz.. More >>

85. Vote of no confidence at NZ's largest school

02 June 2005 2:10pm | PPTA

Secondary teachers at The Correspondence School say they no longer have confidence in the CEO and the Board of Trustees and are calling on the Board to engage in constructive and meaningful dialogue to restore lost trust... More >>

86. 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 >>

87. Lange's Vision For Early Education Recognised

15 August 2005 2:41pm | NZEI

The country's largest education, NZEI Te Riu Roa, mourns the loss of former Prime Minister, David Lange and acknowledges, in particular, the work he did in early childhood education... More >>

88. 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 >>

89. Human Rights, the Treaty and Asian Communities

02 November 2005 4:11pm | Auckland University

The School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland in association with the Human Rights Commission presents: Human Rights, Treaty of Waitangi and Asian Communities: A Symposium 10am-4pm Sunday 13 November 2005.. More >>

90. Students Win Horticulture Scholarships

02 November 2005 4:28pm | Zespri

ZESPRI International Ltd has awarded $3000 horticulture Scholarships to seven high school students from throughout the North Island... More >>

91. NZPF: Get off your soapbox, English

03 May 2006 5:07pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

New Zealand Principals' Federation President Pat Newman has lashed out at comments made today by National MP Bill English... More >>

92. Long serving trustee becomes national resident

03 August 2006 11:03am | NZ School Trustees Association

Not many New Zealanders have served on three school boards at the same time - but the incoming president of the New Zealand School Trustees Association is one of them... More >>

93. International Students "Cash Cows"

23 August 2006 11:14am | Auckland University Students Association

The University of Auckland Council voted this week to increase international student fees for 2007 by 5%, with the exception of international students doing medicine who will have to pay $45,000, up 17% from the 2006 fee level. Auckland University ..... More >>

94. Study finds double standard for women's drinking

07 September 2006 1:06pm | Massey University

New research has confirmed the so-called "feminisation of binge drinking" - a trend that has seen increasing numbers of women drinking large quantities of alcohol in social situations in line with their modern status as independent with income-earning ..... More >>

95. National Spelling Bee - Wellington Regional

20 March 2007 9:35am | New Zealand Spelling Bee

Day: Monday 19 March Time: 4.00pm School Wellington College (Boys) Address Brierley Theatre, Dufferin Street, Mt Victoria (It is at the bottom of the Basin Reserve beside Government House).. More >>

96. New Zealand Speller reaches Semifinals

31 May 2007 9:45am | New Zealand Spelling Bee

New Zealand Champion speller Kate Weir, a 13 year-old from Linwood College in Christchurch has just qualified for the 2007 Scripps Spelling Bee Semifinals. "This is a huge achievement and I am on the verge of tears as it is so exciting," says Janet Lucas ..... More >>

97. NZ Speller Trips Over One Letter in Semifinals

01 June 2007 9:40am | New Zealand Spelling Bee

New Zealand champion speller Kate Weir was eliminated from the Semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee this morning in Washington DC when she misspelled the word, jardiniere... More >>

98. Kathmandu Scholarships Awarded -- Outward Bound

09 July 2007 4:11pm | Outward Bound

A female firefighter and a man who survived a 10 metre fall onto concrete are among 12 recipients of Outward Bound courses in this year's Kathmandu 'Live the Dream' scholarship programme... More >>

99. 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 >>

100. Creating a cultural hub for the Pipitea campus

26 September 2007 1:15pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Colin McCahon's Gate III (1970) - the centrepiece of Victoria University's art collection, which previously hung in the Adam Art Gallery on Victoria's Kelburn Campus - was installed in the foyer of Rutherford House on Victoria's Pipitea Campus on ..... More >>

 

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