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1. Study Abroad website updated to include more NZ providers

21 November 2014 2:41pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) is pleased to announce that the Chinese Ministry of Education will be adding nine New Zealand education providers to its website of international places of study... More >>

2. Serious Misconduct and Cancelled Teacher Registration

24 November 2014 12:16pm | Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Whangaroa

We are relieved that finally this case has been made public and our community and parents at our kura, Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Whangaroa, can finally know what happened last year regarding the dismissal of Louisa Mutu, the previous tumuaki (principal) ..... More >>

3. Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Whangaroa

01 September 2014 4:55pm | Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Whangaroa whanau

The existing kura whanau whose children have remained enrolled in the Kura Kaupapa o Whangaroa during the debacle caused by disaffected parents, are concerned that both the Ministry of Education and the media are confusing the real issues in relation ..... More >>

4. Lincoln technology on show to Chinese President

21 November 2014 4:54pm | Lincoln University

Chinese President Xi Jinping was among the dignitaries viewing cutting-edge agri-technology developed at Lincoln University to tackle global issues on his visit to Auckland today... More >>

5. Secondary teachers vote IES into collective

21 November 2014 9:24am | PPTA

PPTA members have voted to include two teaching roles central to Investing in Educational Success (IES) in their collective agreement. .. More >>

6. Evolve Education Group - $132m IPO underwritten

14 November 2014 3:22pm | Evolve Education

The prospectus for an initial public offering (IPO) of fully-paid ordinary shares (Shares) in Evolve Education Group Limited (Evolve Education) has been registered today with the Registrar of Financial Service Providers... More >>

7. Bright Future For Shadowing Students

29 July 2014 10:22am | CPA Australia

Eight top Victoria University accounting and commercial law students will each spend a day in the office with a senior public sector finance executive following an initiative by global accounting body CPA Australia... More >>

8. Design Students Get a Push in the Right Direction

21 November 2014 11:19am | DesignGel

Since 2011 DesignGel ( ) has been helping young creatives develop the skills for a successful career in design. DesignGel are now looking to add more creative talent to their network and offer their services to a wider range of clients... More >>

9. Government misguided to base funding on employment outcomes

21 November 2014 9:11am | Quality Public Education Coalition - QPEC

"QPEC, the Quality Public Education Coalition, is alarmed at proposals to tie tertiary education funding to "employment outcomes," says QPEC tertiary education spokesperson Dr David Cooke. Ministry briefings, the Ministry of Education, the TEC ..... More >>

10. 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 >>

11. Indigenous Experts arrive in Auckland

24 November 2014 5:06pm | Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM), New Zealand's Māori Centre of Research Excellence, is this week (25th - 28th November) holding its 6th Biennial International Indigenous Development Research Conference in Auckland at the Business School and Waipapa Marae, ..... More >>

12. 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 >>

13. Prominent philosopher to speak at University of Auckland

20 November 2014 2:57pm | University of Auckland

Professor Alain Badiou, one of the world's most prominent and original living philosophers, will deliver a public lecture at the University of Auckland next week. .. More >>

14. Conference to put lens on Asia-Pacific political journalism

21 November 2014 1:46pm | Pacific Media Centre

Renowned investigative journalists, film makers, academics and media freedom campaigners from across the Asia-Pacific region will come together at AUT University next week for a thought-provoking conference on political journalism... More >>

15. Academic not surprised owners docking worker wages

21 November 2014 2:10pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury business and economics associate professor says she is not surprised that petrol business owners would make their staff pay for loss of income due to customers not paying their petrol... More >>

16. Pressing population issues focus of forums

24 November 2014 9:16am | Massey University

New Zealand urgently needs a high-level strategy on population change if the country is to avoid an array of problems ranging from regional decline to growing shortages in housing and service provision, Massey researchers say... More >>

17. Student researcher looks at refuelling for disabled drivers

21 November 2014 1:58pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student is helping a community-based organisation conduct further research into the feasibility of an automated refuelling device for mobility-impaired drivers... More >>

18. Canterbury student working for Ericsson in Silicon Valley

24 November 2014 9:37am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury postgraduate master of engineering management student has received an internship with one of the biggest information and communications technology (ICT) companies in the world... More >>

19. 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 >>

20. NorthTec Seeks Partnerships With Northland's Farmers

20 November 2014 2:18pm | NorthTec

NorthTec is seeking commercial farmers in Northland who can provide a suitable venue for the delivery of agricultural training programmes. .. More >>

21. Education and ecology to create a fun school programme

14 August 2013 9:01am | Guthrie-Smith Tutira

A mutual passion for environmental education has brought together a primary school teacher, a doctor of ecology, and the board responsible for Guthrie-Smith Tutira to create a new programme that is already a hit with local school children... More >>

22. NZ's second tertiary community engagement summit at UC

31 October 2014 11:32am | University of Canterbury

More than 10 national and international experts will deliver key addresses to the second New Zealand Tertiary Community Engagement Summit to be held at the University of Canterbury next month... More >>

23. 100% Success for Maori Trades Training Students

20 November 2014 2:20pm | Weltec

2014 has ended on a high for 16 Māori students who have completed their pre-trade carpentry qualification by building a new health centre at Waiwhetu Marae in Lower Hutt, Wellington. The students, most of whom have received a scholarship under the ..... More >>

24. Four Claude McCarthy Fellowships for Waikato post-grads

21 November 2014 2:17pm | University of Waikato

The Waikato fellowships are all in Category A, which enables graduates who are registered and enrolled for a doctoral degree at a New Zealand university to travel overseas for short periods to present research work at conferences, and/or conduct research ..... More >>

25. 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, reveals the top 200 universities in the world for 30 disciplines including degree subjects such as mathematics, economics, civil engineering, psychology, ..... More >>

26. UC researcher to study how play therapy helps children

12 May 2013 11:25am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) health sciences researcher is studying how play therapy helps the child make sense of a major crisis or event. .. More >>

27. Educators shocked at Government takeover threat

24 September 2013 11:57am | NZEI

A visiting education expert says the Government's threat to take over schools where students do not pass National Standards would be disastrous for education. .. More >>

28. 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 >>

29. Students Can 'Do Better' When Job Hunting

13 October 2014 11:56am |

With hundreds of new graduates hitting the employment market, the question is how to ensure job applications stand out? The answer is support and guidance from new online career development and training service ... More >>

30. Marsden funding success for Victoria researchers

04 November 2014 12:30pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington researchers have received 25 prestigious Marsden Fund grants worth $12.1 million, the largest number ever received by the University. .. More >>

31. Schools to learn of any changes to their decile ratings

10 November 2014 10:10am | Ministry of Education

Monday 10 November, 2014 The Ministry of Education will be contacting all schools over the next ten days to let them know the outcome of the latest recalculation of school decile ratings, says the Ministry's Deputy Secretary for student achievement ..... More >>

32. Otago develops new Māori language App to make learning fun

14 November 2014 11:11am | Otago University Press

A University of Otago research project to find out how Dunedin families pass on Māori to their children has led to the development of an innovative new Māori Language App, called Aki... More >>

33. International sporting stars to study at SIT in 2015

19 November 2014 1:48pm | Southern Institute Of Technology

After conquering 6 of the 7 peaks of the world Indian twins Tashi and Nungshi Malik are set to take on their next adventure. The Malik twins have each been awarded a New Zealand India Sports Scholarship (NZISS) to study the Graduate Diploma in Sport ..... More >>

34. Wintec business students head to China with PM's Scholarship

20 November 2014 10:09am | Wintec

Six Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) business students will head to China in March after being awarded the Prime Minister's Scholarships for Asia recently. Students Joshua King, Simon Young, Ezra Hirawani, Kristie Dawson-Smith, Frances Foxx ..... More >>

35. Former Volunteer Army leader: everyday systems are priority

21 November 2014 1:57pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury's Student Volunteer Army was involved in five major response operations after the earthquakes but the army's foundation co-founder Jason Pemberton says more importantly they learned about dysfunctional everyday systems... More >>

36. New Campus Blessing

07 January 2008 1:01pm | Universal College Of Learning

The new tertiary education campus on Taupo Quay was blessed by local iwi this morning at dawn. Around sixty people gathered to witness the proceedings led by Kaumatua John Maihi... More >>

37. Open Letter to the Minister of Education

25 November 2009 10:53am | University of Otago

Minister, we are education academics from the Universities of Otago, Waikato and Auckland who attended the National Standards forum organised by the NZEI last week. .. More >>

38. Students receive Interactive Gaming scholarships

11 June 2012 3:16pm | Media Design School

Wellington-based game studio Sidhe and mobile publisher PikPok has granted two Media Design School students a generous scholarship toward their first year of study .. More >>

39. 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 >>

40. Microsoft Office 365 for Education Launches in New Zealand

28 June 2012 1:01pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft New Zealand has announced the availability of Office 365 for Education, allowing students and educators to take advantage of cloud-based communications and collaboration tools at no cost... More >>

41. ACG Students clean up top scores in Cambridge Exams

23 January 2013 2:49pm | ACG Schools

Results for the Cambridge International Exams were released last night and it's been another unbelievable year for the ACG group of schools. Only nine 100 percent results were awarded to students in New Zealand and eight of them were from ACG - ..... More >>

42. 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 >>

43. Chief Executive Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

26 July 2013 2:15pm | Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

Barbara George has been appointed chief executive of the Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT). Ms George is currently the chief executive of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, one of Australia's major performing arts companies, with a significant ..... More >>

44. 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 >>

45. 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 >>

46. MIT introduces course for youth in mechanical engineering

14 November 2013 2:10pm | Manukau Institute of Technology

Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) has introduced a new qualification aimed at offering young men and women a head start in the Mechanical Engineering industry. he National Certificate Mechanical Engineering programme (Level 4) is a two year ..... More >>

47. Educational mobile software for teaching Maori

18 February 2014 4:58pm | Rapata Wiri

Māori language is in danger of extinction within 1-2 generations if we do not begin to embrace digital technology as a way of revitalising the Māori language .. More >>

48. Massey scholarship winner happy to be Ngātiwai role model

12 March 2014 12:57pm | Ngatiwai Trust Board

Ngātiwai's first ever recipient of a three-year Massey University scholarship to study for Bachelor of Natural Sciences degree (BNatSc), Ramon Curtis, says he is comfortable to be a role model for future generations - but it comes with a ..... More >>

49. 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 >>

50. 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 >>

51. 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 >>

52. Graduation Night For IT Students

01 October 2014 10:10am | Computer Power Plus

CPP Graduate Jodie Buckland with family and friends. Jodie graduated with a Diploma in Software Development (Level 5). .. More >>

53. Bold new building for Engineering and Architectural Studies

01 October 2014 1:30pm | CPIT

CPIT's new Engineering and Architectural Studies building will inspire future generations of engineers and architectural designers with an elegant facility designed to reflect innovative learning and teaching... More >>

54. Studylink Listens and Responds to Students

03 October 2014 2:22pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

Studylink are launching their new student focused campaign in preparation of semester one 2015. The campaign was developed in partnership with the New Zealand Union of Students' Associations (NZUSA). In addition, Studylink have redeveloped their website, ..... More >>

55. Christchurch Students Skyping Their Way Around The World

06 November 2014 1:35pm | Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Whanau Tahi

A small Christchurch school is creating big opportunities for its students as it connects online with classes from all around the world. In the past few weeks classes at Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Whanau Tahi, a Māori language school in Spreydon have ..... More >>

56. Investigation at Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

11 November 2014 1:19pm | Tertiary Education Commission

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) have completed an investigation into practices at the Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT) including the delivery of the National Certificate ..... More >>

57. Informatics expert wins prize for open systems

17 November 2014 12:30pm | University of Auckland

This year's prestigious Clinton Bedogni Prize for Open Systems was awarded to Dr Koray Atalag from the School of Population Health at the University of Auckland. .. More >>

58. Teacher's journey from the Air Force to Tai Tokerau Campus

17 November 2014 2:18pm | University of Auckland

Lindsay Laing had a long journey into teaching, despite his desire to be a teacher starting early in his life. .. More >>

59. Rough start turns to bright future

18 November 2014 3:32pm | Silvereye Communications

Tama MacDonald is finding his place in the world despite a 'rough and confusing' start. Tama doesn't like change so the transition from school into the workforce has been daunting for the Marlborough teenager. But strong relationships with supportive ..... More >>

60. New opportunities with Chinese universities

20 November 2014 5:17pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

An agreement renewed today between New Zealand and Chinese universities will help pave the way for new collaboration opportunities between faculty and students in New Zealand and China including research partnerships, leadership development programmes ..... More >>

61. Guinea Pigs Campaign Just A Start

27 September 2000 3:12pm | Concerned Teachers

"Concerned Teachers disrupted the Minister of Education's speech to the PPTA Annual Conference this morning" said Concerned Teachers spokesperson Peter Calvert... More >>

62. Guinea Pigs Campaign To Stop

29 September 2000 9:46am | Concerned Teachers

"The Concerned Teachers Management Committee has agreed not to use any more live guinea pigs or other animals such as were used to disrupt the Minister of Education's speech to the PPTA Annual Conference on Wednesday" said Concerned Teachers spokesperson ..... More >>

63. Primary schools compete for regional kapahaka

15 June 2001 5:29pm | Manakau City

Manukau City Council and Toi o Manukau are pleased to support next week's Auckland Region Primary Schools Kapahaka Competition... More >>

64. 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 >>

65. Technology Scholarship Winners, 2003

09 April 2003 11:15am | Wellington Institute of Technology

The Bill Jones Scholarship Awarded by Bill Jones This scholarship was established to support students to further their studies in Motor Industry related programmes at WelTec. The scholarship is named in honour of former staff member Bill Jones, ..... More >>

66. 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 >>

67. Canterbury astronomers discover a massive planet

11 July 2003 3:46pm | University of Canterbury

A team of astronomers in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand has discovered a massive planet orbiting a faint star in the southern Milky Way... More >>

68. Wellington Principal Elected NZEI President

24 September 2003 4:35pm | NZEI

Wellington primary school principal, Colin Tarr, has today been elected the next National President of NZEI Te Riu Roa, the country's largest education union... More >>

69. 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 >>

70. Former AUT Head To Establish Future Studies Centre

23 March 2004 11:51am | Auckland University of Technology

The retiring Vice-chancellor of the Auckland University of Technology, Dr John Hinchcliff, is launching a new Centre for Future Studies to be backed by Morton Estate Wineries... More >>

71. Student's death avoidable, says Fire Service

08 February 2005 9:28am | The Fire Service

Fire safety messages should be hammered home to students at every opportunity, and tertiary institutions are being urged to do their bit... More >>

72. NZ Scholarship 2004 Top Scholars Announced

13 April 2005 5:02pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority is pleased to announce the Top Scholar Awards from the 2004 New Zealand Scholarship examinations... More >>

73. LIANZA Children's Book Awards Announced

13 September 2005 10:25am | LIANZA

As part of their annual conference, following Library Week, the winners of the LIANZA Children's Book Awards 2005 were announced on Monday afternoon in Christchurch and presented by Keith Locke, Green Party MP and son of Elsie Locke in whose memory one ..... More >>

74. AUS Tertiary Update

13 October 2005 12:23am | Association of University Staff

Seized Salient on Trade Me The first copy of the student newspaper, Salient, "liberated" after Victoria University management seized the publication last week has been put up for auction on the internet auction site, Trade Me. It comes as the Victoria University ..... More >>

75. New name, new logo, new CEO

17 October 2005 10:30am | O.S.C.A.R

The National Association for Out of School Care and Recreation (N.A.O.S.C.A.R) an umbrella organization which looks after over 60,000 school aged children, changed its name to The O.S.C.A.R Foundation at the weekend... More >>

76. Popular music department resource given make-over

29 March 2006 3:52pm | SOUNZ

The SOUNZwrite Guides produced through SOUNZ, the Centre for New Zealand Music are used in more than 300 high schools and other educational institutions throughout the country... More >>

77. 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 >>

78. Meeting house celebrates 20th anniversary

04 December 2006 10:33am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University's iconic meeting house, Te Tumu Te Herenga Waka, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week, showcasing its significance to Wellington... More >>

79. Student Story: Veronica Hale

22 February 2007 11:21am | Wellington Institute of Technology

Veronica Hale chose WelTec's Bachelor of Design (Interior) because it is New Zealand's longest running interior design course. Now that she has completed her degree and joined the workforce she has also found out that many employers view it as the one ..... More >>

80. New learning centre strengthens Pasifika links

02 March 2007 4:10pm | Massey University

Links between Pasifika students and the University were strengthened with the opening of a new Pasifika Learning Centre at the Wellington campus this week... More >>

81. US$100K Scholarship For NZ Hoop-Shooting Hopeful

13 June 2007 1:54pm | Youthtown

Charlie Piho had no idea he was heading towards a life-changing encounter, when he strode onto Youthtown's Nelson Street basketball court one morning in February this year, for a pre-work, hoop-shooting session... More >>

82. New Executive Director for NZVCC

14 September 2007 10:43am | Vice-Chancellors Committee

The NZ Vice-Chancellors' Committee, the representative body for the country's eight universities, today announced the appointment of Penny Fenwick as its new Executive Director... More >>

83. Appalling Statistics on Teacher Recruitment

04 February 2008 1:16pm | Maxim Institute

"It is no surprise that results of a new education survey show that 73 percent of teachers who made the shortlist for jobs late last year were of "poor" or "very poor" quality, when the current education system prevents state schools ..... More >>

84. Keeping Kids Safe At Events

04 February 2008 3:38pm | Christchurch City Council

Last year at Freeville Primary School, student teacher Charlotte Syme got Year One and Two pupils to pass on a safety message to younger kids - and it was an eye opener... More >>

85. Massey Vice-Chancellor retires this week

27 February 2008 9:30am | NZVCC

Professor Judith Kinnear, the first woman to lead a New Zealand university, retires from her post as Vice-Chancellor of Massey University this week.  From next Monday, Professor Ian Warrington, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Palmerston North), will be Acting ..... More >>

86. NZEI Te Riu Roa Appoints New Leader

30 March 2008 4:16pm | NZEI

The country's largest education union, NZEI Te Riu Roa, has appointed Paul Goulter to its top post as National Secretary... More >>

87. The Legal Māori Project: Te Reo Deal

28 May 2008 11:55am | Victoria University of Wellington

A senior lecturer in law at Victoria University has attracted funding worth $673,000 for a research project that aims to produce New Zealand's first Legal Māori dictionary... More >>

88. UC professor new head of MacDiarmid Institute

17 September 2008 2:36pm | University of Canterbury

Professor Richard Blaikie, of the University of Canterbury's Electrical and Computer Engineering department, has been appointed Director of the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology... More >>

89. Anti-spiking device wins YES awards

15 October 2008 5:23pm | Canterbury Development Corp

A device designed to stop drink spiking has won its Catholic Cathedral College company this year's Canterbury regional Young Enterprise Scheme Award... More >>

90. Professor Ian Eagles appointed AUT Law Dean

05 December 2008 10:31am | AUT University

Professor Ian Eagles has been appointed as Dean of Law at AUT University. He holds a doctorate from Cambridge University and before taking up his appointment at AUT was Professor of Law at the University of Auckland. He is one of New Zealand's leading ..... More >>

91. 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 >>

92. 100% Pass Rate For Wintec Midwifery Students

12 December 2008 1:49pm | Wintec

For the second successive year Wintec Degree of Midwifery students have achieved a 100% pass rate. Associate Head of School Midwifery & Allied Health at Wintec, Nina Hill, said the result could be attributed to an excellent industry advisory ..... More >>

93. Taumata Whanonga 2009: student behaviour summit

18 March 2009 9:41am | Ministry of Education

Ministry of Education deputy secretary Nicholas Pole has outlined a plan of action following a two-day behaviour summit at Te Papa in Wellington. .. More >>

94. Taumata Whanonga 2009: student behaviour summit

18 March 2009 9:41am | Ministry of Education

Ministry of Education deputy secretary Nicholas Pole has outlined a plan of action following a two-day behaviour summit at Te Papa in Wellington. .. More >>

95. Dean of Science appointed at Auckland Uni

18 May 2009 2:07pm | University of Auckland

Professor Grant Guilford will be the new Dean of Science at The University of Auckland, succeeding Professor Dick Bellamy who retired at the end of last year. Professor Guilford has held senior roles at Massey University, and is currently Head of its ..... More >>

96. Otago University Students March in Budget Protest

29 May 2009 3:38pm |

Over 60 students braved the wet bleak and cold Dunedin day and marched from Otago University to National Party MP, Michael Woodhouse's office to protest budget priorities. The group of protesters rallied on the Union Lawn at noon and left the University ..... More >>

97. Waka Ama hoe made by NorthTec students

14 September 2009 11:42am | NorthTec

Some of the NorthTec students who are crafting hoe (paddles) for use in their Waka Ama competitions on the short award boat building courses at Future Trades will be using them at the world Waka Ama competition in New Caledonia next year. Parihaka ..... More >>

98. Dio Student Tops New Zealand in Trinity Piano Exam

17 March 2010 10:38am | Auckland Diocesan School For Girls

A 10-year-old from Diocesan School for Girls has gained New Zealand's highest mark for a Trinity Guildhall piano exam mainly sat by students at least two or three years older. .. More >>

99. Students and staff lend a hand at Tiria Falls

24 March 2010 4:31pm | NorthTec

Elementary Construction tutors Varron Armstrong (Kawakawa) and Peter Whitehouse (Rawene) and their students lent a hand to NorthTec ACE tutor Grant Steven's ongoing project with the Moerewa community on a property adjacent to the Tiria Falls last week ( ..... More >>

100. WelTec opens state of the art Silicon IT Lab

07 July 2010 9:31am | Wellington institute of Technology

On Thursday 15 July, Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) will officially open their newest computing facilities. The Silicon IT Lab at WelTec includes the latest in networking and telecommunications equipment which will simulate a real ..... More >>


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