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1. Students Oppose Library Closure

15 July 2014 2:54pm | Otago University Medical Students' Association

Elizabeth Berryman, President of the Otago University Medical Students' Association, is today condemning the closure of the only dedicated library and study space for health professional students... More >>

2. Victoria University looks to expand campuses

15 July 2014 12:55pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington is proceeding with development plans for a major new science building on the University's Kelburn campus, and the redevelopment of Rutherford House in central Wellington... More >>

3. 1814: Settling the First Settlers - Ka māoritia te Pākehā

14 July 2014 12:34pm | University of Auckland

The bicentenary of the arrival of Pākehā settlers in New Zealand will be remembered through this year's commemorative 2014 University of Auckland Winter Lecture Series. .. More >>

4. 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 >>

5. 2014 Science festival 'a blast'

14 July 2014 3:09pm | The New Zealand International Science Festival

With attractions as diverse as a 'why sharks matter' competition, 'the science of whisky' and smashing a world record for firing potatoes at high speed with a spud bazooka, the ninth New Zealand International Science Festival has more than ..... More >>

6. Otago Volunteer Fair

09 July 2014 2:21pm | Otago University Students' Association

OUSA and the University Volunteering Centre have joined to present the first annual Volunteer Fair in the University Link as part of a major campaign to raise awareness of volunteer opportunities on campus and in Dunedin... More >>

7. 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 >>

8. Bay benefits from Tauranga campus

12 July 2014 9:51am | Waikato University

A tertiary campus in downtown Tauranga will generate benefits of $188 million over the next 20 years and provide a rate of return of more than 30% on the initial investment, a new report says... More >>

9. Canadian Educator Barbara Arrowsmith-Young to Visit NZ

27 May 2014 5:11pm | Adult and Community Education

Canadian author and educator, Barbara Arrowsmith-Young will visit New Zealand June 16-25 for a range of speaking engagements including a keynote presentation at this year's Adult and Community Education (ACE) Conference at the CQ Hotel in Wellington ..... More >>

10. Govtt continues bid to remove teachers' independence

15 July 2014 5:14pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

The government has ignored the overwhelming concerns of New Zealanders in its bid to quash the political independence of the teaching profession. .. More >>

11. Southern Initiative & MIT provide boost for job opps

06 September 2013 11:04am | Manukau Institute of Technology

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed today by Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) and Auckland Council's Southern Initiative to provide a significant increase in cadetship opportunities... More >>

12. Secondary schools encouraged to increase student achievement

14 July 2014 10:53am | Education Review Office

A new report from the Education Review Office (ERO) looks at how secondary schools analyse and use achievement data to take actions which will improve the NCEA Level 2 results of their students... More >>

13. Canterbury student Hurring heads to women's Rugby World Cup

15 July 2014 10:59am | University of Canterbury

New Zealand rugby player Haile Hurring heads to the World Cup in Paris with one eye on the rugby pitch and the other on her text books. Hurring is a University of Canterbury education student who is balancing her degree studies with her rugby career... More >>

14. Educating disadvantaged children

11 July 2014 11:15am | University of Auckland

The similarities in educating disadvantaged children in New Zealand and Chile and the dangers of charter schools are the subjects of a public lecture at the University of Auckland this month. Professor Ernesto Treviño of the Universidad Diego Portales, ..... More >>

15. 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 >>

16. Demand for Parental Engagement in Kids' Learning

23 May 2014 11:47am | COMET

Over 180 educators and community advocates came together last week under the Learning Auckland banner, to discuss practical ways to increase parent engagement with children's learning... More >>

17. 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 >>

18. 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 >>

19. Investing in Pasifika education helps Auckland's economy

13 December 2013 2:14pm | BEST Pacific Education

Pasifika and Maori will make up over half of all new employees in New Zealand's workforce within the next 16 years, but the current capped tertiary environment is hindering Auckland's economic progress, says BEST Pacific Institute of Education, ..... More >>

20. NZ's only Christian music degree now in Christchurch

13 January 2014 5:02pm | Vision College

Long-standing tertiary education provider, Vision College, is now offering New Zealand's only Christian music degree at its Christchurch campus. .. More >>

21. Registrations open for Auckland's first civic hackathon

27 March 2014 1:43pm | Joint Press Release

Designers, developers and innovators are being encouraged to register for a weekend of 'hacking for good' in what will be Auckland's first 'civic hackathon'. .. More >>

22. Apple Announces Updates to iTunes U

01 July 2014 1:33pm | Apple

Apple® today announced updates to iTunes U®, bringing educators and students great new tools to build and experience educational content on iPad®. Beginning 8 July, teachers using the free iTunes U app can create, edit and manage entire courses directly ..... More >>

23. Canterbury research into Auckland eruption clean up

13 July 2014 10:11am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury geological sciences postgraduate has won a competition about communicating his thesis investigating the clean-up work required after an Auckland volcanic eruption... More >>

24. 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 >>

25. Memories Collected Ahead of Centenary

30 August 2006 10:29am | Matawai School

As Matawai School prepares for its centenary, pupils have started delving into the past recording the memories of former pupil 93-year-old Maude Shaw. Now living in Gisborne, Mrs Shaw was a pupil at Matawai School in 1919. She will be a special guest ..... More >>

26. Renowned Māori academic to oversee NorthTec course

09 October 2009 10:05am | NorthTec

Recently-appointed Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi academic and former Director of Auckland University's Sir James Henare Research Centre Dr Te Tuhi Robust has been appointed to oversee the delivery of several postgraduate and undergraduate ..... More >>

27. Primary industry training organisations launch Trade Academy

09 February 2011 4:51pm | Agriculture ITO

The New Zealand Trade Academy is a joint programme for secondary schools developed by the Forestry, Horticulture and Agriculture Industry Training Organisations (ITOs). Over the past 12 months a project team from the three ITOs has worked closely with ..... More >>

28. "Reasonably knowledgeable" scientist made emeritus professor

14 April 2011 12:41pm | University of Waikato

Media Release 14 April, 2011 "Reasonably knowledgeable" scientist made emeritus professor A Waikato University professor who's worked tirelessly to preserve New Zealand's flora, fauna, forests, wetlands and waterways has been made an Emeritus ..... More >>

29. Scaffolding student reaches new heights

24 July 2011 8:13pm | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Scaffolding student reaches new heights A 25 year old Mangakino man has been named the country's top student scaffolder. Allan Ngatai Thompson, who works for Riteway Rigging and Scaffolding in Kawerau, was presented with the Scaffold Trainee of the ..... More >>

30. Report supports qualified teachers in early childhood educat

26 July 2012 4:46pm | NZ Childcare Association

Te Tari Puna Ora o Aotearoa/NZ Childcare Association (NZCA) is calling for government to regulate for at least 80 percent qualified teachers in early childhood education services in response to a research report launched in Wellington today. The current ..... More >>

31. Youth Guarantee a success at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

03 October 2012 10:12am | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

In figures released earlier this month by the Tertiary Education Commission, Bay of Plenty Polytechnic was named as one of the top five performing ITPs (Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics) in the Government's flagship Youth Guarantee initiative... More >>

32. UC Arts Scholarship Winner Rachael Dewhirst Helping Rebuild

05 November 2012 10:33am | University of Canterbury

UC Arts Scholarship Winner Rachael Dewhirst Helping In The Rebuild November 5, 2012 A University of Canterbury (UC) fine arts student will be part of the Christchurch rebuild over the summer. Fourth-year UC student Rachael Dewhirst won a Scape Public ..... More >>

33. 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 >>

34. 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 >>

35. NZ VEGEMITE Spelling Bee - Regional Competitions Are On

07 August 2013 4:34pm | Vegemite Spelling Bee

Year 9 and 10 spellers who placed among the pool of the top 200 spellers from around the country will be competing in Regional Spelling Bee competitions this month, with the first of the Spelling Bees kicking off in Christchurch on Tuesday 13 August. ..... More >>

36. OUSA Shuttles Take Flight

02 October 2013 10:25am | OUSA

The Otago University Students' Association has announced it will be trialling a twelve dollar student airport shuttle service for the end of year examination period between 11th of October and 11th of November... More >>

37. 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 >>

38. Five Nuffield Farming Scholars named for 2014

01 November 2013 10:00am | Federated Farmers

Five new names have been added to the historic list of Nuffield Scholars in New Zealand. .. More >>

39. 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 >>

40. University of Auckland student president to lead NZUSA

11 December 2013 4:52pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The nationwide membership of the New Zealand Union of Students' Associations today elected Daniel Haines, 23, to be the NZUSA President for 2014. .. More >>

41. Universities welcome Tertiary Education Strategy

05 March 2014 12:13pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand- Te Pōkai Tara welcomes the release of the Tertiary Education Strategy (2014-2019) and will work closely with Government to achieve key goals such as boosting student achievement, occupational skills and economic growth... More >>

42. League leads education initiative

20 March 2014 5:01pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Best known for its exploits on the field, NZ Rugby League has an exciting opportunity to showcase its programmes in the community over the next two weeks. .. More >>

43. Chromebooks Connect Kura

07 April 2014 1:46pm | Te Wananga o Raukawa

Ōtaki will take a giant leap towards becoming a world leader in digital education today and no one is more excited than the kids of Te Kura a Iwi o Whakatupuranga Rua Mano... More >>

44. 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 >>

45. Northland College: huge improvements in NCEA achievement

16 April 2014 5:25pm | Youth Horizons Trust

The last day of term 1 is worth celebrating for Northland College as success in NCEA levels one and two increased in 2013. On Thursday April 17, the Police sound stage truck will entertain and help students celebrate their success during their lunch ..... More >>

46. 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 >>

47. Govt's ECE record: quantity up, quality down

09 June 2014 1:35pm | Early Childhood Council

Early Childhood Council CEO Peter Reynolds told the council's annual conference this weekend (06 June to 08 June 2014) that the Government was succeeding in increasing the quantity of early childhood education, but failing to maintain quality... More >>

48. New agri-tech initiatives from University of Waikato

11 June 2014 11:48am | University of Waikato

HAMILTON, New Zealand, 11 June 2014 - The University of Waikato has launched three key agri-tech innovation initiatives as part of a new approach designed to offer a step-change to the agriculture sector. Vice-Chancellor Professor Roy Crawford made ..... More >>

49. New Trans-Tasman sporting and educational partnership

24 June 2014 1:21pm | NorthTec

NorthTec is pleased to announce the establishment of an educational partnership with the Australian NRL franchise, the Gold Coast Titans, as well as the launch of the Graham Lowe Sports Performance Centre... More >>

50. National teaching award for Victoria lecturer

02 July 2014 10:17am | Victoria University of Wellington

Pacific Studies senior lecturer Dr Teresia Teaiwa from Victoria University of Wellington has been recognised for her inspirational teaching approach. Dr Teaiwa received a 2014 Ako Aotearoa Tertiary Teaching Excellence award, worth $20,000, for sustained ..... More >>

51. Te Awamutu kindy first for New Zealand

07 July 2014 10:03am | Birch Media

The award-winning architect behind a new Te Awamutu childcare development says the energy efficient kindergarten will be the first of its kind in New Zealand. .. More >>

52. Doctorate tackles hush-hush subject

07 July 2014 2:29pm | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato doctoral student wants to talk to Indian women who are or have been victims of domestic violence in New Zealand. .. More >>

53. Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori buoyed by te Reo commitment

08 July 2014 1:23pm | Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori is impressed by Auckland University Faculty of Education's recent request to proficiency test Māori medium teacher trainees. The testing held in late March this year, saw 73 of the Faculty's students complete the Te Taura ..... More >>

54. Thumbs up to Labour Party's Gifted Education support

10 July 2014 5:01pm | New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education

New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education backs the Labour Party's announcement it will support gifted children if elected. Ring-fenced funding and extra teachers for special education is a start to help support the diverse learning needs of gifted ..... More >>

55. Professor Robert Winston headlines ECE conference

11 July 2014 3:21pm | Te Tari Puna Ora o Aotearoa

"The early childhood education (ECE) sector are abuzz with the fact that Professor Robert Winston will be delivering a keynote address specifically to them. We have delegates coming from all around New Zealand, excited to have the opportunity to ..... More >>

56. Students Oppose Library Closure

15 July 2014 2:54pm | Otago University Medical Students' Association

Elizabeth Berryman, President of the Otago University Medical Students' Association, is today condemning the closure of the only dedicated library and study space for health professional students... More >>

57. Students To Catch Knowledge Wave

24 July 2001 9:57am | Knowledge Wave Project

Twelve secondary students have been given the chance to help shape New Zealand's future... More >>

58. Auckland University environmental law centre

18 November 2002 11:36am | Auckland University

The New Zealand Centre for Environmental Law (NZCEL) at The University of Auckland has been named as one of six world Centres of Excellence in environmental law by the IUCN (the world's largest intergovernmental organisation for environmental conservation). ..... More >>

59. Principal Backs Call to Improve Language Skills

17 June 2003 1:30pm | Alison Jones

Selwyn House School head, Jane Lapthorn believes introducing a second language at intermediate or secondary level is too late and children at pre-school should be encouraged to learn another language... More >>

60. Waiariki Offers Bachelor of Nursing In Tauranga

13 January 2004 11:06am | Waiariki Institute of Technology

Nurses will be educated in Tauranga from 2004 thanks to an agreement between Waiariki Institute of Technology, Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and Bay of Plenty District Health Board... More >>

61. Once Were Warriors Launches Educational Resource

13 April 2004 8:55am | Once Were Warriors - The Play

A new education resource release by the musical drama Once Were Warriors will allow New Zealand school students will soon be able to experience the thrills and challenges of staging a major stage musical... More >>

62. Cambridge and the NCEA

25 August 2004 2:50pm | Quality Public Education Coalition - QPEC

The irony of the debacle over NCEA credits at Cambridge High School is that this will not rebound on Cambridge students as much as it will rebound on tens of thousands of students attending schools in low-income communities around New Zealand... More >>

63. 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 >>

64. Provincial Finance directors investing in UC past

27 May 2005 4:05pm | University of Canterbury

All Black great Colin Meads has already given his backing to Christchurch-based Provincial Finance Ltd; now the company headed by two University of Canterbury alumni is giving its backing to a new professorial chair in the College of Business and Economics... More >>

65. Stuart Nash appointed to AUT University

15 May 2006 4:11pm | AUT University

The Labour Party's Epsom candidate Stuart Nash has been appointed Director of Strategic Developments at AUT University. He will join the Vice Chancellor's Department and initially focus on the proposed new tertiary campus in Manukau City... More >>

66. Marilyn Waring appointed to position at AUT

31 May 2006 4:23pm | Auckland University of Technology

The former Raglan and Waipa National MP is a world-renowned political economist, feminist, development consultant, farmer and author. She has a PhD in Political Economy from Waikato University... More >>

67. Award winning journalist gets Fulbright award

05 July 2006 5:15pm | Fulbright NZ

Fresh from winning three of this year's Qantas Media Awards, talented young Auckland journalist Tim Hume has been awarded Fulbright New Zealand's inaugural Sir Wallace Rowling Memorial Award... More >>

68. Failure to Learn from E-Government Mistakes

28 July 2006 10:55am | Otago University Press

Tally the money lost on failed information and computer technology projects - $17 million here, $100 million there - and the amount is staggering. Yet millions of taxpayer dollars continue to be invested in e-government initiatives... More >>

69. Business and AUT create NZ's first sales major

26 October 2006 12:07am | Auckland University of Technology

Vodafone, New Zealand Post, ANZ and AMP have partnered with AUT University to create New Zealand's first sales major for the Bachelor of Business degree... More >>

70. Campaign to connect Capital's youth kicks off

09 March 2007 11:11am | Contact Energy

8 March 2007 Campaign to connect Capital's youth kicks off A community-based project to connect all Wellington schools to an ultra high-speed fibre optic data cable was officially kicked off in Wellington this evening. The 'Wellington Loop' project ..... More >>

71. New NZ music

05 June 2007 10:46am | Raroa Music Centre

The Raroa Music Centre is offering a concert of contemporary New Zealand music on 23 June. The Centre runs group music classes for primary and intermediate-aged children on Saturday mornings at Raroa Intermediate School... More >>

72. Rising new professionals secure IT cadetships

19 June 2007 12:23am | Wellington Institute of Technology

Five Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) information technology students have achieved the ultimate student dream - a $5,000 scholarship, a well-paid holiday job working on client projects and a foot in the door with a leading IT employer... More >>

73. Solo exhibition for award-winning sculptor

12 May 2008 4:43pm | Universal College Of Learning

Star Wanganui sculptor Karin Strachan is holding a solo exhibition after a run of recent successes, including graduation from the Whanganui UCOL Quay School of the Arts in April. Karin's exhibition, Bird of Passage, will be her first solo outing. ..... More >>

74. Treaty of Waitangi DVDs launched at Film Archive

23 August 2008 12:18am | The Film Archive

NZFA MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Treaty of Waitangi DVDs for secondary school students launched at Film Archive New Treaty education resources will be released Monday 25 August at the New Zealand Film Archive in Wellington... More >>

75. Claude Mccarthy Fellowships 2009 Announced

28 November 2008 4:05pm | Sorensen

A record number of winners of the 2009 Claude McCarthy Fellowship were announced this week by Public Trust and the New Zealand Vice-Chancellors' Committee (NZVCC). This year Fellowship funding totals more than $169,200 for 25 projects. This year's ..... More >>

76. Te Reo For Absolute Beginners - On Maori TV

16 February 2009 1:49pm | Maori Television Service

A teaching resource that has already taught te reo Maori to tens of thousands of absolute beginners is set to get a new life as a free-to-air show on Maori Television. .. More >>

77. Air Force Officers Wing In

24 February 2009 1:22pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Air Force Officers Wing In Click to enlarge RNZAF University students arrive in style to start their academic school year. Click to enlarge RNZAF Iroquois touching down on the "Oval" at Massey University. .. More >>

78. Champion Speller to Compete in US

22 March 2009 2:02pm | Vegemite Spelling Bee

After 90 minutes of high drama and suspense, Christopher Jury, a 13 year-old from Hamilton Boys High School, Hamilton, was declared the 2009 NZ Vegemite Spelling Bee Champion and the country's representative at the 82nd Scripps Howard Spelling Bee, ..... More >>

79. Cambridge A Springboard For International Career

26 March 2009 1:20pm | Vice Chancellors' Committee

Cambridge University is the next challenge for outstanding scholar, thespian and sportsman Tom Elton following his selection as the Girdlers' Scholar for 2009. .. More >>

80. ERO Praises One Tree Hill College

13 May 2009 2:29pm | One Tree Hill College

One Tree Hill College, Auckland, has received a glowing report from the Education Review Office (ERO), reflecting strong governance and leadership, effective teaching, a "safe" college culture, high staff and student morale and improved academic ..... More >>

81. Students Deploy To Waiouru

06 August 2009 11:37am | New Zealand Defence Force

Eighty Five Secondary School students have deployed to Waiouru Army Camp this week to conduct military based training. The students are taking part in a two week induction course which is part of a six month Service Academies programme run from schools ..... More >>

82. Making science a higher priority in primary school

15 October 2009 10:25am | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Thirty five primary school teachers from throughout New Zealand have been awarded Primary Science Teacher Fellowships for the first two terms of 2010. This is the second intake of primary school teachers participating in the Primary Science Teacher ..... More >>

83. 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 >>

84. Polytechnic plans farm initiative

25 January 2010 11:24am | Aoraki Polytechnic

Final touches are being put to a new land-based skills certificate package for 2010 that will signal the start of a revised agricultural and horticultural curriculum being introduced by Aoraki Polytechnic to its latest acquisition, the Washdyke Training ..... More >>

85. Mayor will meet Waiariki's international students

25 March 2010 5:18pm | Waiariki Institute Of Technology

Upholding the reputation of Rotorua being a friendly city, Mayor Kevin Winters will personally welcome Waiariki Institute of Technology's international students in the Council Chamber at Rotorua District Council on Wednesday, March 31... More >>

86. Tailored training for Tony's Tyres

04 October 2010 1:46pm | UCOL

UCOL and Tony's Tyre Service have collaborated to provide a productive learning experience for ten of the tyre franchise's employees. .. More >>

87. 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 >>

88. School Anti-Bullying Programmes don't work, says Counsellor

27 March 2011 1:12pm | 24-7

In the aftermath of the shocking case of a defenceless Wanganui school student being punched, kicked and stomped by what can only be described as a feral student, parents of school children may wish to pause to consider the wisdom of the various anti-bullying ..... More >>

89. Auckland students to protest attacks on education

13 September 2011 2:47pm | F.L.O.W.E.R.S

Spokesperson Guy Cohn says, "Locally, nationally and globally students are under attack from their own administrations and governments." He says, "At the University of Auckland Vice Chancellor Stuart McCutcheon is undertaking a protracted campaign ..... More >>

90. UC students' grade point average improved post-earthquakes

14 September 2011 2:02pm | University of Canterbury

New research from the University of Canterbury's Psychology department has shown that UC students' grade point average in semester one of 2011 was slightly improved compared to semester one in 2010... More >>

91. Waikato: Young graduate off to Oxford

05 October 2011 12:31pm | Waikato University

Waikato University's youngest ever graduate is off to study for his doctorate at Oxford University. Robert (Bobby) Turongo Brooks is now 21 years old and since graduating with his Bachelor of Science at 17, he has completed a Master of Science and part ..... More >>

92. Tool Blacks Win Medals In London

11 October 2011 10:10pm | Worldskills

The best of young New Zealand trades men and women have bagged a host of medals at the 41st WorldSkills International competition in London. .. More >>

93. Wellington Trades Academy Launches Again

08 February 2012 4:37pm | Wellington institute of Technology

In WelTec Trades Academy's first year a whopping 94 percent of the 77 students who signed on have gained NCEA level 2 passes. That's set a high benchmark and with an expected cohort of 125 students this year Dean Trish Collett is keen to see ..... More >>

94. Scholarships Available for Outward Bound Courses

22 March 2012 4:07pm | Outward Bound

MEDIA RELEASE 22 March 2012 Scholarships Available for Outward Bound Courses Outward Bound is opening the doors for more New Zealanders to do one of its courses by making available a limited number of scholarships for people to attend a Classic Course ..... More >>

95. AUT University Announces New Chancellor

29 March 2012 2:54pm | AUT University

The Council of Auckland University of Technology has announced the election of Mr John Maasland as the Chancellor of the University. .. More >>

96. New Early Childhood Education Certificate in Christchurch

04 May 2012 1:15pm | Aoraki Polytechnic

Aoraki Polytechnic is seeking expressions of interest to study the Certificate in Early Childhood Studies (Level 3) at their Christchurch campus with classes expected to start in July this year... More >>

97. Wananga breaking the law and "lying to Maori"

04 June 2012 5:26pm | David Rankin

Media Release 04 June 2012 Wananga breaking the law and "lying to Maori" Awanuiarangi - a Maori tertiary provider headed by Maori academic Dr Graeme Smith - is being accused of breaking the law and deceiving its students. "Awanuiarangi is calling ..... More >>

98. NPM-Fulbright Māori scholars graduate from Harvard

04 July 2012 10:30am | Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

Fellow Fulbright-Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) Graduate Award recipients Dan Bidois and Natalie Coates are among the newest Harvard University graduates. The award enabled the two Māori scholars to attend the prestigious US university, which they say was ..... More >>

99. A Constructive Holiday

30 July 2012 11:22am | Queen Margaret College

Queen Margaret College Head Prefect, Rima Shenoy, applied with success to join nine other students from around New Zealand to take part in the UN Pacific Project 2012 run by the UN Youth NZ. This saw Rima spending her July holidays doing something ..... More >>

100. Otago Polytechnic wins two Australasian excellence awards

18 September 2012 12:40pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic received recognition and praise at an awards ceremony in Adelaide, Australia last night, winning two prestigious awards for its celebrated Charity House project and comprehensive IT Service Desk... More >>


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