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1. Students continue protesting fee rises at UoA, 4 Arrested

20 October 2014 4:32pm | Guy Cohn

4 students have been arrested at the University of Auckland after occupying Vice Chancellor Stuart McCutcheon's office. .. More >>

2. 'Investing in education' must show returns

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

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

3. Māori CoRE selection committee announced

21 October 2014 11:34am | Tertiary Education Union

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

4. University of Auckland Living Wage Network

20 October 2014 11:49am | University of Auckland

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

5. Workplace learning the focus of new report

20 October 2014 3:19pm | Ako Aotearoa

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

6. 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 >>

7. Study aims to find human impact of living wage

01 October 2014 2:50pm | Massey University

The final stage of Massey University's living wage research project kicks off today with the launch of the 'Waging Well' survey, which will focus on what a living wage means for workers... More >>

8. ATC New Zealand celebrates 30 years

20 October 2014 1:37pm | ATC New Zealand

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

9. 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 >>

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

25 August 2014 11:56am | PORSE

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

11. Fashion forward student honoured with award nomination

14 October 2014 12:27pm | Attitude Trust

Jess Quinn (21) knows first-hand that prosthetics are designed for function not fashion. The AUT fashion design student is passionate about changing this, using her talents to make stylish prosthetic leg covers... More >>

12. Future of filling the gaps to be explored

16 October 2014 2:47pm | Lincoln University

A Lincoln University planning expert sees the temporary and transitional projects which caught the public's imagination in central city spaces post-earthquakes becoming a permanent part of Christchurch... More >>

13. CM Creative Solutions Ltd Press Release

20 October 2014 10:32am | Creative Solutions

CM Creative Solutions provides the first and only arts-based training for New Zealand organisations. International leaders including American Express, IBM and GE incorporate arts-based training in their organisations, now New Zealand companies have the opportunity ..... More >>

14. A degree for good behaviour

13 October 2014 1:04pm | University of Waikato

The pet business is big business. New Zealanders spend $1.5 billion a year on companion animals and Australians spend $8.4 billion, and as well as feeding and immunising their animals and addressing health issues, many pets also need behaviour therapy... More >>

15. Māori CoRE selection committee announced

21 October 2014 11:34am | Tertiary Education Commission

A panel of highly qualified and respected experts has been chosen to undertake the process of selecting a Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) focused on Māori research. In Budget 2014 the Government committed $5million of funding each year for five years ..... More >>

16. Community Welcome At NorthTec

21 October 2014 12:45pm | North Tec

Free food, face painting, family fun and games will all be on the agenda on Sunday, 9 November, when NorthTec throws open its doors to the whole community. .. More >>

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

19 September 2011 3:48pm | Tertiary Education Union

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

18. Outstanding all-rounder heading to Cambridge University

27 March 2014 12:54pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Shem Harris, a first-year University of Auckland student determined to have a positive impact on society, will study at Cambridge University after being awarded the prestigious Sir Douglas Myers Scholarship 2014... More >>

19. MOOC on Academic Integrity will help students avoid cheating

15 October 2014 1:28pm | University of Auckland

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

20. Stop the Job Cuts at Manukau Institute of Technolgoy

17 October 2014 2:56pm | NZTEU

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

21. 5 Gisborne Students Receive Tertiary Scholarships

25 September 2008 5:15pm | Public Trust

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

22. 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 >>

23. Job losses: MIT announce major staffing review

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

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

24. Marae-Based Learning Introduce Maori to Building Trad

16 October 2014 1:17pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

A joint initiative launched this year by EIT and iwi is proving an unqualified success in providing Māori trades training on local marae. The first phase in the scheme - a 19-week, full-time, Level 2 construction programme which was based on Hastings' ..... More >>

25. Future of filling the gaps to be explored

16 October 2014 2:47pm | Lincoln University

A Lincoln University planning expert sees the temporary and transitional projects which caught the public's imagination in central city spaces post-earthquakes becoming a permanent part of Christchurch... More >>

26. Former Waikato Uni student receives top rugby award

21 October 2014 5:15pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato alumnus and Waikato Rugby Union player Whetu Douglas received high recognition recently for his outstanding role in rugby. .. More >>

27. Open Letter to the University of Auckland Council

18 October 2013 3:38pm | Auckland University Students Association

I write to you as the President of the largest students' association in New Zealand, the Auckland University Students' Association (AUSA). I represent not just their interests, but the interests of every student pursuing and hoping to pursue tertiary ..... More >>

28. Burning of demolition waste poses health risks

12 June 2014 9:42am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury environmental chemist has appealed to building contractors and homeowners to stop burning building materials rather than disposing of them safely. .. More >>

29. "Got a Trade? Got it Made!" caring for Youth Elite

01 August 2014 1:41pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Providing youngsters with a secure future is a goal that New Zealand Rugby League, The Skills Organisation and Competenz all share, so it's logical that they join forces to deliver that message... More >>

30. 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 >>

31. Bachelor of Nursing Māori students ready

29 September 2014 2:12pm | Whitireia

The third cohort of graduands from the Bachelor of Nursing Māori programme at Whitireia will be celebrating their success at a graduation ceremony this week at the Porirua campus... More >>

32. Impact of Student Loans on Finance Raising Ability

19 September 2002 6:44pm | OPSA

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

33. Background Briefing Documents to Carich Story

29 October 2003 4:39pm | Carich

Please also find attached a letter of complaint that was sent to the Minister for Maori Affairs on October 15 2003. It outlines a formal complaint from Carich against the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) and it's General Manager Ann Clarke for breaching ..... More >>

34. Closure of Carich Training Centre Raises Questions

29 October 2003 10:45pm | Private Education Providers

"Closure of Carich Training Centre Raises Questions" "The announcement today that Carich Training Centre is closing its doors, despite the sector being heavily regulated, is disappointing," said Sandra McKersey, President of the New Zealand Association ..... More >>

35. Tarawera study could help save Rotorua lakes

05 May 2004 11:07am | Waikato University

Students from Waikato University's high-ranking School of Science and Technology are stepping up efforts to save Rotorua's lakes from excessive nutrient loading... More >>

36. National Open Day As Montessori Celebrates

13 February 2007 4:59pm | Montessori Assn of NZ

Hundreds of Montessori children and past pupils will gather at their local Montessori centre or school on Saturday, February 17, to celebrate 100 years of Montessori education.. More >>

37. Academic Claims Double Standard in Email Dismissal

08 August 2007 10:12am | David Rankin

David Rankin, a leading Maori academic, claims the University of Auckland has been applying a double standard in its dismissal of Paul Buchanan for an allegedly offensive email... More >>

38. Wellington Schools Cross Country Team Wins

24 September 2007 10:06am | Sport Wellington

The Wellington team of 47 athletes (across 8 grades) has performed spectacularly in the Central New Zealand Inter-Provincial cross country, for Primary and Intermediate Schools teams... More >>

39. Scientists tackle cholesterol control

24 January 2008 5:19pm | Massey University

Researchers at the University's Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health are investigating the role of an amino acid in cholesterol metabolism, with the aim of finding a new method of cholesterol control... More >>

40. 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 >>

41. 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 >>

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. 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 >>

44. Rangi Ruru Students' Excellence Acknowledged at Govt House

17 May 2013 9:42am | Released via Ali Jones PR Ltd

Only two Christchurch students, both from Rangi Ruru Girls' School, were amongst the 45 Premier Award and Top Subject Scholarship recipients, awarded at Government House on Wednesday... More >>

45. 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 >>

46. University raises tuition fees ahead of inflation yet again

22 October 2013 9:15am | AUSA

Students today have expressed their frustration at the decision from the University of Auckland Council to raise tuition fees by 4%, the maximum allowed under current legislation. For many students this is an increase of several hundred dollars per ..... More >>

47. Kids give sport a shot with Valerie Adams

22 November 2013 2:00pm | Joint Press Release

More than 800 school kids from 32 Auckland schools got the chance to learn some special sports skills today under the watchful eye of double Olympic and world champion shot putter Valerie Adams... More >>

48. The Project: Digital Disruption 2014: AUT University

11 March 2014 10:22am | AUT University

Think about the way you live now. How you connect with friends, how you get news and entertainment, how you manage your money, play, work, and relax... Digital technology is changing the future of everything... More >>

49. Auckland Grammar to Build State of the Art Classroom Block

16 April 2014 10:51am | Auckland Grammar School

Auckland, 16 April 2014 - Auckland Grammar School, today announced the biggest fundraising campaign in the school's history to help pay for a new state-of-the-art classroom block. .. More >>

50. A new era in business innovation and commercialisation

04 August 2014 12:11pm | AUT University

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

51. Auckland Central and Manukau Rockshop Bandquest 2014 results

04 September 2014 12:11pm | Rockshop Bandquest

They may be young but they know how to rock - this year's Auckland contestants took the stage over the weekend in this year's regional final of Rockshop Bandquest, the nationwide music contest for intermediate and primary students. .. More >>

52. Committed to Primary Industries

29 September 2014 2:45pm | Aoraki Polytechnic

Agricultural education is being given a huge boost in Mid-Canterbury with new programmes being rolled out by Aoraki Polytechnic. .. More >>

53. 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 >>

54. New opportunities for elite athletes

02 October 2014 1:23pm | University of Waikato

With the Waikato region fast becoming a major centre for high performance sport, the University of Waikato has signed Memorandums of Understanding with BikeNZ and Triathlon NZ... More >>

55. Noel Leeming brings technology learning to Kiwi communities

07 October 2014 12:57pm | Noel Leeming

Today marks the launch of Noel Leeming's Mobile Learning Centre - an initiative to offer technology learning to New Zealand's most remote and least advantaged communities. The initiative's focal point is a high-tech vehicle (pictured below) ..... More >>

56. A glimpse into the future of libraries

08 October 2014 2:01pm | LIANZA

New Zealand librarians will get an insight into what is in store for libraries thanks to a visit from a highly rated international futurist speaker. .. More >>

57. Te Wānanga o Aotearoa - One United Wānanga

10 October 2014 3:42pm | Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, is strategically realigning its organisation that will see its two legal entities, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa and Open Wānanga Ltd become one united Wānanga... More >>

58. Dunedin Pride 2014

14 October 2014 1:52pm | OUSA

Pride2014 is set to be bigger and more fabulous than ever. This year features a queer* art exhibition, Dunedin diversity strategy launch, and the return of the popular Camp Carnival and after party. .. More >>

59. Rangi Ruru Students Achieve National Success at Music Awards

21 October 2014 12:03pm | Rangi Ruru Girls' School

Over the weekend Year 13 music scholars Amy Lee and Siyu Sun took out 1st and 3rd place respectively in the Performing Arts Competition Association of New Zealand (PACANZ) National Young Performer Awards in Palmerston North... More >>

60. FMG extends its university scholarship programme

21 October 2014 3:03pm | FMG

Applications for FMG's agriculture scholarships are now open and will this year include school leavers looking to study ag-based degrees at Waikato University. .. More >>

61. Waikato Campus Occupied by Fightback!

29 March 2000 4:09pm | Unknown

The Fightback! campaign for Free Education, in conjunction with the Waikato Students Union, have occupied and taken control of their Registry, and the whole three floors of B block... More >>

62. The Buck Stops Here

07 May 2001 9:25am | Otago University Students Association

"Accepting the fee freeze is the only way to prevent students from being burdened with additional costs that they can no longer absorb", said President of the Otago University Medical Students Association, Cindy Towns... More >>

63. 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 >>

64. Mental Illness Issues Critical for Mäori Health

21 August 2002 8:55pm | Massey University

Mental illness and mental health problems are the most pressing health needs affecting Mäori today, says Clinical Coordinator Paul Hirini from Te Rau Matatini, a Maori Mental Health Workforce Development organisation... More >>

65. Good news for student parents

01 October 2002 3:56pm | New Zealand University Student's Association

The New Zealand University Students' Association (NZUSA) has welcomed today's announcement that students with dependents will be able to access financial assistance this summer as they move from student allowances to other benefits... More >>

66. Medical Students Commend Fee Freeze

09 October 2002 2:10pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

The New Zealand Medical Students' Association (NZMSA) is today commending the University of Otago and the University of Auckland for accepting the government's fee freeze... More >>

67. Outdoor Adventure Lures Int Students

18 November 2002 4:02pm | Trade New Zealand

Twenty secondary schools, many from small rural towns, have formed an export network with the assistance of Trade New Zealand to offer international students a wide variety of outdoor education programmes, ranging from snowboarding, mountaineering and caving ..... More >>

68. Auckland Diocesan School For Girls New Principal

12 June 2003 2:29pm | Auckland Diocesan School For Girls

After a six month international search, the Board of Auckland's Diocesan School for Girls today announced the appointment of Mrs Ann Mildenhall as its new Executive Principal... More >>

69. Students Demand the University clean up their act

23 September 2003 10:20am | Auckland University Students

University of Auckland students have demanded that their Vice-Chancellor implement the University Environmental Management Plan, which would include recycling facilities for students in both study and social areas... More >>

70. Literacy Research in South Auckland: a Critique

29 September 2003 8:42am | Massey University

In recent months, the Ministry of Education, the Minister of Education and the media have given favourable attention to literacy research and professional development carried out in Mangere and Otara. This attention has been very uncritical and parents, ..... More >>

71. Students Interests To Be Protected

29 October 2003 10:41pm | Tertiary Education Commission

General Manager of the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), Ann Clark, is reassuring Carich students that their educational and financial interests will be protected... More >>

72. 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 >>

73. Term Two Classes At Otara Music And Arts Centre

01 April 2004 9:04am | Manukau City Council

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

74. NZEI Still Letting Male Teachers Down

06 December 2004 2:58pm | CHILDForum Research Network

In primary and early childhood education, support for male teachers is at an all time low according to education researcher Dr Sarah Farquhar... More >>

75. 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 >>

76. Waiariki Student Takes Out Hairdressing Award

10 August 2005 2:14pm | Waiariki Institute of Technology

When Ann-Maree Lucinsky started practicing a week before the Bay of Plenty Fashion Hair Design Awards she didn't think she'd be winning the Pre-Apprentice Styling section. But she did... More >>

77. New Director of Schools Partnership Office

24 February 2006 11:38am | Auckland University

Ken Rapson, principal of Mount Roskill Grammar School, has been appointed Director of the Schools Partnership Office at The University of Auckland. He will lead the team which recruits and provides course advice to school leavers, and be responsible ..... More >>

78. Te Wananga o Aotearoa - Restructuring Consultation

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

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

79. Te Wananga o Aotearoa - Restructuring Consultation

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

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

80. 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 >>

81. Maori performing arts a path to further education

14 November 2006 2:15pm | Manukau Institute of Technology

Young Maori can be encouraged into tertiary education through cultural activities they are already passionate about, says the Manukau Institute of Technology's Senior Schools Fellowship award recipient, Alfriston College deputy principal Andrea Tapu... More >>

82. 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 >>

83. Wintec Honour Business, Community, Music Legends

25 January 2007 2:42pm | Waikato Institute Of Technology

Former University of Waikato Chancellor, John Gallagher is to receive an Honorary Fellowship from (Wintec) the Waikato Institute of Technology for outstanding and distinguished services to the community... More >>

84. '20 Hours Free' Early Childhood Education

08 March 2007 11:12am | Auckland Kindergarten Association

From 1 st July 2007 all eligible early childhood services can voluntarily choose to enter into the Government's policy to provide up to 20 hours free early childhood education (ECE) to three and four year olds in teacher-led services (such as kindergarten, ..... More >>

85. Family triumph in AUT hospitality & tourism awards

03 April 2007 9:54am | Auckland University of Technology

Food is a family affair for AUT hospitality students Jean and Danny Wan. Father and daughter are joint winners of the prestigious City & Guilds International Diploma in Culinary Arts Trophy for AUT's Most Outstanding Student for 2006... More >>

86. Debaters Kick Off Youth Week With a Bang

21 May 2007 10:29am | New Zealand Schools Debating Championships

Tonight Christchurch 2021 mayoral candidate, Megan Woods awarded prizes to the winners of the Christchurch Press Secondary Schools Debating Championship held in Grand Hall of the Canterbury Provincial Council Chambers. The weekend long competition involved ..... More >>

87. Secondary principals encouraged by NCEA changes

30 May 2007 11:01am | The Secondary Principals' Council of NZ

The Government's NCEA changes show it is committed to improving the NCEA, but they should be viewed as a beginning, New Zealand Secondary Principals' Council (NZSPC) chair Arthur Graves said today... More >>

88. 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 >>

89. Best Practice Behaviour Management

27 September 2007 1:40pm | PPTA

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

90. University awards 150 scholarships

19 October 2007 11:38am | Massey University

The University has awarded 150 High Achiever Scholarships valued at $3000 each to secondary school students across the country. The High Achiever Scholarships are awarded on the basis of general academic excellence, excellence in the arts or excellence ..... More >>

91. Union Tells Mayor To Get His Facts Straight

18 December 2007 5:00pm | Association of Staff in Tertiary Education

The National Secretary of the Association of Staff in Tertiary Education (ASTE) Te Hau Takitini o Aotearoa Ms Sharn Riggs said today that it was time Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt got his facts right about the funding for SIT... More >>

92. Fears for the future of New Zealand music

11 January 2008 11:06am | PPTA

With the future of an iconic secondary school music program uncertain, the Government needs to put its money where its mouth is, PPTA president Robin Duff says... More >>

93. Back to school - backpacks carry risks

01 February 2008 9:31am | NZ Chiropractors Association

Back to school often means a new school bag, which is most often a backpack. "The right backpack that is not too heavy and which is worn properly is the best bag for Kiwi kids. Backpacks are far superior to the old traditional schoolbag with handles," ..... More >>

94. Hair from the Past

11 March 2008 2:54pm | Universal College Of Learning

Hair styles from times gone by were the focus of a hairdressing history and culture competition in the UCOL atrium in Palmerston North this week. Pre-Apprentice hairdressing students worked swiftly and creatively to turn their 'head' into a re-creation ..... More >>

95. Artist connects with grandfather's burial place

25 July 2008 5:09pm | Massey University

A Kati Huirapa community project at Puketeraki Marae, in the Otago town of Karitane, has provided an opportunity for a Wellington artist to reconnect with his Ngäi Tahu whänau... More >>

96. Attitude Receives Funding Boost For Ed Programme

11 August 2008 1:22pm | Sovereign Sunshine

The youth education division of Parents Inc. - Attitude - is set to roll out another series of its successful 'Sex with Attitude 'presentations to high school students, after receiving a funding boost from the Sovereign Sunshine programme... More >>

97. 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 >>

98. Encouraging Mäori-speaking communities PhD focus

29 September 2008 3:13pm | Massey University

Mäori language revitalisation advocate Ruakere Hond has begun PhD research into the creation of Mäori-speaking communities... More >>

99. 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 >>

100. WelTec cookery students toast the end of the year

15 December 2008 1:31pm | Wellington Institute of Technology

Each year, the population of Martinborough swells by 10,000 with the Toast Martinborough Festival. Along with the people come some of New Zealand's best food, wine, music and festivities. .. More >>


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