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1. National win will not benefit Early Childhood Education

22 September 2014 12:10pm | ChildForum

The election outcome does not bode well for the care of children and the early childhood education sector which sees little positive change in the near future. Promises for improving the sector were made on the hustings and the more vibrant ones were made ..... More >>

2. 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 >>

3. An open letter to all students: Students Matter

19 September 2014 4:40pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

Students have a critical role to play in the outcome of the General Election. There are 417,516 students in New Zealand and we make up 14% of the total number of voters. We have the collective power to decide who is leading the next Government. Every ..... 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. University of Auckland Lab Wins International Design Award

02 September 2014 2:00pm | Lab-works Architecture

The University of Auckland has received international recognition for the design of its new Chemistry Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories. Winning the Refurbished Laboratory category at the prestigious S-Lab Awards in London... More >>

6. Disaster management conference hits Wellington

22 September 2014 2:40pm | Massey University

The "chronic underestimation" of New Zealand's flood risk and the long-term economic impacts of the Christchurch earthquakes will be among the many topics discussed at an international natural hazards conference in Wellington this week... More >>

7. First-in-Family Scholarships to open the door for university

22 September 2014 2:57pm | AUT University

The Woolf Fisher Trust and the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) have combined to establish the Woolf Fisher First-in-Family AUT Scholarships to support and encourage young people from families with no history of successful university education to ..... More >>

8. High expectation teachers lift students' success

22 September 2014 12:04pm | University of Auckland

Students' success can be improved by a teacher with high expectations for their entire class, so University of Auckland academic Associate Professor Christine Rubie-Davies has written Becoming a High Expectation Teacher. Raising the Bar , to help teachers ..... More >>

9. Cyber security both a threat and an opportunity

22 September 2014 1:22pm | Unitec

22/09/14 For immediate release New research funding for cyber security comes at just the right time, says one of the recipients of a Government grant. .. More >>

10. President of University Women Federation to speak

19 September 2014 4:07pm | NZ Federation of Graduate Women

President of International Federation of University Women to Speak at Conference on Empowering Women as Leaders .. More >>

11. New departments get new heads

19 September 2014 2:39pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University has announced its Head of Department appointees for the four newly established departments making up the recently revamped Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce (previously the Faculty of Commerce)... More >>

12. 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 >>

13. 13 graduate as funeral directors

19 September 2014 10:38am | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

They were presented with the NZ Diploma in Funeral Directing (Level 5) at a ceremony in Wellington on Wednesday night. .. More >>

14. Architect appointed for Lincoln Hub

22 September 2014 5:21pm | Lincoln Hub

The five partners of the Lincoln Hub have appointed the architect for the first phase of the national agricultural hub being created at Lincoln. .. More >>

15. University of Auckland to offer free online courses

03 October 2013 5:25pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland, New Zealand's leading tertiary institution is to offer free online courses open to students around the world. In the initiative announced this week, the University will partner with FutureLearn, a UK-based consortium founded ..... More >>

16. Rise UP Academy: New Partnership school in South Auckland

17 September 2013 12:48pm | Rise Up

The Rise UP Trust are pleased to announce The Rise UP Academy, Junior School will open in February 2014 for fifty students from years 1-6. .. More >>

17. Unitec supports push to get students into engineering

10 September 2014 1:01pm | Unitec

Representatives from Unitec and MIT joined the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Steven Joyce, at the Auckland launch of the Engineering - Education to Employment (E2E) initiative at the Well-Connected Alliance in Mt Roskill this ..... More >>

18. 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 >>

19. Mother and Daughter Graduate Together At CPIT Graduation

19 September 2013 11:57am | CPIT

Almost 250 people will graduate in person at CPIT's Spring Graduation Ceremony on Friday and each has their own unique story of hard work and success. .. More >>

20. IITP calls for new Digital Learning Area in school

29 July 2014 12:52pm | Institute of IT Professionals

The Institute of IT Professionals (IITP) welcomes the Government's announcement today of a new science and technology strategic plan, in particular the commitment to review the positioning and content of Digital Technologies within the New Zealand Curriculum... More >>

21. Proposed closure of VUW Māori business programme

17 September 2014 5:38pm | Tertiary Education Union

The Victoria Business School at Victoria University of Wellington has proposed closing the Māori Business programme, with a likely loss of two Senior Lecturer positions, and significant implications for the school and faculty as a whole... More >>

22. Zoning out - is it time for a review?

18 September 2014 3:23pm | PPTA

The last few years have seen rising inequality between schools and the erosion of students' right to attend their local school. .. More >>

23. Engagement role key to Victoria's future plans

19 September 2014 9:15am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington's Vice-Chancellor Professor Grant Guilford is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Engagement) whose role will be focused on increasing engagement with the University's communities... More >>

24. Top media commentator, educator joins Massey

22 March 2013 9:17am | Massey University

After spending 18 years practising journalism and 25 years teaching it, he has been appointed Researcher in Residence at Massey's School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing in Wellington... More >>

25. Impacts of lowering the drinking age

27 March 2013 1:55pm | University of Waikato

New research has found that lowering the legal purchase age for alcohol from 20 to 18 in December 1999 hasn't led, on average, to increased alcohol consumption, binge drinking, smoking or alcohol related road accidents among 15 to 19 year olds relative ..... More >>

26. 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 >>

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

16 July 2013 4:17pm | AUT University

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

28. NZ Maritime School tour highlights cruise ship careers

19 November 2013 3:13pm | Manukau Institute of Technology

With the cruise ship season underway Manukau Institute of Technology's (MIT) New Zealand Maritime School arranged for a group of careers advisors from high schools around the Auckland region to tour the Dawn Princess cruise ship while it was docked ..... More >>

29. 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 >>

30. Clark-Reynolds Appointed to Centre for Gifted Education

30 June 2014 10:38am | Gifted Education Centre

Melissa Clark-Reynolds has been appointed as the first independent director of the newly formed New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education. Recognising Clark-Reynolds highly successful business acumen, social conscience and personal experience with ..... More >>

31. Solway College to Stage Inter-School Dressage Competition

01 August 2014 2:50pm | Solway College

Solway College will be putting horses and riders through their paces this September, with the launch of a new inter-school dressage competition at the Masterton A & P Showgrounds... More >>

32. Rats no longer rule

09 September 2014 10:50am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is holding a celebration to mark 50 years since the first confirmed island rodent eradication in 1964, an effort that helped inspire a whole new generation of scientists and conservationists. .. More >>

33. School Kids Build Kiwi Shelter Boxes

16 September 2014 5:09pm | Rainbow Springs

Rotorua 16 September 2014: Howick Intermediate students nailed and hammered for a worthy cause recently building sturdy wooden kiwi shelter boxes for Rotorua's Rainbow Springs ... More >>

34. Student Loan Debt Continues to Climb

17 September 2014 1:24pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

Student Loan Debt Continues to Climb - and students' fear for the future mounts with it. .. More >>

35. Rangi Ruru Wins Top Theatre Award Across The Tasman

22 September 2014 3:57pm | Rangi Ruru Girls' School

Rangi Ruru Girls' School senior theatre scholars have taken away Best Play First Prize, Best Director, and Best Set Design at The Brisbane Arts Theatre Festival this weekend for their production of ' Crave' by British Playwright Sarah Kane... More >>

36. Top international designer appointed Professor

06 July 2000 9:46am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University has appointed New Zealander Simon Fraser, an internationally celebrated product designer, as a Professor of Industrial Design... More >>

37. 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 >>

38. Mori Boarding Schools Make Difference for Maori!

13 June 2003 12:05am | Paerangi Limited

"It's official," says Atawhai Tibble, CE of Paerangi Limited. " The 2002 NCEA results confirm that the Mori boarding schools make a significant educational difference for Mori kids. And we even show up the posh schools!".. More >>

39. 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 >>

40. Quality Assurance Arrangements Set Up

07 April 2005 5:17pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Quality assurance arrangements have been set up for the providers of adult and community education in New Zealand, the New Zealand Qualifications Authority announced today... More >>

41. Men advocate safe sexual practices at Massey Uni

31 March 2009 2:03pm | Albany Student's Association

The Albany Students' Association are celebrating April Fool's Day slightly differently this year by encouraging all male students on campus to get tested for Sexually Transmitted Infections. MASH, or Men Advocating for Sexual Health, is a national campaign devised ..... More >>

42. Honouring New Zealand's only Gallipoli VC

11 November 2009 1:47pm | Returned Services Association

New Zealand's only Gallipoli Victoria Cross recipient, Cyril Bassett VC, was honoured on Armistice Day today with the launch of a new secondary schools speech competition: The National Bank RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition. .. More >>

43. Oturu School Comes Second At Problem Solving Champs

23 June 2011 2:53pm | SweeneyVesty

Auckland, 23 June, 2011 - Four Year 8 students from Oturu School in Kaitaia, representing New Zealand and travelling on a plane overseas for the first time, have come second at the World Junior Community Problem Solving conference in the United States... More >>

44. New professor to create agribusiness step-change at Waikato

26 January 2012 5:00pm | Waikato University

Agribusiness research and teaching at the University of Waikato takes a big step forward in March with the arrival of leading agriculture researcher and commentator Professor Jacqueline Rowarth... More >>

45. Dr William Rolleston: Otago Graduation Address

20 December 2012 5:14pm | Federated Farmers

Graduation is a special time - another step in the journey and a point where you once again move from the familiar to the unfamiliar. It is a time of various personal emotions often all rolled into one. .. More >>

46. EIT Rated One of New Zealand's Top Institutes of Technology

23 April 2013 12:26pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT has been ranked in the top two institutes of technology in New Zealand in the just-released official ranking of research capability at New Zealand universities, institutes of technology and other tertiary education providers. .. More >>

47. 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 >>

48. 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 >>

49. Te Kura Reo O Ngati Kahungunu - 6-10 October 2013

03 October 2013 2:48pm | Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc

With less than a week to go, te reo Māori advocates are gearing up for the first Ngāti Kahungunu Kura Reo, which starts on Sunday 6 October and runs through to Thursday 10 October. This inaugural Kura Reo will be held at Te Ūranga Waka (Faculty of Māori ..... More >>

50. Adventure Tourism Relocation Scholarships

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

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

51. Graphic design graduation a first for Awa City Clubhouse

14 April 2014 12:39pm | UCOL

The first ever Awa City Clubhouse members to graduate with UCOL Certificates in Graphic Design will have their own ceremony at Whanganui UCOL this week. Eight students ranging in age from 20 to 68 years will collect the Certificate they gained thanks to a year-long ..... More >>

52. Vegetable garden boosts learning

27 May 2014 2:13pm | Horizons Regional Council

Monrad Intermediate School students have four new vegetable garden plots and two new compost bins thanks to a community grant from Horizons Regional Council. .. More >>

53. 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 >>

54. 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 >>

55. Footsteps Community Comes Together to Build a Village

15 August 2014 12:11pm | Footsteps

Innovative early-childhood education provider Footsteps is building a village out of playhouses to underline the role of community collaboration in nurturing a child's early development and helping them to reach their full potential... More >>

56. New Māori business major launched at Otago Polytechnic

19 August 2014 12:18pm | Otago Polytechnic

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

57. Teachers Choose Kids' Outcomes Over More Income

21 August 2014 3:55pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

The Government's $359m IES policy was scuttled by New Zealand's primary teaching profession today when over seventy percent voted not to enter formal bargaining to vary the relevant Collective Agreements... More >>

58. Five years of investing in Māori and Pacific Education

26 August 2014 10:24am | ASB Community Trust

An ambitious attempt by the ASB Community Trust to raise Māori and Pacific educational achievement is celebrating its fifth anniversary. .. More >>

59. Project looking at harnessing methane from tannery waste

04 September 2014 11:51am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury research project is looking at the possibility of harnessing methane from New Zealand tannery waste so it can become a source of renewable energy. .. More >>

60. 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 >>

61. 1 in 6 Students Would be Better off with no Allowance

11 September 2014 9:22am | NZUSA

Research conducted by the New Zealand Union of Students' Associations (NZUSA) shows that one in six students currently receiving a student allowance would be better off turning it down and applying as a low-income New Zealander for an accommodation ..... More >>

62. Students Congratulate Internet MANA on Free Tertiary Policy

12 September 2014 10:45am | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students' Associations (NZUSA) has welcomed today's launch of the Internet MANA Party's tertiary education, with the restoration of free education and universal access to liveable allowances at its core... More >>

63. Private tertiary education celebrates success at awards

15 September 2014 3:22pm | Independent Tertiary Education New Zealand

The country's top private tertiary performers and the increasing importance of private tertiary providers were celebrated at the Independent Tertiary Education New Zealand Awards held in Queenstown last week... More >>

64. Foundation for Youth Development Boosted by SAP Partnership

16 September 2014 11:48am | Foundation For Youth Development

The Foundation for Youth Development (FYD) is thrilled to announce their new partnership with SAP, a global leader in enterprise software, who have chosen to support FYD's Career Navigator Programme. Career Navigator is a ready-for-work programme that's ..... More >>

65. Lincoln's star continues to rise in world rankings

16 September 2014 2:24pm | Lincoln University

The just released 2014-2015 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings has seen Lincoln University jump some 70 places to now sit in the 411-420 bracket. Lincoln is one of only two New Zealand universities to experience a rise in the world rankings ..... More >>

66. AUT Opens New Centre to Boost NZ Science And Tech Education

17 September 2014 2:43pm | AUT University

Improving the entrepreneurial skills of tertiary students is one of the 15 live education projects at the new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Tertiary Education Centre (STEM-TEC) at AUT University. To achieve this, the project is currently establishing ..... More >>

67. World-class US Universities come to Auckland

18 September 2014 12:44pm | US Embassy

Top American universities will converge in Auckland this weekend for the USA Universities College Fair hosted by the US Embassy. .. More >>

68. NZSTA awards five school trustees with scholarship

23 January 2002 9:38am | NZ School Trustees Association

It's not just back to the classroom for students next week - five school trustees will also be hitting the books, with the New Zealand School Trustees Association today announcing each has won a study award worth $4000... More >>

69. Onehunga High Links With Auck Uni Business School

12 June 2003 10:59am | Onehunga High Business School

The University of Auckland Business School (UABS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Onehunga High Business School (OHBS) which will strengthen existing ties as well as introduce important new initiatives designed to benefit OHBS students and ..... More >>

70. 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 >>

71. Architecture students present designs to Ngati Toa

02 July 2003 9:59pm | Victoria University of Wellington

MEDIA RELEASE 2 July 2003 Public Affairs Architecture students to present designs to Ngati Toa.. More >>

72. Students applaud Tai Poutini's zero fee scheme

05 July 2004 3:31pm | New Zealand University Student's Association

Students applaud Tai Poutini's zero fee scheme and call for no fees for all students.. More >>

73. Who is the 'real' Dick Hubbard?

11 February 2005 10:06am | UNITEC

Mayor Dick Hubbard Launches The Enterprise Masters Breakfast Serial With His 'Real Story'.. More >>

74. ZESPRI invests in Waihi College Kiwifruit Orchard

27 March 2006 3:25pm | Zespri

Kiwifruit marketer ZESPRI International Ltd has signed a three-year contract with Waihi College to invest in the college's Farm Unit... More >>

75. 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 >>

76. Music therapist wins Goal Setter award

29 June 2006 4:54pm | Massey University

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

77. International fine woodworking school for Nelson

19 July 2006 11:46am | Centre for Fine Woodworking

Two leading New Zealand furniture makers have launched a fine woodworking school that aims to attract students from all over the world. The woodworkers are world-renowned furniture makers John Shaw and David Haig, who will also be the school's main tutors... More >>

78. Māori students enthused by Hikoi response

28 August 2006 11:53am | Te Mana Akonga

Enthusiasm about the future marked the close of Te Huinga Tauira 2006, the national annual Māori tertiary students hui hosted this year at Te Herenga Waka marae, Victoria University in Wellington. As part of the hui, Māori students had marched to Parliament ..... More >>

79. Fee Rise Means Hunger Strike for Student President

28 August 2006 5:26pm | Albany Student's Association

Students at Massey University Albany today sent a clear statement to the University council that fee increases would not be tolerated by students under any circumstances... More >>

80. Top Response for Top Kids

30 October 2006 3:10pm | Fonterra

A new event launching in November, Anchor Mega Milk Top Kids, has found overwhelming support from South Island schools, parents and children. Designed to get kids off the couch and up and active, Anchor Mega Milk Top kids has been touted as the ultimate ..... More >>

81. NZ's potential in early childhood education

01 April 2007 3:01pm | Ministry of Education

New Zealand is one of the worst countries in the developed world when it comes to numbers of men working in early childhood centres, but has the potential to be one of the best, says a visiting early childhood education expert... More >>

82. Prof. Marilyn Waring: Rebel voice of the Pacific

03 April 2007 11:27am | Auckland University of Technology

For the past three decades, Professor Marilyn Waring has been challenging economic models and crusading for women's rights. Her reputation as a powerful, and distinctive, voice on the global stage has been confirmed in a new book, Rebel Voices of the World... More >>

83. 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 >>

84. Law Students Opposed To New Law Faculty At AUT

14 February 2008 5:47pm | New Zealand Law Students Association

The New Zealand Law Students' Association's (NZLSA) has publicly voiced its opposition to a proposal by Auckland University of Technology (AUT) to establish a new law school at its Auckland faculty. The proposal is backed by the AUT council and is currently ..... More >>

85. New framework for Te Aho Matua kura kauapa Māori

22 February 2008 12:43am | New Zealand Government

Minister responsible for the Education Review Office, Chris Carter, and Associate Education Minister Parekura Horomia were at Hoani Waititi Marae in Auckland today to launch the new framework for reviewing Te Aho Matua kura kauapapa Māori... More >>

86. Twenty nine projects benefit from Innovation fund

25 March 2008 12:49am | Tertiary Education Commission

Twenty-nine projects have been awarded a total of $18.8 million in funding over three years through the Encouraging and Supporting Innovation fund, Tertiary Education Commission Chief Executive Janice Shiner announced today... More >>

87. Budget verdict - meagre for universities

27 May 2008 5:18pm | Vice Chancellors' Committee

The NZVCC has described the 2008 Budget as meagre in its impact on the university system with relatively modest amounts assigned for operating, capital and research requirements... More >>

88. Mäori lullabies subject of PhD research

21 July 2008 12:23am | Massey University

Traditional Mäori lullaby - oriori - are the subject of new PhD research to be written entirely in Mäori by Wellington-based student Amster Reedy. Mr Reedy says he was motivated to research traditional child rearing practices by the furore ..... More >>

89. AUT wins national title for third time

24 July 2008 5:00pm | AUT University

AUT Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) will represent New Zealand in Singapore this October after scooping the 2008 SIFE New Zealand National Competition championship title... More >>

90. 25 Years of Achievement for KBB Music Festival

13 August 2008 12:03am | KBB Music Festival

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the KBB Music Festival, formerly known as the Auckland Secondary Schools Band and Orchestra Festival. Established in 1983 to encourage music in schools, the festival has grown into the largest regional music ..... More >>

91. Tu Tangata to celebrate 30th anniversary in style

26 August 2008 3:15pm | Wellington City Council

Hundreds of Wellington secondary-school students will raise the roof at the TSB Arena in celebration of Pacific culture and school pride on Monday 8 September... More >>

92. NZSTA hits out at PPTA's inaccurate paper

30 September 2008 11:04am | NZSTA

New Zealand School Trustee Association is labelling a report from the secondary teachers' union PPTA as being biased and short on facts... More >>

93. Schools will struggle to fund future pay rises

15 October 2008 3:15pm | NZ School Trustees Association

The Government's failure to give schools enough money to operate means NZSTA cannot support significant pay rises for non-teaching staff, says the New Zealand School Trustees Association... More >>

94. After-school care can move to commercial models

29 January 2009 12:59pm | SKIDS

After-school care can move to commercial models says "Safe Kids In Daily Supervision" (SKIDS) director Dawn Engelbrecht. .. More >>

95. Leukaemia girl wins inaugural uni scholarship

19 February 2009 12:49pm | University of Waikato

Two years after being diagnosed with leukaemia, and just days out from the end of chemotherapy treatment, Paige Beanland will start at Waikato University with two scholarships under her belt... More >>

96. New journalism scholarship announced

24 February 2009 1:55pm | Auckland University of Technology

AUT University and community newspaper Indian Newslink have launched a journalism scholarship in a bid to boost the standard and practice of the profession. .. More >>

97. Toa Fraser Honoured As Young Alumnus Of The Year

04 March 2009 10:29am | University of Auckland

Film-maker, scriptwriter and Faculty of Arts graduate Toa Fraser has been named Young Alumnus of the Year as part of The University of Auckland Distinguished Alumni Awards 2009... More >>

98. Maori scholarships to help fight diabetes

04 May 2009 1:20pm | Massey University

A recently launched scholarship scheme aims to turn the tide on the growing number of diabetes sufferers in South Auckland by training more Maori in health and nutrition at the Albany campus... More >>

99. Criitical Importance Of Early Childhood Education

05 May 2009 12:25pm | NZ Childcare Association

The Families Commission report, 'Healthy families, young minds and developing brains' provides more evidence of the critical importance of ongoing investment in high quality early childhood education... More >>

100. Open Polytechnic agreement opens way to UK masters

06 May 2009 11:13am | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic students completing technical communication qualifications with the distance education specialist are now able to staircase their studies into a masters programme in the United Kingdom... More >>


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