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1. Home affordability heads for uncharted territory

29 January 2015 11:12am | Massey University

Houses across New Zealand decreased in affordability by 14.1 per cent over the 12 months ending November 2014, according to the latest Massey University Home Affordability Report - and on current trends Auckland's lack of affordability could reach historic ..... More >>

2. Don't Take Books from Kids, Say School Principals

29 January 2015 12:50pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

School principals have reacted strongly to the latest announcement that the National Library curriculum service will be phasing out its provision of non-fiction books in favour of providing digital resources... More >>

3. Staying at school progresses outdoor passion and future

28 January 2015 1:18pm | Silvereye Communications

Greymouth student Ryan O'Connor has a passion for the thrill of white water and sees a future tutoring kayaking on rivers around the world. Ryan's kayaking interest started at Greymouth High School in Year 9 when a couple of keen teachers offered ..... More >>

4. Otago announces professorial promotions

29 January 2015 2:09pm | University of Otago

Fifteen leading University of Otago academics are being promoted to full professorships. Announcing the promotions, University of Otago Vice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne warmly congratulated the new professors on their well-earned promotions which ..... More >>

5. 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 >>

6. International experts in multidisciplinary stroke conference

28 January 2015 9:36am | University of Canterbury

Experts, engineers, physiologists, clinicians, medical academics and students from around the world will discuss the impact of new technology on helping recovering patients at an international stroke rehabilitation conference in Christchurch in ..... More >>

7. 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 >>

8. Education to tackle primary industries skills shortage

27 January 2015 2:01pm | Silvereye Communications

Damien Watson manages a 1,600 cow Landcorp dairy farm just north of Taupo and understands how important it is for employees to have the right skills and relevant qualifications. So much so, that when Kate Callaghan, who runs the agricultural programme at the ..... More >>

9. Parental engagement is key to student success

27 January 2015 4:17pm | NZEI

Auckland parents who want the best education for their children would be better investing in time and support for their child's learning instead of fretting over real estate, says NZEI Te Riu Roa National President Louise Green... More >>

10. Try Before You Buy Learning Programmes Proving a Hit

28 January 2015 11:12am | Weltec

These are just some of the reasons why senior school students are flocking to enrol at the Wellington Trades Academy, based this year at Petone, Wellington and Porirua. .. More >>

11. UC investigating if drones can be used to help fight fires

29 January 2015 10:12am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury's Spatial Engineering Research Centre (SERC) is investigating the possibility of using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones to help fight fires... More >>

12. Waikato University in partnership with CTC Aviation

29 January 2015 10:38am | Joint Press Release

The University of Waikato and the Hamilton Airport-based pilot training company CTC Aviation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work on the development of joint programmes in aviation... More >>

13. Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens: New Name, new organisation

26 January 2015 4:45pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

The new kindergarten association covering much of the lower North Island has been officially launched under a new name, He Whānau Manaaki o Tararua Free Kindergarten Association Inc, or Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens for short... More >>

14. Pasifika success story

22 January 2015 12:31pm | Silvereye Communications

In their final year at school, twins, Nanumea and Te Pine Foua were St Patrick's College students fast on their way to success. They achieved tertiary level credits while still at secondary school. And Te Pine has secured a plumbing apprenticeship ..... More >>

15. Principal appointed at Middle School West Auckland

15 December 2014 3:07pm | Villa Education Trust

James Haggett has been appointed Principal of West Auckland's newest school, Middle School West Auckland, opening in February 2015. .. More >>

16. New scholarships for UCOL Degree students

28 January 2015 10:55am | UCOL

Students starting out in UCOL Degree programmes this year are now able to apply for financial assistance through new scholarship opportunities. UCOL Scholarships for You 2015 are worth $5,000 each and are for students enrolled full-time in their first ..... More >>

17. Evolve Education Group - $132m IPO underwritten

14 November 2014 3:22pm | Evolve Education

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

18. Victoria forms infotech alliance

10 May 2004 9:17am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University's New Zealand Electronic Text Centre (NZETC) and Wellington-based web development company,, have today announced the creation of a new alliance... More >>

19. Board of Trustees Kawerau Intermediate Go To Court

30 June 2012 3:12pm | Kawerau Intermediate School

The Kawerau Intermediate Board of Trustees will head to into the High Court in Rotorua this coming Monday 2 July to challenge the Minister of Educations decision to close the intermediate school. The Board remains steadfast in its belief that this decision ..... More >>

20. ACG Students clean up top scores in Cambridge Exams

23 January 2013 2:49pm | ACG Schools

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

21. 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 >>

22. Te Kura Maori o Waatea

11 September 2014 5:01pm | Manukau Urban Maori Authority

The Manukau Urban Maori Authority (MUMA) is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Te Kura Maori o Waatea which will open in February next year. .. More >>

23. Inzone Education Foundation at Epsom Grammar

19 January 2015 6:41pm | Inzone

Epsom Girls Grammar School is getting set to welcome 16 new Maori and Pacifica students from throughout the North Island for the start of the new school year thanks to the INZONE Education Foundation establishing a new home Te Kainga Huarahi for the girls, ..... More >>

24. Students let down by Open Polytechnic of NZ

21 March 2006 3:37pm | Aust Council for Private Education and Training

Students are the big losers and the reputation of NZ education and training providers overseas has been severely tarnished as a result of the behaviour of the NZ Open Polytechnic's management of its subsidiary business, the failed Stotts Correspondence ..... More >>

25. University launches world first safety device to students

25 August 2014 2:45pm | AUT University

AUT University strives to provide a safe environment for its students to study, learn and live in. As part of that commitment, AUT will trial a new smartphone application ("app") which was launched at AUT's two student accommodation houses: Akoranga ..... More >>

26. Super-diverse Auckland in global study

26 November 2014 12:36pm | Massey University

Auckland's super-diversity will be under the research spotlight as part of a comparative global study by a top German research institute. Auckland will join three other super-diverse cities (Singapore, Johannesberg and New York) in the study following the signing ..... More >>

27. Student apartments to open on Wintec's Hamilton campus

08 January 2015 11:09am | Wintec

A new student apartment complex is set to open on the Waikato Institute of Technology's (Wintec) Hamilton city campus later this month. .. More >>

28. Student Loans and Allowances: 2013 - tables

22 January 2015 11:37am | Statistics New Zealand

Student Loans and Allowances covers students who accessed the student support system (the Student Loan Scheme and the Student Allowances Scheme) while participating in tertiary education. See Student Loans and Allowances: 2013 - tables on our website ..... More >>

29. Mental health issues facing Chinese in NZ

23 January 2015 12:30pm | University of Canterbury

Chinese people with mental health problems do not seek help from mental health services because of shame and stigma and the fear of losing face, a University of Canterbury research study has found... More >>

30. Canterbury graduate hopes to improve research in NZ

28 January 2015 9:37am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury graduate has developed a website designed to connect New Zealand university postgraduate students with participants for their research. .. More >>

31. Rural Women NZ and Farmlands announce gardening grants

28 January 2015 1:39pm | Rural Women

Eleven rural schools have been selected as the lucky winners of $2000 gardening grants. The popular grants are a joint Rural Women New Zealand / Farmlands venture, aimed at helping schools develop vegetable gardens and orchards... More >>

32. Medical students commend increase in Intern grant

19 May 2005 6:45pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

The New Zealand Medical Students' Association (NZMSA) commends the government budget announcement today, that the Trainee Intern (TI) grant will increase by $10,000. The grant, provided to final year medical students (TIs) will be increased from $16,756 ..... More >>

33. MIT to offer training at Pukekohe motorsport hub

08 August 2006 10:00am | Manukau Institute of Technology

Being selected as the tertiary training provider for a motorsport industry hub planned at Pukekohe will generate exciting opportunities for Manukau Institute of Technology in this multi-million dollar industry... More >>

34. New start for UCOL's 'Class of '08'

21 February 2008 5:11pm | Universal College Of Learning

This year's fresh batch of UCOL students will make a little bit of Wanganui history at Orientation Week next week. They are the first to study on the new campus on Rutland Street and the first to use the sparkling new facilities... More >>

35. Waikato University halls get multi-million dollar facelift

12 March 2012 10:53am | Waikato University

Waikato University halls get multi-million dollar facelift The University of Waikato is investing $7.5 million this year to upgrade part of its student accommodation. .. More >>

36. 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 >>

37. 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 >>

38. School stand-down and suspension figures released today

17 July 2012 3:53pm | Ministry of Education

Tuesday, July 17 School stand-down and suspension figures released today The Ministry of Education has today released figures on the numbers of learners who were stood down, suspended, excluded and expelled from New Zealand state and state-integrated ..... More >>

39. Model solution for teaching Te Reo gains momentum

23 August 2012 9:31am | Te Reo Tuatahi

Support is rapidly growing for the compulsory teaching of Te Reo Maori in New Zealand schools, and a group of enthusiasts from Auckland's North Shore, Te Reo Tuatahi believe they have the answer: an existing model of language teaching that is already ..... More >>

40. Novopay information release

01 February 2013 10:11am | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education uses the Novopay payroll service to pay teachers and other staff at 2,457 schools. Novopay pays approximately 90,000 school employees every fortnight, and up to 110,000 over the course of a year... 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. Worm Farming on the Rise - young sustainability heroes

25 November 2013 1:54pm | PORSE

Teaching pre-school children to worm farm is creating the next generation of sustainability heroes in New Zealand, says PORSE Tauranga in-home educator Jodi Purdi. .. More >>

43. More Kiwi Kids to Benefit From Technology Savvy Teachers

11 April 2014 11:39am | UNITEC

Kiwi kids are set to benefit from a drastically different classroom experience thanks to a new joint venture between The Mind Lab and Unitec Institute of Technology. .. More >>

44. First free online courses from the University of Auckland

06 June 2014 1:22pm | University of Auckland

6th June 2014: Two new free online courses from the University of Auckland are open for registration now, the first since the university partnered with FutureLearn to create massive open online courses (MOOCs). To register, please visit More >>

45. More than $28 Million for Auckland health research

11 June 2014 5:11pm | University of Auckland

Health research grants totalling more than $28 million for University of Auckland research projects, programmes, feasibility studies and work by emerging researchers, were announced by the Health Research Council of New Zealand this week... More >>

46. 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 >>

47. Studylink Listens and Responds to Students

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

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

48. Waikato University researchers awarded four Marsden grants

04 November 2014 2:13pm | University of Waikato

Investigating whether a 'sin' tax would reduce consumption of things that are bad for our health is the subject of one of four projects led by University of Waikato researchers that has been supported in the latest round of Marsden Funding... More >>

49. Rough start turns to bright future

18 November 2014 3:32pm | Silvereye Communications

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

50. Law must be changed to stop overseas student exploitation

01 December 2014 9:32am | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

Law must be changed to stop overseas student exploitation and damage to NZ reputation New Zealand's immigration laws must be changed to stop overseas students from being exploited by unscrupulous employers and overseas unlicensed agents, says the New ..... More >>

51. ITC student scores highest mark in NZ for IATA qualification

18 December 2014 11:02am | International Travel College

One very bright student at the International Travel College (ITC) has scored the highest mark in New Zealand for the IATA Foundation Exam. Anastasiya Kolchunova is an international student from Russia who has been at ITC since February 2013... More >>

52. Gender Agenda In Schools Needs To Be Rejected

10 January 2015 12:09pm | Family First

Family First NZ is rejecting calls for "gender" issues to be taught in schools and says that students with gender dissatisfaction should be treated and cared for on a case-by-case basis by families in conjunction with professionals and the school... More >>

53. Student investigating national happiness selected for forum

13 January 2015 9:31am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury statistics student, Lisa Henley, has won selection to a prestigious international forum run by SAS, which is the biggest statistical software company in the world based at North Carolina in the United States... More >>

54. NorthTec Is On Hand At NCEA Results Time

14 January 2015 12:57pm | NorthTec

It's crunch time for Northland's teenagers, with NCEA results being released today. Thousands of school students in the region will find out how well they performed and will be planning their futures accordingly... More >>

55. A Roadmap to bridge the skills gap

15 January 2015 5:18pm | Industry Training Federation

New Zealand's 'skills shortages' are predicted to widen. Business NZ has called it a drag on the economy, stating educational institutions will struggle to match the supply of graduates with real labour market needs... More >>

56. Māori focused CoRE one step closer

21 January 2015 11:08am | Tertiary Education Commission

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, hosted by the University of Auckland, has been invited to submit a full application as part of the process for selecting a Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) focused on Māori research... More >>

57. Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga advances in Māori CoRE Funding Roun

21 January 2015 11:09am | University of Auckland

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) announced today that Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) New Zealand's Māori Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) has been selected as the only applicant to go forward to the next stage of the Māori CoRE funding ..... More >>

58. Academic's film receiving praise at Sundance Film Festival

22 January 2015 3:36pm | University of Auckland

A short film by a University of Auckland academic has already being picked as a must-see film at this year's Sundance Film Festival. .. More >>

59. 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 >>

60. Auckland Architects Win Urban Design Competition

09 July 2001 2:55pm | Auckland City Council

Architects Euan MacKellar, Marko den Breems and Kendon McGrail, of Auckland architectural and interior design firm JASMAX are the joint winners of an Auckland City-sponsored urban design competition, Perfect Worlds... More >>

61. Marilyn Brady New ITF Chairperson

19 June 2002 2:13pm | Industry Training Federation of New Zealand

Marilyn Brady has been elected ITF Chairperson for 2002/03 at the ITF AGM in Wellington yesterday (Tuesday 18 June)... More >>

62. No Confidence in 'Tech CEO - Staff

22 June 2002 6:01pm | OPSA

OPSA President, Phil Baskerville, today expressed support for the Association of Staff in Tertiary Education's (ASTE) vote of no confidence in the Otago Polytechnic's CEO, Wanda Korndorffer. At today's meeting 97% of staff voted for the motion... More >>

63. NZSTA announces trustee scholarship winners

28 January 2003 2:13pm | New Zealand University Student's Association

Five school trustees will be joining students with heads in their books this year, with the New Zealand Trustee Association's announcement today that they've each won a $4,000 scholarship... More >>

64. Metro/Canon Young Photographers Awards

09 October 2003 9:11am | UNITEC

Two Bachelor of Design students at Auckland's UNITEC have taken top honours at the inaugural Metro / Canon Young Photographers' Awards, each walking away with over $2,500 worth of Canon product and publication of their winning entries in Metro's ..... More >>

65. Fale a New Zealand first

31 March 2004 11:18am | UNITEC

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

66. Global accountancy experts on their way to Vic

25 August 2004 11:49am | Victoria University of Wellington

A scheme to attract the world's top accountancy experts to Victoria University is being launched on Tuesday 31 August as a tribute to a professor known as New Zealand's "Mr Accounting"... More >>

67. Lambie to host student press awards

10 September 2004 8:51am | Aotearoa Student Press Association

Television personality Mary Lambie is the latest addition to the line-up for next Friday's student press awards... More >>

68. 13 students realise their tertiary dreams

13 October 2004 5:23pm | Telecom New Zealand

Thirteen financially disadvantaged students are significantly closer to realising their dreams of tertiary education thanks to the First Foundation and its innovative partnership with businesses... More >>

69. 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 >>

70. Sonja Davies An Early Childhood Education Pioneer

13 June 2005 3:38pm | NZEI

Media Release June 13, 2005 From NZEI Te Riu Roa For Immediate Use Ms05/17.. More >>

71. Best of the Best Student Art on Tour

20 June 2005 10:03am | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The top art produced by New Zealand's secondary students is about to take to the road for a travelling exhibition... More >>

72. Pongakawa School Adopts Swim For Life

14 February 2006 12:12am | Water Safety New Zealand

Pongakawa Primary is the first school in the Bay of Plenty Region to sign up with the Swim For Life initiative. Swim For Life is a marketing initiative focussed on getting New Zealand children back in the water and learning to swim... More >>

73. Open Polytechnic and ACPET Reach Agreement

11 May 2006 9:41am | Open Polytechnic

The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand and the Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET) have reached an agreement to share the administration costs of relocating students from a liquidated private training provider owned by the Polytechnic ..... More >>

74. Anniversary menu promises 'piece de resistance'

24 May 2006 9:07am | Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology

The South Island's food and hospitality event of the year, CPIT Salon Culinaire, celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2006 and the three-day celebration is set to be a 'feast for the eyes' as the best battle it out for top honours... More >>

75. 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 >>

76. Kiwi academics honoured at global doctoral awards

09 August 2006 4:08pm | Auckland University of Technology

Two AUT University academics have gained top honours at the global 2006 Emerald/European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Awards... More >>

77. Marsden Humanities Panel Chair Supports Dr Jagose

27 September 2006 4:42pm | Marsden Fund Council

Associate Professor Lydia Wevers, Chair of the Marsden Fund Humanities Panel, has spoken out against attacks on the research of The University of Auckland's Dr Annamarie Jagose... More >>

78. Victoria University - Celebrating achievement

14 May 2007 3:20pm | Victoria University of Wellington

For many students, this week marks the end of several years of study and one of the biggest achievements of their lives... More >>

79. Victoria University - Celebrating achievement

14 May 2007 3:20pm | Victoria University of Wellington

For many students, this week marks the end of several years of study and one of the biggest achievements of their lives... More >>

80. Prestigious scholarships for Victoria postgraduate

05 July 2007 11:26am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria postgraduate students have been awarded four of nine prestigious William Georgetti Scholarships for their research in the fields of philosophy, classics, design and engineering... More >>

81. Use of preventive medicines in the elderly

10 August 2007 2:57pm | University of Otago

Dr Dee Mangin from the University of Otago, Christchurch argues in this week's British Medical Journal (BMJ) that using preventive medicines in the elderly aimed at reducing the risk of a particular disease may be simply changing the cause of ..... More >>

82. Wintec O Week plans finalised

29 January 2008 4:48pm | Wintec

Wintec's O'Week plans are complete and look certain to set a fast and furious pace for the beginning of the academic year for hundreds of new students who will inundate the institute over the coming weeks... More >>

83. Top Doctoral Scholarship success for Victoria

20 March 2008 3:54pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Four Victoria University students have been awarded Top Achiever Doctoral Scholarships in the latest round of funding announced by the Tertiary Education Commission today. Bronwyn Wood, Adam Day, Matthew Weaver and Phillip Wong collectively received funding ..... More >>

84. 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 >>

85. Groundbreaking partnership is win-win for Cromwell

09 March 2009 10:22am | Otago Polytechnic

A groundbreaking partnership was celebrated on Friday (6 March) which will benefit Cromwell Sports Turf Management students and golfers alike. .. More >>

86. New Programme Leader For NMIT Business

17 March 2009 10:39am | Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology's new Programme Leader for Business has a wealth of international business experience from rugby to economic development in rural areas. .. More >>

87. NZ Tertiary Education Funding - A Short History

27 April 2009 12:57pm | Salient

Sarah Robson presents the first part of an education series in which Salient provides you with a user-friendly guide to tertiary education funding in New Zealand. I have a massive student loan. You might have one too. My mum never had a student loan. ..... More >>

88. From aeronautics to fine furniture

08 June 2009 11:59am | Universal College Of Learning

The same technical mind that helped keep our Air Force planes aloft is now flying high in furniture making. .. More >>

89. Historic Links for New Christian School Campus

14 August 2009 11:38am | Celebration Trust

A Kerikeri site selected for a new Christian school has links to the missionary history of the nation. .. More >>

90. NCEA Results In The Post

13 January 2010 12:08pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

NCEA examination candidates have just one more day to wait for the results of exams sat at the end of 2009, with result notices mailed today (13 January). Notices will begin arriving in letterboxes tomorrow, and will be online on the NZQA website from ..... More >>

91. 3D Animation - Lifeway College's Biggest Intake

25 February 2010 12:05pm | Lifeway College

Lifeway College, located along the beautiful shores of Snells Beach New Zealand, has received an unprecedented intake of students for their highly acclaimed Diploma in 3D Animation. A staggering total of 60 students have packed out the animation ..... More >>

92. Wintec's Council Members Announced

15 April 2010 10:10am | Wintec

As confirmed in a release from the Minister's office today, the ministerial appointments for Waikato Institute of Technology's (Wintec) council are: Gordon Chesterman (chair), Mary Cave-Palmer (deputy chair), Rahui Papa and Steve Tucker. .. More >>

93. Decide, plan and act for success

01 June 2010 3:57pm | Massey University

Guest speaker, Bella Ansell, the director of a successful Wellington-based training consultancy since 1999, gave an inspiring address relating a story of how winning a 200m inter-college running race as a pupil at Porirua College was a turning point ..... More >>

94. NZ Hairdressing Qualification Now Globally Recognised

03 December 2010 3:24pm | Hairdressing Industry Training Organisation Awards

Years of negotiations paid off this week with the awarding of international certificates to some of New Zealand's top hairdressers. Amongst the inaugural recipients at Monday night's ceremony in Auckland were 2010 New Zealand Hairdresser of the Year ..... More >>

95. 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 >>

96. High school students role models of youth leadership

24 August 2011 1:45pm | AUT University

Being a Year 13 student is tough, but it's even more so for those tasked with being a role model of youth leadership for their fellow students. But AUT University's Prefect Leadership Summit, recently held for the first time in South Auckland, provided ..... More >>

97. Scots College seeks 'all-rounders' for 2012 Scholarships

26 September 2011 5:19pm | Scots College

In 2012 Scots College is delighted to be able to offer a number of scholarships to new and existing students for the newly formed Senior School (Year 11-13). "As a result of the College's transition to the internationally-recognised International ..... More >>

98. Kawerau Intermediate Closure

12 November 2011 1:47pm | Kawerau Intermediate School

The Board of Trustees of Kawerau Intermediate and Kawerau College received on Friday 11 November a letter from the Minister of Education notifying them that she intends to proceed with the closure of Kawerau Intermediate and Kawerau College at the end ..... More >>

99. 2011 Graduates Receive Inaugural DDB Scholarship Award

21 November 2011 3:18pm | Media Design School

Auckland - 18 November 2011 -- The AdSchool at Media Design School celebrated its end-of-year AdShow on Wednesday November 16, with the announcement of the first-ever recipients of the DDB Scholarship Award . .. More >>

100. Cryptic crosswords could lead to clinical coding career

21 January 2012 12:27pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato DHB team leader Clinical Coding and ACE co-tutor Nicky Williams with Rajesh Darole, a past student of the ACE course now working as a clinical coder at Waikato Hospital. .. More >>


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