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1. Seven "best brains" awarded postgraduate scholarships

27 May 2015 10:01am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Several young New Zealanders are heading offshore for their postgraduate study thanks to the William Georgetti Scholarships. .. 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. 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 >>

4. Wellington wins New Zealand Schools Debating Champs

26 May 2015 10:01am | New Zealand Schools Debating Championships

Wellington has defeated Auckland to win the Russell McVeagh New Zealand Schools' Debating Champs, in the Grand Final held at Parliament this afternoon. .. More >>

5. Budget will cost average early childhood centres $15,000

21 May 2015 5:38pm | Early Childhood Council

Budget 2015 will cost average early childhood centres $15,000 a year and increase parent fees .. More >>

6. University offers assistance with housing crisis

26 May 2015 10:10am | University of Canterbury

26 May 2015 University of Canterbury offers assistance with Auckland housing crisis The University of Canterbury has offered assistance with Auckland's housing crisis - by offering study opportunities to Auckland students in 2016 and beyond. "We're ..... More >>

7. Whitireia lecturer to showcase new work at Measina Festival

27 May 2015 10:08am | Whitireia Polytech

Whitireia lecturer Tupe Lualua will showcase a new work this week during the Measina Festival, which opened on Tuesday at Whitireia Theatre. .. More >>

8. Protest - amendment needs to be made for the 7 EFTS policy

09 September 2014 5:32pm | Auckland University Medical Student Association

Medical students from the University of Auckland will be found on the 11th September on Queen Street, Auckland at 12.30pm raising awareness to try to push from an amendment to be made of the 7 EFTS policy. .. More >>

9. New role focuses on University's Māori development

25 May 2015 11:06am | Lincoln University

Ben Matthews is passionate about Māori development and helping Māori reach greater heights in the education and agribusiness worlds. A descendant of Ngāpuhi, Tauranga Moana and Ngāti Porou, he is the new Māori Development Coordinator for Lincoln ..... More >>

10. Emirates Aviation University/Airways NZ launch ATC training

26 May 2015 9:50am | Airways New Zealand

Emirates Aviation University and Airways New Zealand and have officially opened their purpose-built air traffic control training facility in Dubai, one of the world's largest air transport hubs... More >>

11. Calls to exempt for medical students from 7 year loan cap

14 November 2012 4:51pm | New Zealand Medical Students' Assn

The New Zealand Medical Students' Association (NZMSA) called for exemptions for medical students from the 7-year cap on access to Student Loans today in an oral submission to the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee... More >>

12. 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 www.futurelearn.com.. More >>

13. Local provider appointed to Early Childhood Centre in Tamaki

24 October 2014 12:57pm | Tamaki Redevelopment Company

Tāmaki Redevelopment Company (TRC) and the Ministry of Education (MoE) are pleased to announce the appointment of local education provider Totara Seed Trust, to run the learning programme at the new Early Childhood Education (ECE) Centre at Glenbrae ..... More >>

14. Research into safety in the NZ sex industry

21 April 2015 2:02pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury researchers have found that that street sex workers face less violence and theft in Christchurch than in Auckland. .. More >>

15. 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 >>

16. Cigna Awards Inaugral Actuarial Scholarship

27 May 2015 12:19pm | CIGNA

Navin Patel has been awarded $5,000 towards his studies as recipient of the 2015 Cigna Actuarial Scholarship. .. More >>

17. Student Artist Selected for Art-X

27 May 2015 2:16pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

The "emerging artist" in the upcoming Art-X national exhibition and sale, Dunja Tornier doesn't paint to make a statement. .. More >>

18. 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 >>

19. Stellar Trust: How to Spot a P User

30 November 2009 1:14pm | Stellar Trust

Family, friends and colleagues concerned about the possibility of someone they love or know using or being addicted to P can now readily find some useful guidance to spotting the symptoms of use. The Stellar Trust, a charitable trust with a vision ..... More >>

20. Robertson Scholars Off To Duke University

27 March 2012 12:51pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Three exceptional students with a strong desire to create a better world have won valuable scholarships to prestigious Duke University in the United States. Their scholarships, each worth $100,000 a year, are funded by New York philanthropist Julian ..... More >>

21. TOPEC sentenced for Paritutu rock deaths

23 October 2013 3:30pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Taranaki Outdoor Pursuit and Education Centre Trust (TOPEC) has been ordered to pay reparations totalling $269,500 on three charges after the deaths of two students and an instructor during a rock traverse on Paritutu Rock in New Plymouth on 30 January ..... More >>

22. 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 >>

23. Education budget focuses on learners says NZSTA

21 May 2015 4:41pm | NZSTA

Budget 2015 continues to demonstrate a focus on learners and consolidates the changes introduced in recent years, which is what the sector has been talking about for some time, says the New Zealand School Trustees Association... More >>

24. Joint Concern: dance teaching as relational practice

27 May 2015 9:28am | UNITEC

Unitec is hosting a Dance Teachers' Workshop with leading teacher and choreographer, Michael Parmenter, which will run at the Unitec Department of Performing and Screen Arts dance studios in Auckland from 7-9 July 2015... More >>

25. Inquiry Into Allegations Relating To Kathie Irwin

02 April 2002 4:43pm | State Services Commission

The State Services Commissioner, Michael Wintringham, announced today the appointment of Hon Sir Rodney Gallen to undertake, on his behalf, the inquiry into allegations relating to the chair of the New Zealand Teachers Council, Ms Kathie Irwin... More >>

26. New Head For Psychology School

01 August 2003 9:32am | Victoria University of Wellington

Professor Susan Schenk is to head Victoria University's School of Psychology for the next three years... More >>

27. NZVCC Acknowledges Contribution Of Dr Frank Wood

07 October 2003 4:20pm | NZ Vice-Chancellors Committee

The contribution of retiring Lincoln University Vice-Chancellor Dr Frank Wood to university affairs has been acknowledged by the NZ Vice-Chancellors' Committee, the representative body for the country's eight universities... More >>

28. NZEI Te Riu Roa Honours Contributions to Education

19 September 2006 12:48am | NZEI

The Human Rights Commissioner is among a group of people being honoured by the country's largest education union for making significant contributions to education. NZEI Te Riu Roa is presenting a series of awards on Sunday September 24, the opening day ..... More >>

29. 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 >>

30. Māori Gestures

30 June 2010 10:11am | University of Canterbury

In an impassioned speech regarding spending on his council credit card Manakau mayor Len Brown made a number of dramatic gestures, including face, chest and nose slapping. Brown's spokesman, David Lewis, suggested that such gestures were a sign of the ..... More >>

31. Primary industry training organisations launch Trade Academy

09 February 2011 4:51pm | Agriculture ITO

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

32. 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 >>

33. 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 >>

34. Lincoln Uni's rural leaders programme a family tradition

31 May 2013 12:47pm | Lincoln University

For the Luxton family, completing Lincoln University's Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme has become something of a family tradition. Not only was former Minister of Agriculture John Luxton one of the very first participants of the course in New Zealand, several ..... More >>

35. Rugby needs to be taken seriously as shaping NZ's society

02 June 2013 10:12am | University of Canterbury

Rugby is just as much a religion in New Zealand today as it was 30 years ago, a University of Canterbury (UC) sociology expert says. .. More >>

36. Schools support staff - heroes of the education sector

11 June 2013 6:38pm | NZEI

Schools around the country will be celebrating the role of support staff tomorrow (Wednesday 12 June). .. More >>

37. UC psychology expert studying origins of attraction

03 November 2013 10:06am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) psychology expert is trying to understand the origins of personal attraction by studying changes in time perception. .. More >>

38. Recruitment Process for Te Wananga o Aoteoroa Transformation

28 March 2014 4:15pm | Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Te Wananga o Aotearoa, one of New Zealand's largest tertiary education providers, is set to enter the most significant transition phase in its thirty year history. As part of its mission to achieve whanau transformation through education, the institution ..... More >>

39. New Zealand's First Solar Powered School Opens

17 June 2014 12:13pm | Pegasus Primary School

Thursday 12 June marked the opening of the Ministry of Education's Pegasus Primary School - New Zealand's greatest advancement in sustainable schools. It is designed to achieve a NZ Green Building Council 5 Green Star Certification, but goes much ..... More >>

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

31 October 2014 11:32am | University of Canterbury

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

41. New Zealand's top architecture student prize announced

28 November 2014 11:03am | New Zealand Institute of Architects

Victoria University student Tom Dobinson has won the premier award for New Zealand's architecture students. Dobinson's scheme for a public wharf on the Lyttelton waterfront beat out 11 other finalists in the 2014 New Zealand Insitute of Architects (NZIA) ..... More >>

42. 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 >>

43. 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 >>

44. Kidicorp's rejection of corporate profit-making good news

27 March 2015 12:43pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa believes that Kidicorp's decision to convert their early childhood education business into a non-profit charity is a positive development... More >>

45. Apprenticeship scheme launched

18 April 2015 12:29pm | He Toki ki te Rika

The He Toki ki te Mahi Apprenticeship Training Trust was launched by Prime Minister, the Rt Hon John Key at Rehua Marae in Christchurch this evening. .. More >>

46. QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015

29 April 2015 9:22am | QS World University Rankings

The fifth edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject published today on TopUniversities.com, features a record-breaking 36 disciplines making it the largest ever ranking of its kind... More >>

47. BD14 Sponsors Tu Toa Secondary School

27 May 2015 5:09pm | Pure Seo

Last month Karl George Burgess and the hard-working team at BD14, the Manawatu based professional solutions company, were thrilled to be able to grant the first part of their on-going sponsorship programme with the local Manawatu secondary school, ..... More >>

48. 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 >>

49. Alfriston College Foundation Principal Announced

16 September 2002 1:54pm | Alfriston College

The Foundation Principal of Alfriston College has been appointed and is now working from the College's office on the corner of Hill Rd and Newhook Lane Manurewa... More >>

50. New Waiariki Sawmill Manager Appointed

05 August 2003 4:26pm | Waiariki Institute of Technology

To say newly-appointed Waiariki Sawmill manager Steve Hemsley is experienced is putting it mildly: he brings a lifetime's experience to his new position at the Waiariki Institute of Technology's School of Forestry and Wood Processing's Waipa site, at ..... More >>

51. Gisborne Principal Honoured

22 September 2003 8:49am | NZEI

She was made an Associate of the country's largest education union, NZEI Te Riu Roa at awards ceremony in Wellington... More >>

52. NZAPEP Quality Commissioner Scheme for PTE Sector

10 December 2003 11:31am | Private Education Providers

NZAPEP Quality Commissioner Scheme for PTE Sector Sandra McKersey, the President of the NZAPEP, today announced that the Executive has taken an in principle decision to establish a Quality Commissioner for the PTE Sector. "Our Association represents ..... More >>

53. Prominent Surgeon Establishes Scholarship

08 July 2004 2:09pm | Auckland University

A prominent New Zealand surgeon living in the United States is making a substantial gift to The University of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences for scholarships to assist medical students facing financial hardship... More >>

54. Early Childhood: Breastfeeding in ECE Centres

13 December 2004 12:08am | Early Childhood Council

13 December 2004 A report on Breastfeeding released today in the NZ Research in Early Childhood Education academic journal highlights the important role that early childhood services play in both nurturing our youngest children and supporting their ..... More >>

55. Sun Access The Secret When Pruning Avocados

28 December 2004 10:20am | Lincoln University

By Dr Mike Mickelbart - Plant Sciences Group, Lincoln University Enjoying those avocados with your summer salads, hors d'oeuvres and other seasonal fare? They're enjoying them in other parts of the world too, with the New Zealand industry exporting ..... More >>

56. Study To Provide Answers For Flood Management

14 January 2005 9:38am | Auckland University

A University of Auckland PhD study on sand wave formations could ultimately lead to better flood management and a better understanding of river environments... More >>

57. Student's death avoidable, says Fire Service

08 February 2005 9:28am | The Fire Service

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

58. NZ Scholarship 2004 Top Scholars Announced

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

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

59. 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 >>

60. Unitec to seek judicial review

10 August 2005 3:14pm | UNITEC

Unitec will seek an immediate judicial review of today's decision by the Minister of Education to deny them university status, said Unitec Council Chair Alan Dickinson... More >>

61. Hamilton Principal Elected New NZEI President

28 September 2005 5:18pm | NZEI

Hamilton primary school principal, Irene Cooper, will become the National President of the country's largest education union, NZEI Te Riu Roa, next year... More >>

62. Inaugural School Leadership Awards

19 May 2006 10:01am | Joint Media Statement

Principal of Glendowie Primary School and Co-Head of School at Kelston Deaf Education Centre recognised for their commitment to improving the lives of young people.. More >>

63. 2007 Teacher Fellowships Awards Announced

27 September 2006 4:37pm | The Royal Society of New Zealand

Research Science and Technology Minister Hon Steve Maharey will announce the 2007 Science Mathematics and Technology Teacher Fellowships on Wednesday evening. Many of the 54 Teacher Fellowship recipients have travelled from all over New Zealand ..... More >>

64. Equine root canal a New Zealand first

06 October 2006 1:06pm | Massey University

A 15-year-old mare named Bonnie will be able to graze in greater comfort after Massey equine veterinarian Dr Ian Dacre performed what is thought to be the first equine endodontic filling, or root canal, in New Zealand... More >>

65. Researchers chart dollar doldrums

10 October 2006 3:01pm | Waikato University

The Kiwi dollar has been called one of the world's wobbliest currencies, but finance researchers at the University of Waikato Management School say there's evidence to show that there's a pattern in the ups and downs of the dollar... More >>

66. 20 Free ECE Fund May Adversely Affect Montessori

11 December 2006 2:30pm | Montessori Assn of NZ

A new funding policy for early childhood services in NZ may have a detrimental effect of the ability of NZ families to access Montessori education in the future, say Montessori Association of NZ Co-Presidents Jan Gaffney and Sophie Hamilton... More >>

67. Rising new professionals secure IT cadetships

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

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

68. Students Write Book Hi-lighting Literacy Problem

15 October 2007 9:16am | Urban Warriors

This year Josh Toohey, a Year 11 student from St Thomas of Canterbury College in Christchurch, along with two fellow students, Jordan Russ and Tyrone Frost-Kidd, participated in the Young Enterprise Scheme. It is a scheme for students to get a ..... More >>

69. Working together earns Bayswater School prize

29 November 2007 10:42am | IPENZ Engineers NZ

A Bayswater School students' project to design and build an adventure playground area won the school a merit at the 2007 Transpower Neighbourhood Engineers Awards... More >>

70. 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 >>

71. AUT business student tops 1000

18 March 2008 12:40am | AUT University

AUT University's top business student doesn't fit any of the scholarly stereotypes. Devon Nel came to university from the sixth form, he works more hours than he attends classes and he's AUT Business School's number one first-year student - out of more ..... More >>

72. Celebrate School Support Staff

10 June 2008 12:29am | NZEI

The education sector union NZEI is calling on all schools, teachers, parents, and children to support the thousands of people in schools who support them... More >>

73. Fee 'stability' passes the buck

27 June 2008 5:00pm | Auckland University Students Association

Auckland students are likely to be hit hardest by proposed tuition fee maxima increases announced today... More >>

74. Fellowship marks revival of plant breeding

24 September 2008 10:51am | Agresearch

Dr Warren Williams has been appointed as the AgResearch Professorial Fellow in Plant Breeding at Massey University, primarily to support the new post-graduate qualification in plant breeding offered by Massey and Lincoln Universities... More >>

75. Cut! '08 National High Schools Video Competition

31 October 2008 5:21pm | Wintec

The 10 finalists in the CUT! 08 National High Schools Short Video Competition have been decided .. More >>

76. New Chancellor for University of Auckland

09 December 2008 2:44pm | Auckland University

Roger France, a prominent chartered accountant and company director, has been elected Chancellor of The University of Auckland. .. More >>

77. Typography 'Oscars' Win for Wanganui Students

17 February 2009 1:38pm | Universal College Of Learning

Two Whanganui UCOL graphic design students have won placings in the international typography industry's equivalent of the Academy Awards. .. More >>

78. Key Opens Rebuilt One Tree Hill College

16 March 2009 10:27am | One Tree Hill College

Prime Minister John Key opened and rededicated the revamped One Tree Hill College, Penrose, on the morning of Friday 13 March -- the most important occasion for the college since it started in 1955... More >>

79. Fee Free Open Poly Courses to Help in Recession

23 March 2009 9:54am | Open Polytechnic

Distance learning provider the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand is making 1,500 fee free courses available nation-wide to employees of firms reducing working hours or who lose their jobs during the current economic downturn... More >>

80. Education awards a masterclass in excellence

20 May 2009 10:36am | ITP New Zealand

ITP New Zealand, the national association for the country's institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs), today announced the finalists for its annual awards. "The awards show why polytechnics and institutes of technology are the most popular place ..... More >>

81. Old meets new at doctoral celebration

22 July 2009 5:27pm | Massey University

One of Massey's first doctoral graduates met with the latest candidate today as the University celebrated having 1000 doctoral students concurrently enrolled. Dr Marcus Ulyatt was the ninth PhD graduate from Massey in 1964. His thesis was entitled ..... More >>

82. Over 100 years of night class history is at stake

31 July 2009 1:15pm | Community Learning Association Through Schools

A delegation of three CLASS (Community Learning Association through Schools) representatives will meet with Education Minister Anne Tolley on Wednesday 5th August as part of a concerted campaign to stop government plans to slash 80% of funding to support ..... More >>

83. Unitec turns an important corner

17 December 2009 5:00pm | UNITEC

Unitec Institute of Technology, the country's largest polytechnic, has turned an important corner and is poised to produce excellent educational and financial outcomes for the 2009 year, Chief Executive Dr. Rick Ede said today. "Over the last year ..... More >>

84. 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 >>

85. Christchurch Community Educator Honoured

11 June 2010 4:56pm | Risingholme Community Centre

Maryke Fordyce (CLASS President 2008-2009) and current Director of the Risingholme Community Centre, was awarded the prestigious Charlie Herbert Award at a ceremony in Auckland. This annual award exemplifies the key characteristics of an outstanding ..... More >>

86. Serving Up Gold At Otago Cook-Off

05 July 2010 5:40pm | Otago Polytechnic

Culinary connoisseurs scooped gold at the Southern Lights Salon Culinaire this weekend, reaching a high standard for this competition. .. More >>

87. PPTA Breaks Down Negotiations

27 July 2010 3:29pm | PPTA

PPTA negotiators have walked from the bargaining table after 13 fruitless sessions, president Kate Gainsford said. "The ministry has had a month since members rejected its unacceptable offer and it has come back to the table with nothing new".. More >>

88. Beca Announces Winners of 2010 Engineering Prize

01 October 2010 12:06pm | BECA

Nine promising young engineering students have received a significant financial boost, winning Beca's prestigious engineering scholarships - with a combined value of $30,000. .. More >>

89. NMIT's Best Ever IT Student Snapped Up

20 October 2010 4:12pm | Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology has seen its top IT degree graduate go straight into a job with a successful United States technology company with a team based in Nelson... More >>

90. Unitec Recognises its Sporting Heroes

05 November 2010 4:46pm | UNITECH

New Zealand's up-and-coming sports stars were honoured in a formal ceremony at the Annual Sporting Awards on Friday 5 November for successfully striking the balance between sport and study. .. More >>

91. New Pro-Chancellor for University

17 December 2010 1:08pm | University of Auckland

Dr Ian Parton, a prominent Auckland engineer and company director, is new Pro-Chancellor of The University of Auckland. He will deputise for Chancellor Roger France whose governance role includes chairing University Council meetings, presiding at graduation ..... More >>

92. Musicians Head To APO Summer School

19 January 2011 11:41am | APO Orchestral Summer School

Seventy budding musicians from around New Zealand are in Auckland this week for the Lion Foundation APO Orchestral Summer School. The intensive music school, which began on Wednesday 19 January, involves more than 70 musicians aged eight to over 50 years ..... More >>

93. Eastern Bay of Plenty Trades Academy Launched

08 February 2011 1:15pm | Waiariki Institute Of Technology

Waiariki is proud to announce the institute will provide national trades qualifications to the Eastern Bay of Plenty in 2011. The official launch is this Friday, 11 February 2011 commencing at 9.30am at Waiariki's Whakatane Campus, Cutler Cres, Whakatane. ..... More >>

94. 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 >>

95. New Zealand International Students of the Year

04 May 2011 3:29pm | Education New Zealand

Almost 100,000 students come from overseas to study in New Zealand every year, but a few seem to embrace the experience both inside and outside of the classroom with exceptional enthusiasm... More >>

96. TEU Tertiary Update Vol 14 No 17

19 May 2011 10:47am | Association of University Staff

Court rules again: it's time for bargaining to begin TEU has won another significant legal decision against the five polytechnic employers who are refusing to negotiate site based collective agreements. Last month a full bench of the Employment Court ..... More >>

97. The battle of Thurston Place

20 June 2011 11:25am | Quality Public Education Coalition - QPEC

A new school at Bucklands Beach is being built, while many in the the community arm themselves with large meetings, protest marches and possible legal action. What on earth is going on? Liz Gordon reports.... .. More >>

98. Wellington Scoops Adult Learning Awards

27 October 2011 4:44pm | ACE Aotearoa

Two outstanding community education providers from Wellington will receive Dynamic Community Learning Awards at this year's Adult Learners' Week launch to be held at Putiki Marae, Whanganui on November 1. .. More >>

99. Conference to mine Central Otago's golden legacy

09 November 2011 11:44am | Canterbury University

The University of Canterbury will play a leading role in the 150th celebrations of the Central Otago gold rush next year. .. More >>

 

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