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1. 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 >>

2. 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 >>

3. 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 >>

4. 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 >>

5. ACG finishes 2014 with fourth educational acquisition

16 December 2014 1:24pm | ACG Schools

ACG has had a phenomenal year of expansion and is ending it on a high by adding two more preschools to their portfolio of 13 schools and tertiary colleges in New Zealand, Indonesia and Vietnam... More >>

6. Tribunal's Maori sovereignty report "re-writing history"

14 November 2014 12:23pm | Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology Professor Paul Moon - who is a Treaty specialist - has criticised the Waitangi Tribunal's Inquiry into issues of Maori sovereignty, which has been released today, claiming it got basic aspects about the Treaty's ..... More >>

7. Girls at Wellington East gear up for the future of IT

15 December 2014 10:12am | Wellington East Girls' College

Connaire McKeefry, a Wellington East Girls' College Year 12 student, is challenging her own stereotype. She is a bright young woman predisposed to studying law or commerce, but after a life changing school trip this year, she is now focussed on a future ..... More >>

8. 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 >>

9. 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 >>

10. Kim Workman awarded 2015 J.D. Stout Fellowship

30 October 2014 10:27am | Victoria University of Wellington

The Victoria University of Wellington 2015 J.D. Stout Fellowship, funded by the Stout Trust, has been awarded to justice reform advocate Kim Workman. Mr Workman (Ngati Kahungungu ki Wairarapa, Rangitaane) is well known for his work on criminal justice, ..... More >>

11. Unique forestry course takes root

17 December 2014 12:03pm | Lincoln University

A unique new Lincoln University forestry course will be delivering cutting-edge training in a Northland school next year. Subject to funding, LincolnFirst Telford, a division of Lincoln University, will run the inaugural course at Kaikohe's Northland College ..... More >>

12. A Memorandum of Understanding to improve student safety

19 December 2014 11:55am | NZ Teachers Council

The New Zealand Teachers Council and the New Zealand School Trustees Association are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. .. More >>

13. Nursing a happy career choice

19 December 2014 4:21pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

When she was a school leaver, becoming a registered nurse wasn't Laura Stone's first choice, but she couldn't be happier now about her career direction. .. More >>

14. 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 >>

15. Metro Names The Best Schools In Auckland

03 July 2010 11:43am | Metro Magazine

The best high schools in Auckland are Marist College in Mt Albert and Macleans College in Botany, according to the annual list just published by Metro magazine. .. More >>

16. 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 >>

17. OUSA Shuttles Take Flight

02 October 2013 10:25am | OUSA

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

18. Glassjar proposal in line for Lightning Lab investment

21 May 2014 10:01am | University of Canterbury

Two University of Canterbury graduates are pitching for significant follow-on funding in the national Lightning Lab Dragon's Den-style competition in Wellington next week to help release their products into global markets and ramp up their growth ..... More >>

19. Making secondary schools great

15 December 2014 10:15am | NZCER

A hard-hitting new book says New Zealand can tackle educational disparity and make our secondary schools great. .. More >>

20. Weta waste part of student's summer job description

18 December 2014 12:15pm | Lincoln University

It might seem Lincoln University student Morgan Shields got the short end of the stick when the Department of Ecology was handing out summer scholar assignments-his involves collecting weta droppings... More >>

21. PNG's 'paradox of plenty' outlined in UN report

19 December 2014 11:28am | Massey University

Transferring massive mining industry profits into improving the health, education and wellbeing of a struggling population is a key challenge for Papua New Guinea, says the author of a new UN report... More >>

22. Statistics New Zealand Maori Scholars Announced

27 February 2001 4:15pm | Statistics New Zealand

Statistics New Zealand is delighted to announce Jamie Pou and Waimatua Morris as the recipients of the 2001 Te Tari Tatau Scholarship. The annual scholarship which is for tertiary study, preferably in mathematics or statistics, is open to all Mäori ..... More >>

23. Chch Teacher Police Submissions Canned

26 March 2001 10:56am | Concerned Teachers

"Parliament's Education and Science Committee has canned hearing submissions in Christchurch on Monday 26th March, canning our democratic right to submit," said Concerned Teachers spokesman Peter Calvert. Mr Calvert said he had been due to present its submission ..... More >>

24. University staff oppose Unitec-AUT merger

11 October 2002 2:04pm | Association of University Staff

The proposed merger of Auckland University of Technology and Unitec, to form a single "university" has been denounced by the Association of University Staff [AUS] for making a mockery of the goals of university education. AUS expects that the Government ..... More >>

25. Correspondence School Prizewinners Announced

17 December 2002 6:34pm | The Correspondence School

The Correspondence School has awarded 65 prizes for academic excellence and outstanding achievement to primary, secondary and adult students, living throughout New Zealand and overseas... More >>

26. Fellow plans study to benefit Northland ecosystems

11 December 2003 9:45am | Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology masters student Steve Pohe has been awarded a Tuapapa Putaiao Maori Fellowship to advance his research into the conservation of marine and freshwater ecosystems in Northland... More >>

27. Former AUT Head To Establish Future Studies Centre

23 March 2004 11:51am | Auckland University of Technology

The retiring Vice-chancellor of the Auckland University of Technology, Dr John Hinchcliff, is launching a new Centre for Future Studies to be backed by Morton Estate Wineries... More >>

28. 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 >>

29. Vote of no confidence at NZ's largest school

02 June 2005 2:10pm | PPTA

Secondary teachers at The Correspondence School say they no longer have confidence in the CEO and the Board of Trustees and are calling on the Board to engage in constructive and meaningful dialogue to restore lost trust... More >>

30. New name, new logo, new CEO

17 October 2005 10:30am | O.S.C.A.R

The National Association for Out of School Care and Recreation (N.A.O.S.C.A.R) an umbrella organization which looks after over 60,000 school aged children, changed its name to The O.S.C.A.R Foundation at the weekend... More >>

31. New Director of Schools Partnership Office

24 February 2006 11:38am | Auckland University

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

32. Chefs swap blackboards for chopping-boards

07 August 2006 10:27am | Hospitality Standards Institute

Budding high school chefs from Northland and Canterbury have shown they are ready to take on New Zealand's culinary profession after being given the opportunity to compete in the upcoming New Zealand Culinary Fare... More >>

33. Call for Immediate Reinstatement of Paul Buchanan

10 August 2007 12:04am | Scott Mansell

Former Masters student of Dr Paul Buchanan, Scott Mansell, is calling for the immediate reinstatement of Dr Paul Buchanan to his position of Senior Lecturer at the University of Auckland. An additional email exchange which took place between Dr Buchanan and ..... More >>

34. Experimental Test Subjects Wanted

20 January 2009 12:49pm | UCOL

UCOL Lecturers are looking for members of the public to become volunteer test subjects in the name of research. .. More >>

35. Air Force Officers Wing In

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

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

36. Dark Dreams: Waikato's and the van Leeuwen thesis

13 July 2009 12:27pm | Nexus

In September last year, the University of Waikato did a strange and dangerous thing. What was strange is that it took the unprecedented step of removing graduate student Roel van Leeuwen's published, marked Master of Arts in Philosophy thesis, which ..... More >>

37. Strike Up The Band

12 October 2009 10:24am | One Tree Hill College

International Day was celebrated on October 1 at One Tree Hill College, Auckland, with a concert by the Royal New Zealand Navy Band. The function was organised by the Rotary Club of Penrose to mark the establishment of the Penrose Business Association. ..... More >>

38. WelTec graduation has the WOW factor

10 February 2010 5:43pm | Wellington institute of Technology

Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) held its annual graduation ceremony at the Michael Fowler Centre on February 4. The event was a star-studded affair with honorary award recipients including creator and head of Weta Workshop, Richard Taylor ..... More >>

39. Young achiever award winner

10 January 2011 3:13pm | NZ Maritime School

North Shore youngster Matthew Archer has been selected as the 2010 CBAFF/Singapore Airlines Cargo PTE Ltd Young Achiever. Takapuna-based Matthew graduated from the New Zealand Maritime School with the Diploma of Shipping and Freight, and joined ..... More >>

40. Father and Daughter Turn a Corner With Their Te Reo

22 March 2011 4:22pm | North Tec

When Warren Gabb of Orewa, a direct descendent of a prominent Maori Chief was presented with the chance to study Te Reo a year ago with daughter Emma, he embraced the challenge. .. More >>

41. Islamic studies now on offer at The University of Auckland

01 November 2011 1:47pm | University of Auckland

A growing interest in Islamic religion and its role in the contemporary world has resulted in The University of Auckland adding a course in Islam to the Bachelor of Theology degree. .. More >>

42. Skiing powder and getting paid for it

07 March 2012 1:53pm | Otago Polytechnic

Following her dream to ski all day and be paid for it, Hayley Robertson is the skiing poster girl of leading snowsports training based in the snow fields of Central Otago, New Zealand. .. More >>

43. Waikato University: Tess Embling Memorial Scholarship

07 March 2012 4:52pm | Waikato University

The University of Waikato has launched a new scholarship in honour of a student who died from cancer in 2010. Faculty of Science and Engineering staff members Fiona Clarkson and Catherine Bryan have created a scholarship to celebrate the life and ..... More >>

44. New Student Allowance Regime Will Hit Architecture Students

25 May 2012 3:33pm | New Zealand Institute of Architects

New Zealand Institute of Architects Media Release 25 May 2012 New Student Allowance Regime Will Hit Architecture Students Hard The new regulations announced in the Budget for tertiary students will hit architecture students very hard says the chief executive ..... More >>

45. Karn is a good sport

03 August 2012 2:07pm | UCOL

Navy Ships diver, joiner, model, barman, factory hand and certified fire sprinkler installer - Karn Waiwai has done them all but now believes he has found his ultimate career path... More >>

46. Wintec's Adult Learners Award Winners

05 September 2012 9:44am | Wintec

Each year Wintec acknowledges Adult Learners' Week, He Tangata Matauranga, by awarding current students with Wintec Adult Learners' Awards worth $1000. .. More >>

47. Bonnie draws praise for her art

05 September 2012 3:59pm | UCOL

Bonnie draws praise for her art Fourth year Wanganui Quay School of the Arts student Bonnie Wroe is continuing to taste success as an artist. .. More >>

48. All Black and unbeatable netball team

04 October 2012 4:04pm | Lincoln University

Media Release 4 October 2012 - for immediate release All Black and unbeatable netball team amongst Lincoln University honours Sporting achievements, outstanding contributions to the cultural life of at Lincoln University, teaching and support excellence and ..... More >>

49. Wellington Hosts Award Ceremony For NZ's Maths Winners

31 October 2012 11:16am | Australian Mathematics Competition

A presentation ceremony will be held for the annual Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC) on Thursday, 1 November at the Parliament Buildings, Wellington. The Hon. Hekia Parata, Minister of Education, will present AMC medals to the New Zealand medallists ..... More >>

50. EIT Fashion Show A Runway Success

15 November 2012 3:24pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT fashion students and their models sashayed down the runway, showcasing a stunning selection of designs at a spectacular event staged at the Hawke's Bay Opera House last night. ( Wednesday, 14 November ) .. More >>

51. Former telco boss John Hanna to lead Network for Learning

22 November 2012 11:32am | Network for Learning

New Zealand's 2,600 schools are another step closer to getting safe and affordable ultra-fast internet with the appointment of a chief executive officer, John Hanna, to lead the organisation tasked with making it happen... More >>

52. Impacts of lowering the drinking age

27 March 2013 1:55pm |  

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