Education Policy | Post Primary | Preschool | Primary | Tertiary | Search

 

A Taonga from Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu

MEDIA RELEASE

October 4 2006

A Taonga from the late Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu

Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) launched the Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu Nursing Scholarship in loving memory of Dame Te Atairangikaahu.

Hera White, Wintec Pouārahi – Māori (Director – Māori) said the scholarship was first announced in March this year when Wintec bestowed its highest honour, a Fellowship, on Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu at Turangawaewae Marae.

The scholarship will enable a Tainui student to undertake a three-year nursing degree with fees being paid by Wintec for the three years. In each of the years following, a new scholarship will be offered.

Ms White said the launch of the scholarship was postponed during the ill health and recent death of Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu. She said consultation with and approval by family members meant that the $5,000 per year scholarship could be offered for the first time now for entry next year.

The three year scholarship allows the recipient to undertake full time study in Bachelor of Nursing (Direct Entry), Bachelor of Nursing (Registered Nursing), Bachelor of Midwifery, Postgraduate of Diploma in Nursing or a Post-Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Māori Mental Health).

Scholarship applications are available before February 9 2007 from Wintec www.wintec.ac.nz or 0800-2-Wintec

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
Legendary Bassist David Friesen Plays Wellington’s Newest Jazz Venue

Friesen is touring New Zealand to promote his latest album Another Time, Another Place, recorded live at Auckland's Creative Jazz Club in 2015. More>>

Howard Davis Review: The Father - Descending Into The Depths of Dementia

Florian Zeller's dazzling drama The Father explores the effects of a deeply unsettling illness that affects 62,000 Kiwis, a number expected to grow to 102,000 by 2030. More>>


Howard Davis Review: Blade Runner Redivivus

When Ridley Scott's innovative, neo-noir, sci-fi flick Blade Runner was originally released in 1982, at a cost of over $45 million, it was a commercial bomb. More>>

14-21 October: New Zealand Improv Festival In Wellington

Imagined curses, Shibuya’s traffic, the apocalypse, and motherhood have little in common, but all these and more serve as inspiration for the eclectic improvised offerings coming to BATS Theatre this October for the annual New Zealand Improv Festival. More>>

ALSO:

Bird Of The Year Off To A Flying Start

The competition asks New Zealanders to vote for their favourite bird in the hopes of raising awareness of the threats they face. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books:
Jenny Abrahamson's John & Charles Enys: Castle Hill Runholders, 1864-1891

This volume will be of interest to a range of readers interested in the South Island high country, New Zealand’s natural environment, and the history of science. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION