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National Maori Tertiary Student Hui

13 August 02

National Maori Tertiary Student Hui

Te Roopu Tautoko of the Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association (ATSA) is running their second national Hui in Whakatàne this month. Te Hui Tauira 2002 is being held to facilitate pro-active discussion on the issue of Maori student retention within Tertiary education and come up with real ways Maori students; Iwi, institutions and government can resolve the problems together.

Te Hui Tauira 2002 22nd to 25th August 2002 Te Whare Wànanga ò Awanuiàrangi ki Whakatàne

"The issue of Maori tertiary student retention is one that ATSA is committed to approaching in a positive and results focused way," said Julie Pettett, President of ATSA. "This Hui is about practical solutions that come from Maori students, the users of the system that is failing them."

For more information about the Hui contact ATSA National Office (04) 939 1417 E-mail info@atsa.org.nz

ENDS

For further comment, contact:

Julie Pettett
ATSA National President
Cell phone 029 939 1417 or (04) 939 1417
The Aotearoa Tertiary Students' Association - Representing University,
Polytechnic and Wananga students

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