Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | Video | Questions Of the Day | Search


MP for Ōhāriu congratulates Newlands College NCEA success

27 April 2017

MP for Ōhāriu congratulates Newlands College NCEA success - Dunne

Member of Parliament for Ōhāriu, Hon Peter Dunne has congratulated Newlands College on being recognised for their outstanding success in delivering high results for NCEA students at their school.

"I am delighted that Newlands College has been recognised as a school that has increased its overall achievement for students across the board by over 10 percentage points in NCEA over the 2014-2016 period.

“This new information highlights the extremely high quality of education at Newlands College,” said Mr Dunne.

The success of Newlands College will be commemorated in a poster issued by the Ministry of Education alongside other high performing schools across New Zealand.

“The level of achievement at Newlands College for students is a testament to the hard work of the school community, their hard work ensures that all students receive the highest possible quality education”

“I am delighted to see such high levels of achievement within Ōhāriu, Newlands scoring above the national average truly shows our ongoing commitment to schooling excellence”

“I was also particularly pleased to hear that Newland College scored above the national average and had seen large improvements for “priority” students, this is further testament to the care given by the Newlands College team towards our local community.

"I will proudly be hanging these posters in my electorate offices in Tawa and Johnsonville," Mr Dunne concluded.


© Scoop Media

Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On Our Unreal Optimism About The Economic Impact Of Coronavirus

At this week’s Chinese New Year celebrations, PM Jacinda Ardern was resolutely upbeat that business with China would soon bounce back to normal – better than ever, even - once the coronavirus epidemic has been brought under control. To Ardern, the adversity has only accentuated just how close we are to Beijing Nothing wrong with being upbeat, if it can calm the nerves and turn business sentiment into a self-fulfilling prophecy. The problems begin when the optimism detaches itself from reality. What has been very odd so far about the coronavirus episode is that global share markets – normally spooked by mere sneezes or sniffles in the world’s major economies - have continued to be fairly positive, even as the epidemic has unfolded... More>>

First Published on Werewolf here


Gordon Campbell: On The Political Donations Scandals
Even paranoids have real enemies. While there has been something delusionary about the way New Zealand First has been living in denial about its donations scandal, one can sympathise with its indignation about Paula Bennett and Simon Bridges being among its chief accusers. More>>


UN Expert: NZ Housing Crisis Requires Bold Human Rights Response

This is a press statement from UN Special Rapporteur on the right to housing at the end of her 10-day visit to New Zealand. The Government of New Zealand has recognized that the country is facing a housing crisis, said Leilani Farha, UN Special Rapporteur ... More>>


2020 And Beyond: National’s Economic Plan

National Leader Simon Bridges has today outlined National’s economic plan heading into election 2020. “National understands the economy and how it impacts on New Zealanders day to day lives... More>>


Abortion Legislation Committee: Abortion Bill Report Presented To The House

The Abortion Legislation Committee has presented its report on the Abortion Legislation Bill to the House. A copy of the report is available here. The bill seeks to have abortion services provided like other health services... More>>


Auditor-General's Report : Water Management

The Auditor-General’s report Reflecting on our work about water management was presented to the House of Representatives today. Over the last two years we have been looking at how well public organisations are carrying out their water management ... More>>






InfoPages News Channels