Archive for the 'Education' Category

UC students train for Ultimate world champs in London

Press Release – University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury students train for Ultimate world champs in London

April 26, 2015 Read more »

Hillcrest High School dominate art awards

Press Release – Paterson Burn Optometrists

Hillcrest High School dominate art awards

The winners for the 2015 secondary school arts awards have been decided for another year with Hamilton’s Hillcrest High School again dominating prizes. Excellence in Art Competition was created specifically for senior secondary school students in the Waikato, Coromandel and Newmarket in Auckland. Read more »

Enthusiastic Audience Embraces Auckland Graduation

Press Release – PrintNZ

Enthusiastic Audience Embraces Auckland Graduation

Cameras flashed and whoops of support abounded as an enthusiastic crowd of friends, family, colleagues and employers alike lapped up PrintNZ’s Training Graduation Ceremony at Central Auckland’s Heritage Hotel last night [April 22].. Read more »

Returning the Mauri of the Ecosystem to its pre-Rena State

Press Release – Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

Mission Impossible? – Returning the Mauri of the Ecosystem to its pre-Rena State
Tēnā koutou katoa,

This months Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Horizons of Insight Seminar, Read more »

Climate Change Seminar at the University of Auckland

Press Release – University of Auckland

Climate Change Seminar at the University of Auckland

Perspectives on climate change as a global environmental, social, cultural and economic challenge is the subject of a seminar hosted by the University of Auckland next month. Read more »

Research into safety in the NZ sex industry

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Research into safety in the New Zealand sex industry

April 20, 2015

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

New Principal Appointed at Wairoa College

Press Release – Wairoa College

New Principal Appointed at Wairoa College

The Wairoa College Board of Trustees is proud to announce the appointment of Dr Chris Allen to the position of Principal. Read more »

Lizzie Marvelly joins Massey’s latest graduates

Press Release – Massey University

Lizzie Marvelly joins Massey’s latest graduates

Singer-songwriter Lizzy Marvelly will join Massey University’s latest list of graduates when she crosses the stage on Thursday to receive a Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology. Read more »

First for South Island

Press Release – alexanders

First for South Island

9 children and 2 adults are the lucky first pupils starting a programme today (Monday 20th April) that is heralded as a breakthrough for South Islanders with learning challenges. Read more »

NZPI’s “Back to the Future” Conference

Press Release – NZ Planning Institute

Young Planners and Maori Focused Projects Shine at NZPI’s “Back to the Future” Conference

NZPI’s Young Planners and those involved with Maori focused projects were the big winners at the 2015 New Zealand PlanningInstitute (NZPI) Awards, presented in Auckland last night, picking up seven of the 11 awards and a Hamilton based planning consultancy picking up the Supreme Award. Read more »

Inaugural Graduation Ceremony Warmly Received

Press Release – PrintNZ

Inaugural Graduation Ceremony Warmly Received

A positive audience of over 50 people embraced the presentation of 32 medals at PrintNZ’s debut Apprentice Training Graduation Ceremony in Christchurch’s picturesque Cardboard Cathedral last night. Read more »

Charter Schools: The Shroud of Secrecy continues

Press Release – Save Our Schools NZ

Charter Schools: The Shroud of Secrecy continues…

“We have written before about the “Shroud of Secrecy” surrounding NZ’s charter schools. Read more »

Medibank Community Fund Grant Will Help Students

Press Release – Medibank Health Solutions New Zealand

Medibank Community Fund Grant Will Help Students at Auckland Low Decile Schools

Students at 34 low decile schools in the Auckland region will get help to build resilience to cope with difficult life experiences, thanks to a Medibank Community Fund grant. Read more »

Bay Freight Courses Gaining Momentum Throughout the Country

Press Release – Shine pr

Bay Freight Courses Gaining Momentum Throughout the Country

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic is exporting its freight logistics courses into other regions around the country, due to high demand from industry and training providers. Read more »

Tamaiti Whangai Team Graduate with Youth Work Degree

Press Release – Weltec

Tamaiti Whangai Team Graduate with New Zealand’s First Youth Work Degree

David Lomax (Muaūpoko), Hinemoa Priest (Te Ati Awa, Nga Ruahine), and brother and sister Rangi and Susan Luke (Te Ati Awa, Ngati Maniapoto, Nga Ruahine) are today graduating with a Bachelor of Youth Development. Read more »

New Zealand’s First Youth Work Degree

Press Release – Weltec

Students Graduate with New Zealand’s First Youth Work Degree

Youth worker Jessie Hitchcock is among the first cohort of students to complete the ground-breaking new Bachelor of Youth Development at Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec). Read more »

Stop-motion animation KOMANEKO screens in April

Press Release – Massey University

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Stop-motion animation KOMANEKO screens in April

The delightful tale of a curious cat who likes to make stop-motion films is the latest Japanese film to screen at Massey University’s Auckland campus on April 13. Read more »

ITC students accepted into Disney World Cultural Exchange

Press Release – International Travel College

ITC students accepted into Disney World Cultural Exchange Program
When Taryn Brown started studying at the International Travel College (ITC), she had one dream in mind: to participate in the Disney World Cultural Exchange Program. Read more »

AUSA stands in solidarity with Garissa University

Press Release – Auckland University Students Association

Media Release

The Auckland University Student’s Association (AUSA) stands in solidarity with the students and staff of Garissa University. Read more »

Canterbury wins the new University Challenge TV series

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Canterbury wins the new University Challenge TV series
The University of Canterbury yesterday won the new University Challenge television quiz series. Read more »

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