Archive for the 'Education' Category

Students win NZ’s supreme cooking award

Press Release – Otago Polytechnic

Press Release from Central

Otago Polytechnic

21 August 2014

Otago Polytechnic Central students win NZ’s supreme cooking award Read more »

Taste buds tingle at youth burger competition

Press Release – Auckland Council

Media release
21 August 2014
Taste buds tingle at youth burger competition
Forget Masterchef and My Kitchen Rules – when it comes to culinary creativity Manurewa High School is where the action is. Read more »

Researcher explores end-of-life care for Māori

Press Release – Massey University

Thursday, August 21, 2014
Researcher explores end-of-life care for Māori

Attitudes to death and dying have a cultural dimension, so how well does end-of-life and palliative care encompass Māori culture, spiritual beliefs and traditions? Read more »

Medals for Hospitality Students at Top Culinary Competition

Press Release – Wellington Institute of Technology

19 August 2014

Medals for Wellington Institute of Technology Hospitality Students at Top Culinary Competition Read more »

EIT Team Scores Medals in Top Culinary Competition

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT TEAM SCORES MEDALS IN TOP CULINARY COMPETITION

19 August 2014

A team of EIT hospitality students has won a cache of medals in the Nestlé Toque d’Or competition in Auckland. Read more »

Rock Star Researchers at Selwyn-HOPE Knowledge Exchange

Press Release – Selwyn Foundation

19 August 2014

Rock Star Researchers and Robots at Selwyn-HOPE Knowledge Exchange

The nation’s rock star researchers into Ageing and Gerontology, and a robot or two, will come together 29-30 August at the first ever HOPE-Selwyn Knowledge Exchange. Read more »

Scholarship to study the benefits of dance on dementia

Press Release – University of Auckland

Scholarship to study the benefits of dance on dementia

A desire to bridge the divide between science and the arts and help the community has won a student a $5,000 scholarship. Carlene Newall, from the University of Auckland, has been awarded the inaugural Gavin and Susan Walker Postgraduate Scholarship in Dance Studies, and will investigate the benefits of dance on people affected by dementia. Read more »

Scholarship awarded to Elam and Māori Studies student

Press Release – University of Auckland

Scholarship awarded to Elam and Māori Studies student to research tapa
A young woman with a passion for Māori taonga has been awarded the inaugural Sir Hugh Kawharu Scholarship at Auckland Museum to research the production practises and uses of tapa cloth in Aotearoa. Read more »

Trust Ownership and the Future of News

Press Release – University of Auckland

Trust Ownership and the Future of News

A new book by University of Auckland Honorary Academic Dr Gavin Ellis debates how the public would be better served by media if some news organisations were run as trusts instead of being owned by large corporations expected to make a profit. Read more »

Top NZ Secondary Schools to take part in Head of the Waikato

Press Release – Gallagher Great Race

For Immediate Release

18 August 2014

Hamilton, NZ

Top New Zealand Secondary Schools to take part in the Gallagher Great Race’s Head of the Waikato Competition Read more »

Open Letter to the Vice Chancellor

Press Release – Reclaim UoA

PRESS RELEASE: Reclaim UoA

Open Letter to the Vice Chancellor of the University of Auckland regarding the Faculty Administrative Review Read more »

Students Prepare for Competition

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

Media Release

STUDENTS PREPARE FOR COMPETITION

14 August 2014

EIT hospitality students are sharpening their knives as they prepare to do battle in a live kitchen and restaurant cook-off in Auckland next week. Read more »

Children’s magazines promoting unhealthy food

Press Release – University of Auckland

Children’s magazines promoting unhealthy food
Media Release
University of Auckland
13 August 2014 Read more »

Sunflowers to inspire a love of gardening

Press Release – Purple Sherbert

MEDIA RELEASE

Sunflowers to inspire a love of gardening

14th August 2014

There will be smiles as big sunflowers from local kindergarten children across the country as the 2014 Daltons Sunflowers in Kindergartens project kicks off on the 18th August 2014. Read more »

Social equity vital to education: new director

Press Release – Massey University

August 14, 2014

Social equity vital to education: new director

Championing social justice and challenging inequailty are values that Massey’s newly-appointed Institute of Education director is keen to see continued by a new generation of researchers. Read more »

QPEC Release: Charter school loses 10% of roll

Press Release – Quality Public Education Coalition – QPEC

QPEC Release: Charter school loses 10% of roll

Wednesday 13 August 2014

“The new military charter school on Auckland’s North Shore has lost 10% of its students since opening in February this year, figures released by the Ministry of Education show. Read more »

Whitireia consistently a top achiever

Press Release – Whitireia

For immediate release

Whitireia consistently a top achiever

A report released today by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) shows Whitireia is among New Zealand’s top performing polytechnics. Read more »

UC reopens remediated and renamed Registry building

Press Release – University of Canterbury

UC reopens remediated and renamed Registry building

UC staff are moving back into the fully-remediated Registry building, which has been renamed Matariki. Read more »

Media Design School receives significant software donation

Press Release – Media Design School

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Design School receives significant software donation

11th August 2014

A partnership between Auckland’s Media Design School and FXGear, a South Korean software development company that specialises in creating software for the Visual Effects (VFX) and 3D Animation industry, will enable Media Design School students to have access to some of the world’s most advanced VFX software. Read more »

Chance of a lifetime for WW 1 history buffs

Press Release – Massey University

August 11, 2014

Chance of a lifetime for WW 1 history buffs

A gathering of some of the world’s most reputed First World War specialists at Massey’s Wellington campus this month is the chance of a lifetime for New Zealanders of all ages with an interest in war history. Read more »

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