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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 »

WelTec Students Line Up For Culinary Battle

Press Release – Weltec

WelTec Students Line Up For Culinary Battle

Students from the Wellington Institute of Technology’s School of Hospitality are being put through their paces for selection to compete at this year’s Nestlé Toque d’Or competition. Read more »

Prestigious Girdlers’ Scholarship awarded to law student

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Prestigious Girdlers’ Scholarship awarded to multi-talented law student

Eighteen year-old Harrison Fookes from Glendowie has been has been awarded a life changing Girdlers’ scholarship to Cambridge University. Read more »

Researchers helping to reduce traffic jam disruptions

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Canterbury researchers helping to reduce traffic jam disruptions

April 2, 2015

New Zealand motorists are contributing to traffic snarl-ups by responding too late to warnings of approaching congestions, a University of Canterbury transport research expert says. Read more »

Five top doctoral theses honoured

Press Release – University of Auckland

Five top doctoral theses honoured

The Vice-Chancellor’s prize for the five best doctoral theses at the University of Auckland in 2014 has gone to PhD students in the Faculties of Science, Medical and Health Sciences, Education and Engineering. Read more »

University announces new dental school and science buildings

Press Release – University of Otago

University announces new dental school and science buildings

The University of Otago Council has agreed to spend in excess of $200 million on a number of capital projects, including a new Dental School building and a major refurbishment of a Science building on its Dunedin campus. Read more »

Piddly rise slammed by students

Press Release – NZ Union of Students’ Associations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Piddly rise slammed by students

31 March 2015
Media Release: New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations Read more »

Robot ethics expert to visit NZ

Press Release – University of Auckland

Robot ethics expert to visit NZ

The University of Auckland’s Faculty of Engineering will host one of the world’s leading experts on issues associated with the development and potential deployment of military robots at a public seminar this week. Read more »

Creative Technology Students Add Flair to Hutt Arcade

Press Release – Weltec

Creative Technology Students Add Artistic Flair to Hutt Arcade

Media are invited to view the creative art work being installed over the weekend. Read more »

Manukau Institute of Technology appoints wrong councillor

Press Release – Manukau Institute of Technology

Media release
27 March 2015
Tertiary Education Union – Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa

Manukau Institute of Technology appoints wrong councillor Read more »

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