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Archive for February, 2018

Extra $8.5 million pumped into Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government will pay an additional $8.5 million to troubled Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) so it can continue to operate over the coming year, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today. Read more »

Thirteen top Pacific Students win STEM Scholarships

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Minister for Pacific Peoples, Hon Aupito William Sio has awarded thirteen top Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) scholarships to students of Pacific descent from all across New Zealand. Read more »

Time to get serious about drivers of mental health issues

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Time to get serious about drivers of mental health issues Hon Dr David Clark Health Read more »

Minister of Justice seeks review of abortion laws

Press Release – Right To Life

Minister of Justice seeks review of abortion laws to make killing of unborn a health service Media Release 28 February 2018 Read more »

10-year plan seeks to deliver on Wellington’s housing vision

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councils 10-year plan sets out a clear road map to deliver on our vision for all Wellingtonians to have a safe, dry, warm homes, says Mayor Justin Lester. Read more »

Poll finds 75% want independent analysis on TPPA-11

Press Release – ActionStation

Poll finds 75% of New Zealanders want independent analysis on TPPA-11 before its signed Media release: ActionStation Read more »

2018 ASB Polyfest Officially Launched Last Night

Press Release – ASB Polyfest

The launch event commenced with the Mihi Whakatau and performances from one of the Kura Mutua (Maori stages host school ) James Cook High School and ended with a taualuga (traditional dance to end formalities) led by Hon. Minister Carmel … Read more »

The Blind sector applauds progress of the Marrakesh Treaty

Press Release – Blind Foundation

The Blind sector applauds New Zealand governments progress of the Marrakesh Treaty 28 February 2018 On behalf of the blindness community, the Blind Foundation and Blind Citizens NZ would like to congratulate the New Zealand government on their progress … Read more »

iQualify LMS achieves IMS certification in open badges

Press Release – iQualify

As part of their commitment to recognising learner achievement, iQualify, a leading New Zealand-based digital learning management system (LMS), have achieved IMS Global Learning Consortium certification for the new Open Badges 2.0 standard. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Feb 28

Press Release – Hansard

Question No. 1Prime Minister 1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister : Does she stand by her statement, “We have a high standard of expectation for our Ministers”, and does she believe her Government is adhering … Read more »

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