Education Headlines

Dunedin YOUTH VOTE 2015

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 22 May 2015) Dunedins high school students are being called on to cast their votes and decide how the interior design of the Moana Pool foyer should look as part of a youth initiative. Read more »

In Focus: 22 May 2015 – Budget specia

Column – Jo Goodhew

Yesterday the Minister of Finance, Hon Bill English, delivered his 7th Budget to the Parliament. Read more »

Whitireia journalism programme manager wins major award

Press Release – Whitireia

Whitireia journalism programme manager Bernie Whelan was recently awarded best presentation at the 2015 World Conference on Media & Mass Communication in Beijing, China. Read more »

ASG Welcomes Education Funding for Children in Budget

Press Release – ASG Scholarships Group

22 May 2015 ASG Welcomes Education Funding for Children in New Zealand Budget ASG is pleased with the New Zealand governments commitment to education spending in the 2015 budget. ASG CEO John Velegrinis says the education spending commitments … Read more »

Joining together to get ahead of bullying

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

Releasing the updated 2015 Bullying Prevention Guidelines on Pink Shirt Day at Silverstream School, Chief Human Rights Commissioner, Mr David Rutherford said he is confident that the drive to stop bullying across New Zealand schools is really gaining ground. Read more »

Budget delivers small change not real change for children

Press Release – UNICEF NZ

Budget delivers small change but not real change for children UNICEF NZ says the Budget did not deliver the comprehensive package promised by Government but the small increase in benefit rates is an important acknowledgement of the importance of incomes … Read more »

ORC running water quality drop-in sessions

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

May 22, 2015 ORC running water quality drop-in sessions The Otago Regional Council is holding a series of drop-in sessions throughout the region to give land managers an opportunity to discuss new water quality provisions in the Otago Water Plan and … Read more »

Conservation funding cuts a sad way to mark biodiversity day

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party is disappointed that Budget 2015 continues Government cuts to conservation spending, increasing the risks to our native species. The Department of Conservations operational funding has been cut by $8.7million down from a budgeted $352million … Read more »

Updated Bullying Prevention Guide welcomed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata has welcomed the update of a successful anti-bullying guide, which incorporates suggestions from schools and boards of trustees. The 2015 edition of Bullying prevention and response: A guide for schools will help schools … Read more »

New Zealand Singer Wins Major International Scholarship

Press Release – Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation

New Zealand Bass-Baritone James Ioelu is the inaugural winner of the Victoria League Scholarship in Singing which carries 12-months accommodation at the Victoria Leagues London base. The scholarship is sponsored by the Victoria League in Auckland in association … Read more »

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