Education Headlines

Transformation Taita wins LGNZ EXCELLENCE Award

Press Release – Hutt City Council

Hutt City Councils project to transform the lives of young people in the high-deprivation suburb of Taita was recognised at the Local Government New Zealand EXCELLENCE Awards gala dinner last night. Read more »

EIT Students to Spend Semester Overseas

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT continues to grow its international student exchange programme, with two students heading to Germany next month. Read more »

Primary industries need young leader competitions

Press Release – Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

PRESS RELEASE Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust 25 July 2017 Primary industries need young leader competitions to help survive future threats Call for more companies, media and leaders to get behind competitions like Young Horticulturist … Read more »

UC Connect public lecture: Marketing mental wellbeing in NZ

Press Release – University of Canterbury

New Zealand regularly excels in two paradoxical international ratings. We are often seen as one of the happiest countries on Earth, but we are also seen as a country that suffers deeply from poor mental health. Read more »

Labour concedes the charter school debate

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Labours opposition to charter schools was once strident. In fact, just last year Chris Hipkins had his bill to abolish the schools drawn, and said This bill, which we hope will be agreed to and passed, will absolutely get rid of charter schools … Read more »

Community Groups Receive Funding From The Southern Trust

Press Release – The Southern Trust

Bay of Plenty community groups have received $199,011 in funding from The Southern Trust over the first six months of this year. Read more »

Nuclear free NZ – poster exhibition

Press Release – Joint Press Release

The Nuclear Free New Zealand Peacemaker poster exhibition celebrates 30 years of a nuclear free New Zealand in collaboration with the Sustainable Architecture Student Project. The exhibition is being hosted by the Victoria University of Wellington … Read more »

Sweet Rebellion: campaign for a sugar-sweetened beverage tax

Press Release – Sweet Rebellion

Sweet Rebellion: a campaign for a sugar-sweetened beverage tax in New Zealand Dr. Tiffany Parmenter, BSc(hons), PhD on behalf of Sweet Rebellion. Recently, as part of our undergraduate medical training, we undertook a project aiming to devise strategies … Read more »

Battle of Passchendaele competition winners announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Nikki Kaye Minister of Education Hon Maggie Barry Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage 25 July 2017 Media Statement Battle of Passchendaele competition winners announced Read more »

Academic Quality Agency & NZUSA Memorandum of Understanding

Press Release – Academic Quality Agency for NZ Universities

After working together for several years, the Academic Quality Agency for New Zealand Universities (AQA) and the New Zealand Union of Students Associations (NZUSA) have agreed a formal partnership to enhance student voice and the engagement of students … Read more »

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