Education Headlines

Differences in educational level reflected in voter choice

Press Release – NZ Election Data Consortium

Differences in educational level reflected in voter preferences The Green party has the highest proportion of tertiary educated supporters and NZ First has the least according to an analysis by the Election Data Consortium. The Consortium is made … Read more »

Pacific Island Affairs & NZ Police to work more closely

Press Release – Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

The Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs Chief Executive, Pauline Winter, and The Commissioner of Police, Mike Bush, are this afternoon signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry and the New Zealand Police. Read more »

Gordon Campbell on first time voting (Greens)

Column – Gordon Campbell

For the last two days, Ive turned my column over to a couple of guest columnists who are first time voters. Theyve been asked to explain why they were voting, for whom and what role they thought their parental upbringing had played in shaping … Read more »

Three Internet-Mana Policies Blow the Bribe-O-Meter to Bits

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers Union has received advice that the cost of just three Internet-Mana policies is $17.6 billion – higher than the entire policy packages of the three main political parties combined. Taxpayers Union Executive Director Jordan Williams … Read more »

Proposed closure of VUW Māori business programme

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

The Victoria Business School at Victoria University of Wellington has proposed closing the Mori Business programme, with a likely loss of two Senior Lecturer positions, and significant implications for the school and faculty as a whole. Read more »

Whyte: In 12 months’ time, here is what will matter

Speech – ACT New Zealand

In three days time I will be elected along with a number of ACT MPs. I think the media will be surprised and ask how it happened? Read more »

Positive feedback about new Design and Arts Degree

Press Release – Universal College Of Learning

Work is progressing to realise the Joint Wanganui District Council and UCOL Taskforces plans to reshape and revitalise the polytechnic. Read more »

Championing healthy lives and helping whānau in need

Press Release – The Maori Party

The Mori Party launched its health policy today that builds on the groundbreaking work achieved by the Mori Party since it became part of the Government six years ago. The Mori Party recognises poverty is a major underlying cause of ill health. Read more »

Celebrity Baby Bumps Found to Affect Pre-Natal Attachment

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

Obsessing over celebrity baby bumps can have a negative impact on womens attachment to their babies during pregnancy and after birth, Victoria University of Wellington research has found. Read more »

AUT Opens New Centre to Boost NZ Science And Tech Education

Press Release – AUT University

Improving the entrepreneurial skills of tertiary students is one of the 15 live education projects at the new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Tertiary Education Centre (STEM-TEC) at AUT University. To achieve this, the project is currently establishing … Read more »

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