Education Headlines

Māori/Pasifika scholarship recipients named

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Mori/Pasifika scholarship recipients named Education Minister Hekia Parata has today congratulated 30 highly-accomplished Mori and Pasifika student teachers who have been awarded Kupe Scholarships. The prestigious scholarship aims to attract … Read more »

Students tell tertiary sector to respond to industry trends

Press Release – Victoria University Students Association

On Saturday 23 July, Jacinta Gulasekharam, Academic Vice President from Victoria University of Wellington Students Association (VUWSA) outlined why students desire an equitable approach to education at Voices from Tertiary Education, a two-day symposium … Read more »

Free Press 25/7/16

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

David vs Jacinda This week David Seymour takes aim at the teacher unions bullying tactics, and Jacinda Ardern is a pyromaniac in a field of strawmen. The full Sunday Star Column is here . The Labour Party need to show they are capable of criticising … Read more »

Backing the Black Sticks

Press Release – Massey University

Black Sticks captain Simon Child has a big task ahead uniting his team in Rio, in the hope of winning gold. But aside from the teams love of hockey, they also have another bond 14 of the 16-strong team, are current or former Massey University … Read more »

NZ and Australian principals swap schools

Press Release – New Zealand Government

NZ and Australian principals swap schools A Gisborne principal has today become acting principal of an Adelaide school as part of the first-ever South Australia/New Zealand Principal Exchange programme, says Education Minister Hekia Parata. Steve … Read more »

Bayer Central Otago Young Viticulturist of the Year

Press Release – Young Viticulturist of the Year

Congratulations to Mike Winter from Amisfield who became the Bayer Central Otago Young Viticulturist of the Year 2016 on Friday 22 July. This is the third year Winter has taken out the title and he is very determined to take out the National title … Read more »

Half a million smells like pure cronyism

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The National/ACT Governments decision to pump hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars into a new lobby group to advocate for charter schools shows just how much of a failure their ideological experiment has become, Labours Education spokesperson … Read more »

Second round of consultation for new disability strategy

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner is encouraging New Zealanders to give feedback on the first draft of the disability strategy as the second round of public consultation begins. Read more »

Pink Lady Apples launch health challenge

Press Release – New Zealand Pink Lady

Pink Lady Apples launch the 5-Minute Take a Bite for Breast Cancer health challenge Read more »

Spirit of New Zealand voyages lead to resilience

Press Release – University of Otago

New University of Otago research shows that teenagers who go on a Spirit of New Zealand sea voyage display significant long-term increases in psychological resilience driven by their feeling of being accepted by members of their group. Read more »

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