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Australian And New Zealand Universities’ Continued Investment In Fundraising Reaps High Returns

Press Release – Council for Advancement and Support of Education

Australian and New Zealand Universities Continued Investment in Fundraising Reaps High Returns on Philanthropic Giving in 2019 Total New Funds Secured Grew From 2018 to 2019, With Median Value AUD8.3 Million AUSTRALIA The Council for Advancement … Read more »

Ministry Of Education To Teach NZ History But Appears To Ignore Its Own Built Heritage

Press Release – Southern Heritage Trust

The Southern Heritage Trust is urgently requesting further discussion among the Dunedin community and the Ministry of Education over the possible demolition of a nationally-important symbol of the story of state education in Aotearoa New Zealand. … Read more »

How Will The New World Look Under Covid-19? More Equal? Dystopian?

Article – Nathan Hoturoa Gray

“Neo-liberalism is a theory of governance without governing. Four decades in, this is precisely what the USA has. Outside of major American cities, and increasingly inside them, the country is falling apart. The capitalist view of employment is to … Read more »

UC Inventors Win Big At NZ’s First HealthTech Innovation Challenge

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Several University of Canterbury (UC) innovators and their health technology solutions are among the inaugural winners of the first HealthTech Supernode Challenge , a national innovation challenge, announced at an awards ceremony in Christchurch last night. … Read more »

Hope For The Niuean Language In Aotearoa

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

Learning the Niuean language along with the culture embedded within it can bring identity and self-esteem to schoolchildren of Niuean decent, helping them to achieve their potential. This is one of the findings of language advocate Rosa Kalauni in … Read more »

‘Different Crowd’ Expected At Lake Dunstan Campsites

Press Release – LINZ

Lake Dunstan campsites are expected to be busy this summer as more Kiwis holiday locally due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Last season (between October 2019 and April 2020), about 60,000 vehicles passed through Land Information New Zealands (LINZ) … Read more »

More Evidence Of Skills Shortage In Labour’s Cabinet

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Speculation that Phil Twyford will have responsibility for light rail taken off him is yet more evidence of a skills shortage within the Labour Party, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Twyford failed to deliver KiwiBuild and it was given … Read more »

SIT’s Annual Free Pet Health Clinic A Runaway Success

Press Release – Southern Institute Of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) Veterinary Nursing students have been run off their feet by hundreds of furry paws this week, in the Free Annual Pet Health Clinic, with significantly more animals seen this year. At least 150 more pets than … Read more »

Healthcare-Centric Rostering Service Wins Velocity $100k Challenge

Press Release – University of Auckland

A software platform designed to produce the perfect hospital staffing roster won the 2020 Velocity $100k Challenge at the University of Auckland Business School last night. Created by students and alumni from the University of Auckland, RosterLab, … Read more »

600 Million Children Miss Out On Desperately Needed Support During Covid-19

Press Release – Save the Children New Zealand

Save the Children NZ calls on new government to extend Best Start payments in light of global research as more families feel impact of COVID-19 A new report released by Save the Children is recommending governments commit to and implement universal … Read more »

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