Education Headlines

Questions For Oral Answer October 22

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Deputy Prime Minister: Will he make reducing child poverty a Better Public Service target given the statement in the Speech from the Throne that his Government will continue to have a focus on poverty, especially child … Read more »

Metiria Turei to lead fight on feeding hungry children

Press Release – Green Party

Green Party Co-leader Metiria Turei is urging all political parties to support the Feed the Kids Bill which she inherited today from Mana leader Hone Harawira. Mrs Turei, who leads the Green Partys work on child poverty, will pick up Mr Harawiras … Read more »

Homebrewers Homing in on Hamilton

Press Release – Society Of Beer Advocates

Hundreds of homebrewers from across the country are busy preparing and packaging their bottles in preparation for this years SOBA National Homebrew Competition. Read more »

Combating bullying in New Zealand

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellingtons Accent Learning is rolling out a new bullying prevention programme for schoolsa first for the Southern Hemisphere. The programme originated in Finland and is called KiVa, which means kiusaamista vastaan or … Read more »

Former Waikato Uni student receives top rugby award

Press Release – University of Waikato

University of Waikato alumnus and Waikato Rugby Union player Whetu Douglas received high recognition recently for his outstanding role in rugby. Read more »

Turei: Address in reply speech, 21 October 2014

Speech – Green Party

The other day I had a moment of genuine inspiration while watching The Paul Henry Show. Clearly, this was a unique moment. Paul and I get along, but to tell you the truth the most inspiring thing about his show is usually the urge I get to change … Read more »

Chris Bishop – maiden speech

Speech – New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop maiden speech I move, that a respectful address be presented to His Excellency the Governor-General in reply to His Excellencys speech. Read more »

John’s Job Fairs no fix for unemployment and poverty

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

John Key has clearly been looking to the US for his latest bright idea on dealing with employment issues, says Auckland Action Against Poverty coordinator Sue Bradford. Job fairs where the desperately unemployed queue in their corporate best to compete … Read more »

FMG extends its university scholarship programme

Press Release – FMG

Applications for FMGs agriculture scholarships are now open and will this year include school leavers looking to study ag-based degrees at Waikato University. Read more »

Hunt to uncover New Zealand’s best photographer

Press Release – Sony World Photography Awards

8 October 2014: The Sony World Photography Awards, one of the worlds most prestigious photography competitions, together with Sony Vietnam, today launches a competition to discover New Zelalands best photographer. Read more »

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