Education Headlines

Exhibition commemorates Mt Albert’s WWI connection

Press Release – Heritage New Zealand

Alberton, the Heritage New Zealand property in Mt Albert, will host a World War I exhibition with a difference as part of the Auckland Heritage Festival. Read more »

Minister launches Tongan Language Week

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Pacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today launched Tongan Language Week at the Tongan Methodist Church in Otahuhu, Auckland. Read more »

Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Whangaroa

Press Release – Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Whangaroa whanau

The existing kura whanau whose children have remained enrolled in the Kura Kaupapa o Whangaroa during the debacle caused by disaffected parents, are concerned that both the Ministry of Education and the media are confusing the real issues in relation … Read more »

Poverty is falling and income inequality is not rising

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

A Roy Morgan poll shows that the issue people are most concerned about is income inequality. This just goes to show how the persistent repetition of a lie bewilders the public. Income inequality is not in fact rising. And the child poverty rate has … Read more »

Unique Ukulele Building Workshop on Offer in Auckland

Press Release – Goldbeard Guitars

Local guitar and ukulele making business GOLDBEARD GUITARS has teamed up with Rutherford Colleges CEC (Community Education Centre) to offer a unique one week workshop in ukulele making next month (6th 12th Oct). Read more »

Wellington’s local heroes up for accolades

Press Release – Wellington Airport Community Awards

Quick-thinking teenagers, brave first-aiders, resolute pedestrian advocates and a very special 6-year-old are just a few of the remarkable Wellingtonians who will be honoured for going above-and-beyond to help keep their fellow Capital residents … Read more »

PhD candidate Jack Pronger awarded Top Achiever Scholarship

Press Release – Waikato University

Jack Pronger is one of two first-year PhD candidates to be awarded a 2014 Top Achiever Doctoral Scholarship from the University of Waikato. The scholarship adds a one-off payment of $5000 to Jacks Doctoral Scholarship from Waikato. His primary funding … Read more »

Executive receives prestigious University of Waikato award

Press Release – Waikato University

Waikato-Tainui Chief Executive Parekawhia McLean will be recognised for her impact in public policy and the public sector with a University of Waikato Distinguished Alumni Award later this month. Read more »

A Dunedin Bus Returns to Service

Press Release – Otago Heritage Bus Society

For over a decade former DCT #174 lay derelict in a paddock in South Canterbury as an aborted campervan conversion. In 2011 the Society approached the former owners about obtaining the vehicle (along with sister vehicle DCT #170) for restoration. Read more »

Fertiliser Company Helps Boost Rural School Resources

Press Release – ATTN

Rural primary schools throughout the country have been given a welcome boost to resources, thanks to the support of local farmers and fertiliser company, Hatuma Dicalcic Phosphate Ltd. Read more »

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