Education Headlines

Springburn School joins War on Weeds

Press Release – Weedbusters

Armed with saws, secateurs and Subway sandwiches, Springburn School students were a formidable force at Staveley Camp for a pre-Xmas weeding bee. Read more »

UC research influences Government’s microbead ban

Press Release – University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury research has influenced a Government proposal to ban personal care products containing plastic microbeads, announced today. Read more »

Ageing parent care is complex for Chinese migrants

Press Release – Massey University

Government policy changes in New Zealand and China are creating pressures for only child migrants from China who face difficult decisions juggling new lives with cultural expectations to care for ageing parents. Dr Liangni Sally Liu, a lecturer in Massey … Read more »

Learning the art of taonga pūoro

Press Release – University of Waikato

University of Waikato student Te Oko Horoi Totorewa practices his musical technique with the pukaea one of the instruments in the taonga poro collection. Read more »

Waikato in semi-finals of University Challenge

Press Release – University of Waikato

Demonstrating their big brains and wealth of knowledge, the University of Waikato team has made it through to one of the 2016 semi-finals of University Challenge. The team takes on Auckland University in a programme due to air on Prime TV on 21 … Read more »

Incident at Alexandra Primary School

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Following an incident at a school holiday programme at Alexandra Primary School on Thursday 12 January, a 56-year-old Canterbury man has been arrested and charged in regard to an indecent assault on a child. Read more »

Former Rangiora High School Principal Wins

Press Release – Peggy Burrows

Media Release 15 January 2017 Former Rangiora High School Principal Wins Unfair Dismissal Claim Relieved is how dismissed Rangiora High School Principal Peggy Burrows is describing the way she feels about comprehensively winning her unfair … Read more »

McCully rewarded with ingratitude

Press Release – Palestine Human Rights Campaign

Leslie Bravery | Because it has overreached itself, Israel is in a state of fury and its Zionist mouthpieces around the world are in overdrive. Shalom Kiwi’s press release McCully’s explanation reinforces bias, flawed logic cannot, … Read more »

Ruud Kleinpaste to host BOP Young Fruit Grower Gala Dinner

Press Release – New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

Ruud Kleinpaste to entertain and educate BOP horticulturalists BOP Young Fruit Grower competition winners to be announced at Gala Dinner Read more »

New senior appointments at Lincoln University

Press Release – Lincoln University

New senior appointments at Lincoln University Vice-Chancellor Professor Robin Pollard welcomed senior appointments made this week at Lincoln University. He commented that considerable thought had been given to the positions and appointments, including … Read more »

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