Education Headlines

TEU: we’re ready to protect you from new employment law

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

You have probably heard the news that the government passed new employment law yesterday. This law removes significant worker rights and makes it harder for us as union members to stand up for fair pay and working conditions. Read more »

Search for Beryllium partner wins 3MT Competition

Press Release – University of Waikato

The 10 finalists were cool, calm and collected as they took to the stage to give their presentations at the Three Minute Thesis competition. Each of the University of Waikato PhD students had three minutes and a static Power Point slide in which … Read more »

New Accounting and Audit Law Set to Benefit Business

Press Release – CPA Australia

Global accounting body CPA Australia says changes to financial markets and reporting laws, which passed their third reading in Parliament today, will benefit New Zealand businesses by enhancing competition and delivering greater efficiencies in the accounting … Read more »

Open Polytechnic Head of School on YMCA national board

Press Release – Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnics Head of School of Commerce and Enterprise, Linda Weterman, has been appointed to the national board of the YMCA New Zealand. Linda, who will fit her board membership around her management role at Open Polytechnic, says she is … Read more »

Petrel protection plan part of project

Press Release – Lincoln University

Asking why the Westland Black Petrel crossed the road may sound like a bad joke but it is a serious business for the bird and a Lincoln University researcher. The birds only breeding ground in the world is on the other side, so it is probably a bit keener … Read more »

Shanghai tale wins Asia NZ Foundation story competition

Press Release – Asianz

Shanghai tale wins Asia New Zealand Foundation short story competition Auckland writer Heidi North-Bailey has won the Asia New Zealand Foundations 20th Anniversary short story competition with a love story set in Shanghai. North-Baileys story … Read more »

Wellington institutions look to enhance digital economy

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Three Wellington tertiary providers are working with industry to develop a joint Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Graduate School that addresses the specific needs of the region. Earlier this year the Government announced it was investing … Read more »

Gender equality information increase

Press Release – National Council of Women of NZ

The National Council of Women of New Zealand is starting a monthly e-newsletter and has added sections to its website to meet the growing demand for information and support around gender equality. Read more »

Snake Robot to the rescue

Press Release – University of Waikato

University of Waikato Master of Engineering (ME) student Pinwei Jin has designed and built a remote control robotic snake, which he hopes will be used in the future for rescue operations. Read more »

Exercise Wisdom Tooth Boosts Oral Health in Far North

Press Release – Northland DHB

They came and, like knights in shining armour, boosted the oral health of almost 750 high-need Far North residents, before leaving again two weeks later. In partnership with the Northland DHB oral health service, a team of New Zealand Defense Force (NZDF) … Read more »

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