Education Headlines

New Zealanders march for solutions not pollution

Press Release – People’s Climate March

Ahead of the UN Climate Summit in Paris more than 15,000 New Zealanders have taken part in the Peoples Climate march in Auckland this morning, kicking off what will be the largest climate mobilisation the world has ever seen. Early reports from Wellington … Read more »

New visa will help attract international students

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Universities have today thanked government for listening to recommendations and introducing a new student visa to make New Zealand more competitive for retaining and attracting top international students. The Pathway Student Visa will give international … Read more »

Triple graduation celebrations for PhD graduate

Press Release – Massey University

For some the thought of studying for 15 years would be a nightmare, but for Carole Fernandez the journey has been one she will never forget. Read more »

Drama of WWI exemption hearings revealed

Press Release – Massey University

New Zealand men conscripted to fight in World War I were less likely to seek exemptions than their British counterparts, according to new research by a Massey University historian. Read more »

Turakina closure a mistake

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Ministry of Education has failed Maori by allowing years of debt to rack up then closing the iconic Turakina Maori Girls College at Christmas, says Labours Te Tai Hauauru MP Adrian Rurawhe. The timing has been completely inconsiderate … Read more »

Science Deadline: climate talks, NZ household emissions

Column – Science Media Centre

SMC Science Deadline: COP21 climate talks, NZ’s households emissions and AusSMC turns 10 Issue 354, 27 Nov 2015 In this issue: Top news from the Science Media Centre’s news sharing platform. Anti-fat attitudes shaped early in life Voluntary … Read more »

Resilient Regions For A Resilient New Zealand

Speech – New Zealand First Party

It is a pleasure to be here in Invercargill at the Working Mens Club, scene of the 2011 election campaign leak of the teapot tapes contents. You were first to know then, you are going to be first to know now. Read more »

Collaborative EnhanceR2P research project secures funding

Press Release – Open Polytechnic

Researchers led by Open Polytechnics Neil Ballantyne have secured Ako Aotearoa funding for a collaborative sector-wide project into social workers readiness to practise in the field. Read more »

Doctors and physicians to march for a healthier future

Press Release – Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Physicians from across Australia and New Zealand will participate in this weekends Peoples Climate March as part the Doctors for Climate Action campaign coordinated by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). The Doctors for Climate Action … Read more »

Smallest schools and communities have biggest hearts

Press Release – LifePod

New Zealands low decile and smallest schools have been among the most generous when it comes to helping to save lives, as they fundraise to support Mondiale LifePod infant incubators. Read more »

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