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New appointments strengthen Auckland Museum executive team

Press Release – Auckland Museum

Tmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum has taken another step towards realising its ambitious Five-Year Strategy, with the appointment of two key roles to its Executive Team. Read more »

Relief teacher shortage forces drastic measures

Article – RNZ

Rural schools have struggled to find enough relief teachers during the winter flu season with at least one sending students home because of a lack of staff. Read more »

Primary teachers’ union presents sellout offer

Article – Socialist Equality Group

On September 11, the New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI), the primary teachers union, announced it would present a revised pay offer from the Ministry of Education to around 29,000 teachers and principals. Read more »

Massey Emails Show Calculated Suppression of Free Speech

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Massey University Vice-Chancellor Jan Thomas must resign after fresh evidence shows the lengths at which she was willing to go to bar free speech and rational inquiry at the University, says ACT Leader David Seymour. In emails spanning … Read more »

Cigna supports mental health for Kiwi kids

Press Release – CIGNA

Cigna New Zealand has partnered with Life Education Trust to support mental health education in schools. The childrens mental and physical health charity is conducting a new evaluation project to gain a better understanding of the daily challenges faced … Read more »

Maritime NZ marks World Maritime Day

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

Improving maritime safety in the Pacific is in the spotlight at an event being held in Auckland today (19 Sept) to celebrate World Maritime Day. Read more »

Women in science – a celebration of NZ pioneers

Press Release – University of Auckland

Pioneering women scientists who helped pave the way for others are being honoured as part of Womens Suffrage 125 celebrations by having the University of Aucklands science departments and schools named after them for the week. Read more »

Support Workers ratify pay equity settlement for education

Press Release – NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa is pleased to announce on Suffrage Day, the ratification of the pay equity settlement for 329 Education Support Workers who work for the Ministry of Education. Read more »

Teachers to be given a stronger voice with passing of Bill

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Education (Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand) Amendment Bill has passed its final reading today, restoring the voice of teachers on their own professional body, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – September 18

Press Release – Hansard

Question No. 1Finance 1. KIRITAPU ALLAN (Assistant WhipLabour) to the Minister of Finance : What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy? Read more »

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