Education Headlines

Shanna Hickling is NZ’s Young Horticulturist of the Year

Press Release – Young Horticulturist Of The Year

Shanna Hickling tonight became only the third woman in 13 years to win horticultures top Young Horticulturalist of the Year Award 2017. Read more »

Ag Diploma hits industry sweetspot

Press Release – Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre

Taratahi is broadening its programme base and offering the highly regarded Massey Diploma in Agriculture at its residential campuses in the Wairarapa and at Telford in South Otago and the Central North Island Dairy Academy at Reporoa in 2018. Read more »

Taika’s challenge to Kiwis wins award

Press Release – Race Relations Commissioner

New Zealands first nationwide anti-racism campaign Give Nothing to Racism has won top honours at the Asia-Pacific Communications Awards taking out the supreme award for the best communications campaign by an NGO, association or institution. … Read more »

Pharmaco sole supply for blood glucose meters and strips

Press Release – Pharmaco

Pharmaco (NZ) Ltd awarded sole supply for blood glucose meters and strips for the second time Read more »

IHC encouraged by Minister’s commitment

Press Release – IHC New Zealand

IHC is encouraged by the Minister for Disability Issues, Hon Carmel Sepulonis resolve to lift people with disabilities out of poverty. Read more »

Training future drivers with electric hybrids

Press Release – Toyota New Zealand

Toyota New Zealand is providing the Manfeild based National Driver Training Centre with three Toyota Prius plug-in electric hybrids (PHVs) for use in their driver training programme. Read more »

Pharmaco awarded sole supply for blood glucose meters

Press Release – Pharmaco

Auckland, 16th November 2017 – Kiwi healthcare specialist Pharmaco (NZ) Limited has been awarded the New Zealand sole supplier agreement for blood glucose meters and strips by PHARMAC following a public consultation in July and August this year. Read more »

Chief Ombudsman issues opinion on seclusion complaint

Press Release – Office of the Ombudsman

Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has released his Final Opinion on the seclusion of an autistic child at Ruru Specialist School, saying the child and his family were let down by the school and the Ministry of Education. Read more »

Ombudsman emphasises importance of monitoring seclusion

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

Ombudsmans Final Opinion emphasises importance of monitoring best practice delivery 16 November 2017: A Final Opinion released by the Ombudsman has emphasised again the need for regular monitoring of schools when it comes to the use of seclusion, … Read more »

Celebrating Women Philosophers on World Philosophy Day

Press Release – Massey University

The clichd image of a philosopher is a mature white man, bearded and bald, chin cupped in hand. Statistics confirm male dominance in the field more than 2400 years after Socrates founded Western philosophy, but Massey University is bucking the trend … Read more »

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