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Govt holds up pay equity for part-time teachers

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Equal Pay Amendment Bill risks significantly delaying pay equity for part-time teachers, Nationals Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye says. The transitional provisions of the Bill will put at risk existing pay equity cases that are currently … Read more »

Riding the South Seas to success

Press Release – South Seas Film and TV School

Two recent graduates from the South Seas Film and Television School have been making waves at film festivals around the world. South Seas is a premier training ground for aspiring film makers and television producers, and operates out of Auckland. Read more »

Congratulations to our 2019 New Zealand Scholars

Press Release – Fullbright NZ

Fulbright New Zealand is proud to announce the 2019 New Zealand Scholar Award Grantees. Representing six different universities and research institutions in New Zealand, each scholar will head to the US as early as August 2019 to pursue independent research … Read more »

Labour removing ECE choice from families

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Early Childhood Education may become unaffordable for vulnerable families if the Government pushes ahead with changes to home-based early education providers, Nationals Early Childhood Education Spokesperson Nicola Willis says. Read more »

Bay of Plenty schools and parents helping to prevent cancer

Press Release – Bay of Plenty District Health Board

All Year 8 children can receive free immunisations at participating schools to protect against human papillomavirus (HPV), a common virus that can lead to several types of cancer. Read more »

Home-based early childhood education to move qualified

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Home-based early childhood education to move to become a fully-qualified workforce Read more »

Kiwifruit sector front-foots campaign to find pickers

Press Release – NZKGI

The kiwifruit industry is pulling out all the stops to make sure the 2019 harvest, which starts mid-March, isnt short of workers ensuring that quality Zespri kiwifruit is sent to overseas customers in premium condition. Read more »

The Salvation Army Wheels Out First Ethical Shopping Truck

Press Release – Salvation Army

A new initiative from The Salvation Army aims to reform the damaging effects of problem debt and fringe lending in low socio-economic areas across New Zealand by providing an ethical shopping alternative. Read more »

Doing well on wellbeing

nicola_2018-200x300Nicola Sutton

Chief Executive | English Language Partners New Zealand

Imagine moving to a new country where the language, customs, and expectations radically differ from yours. On top of this, you are young. Maintaining good wellbeing as a newcomer is hard. However, multicultural young people have strong positive characteristics that supports their wellbeing despite the challenges. Read more »

Free Press, 19 February 2019 – The Envy Tax

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

ACTs 2019 AGM, Annual Conference, and relaunch all rolled into one will be on Sunday, 5 May in Auckland. Please save the date more details to come shortly. Read more »

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