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School boards of trustees cost-effective and under-valued

Press Release – NZSTA

School boards of trustees have been the most cost-effective part of the education system for the past 30 years, says the New Zealand School Trustees Association. Read more »

Mediation proves a productive step

Press Release – PPTA

PPTA and the Ministry of Education met yesterday for mediated bargaining talks about their collective agreement negotiations. Read more »

Economic snapshot shows buoyant Hawke’s Bay economy

Press Release – Business Hawke’s Bay

Economic snapshot shows buoyant Hawkes Bay economy Outperforms national economy on some measures Napier, 14 December 2018 Solid provisional GDP, increased value of pip fruit exports, a buoyant primary sector supporting strong consumer spending, … Read more »

Permit Granted for Lime Scooters in the Hutt Valley

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt Councils have issued a permit to allow e-scooters to operate in locations across the Hutt Valley. Read more »

Viva Scoop 3.0! Rounding Up 2018 and Looking Ahead

Article – Joseph Cederwall

2018 has been quite a year for Scoop. We are so thrilled to have successfully met the funding target for the first stage of the Scoop 3.0 plan raising $36,000. This means we can now proceed with the planning phase for the delivery of this bold … Read more »

Tomorrow’s Schools

Press Release – New Zealand Principals’ Federation

Tomorrow’s Schools Last Friday, the much anticipated Tomorrow’s Schools final report was released by the Task Force. Most in our sector welcomed the report which signals some major changes. These changes are outlined under eight key issues in the Report … Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Dec 13

Press Release – Hansard

1. Dr DUNCAN WEBB (LabourChristchurch Central) to the Minister of Finance : What are the priorities for Budget 2019? Read more »

Fiscal strategy sees households struggling

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

New Zealand households are struggling to get ahead, based on the latest fiscal and economic projections, making a mockery of the Coalitions claims to be a transformational Government, Nationals Finance spokesperson Amy Adams says. Read more »

Govt eyes $17.7B more tax as economy slows

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government plans to squeeze an extra $17.7 billion in tax out of ordinary New Zealanders in the next four years even as the economy slows, meaning it will take a bigger bite out of our national pie, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says. Read more »

New Zealand’s First Cyber Prep Academy

Press Release – Unitec

Auckland, 12 December 2018 Unitec Institute of Technology, in partnership with managed security services provider SecOps NZ, is launching New Zealands first Cyber Prep Academy (CPA), designed to address the countrys cybersecurity skills … Read more »

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