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UCOL Whanganui students awarded scholarships

Press Release – Universal College Of Learning

Fifteen students received scholarships to a total of $14,500 at UCOL Whanganuis semester two scholarship ceremony on 9 October. Read more »

Major issues with Govt’s school donations scheme

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Its not surprising that only a third of schools eligible for the Governments school donations scheme have taken it up given how unfair and complicated the policy is, Nationals spokesperson Nikki Kaye says. Read more »

Extreme Science on the road

Press Release – Otago Museum

People living in hard to reach and remote communities are often excluded from experiences that urban New Zealanders take for granted; Extreme Science II is challenging this, by taking science, and scientists, to the far corners of Aotearoa. Read more »

World, Olympic Medal winning sailor runs for Mental Health

Press Release – ASB Auckland Marathon

Alex Maloney knows pressure, she knows what it is to pull on the silver fern and represent her country, surrounded by expectations and hyped on the promise of sporting success. Read more »

Govt must ensure children’s safety at ECE centres

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Ministry of Education must ensure children enrolled at Manurewa West Kindergarten are safe and, if necessary, suspend the Kindergarten from caring for children while investigations are underway, Nationals Early Childhood Education spokesperson … Read more »

Tuia 250 Voyage moves to Ūawa – Tolaga Bay

Press Release – Tuia 250

Nau mai, haere mai ki Tuia ki awa . Join the journey as the Tuia 250 Voyage vessels head in to awa -Tolaga Bay early morning on Sunday 13 October . Read more »

Next’s Woman of the Year 2019

Press Release – NEXT Woman Of The Year

The achievements of some incredible Kiwi women were in the spotlight at the 2019 NEXT Woman of the Year Awards, in association with Elizabeth Arden. Six winners were honoured at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland last night among colleagues, friends and … Read more »

Waste minimisation grants up for grabs

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

Do you have an innovative idea for reducing waste? Hamilton City Council offers funding to help get your ideas off the ground. Read more »

Wintec partnership will support more Māori and Pasifika

Press Release – Wintec

Wintec partnership will support more Mori and Pasifika students into trades careers Wintec has signed a partnership agreement with iwi, community and industry partners to create more opportunity for Mori and Pasifika people wanting to pursue a career … Read more »

Recognition for Open Polytechnic and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

Press Release – Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic and Te Wnanga o Aotearoas (TWoA) collaboration for the Te Ara Reo Mori Programme received an honourable mention at the 2019 International E-Learning Awards, held in Bangkok recently. Read more »

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