Education Headlines

Roxy5 Short Film Competition 2017 – Winners announced!

Press Release – Capital E

At a spectacular Red Carpet event on Wednesday night, 12 finalists, selected from the original 26 entries, were screened at Roxy Cinema, Miramar, where the award winners of the Roxy5 Short Film Competition 2017 were announced by Oscar winner, Jamie Selkirk. Read more »

Nats’ Budget locks in housing crisis

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Nationals ninth Budget forecasts house prices will rise at three times the rate of wages, locking in the housing crisis for years to come, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. Read more »

Kids bear the brunt of Budget

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Future generations are the ones bearing the brunt of Nationals failure to provide education services the funding they need to make ends meet, Labours Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says. Read more »

The real costs of National’s election bribe

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The cost of Nationals poorly-targeted election year budget bribe is that theres nothing to fix the housing crisis, health funding is cut, and funding for schools is cut, says Labours Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. Read more »

Affirming diverse sexualities and genders in schools

Press Release – Post Primary Teachers’ Association

The PPTA is launching an updated and refreshed set of guidelines for schools to help them create a safe and affirming environment for all students. PPTA believes that gender and sexuality should never be barriers to student engagement and achievement. Read more »

Gordon Campbell on yesterday’s Budget

Column – Gordon Campbell

I t may seem like Oliver to be so bold as to ask the Finance Minister for more gruel but what the Dickens, Steven Joyce is this Budget really as good as it gets? Supposedly, the public was going to receive significant rewards an election year … Read more »

Speech to Public Relations Institute of New Zealand

Speech – New Zealand Government

I assume the title Seismic Shifts doesnt require me to deliver a long, detailed dissertation on what many people here in Canterbury have lived through for more than six years, or to give you a lesson on the worlds tectonic plates. Read more »

More funding needed for Whānau

Press Release – Te Pou Matakana

Te Pou Matakana chair Merepeka Raukawa-Tait is pleased more funding has been set aside for Whnau Ora but added extra money is needed to make real generational changes for whnau. Read more »

Changes benefit communities thanks to Award winners

Press Release – PRINZ

Two campaigns demonstrating the real impact public relations can have on social change share the Supreme Award in the 2017 Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ) Awards. Read more »

Open Polytechnic congratulates 2017 graduates

Press Release – Open Polytechnic

The Open Polytechnic held the last of its nationwide graduation ceremonies for the year in Wellington this week [23 May] with students from a wide range of diploma and degree subjects receiving their hard earned qualifications. Read more »

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