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Upper Hutt Repair Café Trust Celebrates 1st Anniversary

Press Release – Upper Hutt Repair Cafe

This Saturday Upper Hutt Repair Caf is celebrating a year of serving the Upper Hutt community and educating locals on repair skills through regular events. Now a registered charity, the volunteers have established themselves as an Upper Hutt … Read more »

More Studying Online, With Education Flexibility Acknowledged

Press Release – Crimson Global Academy

A prominent educationalist says with more Kiwi kids engaging in part-time online learning this summer, its positive that Childrens Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft has supported the flexibility online education can offer many young students. … Read more »

Skills And Wellbeing Pilot Programme Gets PGF Funding To Help Youth

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council

A two-year pilot programme with a strong focus on taki rangatahi aged between 15-24 has received $995,000 from the He Poutama Rangatahi initiative, a fund managed by the Provincial Development Unit. Minister Sepuloni announced the Council-led Te … Read more »

Summer Students Support Important Research At Tauranga And Whakatāne Hospitals

Press Release – Bay of Plenty District Health Board

There are 19 new faces around Tauranga and Whakatne hospitals this summer thanks to an annual Summer Studentship Programme. The programme, facilitated by the BOP Clinical Campus, gives medical students from across New Zealand an opportunity to … Read more »

2021 Looks Bright For 30 Local Raangatahi

Press Release – Oho Mauri Charitable Trust

30 local raangatahi aged 14-18 who were disengaged from school have graduated from the Oho Mauri Transitions Programme and are now armed with skills to confidently transition into further education, training and employment in 2021. This collective … Read more »

More Studying Online – With Children’s Commissioner In Support

Press Release – Crimson Global Academy

A prominent educationalist says with more Kiwi kids engaging in part-time online learning this summer, its positive that Childrens Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft is a public advocate for online education. Its really refreshing to … Read more »

A New Year, A New Face, And A New Festival Launching In Three Weeks

Press Release – Festival Of Colour

Sophie Kelly. PHOTO: Tim Cuff. A happy New Year to you, from us, the Festival of Colour team! With the new year comes a new team member at our organisation. We are delighted to welcome Sophie Kelly to the role of Festival Director for the 2023 Festival … Read more »

Fees-free Polytechnic Drain Should See University Subsidies Scrapped

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The finding that fees-free tertiary education is leading students away from polytechnic study should see the policy scrapped and all university subsidies reviewed, says the New Zealand Taxpayers Union . The Union s 2017 briefing paper, Robin Hood … Read more »

Whitireia And WelTec On-site Childcare Supports Mum Through Studies

Press Release – Whitireia and WelTec

Courtney Russell, daughters and June Mongomery. There was a big focus by the Government in 2020 to financially support New Zealanders who want, or need, to gain skills-based qualifications as pathways to employment in the wake of Covid-19 – but sometimes … Read more »

New Thames Food And Buskers Festival To Be Hosted In March 2021 Featuring Celebrity Cook Ganesh Raj

Press Release – Thames Business Association

The Thames Food and Buskers Festival will be held on Friday March 5th and Saturday March 6th 2021. This exciting new festival will feature gourmet food stalls, live music and entertainment for the whole family, in beautiful Thames on the Coromandel … Read more »

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