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$50,000 Critic And Conscience Of Society Award Open For Applications

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

The latest Critic and Conscience of Society Award is now open for applications, giving Aotearoa New Zealands university academics the chance to follow in the footsteps of previous winners such as Associate Professor Siouxsie Wiles, Professor … Read more »

More Than 41,000 Vaccines Delivered Yesterday; 146 Community Cases; 83 People In Hospital, 9 In ICU

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There were 41,077 total vaccine doses administered yesterday, including 7,432 first doses and 14,223 second doses. To date, 93% of eligible people in New Zealand have had their first dose and 86% are fully vaccinated. COVID-19 vaccine update   … Read more »

UCOL Beekeeping Students Buzzing About New Jobs

Press Release – Universal College Of Learning

The latest class for the New Zealand Certificate in Apiculture at UCOL Wairarapa has been a great success, with half of the learners receiving job offers before they even finished. Of the six learners on the programme, three have accepted job offers. … Read more »

Young New Zealand First Calls On Universities To Honour The Principles Of Equal Access To Education

Press Release – Young New Zealand First

Young New Zealand First is concerned with the increasing number of tertiary institutes that are requiring vaccination as a condition to attend on campus learning. Auckland University, Waikato University, and as announced today, Otago University will all … Read more »

Ten Things Better Than Vouchers

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Its great that the Government is issuing vouchers for businesses still alive after the lockdown, but here are the top ten things they could have done, or still do, for business, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. 1. Order the vaccine … Read more »

New Zealand Interns To Experience Asian Business Cultures

Press Release – Asia New Zealand Foundation

Fifteen New Zealand tertiary students and recent graduates will experience how business is done in Asia while undertaking online and domestic internships this summer. The Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whtau Thono has been offering business internships … Read more »

EIT Wine Student Honours Father With Scholarship In His Name

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

A new scholarship for students studying for EITs Graduate Diploma of Oenology (Wine Science) has been established by a current student who wants to honour his father with a trophy in his name. Nitin Deobhakta, who has been enrolled in the Graduate … Read more »

Justice Harvey Appointment Celebrated

Press Release – Te Whare Wananga

We are proud to have him entwined in our history: Te Whare Wnanga o Awanuirangi celebrates founding council members High Court appointment Te Whare Wnanga o Awanuirangi is pleased to acknowledge the swearing in of Mori Land Court judge … Read more »

School Students Lead The Way In Money Management – FSC Competition Winners Announced

Press Release – Financial Services Council

Tuesday 30 November 2021 The Financial Services Council [FSC] ran its inaugural Why Does Money Matter school video competition this year, an initiative that aimed to start kids, teachers and families talking about money. The challenge was to make … Read more »

Community-minded Youth Play Vital Role To Achieve Smokefree Law Change

Press Release – Regional Public Health – Wellington

Founding members of The HashTags in 2012, at the start of their Smokefree cars campaign. From Sunday 28 November, it is illegal to smoke or vape in cars with anyone under the age of 18. For a group of Wellington rangatahi, known as The Hashtags , advocating … Read more »

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