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Otago Polytechnic Excited About New Executive Appointments

Press Release – Te Pukenga

Otago Polytechnic is excited to welcome Megan Potiki and Jason Tibble to new executive leadership roles next week. The pair will join Otago Polytechnics Te Khui Manukura (formerly Executive Leadership Team) on Monday, 24 January. Megan Potiki has been … Read more »

Principals Elect New President

Press Release – New Zealand Principals’ Federation

The New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF) has elected Cherie Taylor-Patel as their President for 2022. Cherie will be the official spokesperson for NZPF on all issues relating to the compulsory school sector including leadership, curriculum, … Read more »

Online School Launches To Support Parents Teaching Kids From Home

Press Release – Spectrum Academy

A new online school for Kiwi kids called Spectrum Academy opens its enrolments today with parents and caregivers chomping at the bit to teach their children from a home environment. Wellington-based Spectrum Education Limited chief executive and founder … Read more »

Intrepid Recertifies As The World’s Largest Travel B Corporation

Press Release – Intrepid Travel

Three years after Intrepid Travel became the worlds largest travel company to become a certified B Corporation, the responsible tour operator has completed an extensive external audit to recertify its status, proving its commitment to running … Read more »

New Delivery Mode Increases Learning Options For Students

Press Release – Southern Institute Of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology is rolling out a new delivery mode for Screen Arts students this year; Hybrid-Flexible (HyFlex) Delivery offers a greater variety of ways to engage in study, with flexibility of learning the most obvious benefit, there … Read more »

Auckland Artist Takes Supreme Award At Craigs Aspiring Art Prize In Wānaka

Press Release – Holy Family Catholic School

An abstract acrylic painting of by Auckland artist Deborah Moss was judged Supreme Winner at the Craigs Aspiring Art Prize in Wnaka on Friday night. Moss Glowing Again was awarded the Craigs Investment Partners Prize of $10,000 at the highly anticipated … Read more »

ACT Calls For Higher Standards For Our Teachers

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

As schools prepare to return for the new year, the ACT Party is calling for higher standards for our teachers when renewing their practicing certificates, says ACTs Education spokesperson Chris Baillie. Across all of the standardised international … Read more »

New Year, New Rewards For Teachers

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

As school prepare to return for the New Year, ACT is calling on the Government to adopt our Teaching Excellence Reward Fund (TERF), says ACTs Education spokesperson Chris Baillie. Many New Zealanders can recall a teacher who made a real difference … Read more »

Ultra-marathoner Runs 50km Per Day For 40 Days For Cerebral Palsy Kids

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

Andrew McCrory, Services Pathway Tutor at the Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) in Hawkes Bay, at Stirling Point in Bluff after running 50km per day for 40days. Ultra-marathoner Andrew McCrory achieved his goal of running 50km per day for 40 … Read more »

Hawke’s Bay COVID-19 Vaccine Providers Prepare For Child Vaccine Rollout

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay District Health Board

From next week children aged between five and 11 years will be able to get protected against COVID-19 by being vaccinated with a child (paediatric) dose of the Pfizer vaccine. Hawkes Bay DHB COVID-19 Vaccination Senior Responsible Officer Chris … Read more »

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