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Blocking Aussies from free tertiary education detrimental to economy

A decision to bar some Australians from free study in New Zealand could be detrimental to the economy.

Australians to be blocked from free study

Families across the Tasman are taking note of New Zealand's free tertiary scheme - but unless they have lived here long-term they will be locked out.

130,000 tertiary students to get an extra $50/wk next year

More than 130,000 students will have $50 extra in their pockets next year, as the Government moves to make tertiary education more affordable.

Mike Hosking: Let’s support the economy, not kneecap it

Mike asks: "If a person wants to spend thousands of dollars coming here, helping our economy and the education sector by signing up for a course that they want to study, who are we to tell them that's a bad idea?"

PM: Immigration crackdown won’t have ‘significant’ impact on education

Jacinda Ardern says a crackdown on immigration won't have a significant impact on international education in New Zealand.

Concerns govt will slash student visas

One of the country's biggest private educators is nervous the new government will slash student visas.

Riled residents fight NorthTec closure

A group of "fired-up" Hokianga residents are lobbying the new government over NorthTec's plans to close its Rawene campus while working on creative ways of retaining tertiary education in their town.

Hokianga residents fight Northtec campus closure

Hokianga residents are lobbying the new government over NorthTec's plans to close its Rawene campus while working on creative ways of retaining tertiary education in their town.

Mid-life adults join teens in rush for free tertiary education

Mid-life adults are joining young school-leavers in a rush to take advantage of the new Government's policy of one year's free tertiary education.

National: Government’s free education policy a mess

National's tertiary education spokesman says a lack of detail about Labour's year of free study is "looking a real mess" as the new academic year approaches.
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