Applications for the T&G Garden to Table Young Gardener of the Year Awards open today.
Expatriate Kiwi teachers will get cash grants of up to $7000 to come home to fill desperate teaching shortages in Auckland and in subjects such as science and te reo Māori.
Hundreds of beginner teachers in low-decile Auckland schools have missed out on an incentive that could have wiped $17,500 off their student loans, because the incentive has not been promoted.
Two Queenstown businesses have joined forces with their local high school to offer a student a scholarship to kickstart their global tourism career.
Year 11 students around the country will get the chance to communicate their thoughts on the significance of the Treaty of Waitangi and Waitangi Day, as a speech competition with some tempting prizes on offer is announced.
Victoria University students will again this year be bringing creative brain power to various businesses and other organisations, in the university's summer scholarship programme.
Editor JUDE BARBACK attends the inaugural Careerforce Workforce Development Conference Graduation and Awards Ceremony in Wellington.