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Friday, February 23, 2018

The hunt is on for NZ’s young gardener of the year

Applications for the T&G Garden to Table Young Gardener of the Year Awards open today.

Expat and foreign teachers get $7000 carrot to teach in NZ

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.

Teachers miss out on $17,500 incentive to teach in low-decile and isolated schools

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.

New scholarship result of hotel and high school partnership

Two Queenstown businesses have joined forces with their local high school to offer a student a scholarship to kickstart their global tourism career.

‘What does Waitangi Day mean to me?’ speech competition announced

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. 

John Waller Memorial Scholarships announced

BNZ and PwC have announced the establishment of a new scholarship programme at University of Canterbury, that seeks to honour the legacy of a former leader of both companies.

Summer scholarships offer rich research experience

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.

Bright Awards seek up and coming creatives

Media Design School is giving secondary students the opportunity to see how their creative output stacks up. 

Awards recognise outstanding tertiary educators

Prime Minister Bill English last night helped acknowledge some of the country's most outstanding tertiary educators, over a parliamentary dinner at the Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards.

Moved to tears: celebrating the first health and wellbeing apprenticeships

Editor JUDE BARBACK attends the inaugural Careerforce Workforce Development Conference Graduation and Awards Ceremony in Wellington.

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