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Friday, October 1, 2021

Wairoa student awarded $20,000 Rocket Lab Scholarship to pursue medical degree 

Wairoa teenager Clive Hook-Pomare has been awarded the 2020 Rocket Lab Scholarship, created to support and encourage students from the region where Rocket Lab launches to pursue science, technology, engineering, or maths at a tertiary level. 

Care worker embraces online learning to sprint through her qualifications 

Golden Bay Community Health care worker Carol Robinson progressed from Health and Wellbeing Level 2 trainee to registered assessor in just three years.

EIT celebrates official opening of Ōtatāra Outdoor Learning Centre

Invited guests gathered today to celebrate the official opening of the Ōtatāra Outdoor Learning Centre (OOLC).

NZ students first in world to study at new online school

New Zealand students can now combine a full-time online education with attendance at any of the Inspired Education Group schools in New Zealand and around the globe. The Inspired Education Group owns and operates an...

Otago study finds link between teen chewing pace and obesity

Overweight teenagers chew slower and spend less time eating compared with their thinner peers, a University of Otago study has found.

Everyone’s pitching in at Ara’s Art and Design School

The Ara Art and Design School end-of-year exhibition has been brought together under one creative banner for the first time this year, creating 2020’s ‘Pitch’ Exhibition’ and Runway shows.

Blenheim health navigator driven by thirst for knowledge

Growing up in Australia as a young Māori woman, Niki Waitai was keen to bring her family home, to get back to her roots and give back to her community. “We wanted our kids to...

Hon. James Shaw visits Ara Institute of Canterbury to talk sustainability

Ara Institute of Canterbury hosted the Hon. James Shaw yesterday in an open-forum discussion at Te Ōhaka with students, staff and a group of founders of associated ‘sustainable’ start-ups. 

NZ tech company launches online signature book for overseas graduates

Social isolation during Covid-19 didn’t stop a Rotorua tech company from connecting thousands of graduating students worldwide.
The Year 12 students from Otumoetai College, Tauranga taking part in the 2020 Young Enterprise Scheme, who have developed a sticker to encourage children to have good hygiene habits.

Mission hygiene: student initiative

A group of Year 12 students from Otumoetai College, Tauranga is on a mission to encourage children around the country to practice good hygiene in a Covid 19 world. The group of seven girls was...
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