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Pacific Media Centre condemns ‘flagrant’ Nauru ban on ABC at Forum

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24/7, Analysis, Asia-Pacific Nius, Australia, Education, Featured story, Front page, Media, Media Freedom, Nauru, New Zealand, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Pacific Media Centre condemns ‘flagrant’ Nauru ban on ABC at Forum

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC The New Zealand-based Pacific Media Centre has condemned the selective ban by the Nauru government in what it says is an authoritarian affront to media freedom in the region. “Clearly the Nauru government is determined to gag any independent efforts to speak truth to power,” […]

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Researchers call for cheaper, better screening for brain-threatening newborn condition

By   /  July 14, 2018  /  24/7, Education, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Researchers call for cheaper, better screening for brain-threatening newborn condition

Source: University Of Auckland Babies may be missing out on treatment for a common, brain-threatening condition and others receiving unnecessary treatment due to the wide use of a screening test known to be unsuitable. Auckland researchers have now shown that a more accurate test is cheaper in the long run – delivering potential annual savings […]

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Choosing your Optional Legal Papers In the Environmental, Resources and Energy Field

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24/7, Education, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Choosing your Optional Legal Papers In the Environmental, Resources and Energy Field

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Choosing your Optional Legal Papers In the Environmental, Resources and Energy Field Students considering their optional law papers at the 400 level will get a chance to learn more about papers in the environmental, resources and energy law field with a special presentation by lecturers at Te […]

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Nestlé awards postgraduate scholarship to dietetics student

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24/7, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Health, Massey University, New Zealand, Scholarships, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Nestlé awards postgraduate scholarship to dietetics student

Source: Massey University From left: Associate Professor Rozanne Kruger, Nestlé New Zealand Wellness Manager Amanda McDermott, dietetics student and scholarship recipient Katrina Shepherd and Nestlé New Zealand CEO Christian Abboud. Second-year dietetics student Katrina Shepherd has been awarded a $3000 postgraduate scholarship from Nestlé. The School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition Postgraduate Scholarship, awarded by […]

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Toro Mai introduced at three international venues

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24/7, Education, maori, Massey University, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Toro Mai introduced at three international venues

Source: Massey University Rob Stevens, Professor Jan Thomas, Sir Jerry Mateparae and Professor Meihana Durie at the London event, held at New Zealand House A Massey University initiative to connect global audiences with te reo Māori and Tikanga Māori was presented in Sydney, Melbourne and London last night and today. Toro Mai is an online course […]

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Advice from scholarship winner

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24/7, Auckland University of Technology, Education, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Advice from scholarship winner

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 13 Jul, 2018 Congratulations to Louis Martin, who has won the Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia to complete his workplace experience at Asiawide Print Holdings in Singapore. Louis is a Bachelor of Business Student majoring in international business. We caught up with Louis to ask him about winning the […]

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Keen to feed her indigenous soul through arts

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24/7, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, General News, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Keen to feed her indigenous soul through arts

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 13 mins ago NEW JOB Enviromental and indigenous rights lawyer Dayle Takitimu is the new kaitiaki (head of school) at Toihoukura, EIT School of Māori Visual arts. There has been a changing of the guard at EIT’s iconic school of Maori visual arts, Toihoukura, with the appointment of […]

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We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24/7, Education, Media releases, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, universities, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon

Source: Tertiary Education Union Silencing staff, cutting the Faculty of Education and Social Work in the midst of a nationwide teacher shortage, and refusing to listen to serious concerns about the direction he is taking the University of Auckland. It is time we talked about Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart McCutcheon and his leadership, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) […]

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Kids jump for Massey at Kapa Haka Nationals

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24/7, Education, maori, Massey University, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Kids jump for Massey at Kapa Haka Nationals

Source: Massey University Crowds watching an attempt on the vertical jump at the Massey stand The National Secondary Schools Kapa Haka competition proved to be a highly successful engagement for Massey University. As major sponsor of the bi-annual event, Massey had a large presence at the festival held at the Trusts Arena in Palmerston North, […]

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Can airships take scenic flights back to the future?

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  24/7, College of Business, Education, Massey University, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Can airships take scenic flights back to the future?

Source: Massey University A concept airship, the Aether, which Mr Henderson showed his research participants so they could conceptualise what a modern airship might be like. Massey University School of Aviation assistant lecturer Isaac Henderson has always been fascinated by airships, so he embarked on a master’s thesis to find out if they could be […]

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