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Posts Tagged ‘ education ’

Black Grace Dance is students’ amazing grace

May 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Black Grace provides workshops for Maori and Pacific dance classes at Te Auaha. NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT talks with founder Neil Ieremia. Image: NICHOLAS HENDRICKS



Blues music for lunch the first of regular student music in city

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Te Auaha musicians held their first Wednesday gig today, the first of many open to the public



Winter woollens for cold Wellington kids thanks to Marsden students

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students leading project to get warm clothing to schools talk to NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT



NZ Festival moves into Te Auaha

May 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Te Auaha invites creative New Zealanders to share building to help shape the future of Kiwi innovators. NIKITA RAWNSLEY-WRATT talks to marketing co-ordinator Brianne Kerr.



Poll: Government fees free policy helpful but not a deal-breaker

May 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students at Te Auaha NZ Institute of Creativity are asked what difference the fees-free policy has made



Solway Primary School ex-students gather for 100th party

Apr 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

School which survived closure threat makes it to centenary with plenty of stories



Principal prepares children for jobs that don’t exist yet

Apr 11th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

Solway Primary School’s new Principal steers school into 21st century learning



Te Papa promising interactive exhibit

Mar 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

Te Papa has promised interactive learning and environmental education will be part of new exhibitions being built over the next two years. The natural history exhibitions, which include Mountain to Sea, Awesome Forces and Nature Space will be dismantled after Easter to make room for new projects. The current shows were installed in 1998. Head […]



Education crisis talks are underway

Mar 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

Claims of 9 years of undervaluing and underfunding teachers are behind a series of meetings around the country this week. The meetings, run by New Zealand Educational Institute Te Riu Roa, offer teachers and principals a chance to discuss pressing issues such as teacher shortages and inadequate resources. National Executive member Liam Rutherford says change […]



WATCH: Te Auaha welcomes first students

Mar 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article

Te Kahui Auaha is open for business. 850 students now call Te Auaha home as BRONTE WILSON reports.



LISTEN: Petition to save Valley Flyer proves popular

Mar 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Almost 10,000 people sign petition to save popular bus service. ELI HILL reports.



Teen pregnancy no barrier to a full education

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



More houses but harder to find somewhere to live

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

Despite more houses being built New Zealand’s population is growing at a rate the current house numbers cannot contain.



Quality teachers needed in early childhood sector

Feb 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

There isn’t enough qualified teachers to match the number of children enrolled in early childhood care.



Students cry foul over rising rents

Jan 31st, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

Students are complaining about the tactics uses by landlords while trying to secure accommodation, the Victoria University Student’s says. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.



Planet-saving inventions win awards

Dec 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



Palestinian activist favours one state solution

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

At a Free Palestine protest outside Wellington Railways Station, the future of Israel and Palestine was debated. AIMEE EASTWOOD talked to a Palestinian activist about her vision of a “One State Solution”.



LISTEN: Confronting exhibition puts sexuality in your face

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Multimedia

No Apologies is an art fundraiser which organisers are hoping will challenge the way you think. AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.



Taking tea to raise money for Wellington hospice

Nov 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News, Uncategorized

Mary Hospice is set to benefit from a high tea experience put on by hospitality students in Wellington.



Colonisation blamed for resistance to Te Reo

Nov 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



WATCH: Transgender community remembers its dead

Nov 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, Multimedia

Wellington’s transgender community joins international event . AIMEE EASTWOOD reports.



LISTEN: First big military tank battle remembered

Nov 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article

Aimee Eastwood attends the 100 year commemoration of the Battle of Cambrai at the National War Memorial.



Getting to know your community hub

Nov 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

There’s concern Wellingtonians are not aware of new civil defence procedures. The Wellington Region Emergency Management Office is holding community briefings to explain the role of the new community hubs in an emergency. Emergency Management Advisor Ashleigh Brown says it is vital that communities come together to help each other. Emergency Community Hubs used to […]



Apartment dwellers told to prepare for tsunami

Nov 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

One year after the Kaikoura earthquake brought the capital to a standstill, Wellington City Council is reminding residents to be prepared for all disasters including tsunamis. The anniversary was marked with a tsunami walk out, where businesses, schools and residents were encouraged to get acquainted with their escape route to higher ground. Councillor Nicola Young […]



Wellington ‘Jammers’ preparing for annual concert

Nov 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Next week young Wellingtonians will take to the stage in a celebration of diversity



Charter school boss hopes politics, ideology can be put aside

Oct 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Parties in the new coalition government were clear in their campaigning that they were against charter schools.

LAURA WILTSHIRE talks to the CEO of a high profile charter school and to the teachers’ union about how they see the future.



Seniors master the ancient art of Tai Chi

Oct 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

A taste of Tai Chi for Johnsonville’s senior citizens as the country marks Seniors Week. Tai Chi was developed in China 500 years ago and has many health benefits according to experts who say it has less impact on the body than other martial arts such as Karate. Instructor Mary Clare says the benefits to […]



Marama Te Kira brings Te Reo to Te Papa and her life

Sep 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

As Te Reo in schools added to the political debate in the elections, AIMEE EASTWOOD listens to her experience.



Candidates dangle the house lolly in Hutt City symposium

Sep 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Social Issues on the agenda as crowd of 40 brave wet night for politics



Wellington principal opposes National policy

Sep 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Radio Story



Positivity key as Miramar Central School taps into ministry funding

Sep 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Seclusion rooms are being replaced by the Positive Learning for Life programme



Where’s the funding for special needs education?

Sep 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Diversity, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Radio News



Days too short for extra languages teaching, says principal

Sep 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

LISTEN: A principal is struggling to see merit in National’s latest education policy announcement.



Thorndon School rebuild expected to be complete by April 2018

Aug 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Leaky buildings give school a chance to build flexible learning environment



Kelburn Normal School is getting an $8.5 million face lift

Aug 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Rebuild helping school become modern learning environment



Five-year-olds learn to code at Waterloo Primary School

Aug 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

At Tuesday Coding Club kids learn about the languages and logic driving their devices



REVIEW: Five women figure out The First Time at Circa Theatre

Jun 28th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Play a must-see for young New Zealanders for whom life continues to confuse



Hutt teenage mums celebrate 20 years of their own school

Jun 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Hutt Valley young mums, alumni and staff celebrate 20 years of unique schooling at the Titiro Whakamua teen parent unit. Debbie Whitely, principal and teacher from the very beginning says most schools would wait till their 50th birthday, but Titiro Whakamua is not like other schools. SAPEER MAYRON reports.



Traditional Maori forms re-imagined by artist Darren Ward

Jun 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The Weltec tutor is using the eel traps of his whanau to inspire creative students. He talks with PATRICK FRENCH.



Porirua principal settles into job where she wants to excite students

May 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Ragne Maxwell is hoping to revamp the teaching style at Porirua College to get students more engaged in learning. A few months into the job, she sits down with KATENI SAU and talks about her dreams and the actions she intends to take.



Wairarapa dams come at a cost says council

May 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

Dams proposed for two for the Wairarapa reservoirs are not finding favour with locals. The community group Wairarapa Water, People before Profits recently held a protest outside Te Papa to raise awareness in Wellington about the dams. Chairman Dave Field says the Greater Wellington Regional Councils’ proposal is going to come at a cost.  



PHOTO ESSAY: African Unity celebrated in Wellington

May 11th, 2017 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Most Popular, News, Picture story

Reporter SAPEER MAYRON visually captures the essence of African Unity celebrated in Wellington.



This Anzac Day remember World War 1 on film at Nga Taonga

Apr 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Animation, 100-year-old newsreels and veterans’ personal recounts on big screen



New Zealanders now have a say in data sharing

Apr 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



WW1 musical film experience comes to Wellington Museum

Apr 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

The Nudge are performing live before showing of film, music commemorating World War 1



New Te Aro knitting teacher from Spain

Apr 19th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

A Spanish student teacher is running knitting classes at Te Aro school as part of her PhD. Aimee Eastwood reports.



Te Aro knitting teacher from Spain

Apr 7th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

A Spanish student teacher is running knitting classes at Te Aro school as part of her PhD. Aimee Eastwood reports.



Collectors, musicians, poets raise money for Rape Crisis

Mar 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Thursday 30th March was the street appeal for Wellington Rape Crisis. SAPEER MAYRON met some of the volunteer collectors.



Kiwis to get a say on how their data is shared

Mar 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



Wellingtonians are up skilling their Waitangi knowledge.

Feb 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



Wellingtonians invited to check out local parks

Feb 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

JADE WINTON-LOWE REPORTS



NZ Land Wars day announcement reminder of push for Parihaka

Nov 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Modern day peace protesters keep up the pressure for November 5 memorial. SHAR DAVIS talks to two supporters.



Tools not books on offer at library with a difference

Oct 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News


Ireland Hendry-Tennent reports.



Student fare discount funding “question of prioritisation”

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Six mayoral candidates give Newswire their views on funding for student transport discounts in Wellington.



Student-friendly candidate needed, says discount campaigner

Sep 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students are urged to keep the pressure on candidates to lower transport fares



Disability rights subject of Te Papa forum

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Disability rights subject of weekend forum at Te Papa.

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Uncategorized
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Trust has $6000 up for grabs for children in capital’s Eastern Ward

Sep 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students are missing out on scholarships by not applying to a local charitable trust.



Finalists for $570,000 memorial ready for exhibition in Wellington

Sep 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Four finalists have been confirmed for a French Memorial to be installed in 2018



Karori wants vacant campus kept for community use

Sep 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Lesson in empathy for Thorndon school children

Sep 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

A seven-month-old baby is teaching primary school students about empathy as part of an international programme. SALLY MUYOMA reports.



Four languages and more part of the teaching at Paremata

Sep 13th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Principal thinks NZ should take after British schools with mid-term breaks



Wellington High School stretched to the limit

Sep 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Strathmore gets to play on hillside super slide

Sep 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Kahurangi School has been working with community on projects such as a super slide. SHAR DAVIS sits down with principal Kyran Smith (above) to talk about the school.



Differences celebrated at Clyde Quay School thanks to diverse families

Sep 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

At the Mt Victoria school kids are comfortable hearing different languages.



Wellington High School students favour an early start

Sep 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News

Wellington students are turning down the option to start lessons later in the day.



Nine-year-olds should start student-athlete journey says coach

Aug 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

McFadden eyeing up next generation of basketball talent at Sportsfest



Graduating students break records

Jun 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Multimedia, News

The largest number of graduating students ever, celebrate their success with friends and family.



Te Ara school nurtures struggling students

Jun 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Same education, different pathway,. Te Ara offers an alternative to mainstream schooling.



Anzac women connected through fashion and stories

Apr 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Aussie helps Kiwis remember centenary with Woman of Empire exhibition at Mansfield House



Karori public meeting to talk about empty teacher campus

Apr 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

University, residents association and councilors are inviting locals to a meeting on April 26



Achievement rates on the rise at Windley School

Apr 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Teacher Alex Hamilton with Ocearny Kaiwhata at Windley School where new teaching practices are making a difference. KATENI SAU reports.



Karori West Normal School tackles growing roll with new buildings

Apr 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Four new buildings to cater for growth which continues to reflect multi-cultural area.



Thorndon School uses Tuffery art to make temporary rooms like home

Apr 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Temporary premises on college grounds clears way for $9 million reconstruction.



Write, voice, or video your call for more refugees

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Amnesty International has set up a website for Kiwis to send their message to government to lift New Zealand’s intake. COLIN ENGELBRECHT reports.



Migrant Journeys is more than just a new book launched

Dec 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Your cab driver can be doctors, architects and scientists, and author doubts many people ask why.



Wellington’s disabled stars ready to jam

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Sun safety warnings ahead of summer

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

A sun safe warning just a month out from the shortest day. The Cancer Society says people should not only wear sunblock but also suitable clothing. U.V ray exposure is the main cause of skin cancer in New Zealand so the Cancer Society is promoting the use of long sleeved shirts and wide brimmed hats […]



Movember moustaches start to sprout

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

THE international Movember fundraising campaign is underway. To support the annual November fundraiser men are encouraged to grow a moustache to raise money for testicular and prostate cancer, mental health and physical inactivity. Movember campaign worker, Paul Chynoweth says the Movember campaign has made a huge difference to men’s health awareness.



Pataka exhibition puts the spotlight on a dying art form

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News